3 Ways to Convert a PNG to PDF

Portable Network Graphics (PNG) stands for graphics files that can be replacement for GIF files. The main difference between GIF and PNG files is that PNG doesn’t support animations. Since PNG files use lossless compression, they are often used to store graphics on websites. Lossless compression means that the original data can be saved after compression, in other words, when your file will be of the same quality even though its size was reduced.

How do you make a PNG file?

 

You can make PNG files in MS Paint, Adobe Photoshop and many other graphic tools. Some of them are free and some of them not. Almost every image creation tool has an option to save the file in png format. MS Paint, which can be found in every computer, also has an option to save the file as png.

 

How do you convert Paint to PDF?

 

Like we said, Paint files can be saved as PNG, so the same guide will apply for this conversion. You just need to make sure that your Paint work is saved in png, by clicking on the File and then Save as option.

How do you convert PNG to PDF?

If you sometimes needed to convert a PNG file to PDF, you have probably used one of these ways to complete the action. But let’s see what are other ways to convert PNG to PDF and what are the pros and cons of each solution:

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If you don’t like to install anything on your computer, you should choose this option. Not only don’t you need to bother about installations but you can also use the online tool from anywhere, your home, office or internet caffe. If you use laptop instead of a desktop computer, you can convert PNG files to PDF online, from anywhere, under condition you have internet access. PDF Creator online is the tool you need in that case. With this tool you can turn your PNG files in PDF in just three simple steps.

Pros: You can do it anywhere if you have a laptop with you. If you use desktop computer you can still use it without need to install anything.

Cons: You need internet access.

 

Convert PNG to PDF Without Internet

If you don’t want to rely on having internet access all the time, you can use desktop program for PDF conversion, such as PDF Converter Elite. The only time when you will need internet is when you download the installation file. Once you install the program on your computer, you can convert PDF to different file formats and create a PDF out of any file format, without internet. In this case, you can convert a .png file to PDF by using PDF creation feature of the program.

Open the program, click on the Create button and locate the .png file you want to turn to PDF. You can even restrict the permissions of the file, if you want to keep it confidential, by applying different security options. Click the X button to close the file and you will be asked to save the newly created PDF.

Pros: You don’t need internet access to convert a PNG to PDF. You can even create secure PDF.

Cons: You need to install the program on your computer.

 

     Convert PNG to PDF on the go

People who are always in a hurry and prefer to complete their daily tasks on the go, usually rely on mobile devices most. Luckily, there are tons of apps for smartphones and tablets, that can help you in every possible situation. Mobile apps usually have less options than desktop ones because mobile devices are less powerful than computers and laptops. Since mobile apps are quite popular nowadays, there is a wide range of apps that convert to.png files to PDF, and you can find them on the App store and Google Play store.

Pros: You can convert files even when you are far away from your computer.

Cons: You need internet access.
What solution you find most convenient and why? Share your opinion with us in the comments section below.

How to Convert Scanned PDF to Word

Did you know? Managing documents can have direct and huge impact on your productivity. Imagine you have received a document via email and you cannot open it or the formatting is lost because you and the person who sent the document don’t use compatible programs. If you deal with paper documents, it may probably happen that you cannot find the paper document you need or your desk is covered with a pile of papers. There are many examples that prove that going paperless is a must and adopting your business to paperless method of document management, necessarily involves dealing with scanned documents.

Why people use scanned documents?

The answer is simple. Long time ago, everything was kept on paper. When business turned to paperless technology, they couldn’t start from scratch and just forget about paper documents. They had to be transferred in a digital form. The only way to do that is via scanner and the result is a scanned document. Scanned documents are usually saved in PDF format. The problem arises when you need to edit a scanned document, because not all PDF conversion tools can successfully convert scanned PDF files.

How to Edit Scanned PDFs?

If you need to edit a scanned PDF first you need to convert it to editable file format such as MS Word, Excel and other. After the conversion you just need to open a converted file in one of these programs and edit its content. If you convert a scanned PDF to Word and the conversion result cannot be edited, that means you converted a file from one format to another, for example, from PDF to Word, but it is still unusable- the text is still locked within an image. That means, the PDF converter you use doesn’t have the OCR technology. OCR stands for Optical Character Recognition, and only if a PDF converter has an integrated OCR, it can convert scanned PDFs.

