How to Convert Files to and from PDF

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Looking for a way to convert your files to PDF? Read this article to learn two ways to do this: with a desktop program or an online tool.

By clicking the button, you’re downloading the free version of Movavi PDF Editor.*

How to Convert Files to PDF

If you need to convert one or more files to PDF, we recommend you use the desktop version of Movavi PDF Editor. It’s a PDF converter and editor that lets you transform files from many popular formats like Word, Excel, JPG, PPT, PNG, Epub, and more.

Movavi PDF Editor is one of the best programs for working with large documents containing many pages. It also lets you batch-convert files in different formats to PDF. Here are the step-by-step instructions for how to convert files to editable and searchable PDFs.

How to Convert Files to PDF Using a Desktop Program

  • Step 1. Download and Install Movavi PDF Editor

    Download the program, double-click the installation file and follow the on-screen instructions.

  • Step 2. Add Your Files

    Run the program and choose the Convert tool in the lower-right corner of the program window.

    In the dialog box that appears, choose the input and output formats. In the screenshot below, you can see all the formats the program supports. If you have multiple files in different formats, choose the More than one format option. Then click Select Files to add your documents.

  • Step 3. Convert the Files to PDF

    Click Convert in the bottom right corner of the dialog box. The program will convert the files to PDF and save them to your computer.

How to Use an Online PDF Converter

If you need to convert just one small file, try using our free PDFChef web app.

  • Go to the website, choose the input and output formats, upload the file, and download the result to your PC or Mac.

    Go to the PDFChef website

That's all there is to it! Now you know how to convert to PDF from different file formats.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Go to the online PDF Editor website and choose the input and output formats.

2. Add a file by clicking the Choose Files button.

3. Wait for the file to upload. Then click Save and download and the converted file will be saved to your computer.

You can convert files to PDF using Movavi PDF Editor for Mac. To go to the product page, follow the link below:

You can learn how to do this in our article on how to convert Word to PDF. Follow the link below:

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