Often while browsing on the Internet we come accross files which has an extension name .pdf. This means that the files are in the PDF file format. eBooks are getting very very popular now a days. Another special fact about these eBooks is that they save your office/residential space as well as a single eBook reader can hold more than 1000s of eBooks. These eBooks are nothing but are PDF files. According to sources there are more than 500 million PDF files on the Internet since created by Adobe in the early 90s.
Most if you are a student you must have searched for a project or some other educational documents on the Internet and you will find those documents to be in PDF Files or if you are a professional then while searching for some information or advertisement by any private or Govt. institutions you must have come accross this PDF Files.
What is a PDF File Format ?
PDF file stands for Portable Document Format. This type of file was first created in the early 90s by the co-founder of Adobe Systems. A PDF file is actually a document whose layout is fixed (cant be changed). A PDF document includes Text, Fonts, Pictures, Tables, Graphs and other graphics as well as informations. This type of a document or file is free from any application or software or hardware.
What is the importance of a PDF File ?
There are lots of reasons behind the popularity of a PDF File. The basics reasons behind its popularity is exchanging all types of documents which includes presentations, legal forms, CAD Drawings and even invoices.
- The PDF files store the general formatting of the source documents and are more compact than the source documents.
- Another best feature of this PDF File format is that it can’t be edited quite easily like Word or other documents file format. Even the creator of a PDF document can restrict other users from printing or copying the PDF document.
- One can easily open a PDF file using free applications like Adobe Acrobat Reader on any computer or any other mobile devices.
How to Create a PDF Document ?
One can easily create a PDF document using free softwares like Adobe Acrobat, PDF Generator 3.0, 7- PDF Maker and many more applications to create a PDF document.There are even certain websites like G.Docs, PDF Escape, etc which allows you to create PDF documents online.
There applications like GooReader, Microsoft Office 2013, etc which enables viewing of any PDF files or eBooks on your system and even there are some devices like Amazon Kindle & Shift 3 LookBook in which you can read pdf files & eBooks on the go, Adobe app, Gogodocs apps for iPhone and iPad as well as other apps for your Smartphones using which you can view any PDF files on your Smartphones.
How to convert a file into PDF document ?
Now a days officials are prefering to PDF documents, so its better to create a document in Word and then convert it into PDF file format. There are many softwares or applications like Pandoc Converting Tool, and many more which shall help you out in converting documents into PDF file format. There are also many websites which converts files for free. Wesites like Express PDF, Doc2pdf, Freepdfconvert, and many more that can convert documents into PDF files.
How to Edit a PDF Document ?
PDF files can are read only documents but their are ways by which one can also edit them. Applications like Microsoft Word 2013, Nitro PDF Reader, Free PDF Editor 1.3, PDF Suite Pro etc. lets you edit PDF documents. Their are also different websites that lets you to edit PDF Documents online. Websites like G.Docs, PDF Escape, PDF On Fly, etc which lets you to edit PDF files on a go.
How to convert a PDF file into any other file format ?
There are also application which can help you out in converting PDF files into any other file format. Applications like PDF Suite Pro, Simpo PDF to Word Converter 3.3, and lots more. There are even certain websites that can also convert PDF files into any other file format online. Websites like PDFonline, PDFtoword, etc can convert PDF files into any other file format.
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