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]

How To Use PDF2Go Like A Pro [Tutorial]

In the past, we have provided several tutorials on how to use PDF2Go’s various PDF editing features. Converting from and to PDF is just as easy as merging two PDF’s into one or protecting your document with a password.

But now we want to turn you into a PDF2Go expert! Instead of using one feature after the other, going through the upload process, again and again, use PDF2Go like a pro!  Continue reading How To Use PDF2Go Like A Pro [Tutorial]

5 Reasons Why To Convert Word To PDF

Despite the rising popularity of open-source word-processing programs like OpenOffice and LibreOffice, Microsoft Office’s Word is still among the most popular writing programs out there. Yet, there are several instances in which a DOC or DOCX document may not be fit for sharing or sending.

Thus, we have gathered 5 reasons why you might want to consider to convert your Word documents to PDFContinue reading 5 Reasons Why To Convert Word To PDF

All You Need To Know About Compression Presets

Since we published our tutorial on how to compress a PDF file, we have made some changes to the compression algorithm. Instead of having to choose a quality, resolution, and color for your PDF file, you can now easily choose one of the four presets that are optimized for different devices.

This article, as an update to the initial tutorial, will explain the presets used on PDF2Go to compress a PDFContinue reading All You Need To Know About Compression Presets

All You Need To Know About Rotation Directions

Did this happen to you before? You want to copy or scan your ID, a legal document, passport or a book or article, but you are not too familiar with the scanner? And in the end, your document is upside down or rotated?

Luckily, you can easily rotate single pages or a whole PDF document easily using PDF2Go. We have even created an easy to follow tutorial for you. To make things easy, we used arrows and clear labeling for our buttons, yet that is not always the case.

PDF Rotation

 

That’s reason enough for us to explore the whole business about rotation directionsContinue reading All You Need To Know About Rotation Directions

All You Need To Know About Paper Sizes

We have talked about printing PDFs before, remember? It is practical that PDF documents retain their formatting and thus look exactly like they did on screen once they are printed out. However, as stated in our Resize PDF Tutorial, the paper size of your print is something that should be taken into consideration as well – especially when you don’t print on your own but give the job to a printing company.

In the tutorial mentioned above, we have already mentioned the different paper sizes available to choose from when resizing your PDF with PDF2Go. Now, let’s have a much closer look at the differences between these paper sizes to help you decide which one you might need.  Continue reading All You Need To Know About Paper Sizes

Convert From PDF To Many Different Formats [Tutorial]

We at PDF2Go never get tired of telling you how awesome PDFs are. They are versatile, easy to share, even easier to print, etc, etc.

But what if this is not enough? It’s difficult to edit a PDF once saved in its rigid format. It also works great for presentations since it can be opened on any computer, but there are no cool transitions or effects.

Luckily, we also got a solution for this kind of problem! In our last blog post, we explained how to convert all sorts of files to PDF, but the other way round is possible as well! Thus, check out how to convert your PDF document to image, document and more! Continue reading Convert From PDF To Many Different Formats [Tutorial]