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  From the January 2016 Issue of Prestwood eMag
 
Windows Users:
Primo PDF
 
Posted 11 years ago on 2/28/2008
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Convert to PDF from any application by simply 'printing' to the PrimoPDF printer - it couldn't be easier! Within minutes, you can create high-quality PDFs by converting from Word, Excel, and virtually any other printable file type.

  • Completely FREE PDF Converter - not just a trial version.
  • Print to PDF from virtually any Windows application.
  • Create PDF output optmized for print, screen, ebook, or prepress.
  • No annoying pop-up ads, no registration requirement - no catch!
  • High-quality, easy to use PDF creator for all users.
  • New! Ability to merge PDF files upon conversion.
  • New! Now supports Windows Vista.

This is the PDF creating tool we use here at Prestwood software!


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There is also an API available for developers.   I use this for most of  my PDF needs.
Posted 11 years ago

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I must agree with Mike: PrimoPDF is awesome. 

You can even set security options for the PDFs that you create, such as requiring a password to read your PDF, and limiting what end users can do with it. 

One tip:  I've found that selecting the Prepress output option gives me the cleanest, sharpest results with very little file size penalty.

About the only time I don't use Primo is when reports in applications I'm writing require PDF output.  My favorite reporting tool has PDF output support built-in.

Posted 11 years ago
 
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