How to Convert Scanned PDF to Word?

There are three ways to convert a PDF to Word: online- by using PDF to Word online, offline- using desktop PDF Converter Elite program, on your mobile phone- using some of the numerous PDF mobile apps on the market. You can convert scanned PDFs with both tools mentioned above, because they have integrated OCR technology.

To convert a PDF to Word online:

  1. Click here and tap on Choose File button.

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  1. Enter your email address where you want to receive the download link to your file.
  2. Click Start button and within a few minutes expect a converted file in your inbox.

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To Convert a PDF to Word with PDF Converter Elite:

 

  1. Download the program here.
  2. Run the program and click the Open icon to locate a scanned PDF you wish to convert.
  3. Click the Edit menu and tick Convert Using OCR option. You will find it in OCR Options section. In that way, you are turning on the OCR engine.
  4. Click the Word icon to convert a scanned PDF to Word.

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  1. On the right side panel, choose one of three selection options. You can select the whole document, only an area of the document or the certain pages.
  2. Choose the conversion mode and click the Convert button.

Five Websites to Create Christmas Video Cards Free

christmas greeting cardsChristmas is almost here! Have you already sent out Christmas greeting cards to all your family members, friends and business contacts? Well, if you haven’t, do not despair or stop that wonderful tradition this year just because you think there simply isn’t time anymore (or money for that matter) to buy cards, envelopes, postage stamps and mail them out in time to each recipients’ mailbox before Santa arrives.

We researched and listed five great websites that let you create not just regular Christmas cards, but video Christmas cards. And best of all, they are all free! These websites will not only save you time and money, but will help you preserve trees and send creative, personalized video Christmas wishes.

1) Llerah Christmas Video Cards

This is an old website with hundres of videos available. There are videos for occassion and 119 videos are made for Christmas. You can share the video on Facebook, Twitter or Pinterest and you can personalize the video before sending it. However, personalized card are not free. You need to pay a small fee, $10 per year, to get a personalized card.

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2) GoAnimate offers simple video making tools for creating and publishing videos Internet-wide. These tools allow users to fully customize their videos. The users can create custom characters, import images and even record voices. Wish a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year in your own voice to all your relatives and friends without actually calling them.

 

Christmas Video Cards

3) Christmas Cards and Video Greetings

This is a mobile app available only for iPhone and iPad users. The app is free but it has an in-app purchase- you can have longer recording at the price of $1.99 and it is an one time price. This app is very easy to use, just select a card template and record a video.

4) Regards

There are 54 Christmas cards available. Most of them are flash animations and you need to have a Flash player plugin in order to see them. There are also some regular cards in form of an image, which you can use to send an electronical Christmas card.

5) Blue Mountain

There are tons of interactive cards for Christmas and other holidays, as well as printable cards. The video can be replayed over and over again and sent for free as a link. If you want to personalize it further, you need to have Flesh installed on your computer.

We hope you find these websites helpful and fun.

We wish you a happy holiday season and a successful 2017!

Your PDFConverter.com Team

Photo Credit: George Eastmen

How to Download Instagram Photos and Create a Photo Album

download instagram photosInstagram, thanks to its widespread popularity among smartphone and tablet users, has become a treasure trove of amazing images showcasing special moments in our lives. As the vacation season is drawing to an end, chances are many of you have your Instagram accounts stacked with beautiful albums full of vacation photos – exotic beach escapes or crazy beach parties with your friends, breathtaking places around the globe, backpacking through Europe, captures of funny moments with your kids on a family camping trip, and so on.

Although Instagram provides a great way to share those memorable moments with your family, friends and virtually anyone else, there are occasions when a more traditional, digital photo album saved as a PDF better serves a purpose. It has multiple advantages like:

  • – a digital photo album can easily be printed and shared in the most traditional way. Printed album is a great gift for grandpas and grandmas!
  • – You can enjoy a digital photo album without an Internet connection, on any device, running on any operating system.
  • – PDF format is great for archiving and making backups of important files, such as vacation and family photos.

But is it actually possible to create a PDF album from Instagram photos? Continue reading >>

7 Great Google Extensions to Use When Applying for Jobs

If you’re in the process of looking for a job, there’s a good chance that you are struggling with putting together all of the elements you are going to need to create a strong job application.

