Understanding PDF Standards – PDF/X

The PDF format was improved greatly after the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) purchased it in 2008. As the name suggests, this acquisition also came with some PDF standards that were put in place by ISO for PDF documents created in the future.

Such standards ensure that PDF documents can be opened in all PDF software that also follows the standard. Furthermore, three standard-subsets for PDF were established. The last article had a look at PDF/A, today, we check out PDF/XContinue reading Understanding PDF Standards – PDF/X

Understanding PDF Standards – PDF/A

With its release as an open standard in 2008, the PDF format received a special treatment. Now, it is owned by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). Thus, the PDF format has to follow certain standards that ensure that everyone can open and view PDF files.

In addition to the ISO standard, three different subsets of standards for PDFs were created and every PDF must adhere to one of these standards. Today, we’ll have a look at one of them: PDF/A  Continue reading Understanding PDF Standards – PDF/A

Convert Images From JPG to PDF [Tutorial]

Images differ greatly from documents – that’s apparent. They both come with their format’s advantages and disadvantages. So what do you do? You use the format that is best suited for your purpose!

For images, that is often displaying them online, using image manipulation, adding them to videos, and the like. Documents, however, are better suited for adding and editing text, and printing.

This article will show you an easy, fast and reliable way to convert from JPG to PDF and thus turn your images into PDF documents.  Continue reading Convert Images From JPG to PDF [Tutorial]

How To Convert From Word to PDF [Tutorial]

There are many different reasons that speak for converting your editable Microsoft Word documents to PDF. If you want to turn your DOC and DOCX documents into PDF as well, there is an easy and reliable way to do so.

5 Reasons Why To Convert Word To PDF

All you need is your document, an internet connection and a free Word to PDF converter. Read more to find out how to create your own PDF documents.  Continue reading How To Convert From Word to PDF [Tutorial]

Convert From Microsoft PowerPoint to PDF [Tutorial]

If you have the Microsoft Office suite installed, you get a whole set of useful programs for office, school, and private work. One of them is the widely known presentation program Microsoft PowerPoint.

In PowerPoint, you can easily create appealing presentations and slides, using transitions and other effects, formatting, insert images and even small videos and sound effects.

These presentations have one disadvantage though: they are hardly responsive. That means that depending on the program you use to show them and the screen resolution of the device or projector, the formatting can easily get skewed or even lost. But luckily, you can easily convert from PowerPoint to PDF – online and for free.  Continue reading Convert From Microsoft PowerPoint to PDF [Tutorial]

Convert From Microsoft Excel To PDF [Tutorial]

The Microsoft Office suite contains many useful programs for your working needs. Many people are familiar with Word and PowerPoint, the word processing and presentation creation programs. Another, important part of the office suite, however, is Excel.

Microsoft Excel creates spreadsheets that can do calculations, create graphs, and contain elaborate formatting.

Not many programs can open spreadsheets though, and this is where PDF2Go comes into play. Read more to find out how to easily convert from Excel to PDF – online and for free.  Continue reading Convert From Microsoft Excel To PDF [Tutorial]

Convert From PDF To PowerPoint [Tutorial]

PDF is a great format for presentations. The slides will look exactly the same on any computer or screen. That’s nifty, but it comes with a price.

PDF documents do not offer animation or transition effects between slides. For this, presentation files are just perfect as they were specifically invented for this. Without a doubt, the most famous ones are Microsoft PowerPoint presentations.

In the following tutorial, we will have a look at how you can convert your PDF files to PowerPoint in only a few steps. All you need is this PDF to PPT converter (online & free).  Continue reading Convert From PDF To PowerPoint [Tutorial]

Different PDF Passwords

PDF is an amazing document format, especially when it comes to file-safety. By now, you surely know, that you can easily protect your own PDF files with a password quite easily.

Check out our handy tutorial on how to password-protect a PDF.

What you might not be aware of, is that there are different kinds of PDF passwords. This is what we will have a look at today.  Continue reading Different PDF Passwords