Advantages of PDF files

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PDF, or Portable Document Format, is a file format that is compatible on every computer. It can be read on all sorts of computers, of different web browsers, and even different types of portable readers. This use is one of the biggest advantages of it. However, there are more advantages than just that.


PDF can also secure your files from being tampered with, duplicated, or opened at all by other people. This way, you do not have to worry about your people getting hold of the document and try to modify them and attain all your hard work's praises. Simply set the settings this way, and only you can open or make changes to them. It is also highly unlikely that your document gets attacked by viruses, making it extremely secured.


Using a PDF file format is also extremely compact, as it maintains the document's quality while optimizing space by keeping the file compact. Furthermore, you can combine a few documents, regardless of document type, into one document so it can become a single PDF file, hence, saving more space. This quality can be brought forth to the printout of the document, as it is maintained throughout the process, and is also conserved even in the different types of reading systems. This way, you do not even need to print the document out, saving the trees.


Another advantage is that viewing PDF files is free. Some comes free with the computer, while for others, you will just need to install a reader like Acrobat Reader. Then, you will be able to download and read the files at no cost at all.


How to convert Word to PDF, or any other word processers, for the matter of fact, is easy. First, you will need to install a PDF conversion program, which is widely available online. Though some are costly, there are some that come really affordable. You will just need to open the document you desire to change its format to PDF, and save it as a PDF format file. With such simple steps, you will never have to ask "How to convert Word to PDF?"

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This article was published on 2010/09/28