10 Reasons Why We ❤️️ PDF

The Portable Document Format is a great one. We know that and you know that. But why?

Sometimes, there is more to a document than you see on the first glance. We have fallen in love with the PDF format long before PDF2Go was born. And yet, this project resulted from our love for this versatile format.

And it deserves its praise! Thus, check out our personal reasons why we love PDF so much!  Continue reading 10 Reasons Why We ❤️️ PDF

Why & How To Convert From XPS To PDF [Tutorial]

Windows user might already be familiar with XPS files. They are, essentially, Microsoft’s version of the Adobe PDF format. When working with Microsoft Word, for example, you have the possibility to create XPS files of your documents rather than PDFs.

Because this means that some users of Windows can only really export their documents with a fixed layout in the XPS format, the need arises to convert them to the way better supported and more common format of PDF.

Thus, this tutorial will show you how to convert XPS documents to PDF using the PDF2Go PDF converterContinue reading Why & How To Convert From XPS To PDF [Tutorial]

How To Censor A PDF [Tutorial]

Some content is simply not meant to share. This becomes problematic when you have to share or upload a document, yet don’t want all information on the pages to be made public.

Bank statements, invoices, credit card bills – they all contain sensitive data you might not want out there when sending prove of purchase, etc.

Here’s where PDF2Go can help you! We can show you how, with the help of our Edit a Page function, you can  censor whatever you send or upload via or to the web!  Continue reading How To Censor A PDF [Tutorial]

How To Edit A PDF File [Tutorial]

By now, stating how versatile and practical the PDF format is, is redundant. You know about all the advantages of this document format already, about the retained formatting, the support on all kinds of devises and the possibilities of protection.

We have also talked a lot about different ways to edit PDFs already. From sorting, deleting and rearranging pages, over resizing and compressing whole documents, to merging and splitting files – we have a tutorial for all of those.

BUT… what if you want to edit a PDF page directly? Yes, this is possible as well and today, will show you how to edit a PDFContinue reading How To Edit A PDF File [Tutorial]

Learn How To Convert From PDF To JPG [Tutorial]

While PDF is one of the most versatile file formats out there, sometimes it’s just not what you need. Sometimes, you need images like JPGs or PNGs to upload your documents on a website. Or to ensure that no one can copy your text and data.

We have the perfect solution for this: Convert PDF to JPG or other image files!

And the best of all? You can do all of this for free and online – even from your phone.  Continue reading Learn How To Convert From PDF To JPG [Tutorial]

All You Need To Know About DPI

If you’re an avid photographer or work a lot with Photoshop and in printing, you know that DPI is an important value when it comes to handling images. However, it is also important when you think about PDFs. How?

PDFs can contain images, which is one of the reasons why the format became so popular for manuals, sharing books, assignments and essays, and so on. Depending on the quality of the images, the PDF is either bigger or smaller in file size – and also depending on the DPI.

Thus, the DPI plays a major role when compressing a PDF file. This is reason enough to have a look at what it actually is.  Continue reading All You Need To Know About DPI

All You Need To Know About OCR

When converting from image to PDF, you naturally receive a PDF containing the different images. It’s a great way for preparing images to print, yet that is not all a conversion to PDF can do. Using the convert to PDF function of PDF2Go allows you to extract text from an image!

Why would you need that, you ask? Imagine you’re at a lecture, presentation or conference and instead of speed-typing or writing down things, you simply take a photo of the slides. Now, when you want to revise, add comments or simply want to go over your notes again, you only have them in an image format.

Luckily, with the help of a feature we will explain here, you can extract the text from your images and use it properly!  Continue reading All You Need To Know About OCR

Share PDFs on Facebook! [Tutorial]

Due to the rigid formatting and the wide distribution of PDF files, this format became very popular to share different kinds of information. Chapters of school books, essays, handouts for presentations, tutorials, manuals, … These are just some examples of what you can find on the internet  in the PDF format.

Now, how do we share such information? Sure, there is always the option of sending documents via e-mail, but more often than that, we use social media to share information – at least nowadays. Thus, we will now have a look on how to share PDF documents directly on Facebook.  Continue reading Share PDFs on Facebook! [Tutorial]

How To Convert From PDF To Word [Tutorial]

Imagine this: You were sent a PDF document but there are some mistakes in the text you want to correct right away without making a sticky note first. But you can’t because it’s a PDF and PDFs are not editable.

Now imagine that we have a solution for this problem: Convert your PDF file to Word DOC, DOCX or another document format!

If you want to make a PDF re-editable again, check out the following tutorial. And yes, you can do it online without installing any program – and for free.  Continue reading How To Convert From PDF To Word [Tutorial]