CutePDF Writer 4.0 is a completely free tool that allows Windows PC users to quickly and easily create PDF documents in just a few simple steps. Results, making it easier for them to share and exchange it with their friends.
In addition, it also acts as a virtual printer that supports creating PDF files. The whole program installation takes just seconds and it will automatically configure as a virtual printer that is found in the “Printers“under the name CutePDF Writer.
With it, users can convert text documents in formats: Doc, TXT, Docx, XLS, etc. to PDF quickly. Besides, after the conversion is completed, the elements in the original document remain the same, such as: font size, colors, images, etc. Moreover, this program is compact and easy to use.
How to use CutePDF Writer to convert Word to PDF
After download CutePDF Writer, you extract and activate the CuteWriter.exe file to proceed with the installation. At the last step of the installation process, the program requires a computer connected to the Internet to install an additional utility (PS2PDF Converter). If your computer is not connected to the Internet, press NO in the dialog box requesting Internet connection, then activate the extracted converter.exe file above to install PS2PDF Converter without Internet connection. (In case the computer is connected to the Internet, choose Yes for the program to automatically download and install).
Note: You must have both of these applications installed before the program can work.
Main features of CutePDF Writer That is… this program has absolutely no user interface. To convert text files to PDF, open the file to be converted with the default program (eg .doc file opened in Word, xls file opened in Excel or txt file opened in Wordpad…).
Next, in the program window you use to open the original document file, select the command to print (Print). For example, if you’re using Microsoft Office to open a file, press Ctrl + P or choose the Print button from the menu. Note: You can choose this command regardless of whether your computer is connected to the printer or not.
In the dialog box Print appear next, item Name in the frame Printer, you choose CutePDF Writer and press OK.
Wait a moment, dialog box Save As appears, allowing you to choose a location on your hard drive to save the file and name the pdf file that CutePDF Writer creates.
Finally, navigate to the location you chose above, a file in PDF format and the filename you specified will appear, containing all the contents of the original file before.