Windows 11/10 offers a built-in feature to take the printout of a document in a PDF (Portable Document Format) file known as Microsoft Print to PDF. It is one of the important features that all Windows users do not know. If you don’t know the importance of “Microsoft Print to PDF” in Windows 11/10, this post will help you understand.
Features of Microsoft Print to PDF
The following are the main advantages of the Microsoft Print to PDF feature:-
- Save Web Pages in PDF
- Extract Pages from PDF file
- Save Scanned Documents in PDF
- Convert Pictures to PDF
- Saving Notepad or other Documents in PDF
Save webpages in PDF
Most Windows PC users bookmark a page when they stumble upon a piece of interesting information on the web. Some of us save entire web pages in HTML format to read that information later. With the help of the Microsoft Print to PDF feature, you can easily save web pages in PDF. You can refer to our complete guide on saving webpages as PDFs in Chrome, Firefox, or Edge on Windows 10/11.
Extract Pages from PDF file
With the help of the Microsoft Print to PDF built-in tool, you can easily and quickly extract page(s) from a PDF file. There is no need to install a third-party tool to extract a page from a PDF file. Use the Microsoft Print to PDF feature to extract pages from PDF files with ease. Refer to our complete guide on extracting pages from PDF files without using third-party tools in Windows 11/10.
Save Scanned Documents in PDF
If you often scan documents on your PC using the built-in Windows Fax and Scan, you will be aware that it saves scanned documents in JPEG format by default and doesn’t support PDF. You can use the built-in Microsoft Print to PDF feature to save scanned documents in PDF right from Windows Fax and Scan window.
Convert Pictures to PDF
If you would like to share several images or pictures with your friend or family, you might want to convert them to PDF format for compatibility reasons. Microsoft Print to PDF can efficiently and immediately convert these JPEG pictures into PDF format without third-party software or online services. Refer to our comprehensive guide on combining multiple pictures into a single PDF in Windows 11/10.
Saving Notepad or other Documents in PDF
PDF is a widely used file format when it comes to saving and sharing important documents with friends or co-workers. While Microsoft Office Word Document offers a built-in option to save a document as a PDF file, all Windows users do not use it. To save or convert any document to PDF, you can use Microsoft Print to PDF. Refer to our comprehensive guide on saving a Notepad file as PDF in Windows 11 or 10.
In conclusion, Microsoft Print to PDF is a powerful and convenient feature that comes built-in with Windows 11/10. This feature offers many advantages, including the ability to save web pages, extract pages from PDF files, save scanned documents in PDF format, convert pictures to PDF, and save Notepad or other documents in PDF format. By using this feature, you can easily create digital copies of important documents and share them with others in a secure and accessible format. We hope this guide has helped you understand the importance of Microsoft Print to PDF and how to use it effectively.
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