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Not only do you have to create a resume that is informative, well-presented and unique, but you are also probably spending a lot of time thinking about and writing cover letters, seeking out letters of recommendation, sprucing up your portfolios and whatever else you need to make a good case for yourself when applying for a position.

One of the most important aspects of this preparation process is to make sure that all of your materials look great and are presented in the best possible way. If you are student fresh out of college and looking for your first real place of employment, then you probably don’t have a lot of money to spend on productivity apps and software that can help you to create these documents.

Do you want to know the best part? There are free alternatives- google extensions.

For example, you can use the Google Docs suite instead of Microsoft Office to create resumes and cover letters. And on top of that, there is a bunch of great Google extensions for Docs that can help you create professional-looking and compelling job application documents even when you are working with no budget at all.

Here are some great Google extensions to check out if you are looking for tools to make your job applications shine in order to get you your dream job.

Template Gallery

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Just like Microsoft Office offers a lot of great template for getting started when creating professional resumes, CVs and cover letters, Google also offers some great chrome extensions for creating a CV. This template gallery offers a huge variety of fantastically designed templates that can get you started when trying to put together a neat and professional-looking job application.

ProWritingAid

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If your writing skills are not up to par with the skills presented in your resume and you don’t want your mediocre writing to ruin your chances of getting a job, this is a great tool to use. It allows you to improve your writing by showing you mistakes that you make. It helps you to avoid redundancies and clichés in your writing while helping you to brush up on grammatical mistakes and much more.

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Top 7 Paperless Alternatives to Printable Note Taking Lists

note taking If you want to remember to do something, you had better write it down. This is especially true when it comes to our daily chores, tasks and all other to-do’s that just seem to keep piling up and coming down on us. One has to remember all sorts of dates like anniversaries and birthdays, groceries and other items to buy, an ever growing number of assignments and tasks to accomplish at work as an employee and a team member, and the list goes on and on.

Most of us find it hard to keep up with all these responsibilities without a sort of to-do list that helps us get things done on daily basis. Some prefer to scribble down their chores and tasks on a piece of paper, while others, mostly business people and employees, have long preferred neatly typed and printed assignment lists. However, we all know that paper is very expensive in terms of environment sustainability. Thankfully, technology offers solutions and a really wide array of alternatives to printable note taking solutions. It’s all a matter of finding and choosing the most suitable one. Let’s then inspect some of the best available free note taking tools out there, for desktop and mobile productivity. Continue reading >>

13 Free Online Tools to Create Text Pictures

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Beautiful and appealing images and graphics can liven up any document, report, presentation, lesson or book. Graphics, photos, charts and other imagery are important not only because of their aesthetic aspect, but also because they help us convey our message more clearly, learn and grasp new concepts more easily quickly, and easily understand business and financial data better. One of the best indicators of how visual presentations of words are important in our lives is the ubiquitous popularity of image sayings, quotes and other text pictures on social web sites.

Text pictures simply grab people’s attention, just like nice charts and graphs work better for presenting financial and numerical data. They can be used not only on the web, but also in business or school presentations, documents or ebooks. If you think beautiful text pictures are difficult to create if you have no designing skills, this might be true. However, there are many text to image converters that can make up for your lack of design prowess. All you need are basic Internet skills, text to convert to images, and some time to test and choose your favourite tools from this list of free online apps for creating text pictures that the PDFConverter.com team has put up for you.

1. Quozio

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Quozio lets you quickly and easily convert a text quote to an image. All you need to do is type in or paste the text you want converted to image in the field Enter your quote…. and the name of the author in the Who said it field. Click the Go button and choose among 28 styles for your text picture. You can download the text picture to your computer and share it on social networks as well. Quozio additionally offers the option of creating a free Quozio user account, or you can log in with a personal Facebook account. If you do that, you will be able to save your text pictures in your account by clicking the Keep button or by sending them directly to your Facebook album of choice.

 

2. tagxedo

As a word cloud with style, Tagxedo can turn any letters, words, news articles, slogans, quotes or speeches into visually stunning and eye-catching word clouds. With this tool, you can choose a variety of interesting fonts font and customize color, shape, and size to get those amazing images. Also, there is a possibility to share and even save your work for further printing. It’s a fun and exciting process that you will enjoy for sure.

