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How to Convert Word to PDF

Our work keeps us busy and time and again we keep thinking of saving time and money. On several occasions, we have to pay professional fees for certain activities that are very small. Well, this can get frustrating because it takes time and costs you as well. One of the tiny tasks for which people usually pay is when they need to Convert Word to PDF.

I have seen several people paying up to $5 on Fiverr or Upwork just for getting a doc file converted to PDF.

Well, you could save all the money you spend on this small task that can be easily accomplished at your home or office. There are not one, but many ways to save word as PDF or convert word to PDF.

I am going to list down a few ways that can make your you Word to PDF conversion very easy and can save you time and money. Of course, you can pass on a little bit of the saved money to me. LOL!

Simple ways to Convert Word to PDF Free.

All right here are the different ways in which you can get your documents converted to PDF.

Online Tools for Word to PDF Conversion

Getting the doc files converted to PDF online is very easy. You simply need to upload your file to the online portal and wait for some time depending on the size of your file. There are several online tools however I am going to cover only the ones that work the best.

Free PDF Converter

Free Pdf Converter is one of the most popular tools to convert word to PDF online. This PDF converter will help you convert your files easily in a flash.

The process is very simple and can be completed by following a few simple steps as mentioned below.

Step 1: Open the website in your browser.

Step 2: Click on the link  “Select File” to browse your file and upload it.

Step 3: Wait for the file to upload and then you will see a progress bar that indicates your file is being processed. Once the processing is complete the progress bar will show “Converted”

Step 4: Click on the download link and whoop!! whoop!! The PDF converter would have done the job for you.

Small PDF

This is yet another great tool converting Word to PDF online. The process is as simple as the previous one. Here are the steps that will help you convert your files.

Step 1:  Open the website in your browser.

Step 2: Click on the link  “Choose File” to browse your file and upload it.

Step 3: Wait for the file to upload and then you will see a progress bar that indicates your file is being uploaded. Depending on the size of your file the indicator will change to “converting” after some time.

Step 4: Click on the download link to download the converted file and Eureka you file is with you.


This method is pretty easy as well. The process is little different but is very useful in case the file size is large and you cannot stay in front of your computer for long.

Step 1:  Open the website in your browser.

Step 2: Click on the link  “Choose File” to browse your file and upload it.

Step 3: From the drop-down menu select the format that you want your file to get converted to.

Step 4: Enter the Email address to receive a notification and a download link when the file is converted. Make sure that you enter a valid email address otherwise you will not get your converted file.

Step 5: Click the convert button and wait till the Doc to PDF converter does its job.

Step 6: You will see a progress bar and then the page will change to indicate that your file has been uploaded and you will receive an email when the conversion is done.

Step 7: Once you receive the email you can click to follow the link and then from the Zamzar site you can clink on the relevant link to download your file.

Zamzar is a pretty useful tool as it provides a lot of other options apart from PDF to word conversion.

Other Tools

There are other PDF conversion tools as well that are useful. I have been using different tools for some time and I recommend these tools as I have never encountered any errors or security issues.  I have been researching other tools also apart from PDF conversion tools. Some time ago I had shared a few other tips which you may like to read.

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Coming back to Other PDF tools here are the ones that you can use for converting MS word files to PDF. You can use any one of these and you can get your job done easily. If you find formatting issues with any of these then you can repeat the process with some other tool.

I Love PDF, PDFonline, Soda PDF, Convert Online Free, Jina PDF

The list is never-ending. You can do a google search and you will wind a truck load of them.

Bulk Word to PDF Converter.

Sometimes you may need to convert several word files to PDF. It is going to be a daunting task if you try to convert those files one by one. When you are stuck in such a situation you may rather want to use batch converter files so that you can covert a bulk of doc files to PDF at once. The process of conversion is almost the same with all the tools, thus I am not going through the conversion process here. The conversion steps are pretty easy and self-explanatory.

PDF Maker, Ice cream PDF Converter, Weeny, Soft4Boost Document converter, Doxillion Document Converter.

These converters are very good and you will need to download the software to get the conversion done. The first three software’s can convert doc as well as docx files. The best part is that all of these software’s are free to use and you don’t need to pay anything to download or use them.

Printing Tools

Apart from the above-mentioned tools, there are some innovative tools that can help you convert from word to PDF. Tools like DoPDF can be installed on Windows PC and make the conversion very easy.

Once the software is installed on your PC and you give the print command, the DoPDF option will also appear in the drop-down option that allows you to select the printer.

You can refer to the following video for detailed steps of conversion and you will never need to use an online tool again.

Few other tools that are similar to doPDF are PDFCreator, Win2PDF, PDF Suite, PDF 99 and PDF Redirect.

That’s it from me today. Hope you find this article useful. Please leave your views in the comments section below and if you have any questions I will be happy to respond to them.

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