Free PDF Certificate Generator

Create personalized certificate PDFs with our free tool, or design custom templates for automated workflows!

1. Choose a template

Pick one of our certificate designs. Simple and elegant, or colourful and creative?

2. Add your content

Fill in names, dates and more dynamic content elements of your template

3. Generate

Create certificates with our free tool, or automate them with our API & integrations

Need certificates & other visuals at scale?
Use our creative automation toolkit!

✓ Custom designs ✓ API & nocode ✓ Images, PDFs & Videos

Placid allows you to generate images, PDFs and videos from custom templates. Design certificates, social media visuals & more with our easy-to-use editor, and generate hundreds or thousands of variations automatically.

You can fill the elements of your templates dynamically with text, images and videos. Quickly produce consistent designs using our APIs or nocode integrations.

Generate custom PDF certificates for online courses and other achievements via Zapier, Make, API or a simple form like in this free tool!

How can I create custom certificate PDFs with my logo or colours?

Placid offers an editor that works similar to design tools like Canva, Sketch or Figma. You can easily create your own certificate designs or customize our presets. Just add, remove and change any element on your templates via drag & drop!

What if I don’t have design experience?

If you need a starting point for a custom design, you can choose from our collection of preset designs for documents like certificates, social media visuals for stories & more.

Can I sign the certificate PDF automatically?

Of course! You can add your own signature to your certificate template so it appears on every generated PDF. Sign up for a Placid account to use our editor for customizations like this!

What file formats can I generate with Placid?

Placid allows you to generate images (PNG or JPG), videos (MP4) or PDFs. Dynamically choose which type of files you want to create.

How many certificate PDFs can I create for free?

You can create 5 watermark-free certificates per day with this free generator. Sign up for Placid for free to get 50 credits to generate more custom creatives.