Talk

Advanced search

Need a programme which will convert WORD and other files into .PDFs

(12 Posts)
RubySlippers Wed 30-Jul-08 15:33:37

for free!

am a bit wary of downloading random stuff from the internet and possibly making my work laptop explode, so any recommendations would be great

TIA

witchandchips Wed 30-Jul-08 15:36:03

latest release of microsoft office does this I think.

GeekBoy Wed 30-Jul-08 17:08:34

cutepdf

works a treat - appears as a new printer.. ..you print to cutepdf, it asks you for a filename and you're away. Means you can make a pdf from anything you can print.

RubySlippers Wed 30-Jul-08 18:39:19

thank you!

Geekboy - i got a link to cutepdf but it didn't work

perhaps will try again

zippitippitoes Wed 30-Jul-08 18:43:07

you can do it with open office too

DontNeedAnything Wed 30-Jul-08 18:43:48

OpenOffice.....deffo.

DontNeedAnything Wed 30-Jul-08 18:44:36

OpenOffice is very good and I believe from a trusted source.

hoxtonchick Wed 30-Jul-08 18:46:53

try www.youconvertit.com

RubySlippers Wed 30-Jul-08 18:50:21

thank you very much everyone smile

solidgoldbrass Wed 30-Jul-08 18:51:56

Get yourself a gmail account (go to wwww.gmai.com and open an account, it's like hotmail or yahoo) but also has a feature called Google Documents where you can upload documents (such as word files) and convert them to pdfs.

GeekBoy Wed 30-Jul-08 20:56:20

Hey Ruby
cutepdf link

RubySlippers Wed 30-Jul-08 21:01:18

thanks again

i knew i could depend on MN!

Join the discussion

Join the discussion

Registering is free, easy, and means you can join in the discussion, get discounts, win prizes and lots more.

Register now