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How to Set up the Selected Worksheets So They Print on One Page

print excel to pdfIf you are a Microsoft Excel user, then you probably know that you can save your Excel spreadsheets as PDF without using any additional piece of software. This function is natively available in Microsoft Office 2007, 2010 and 2013 suite update. All you need to do is choose to save you active spreadsheet as PDF. However, creating the perfect and professionally looking PDF from a spreadsheet is not always so quick and straightforward. You’ve probably experienced it if you’ve tried to make a print ready PDF out of an extensive, data-rich spreadsheet with multiple rows, columns, charts and other graphics or data tables. You put in a lot of work into developing your spreadsheet and then when you save it as PDF, it ends up broken into multiple-page PDF without visible connection or order. Does it sound familiar?

The real reason behind this is that MS Office is using your print settings for saving Excel spreadsheets as PDF files. Since default print setting is No Scaling (meaning that sheets will be printed in their actual size), your bulky spreadsheet will be converted to PDF using this setting. Should you want to fit your spreadsheet to one page PDF, it means that you need to change your printing options to Fit Sheet on One Page before saving the spreadsheet as PDF. It’s all simple, but it is usually an extra step that you need to think about and take.

 

How to Fit Excel Sheet on One Page

 

 

fit excel sheet on one page

 

For those computer users who want to make the most of their time and accomplish routine tasks as fast as possible without sacrificing quality, there is a quick solution to fitting an Excel spreadsheet into a single page PDF. The solution’s called a Continue reading >>

How to Turn Spreadsheets Data into Interactive Excel Charts

excel chartsMicrosoft Excel is the leader among data spreadsheet applications. Used by over half a billion people across the globe, it is regularly updated with new versions to improve its functionality. The latest version, MS Excel 2013 pushes the limits of creating and working with tables, charts, graphs and macros even further.

Obviously, MS Excel is a powerful spreadsheet editor for advanced data processing and manipulation. Millions of financial and business analysts, auditors, accountants, bookkeepers and managers around the world probably can’t even imagine their world without Excel. However, one of the greatest dangers of working with data, especially if the results are to be presented to a third party, is the risk of creating very dry, dull data reports that nobody actually likes to dive into and peruse. Continue reading >>

How to Convert Image to PDF and Make an Album from a Pinterest Board

convert pinboard to pdf The Portable Document Format or PDF is probably one of the most used formats among computer users. When we think about PDF files, we usually visualize some important business or school reports, professional presentations, textbooks and other similar “serious” documents. We also associate PDF  with electronic books, magazines and brochures. Moreover, we use PDF for creating all sorts of fun goodies that we may want to share with our friends or even present as a pleasing gift. Since you can easily create a PDF from almost any type of file, no reason not to convert an image to PDF.

For instance, you can create PDF albums from images and photos discovered online, on sites like Pinterest. We all know that Pinterest is a great place for finding awesome photos and images.The site also allows us to pin our findings to personally-created theme boards. Wouldn’t it be great to be able to turn some of your boards into stylish PDF photo albums that you can share with friends or even print?

The good news is that it is actually possible. There is a tool called Pin4Ever and with that tool you can actually make a photo album from a Pinterest board. Here’s a quick how-to guide!

Use Pin4Ever to Make a Photo Album from a Pinterest Board

  1. Install Pin4Ever on your preferred browser. Although the tool is not completely free, this feature is available for all users.
  2. After installation the tool will pop up at the top of your browser, and it will look like this:

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  1. Login to your Pinterest account and click on the Run Backup button. A window will pop up with all your Pinterest boards. Tick or untick the boards according to your needs.

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  1. You can find the backup in Pins4Ever folder on your desktop. There are your pins as image files, together in one folder.

 

Convert Image to PDF with PDF Converter Elite

 

To make an album of these images, first convert images to PDF and then create a photo album in PowerPoint- check the guide here.

  • To convert image to PDF, first install PDF Converter Elite.
  • The second step is to open the image you want to convert to PDF.
  • Right mouse click on the image and then on Print.
  • From the list of printers, choose PDF Converter Elite 5 Printer.
  • Click the Print button and then OK.
  • In the Save PDF As (see the image below) check out the location where the file will be saved.

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If you prefer to have images in PDF format and not in PowerPoint, you can merge all these PDF files in one file and have a PDF album from a Pinterest board. You can use PDF Converter Elite to merge PDF files in three simple steps (open a PDF file, click Edit, then Merge PDF Files).