Create PDF Documents for Free

There is no doubt that PDF is a de-facto standard for eBooks and cross platform documents. We love PDFs for the quality and compatibility. The biggest challenge for any PDF lovers is to “Create” them.

There are several ways, one can create PDF content for free. I did a quick search for the same and found the following ways…Thanks to LifeHacker.

01. Office : If you have Office 2007 installed on your machine, creating PDF will be a breeze of work for you. All of the applications in Office 2007 suite supports creating PDF content right with-in.

02. PDF Creator : This is an open source PDF printer available. Once you install this, you will be able to print any document as a PDF document. You can download it here.

03. PDF995 : PDF995 is a famous printer driver. Comes for Free of cost. You can download it here.

04. PDF Online : This is an online version of PDF printer. Supports many file formats including .DOC, .RTF, .PUB, .PPT, .MHT, .TXT, .PPS and many standard image formats as well. Visit PDF Online and convert your documents in to PDF Online.

[Update]
05. OpenOffice.org : My apologies for ignorance here. I was not aware of Open Office feature, as I am a full time Office user. Open Office is also an alternative office suite which supports PDF creation right with in.

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3 Responses to Create PDF Documents for Free

  1. Björn Gustafsson says:

    Don’t forget OpenOffice supports PDF creation.

  2. Nice compilation.

    Google Docs also has a “Save as PDF” option.

    iTextSharp – http://itextsharp.sourceforge.net/ is a open source library to programmatically generate PDF files on the fly with C#

  3. PK says:

    There is another program which lets you create pdfs for free which I used to use called primopdf. I use pdf creator now because of the ability to combine two or more documents to create one pdf.
    http://www.primopdf.com/

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