List of Best 8 PDF Writers | Alternative to Adobe Acrobat PDF writer


Portable Document Format (PDF) is an open standard for document exchange. This file format, created by Adobe Systems, is used for representing documents in a manner independent of application software, hardware, and operating systems, Each PDF file encapsulates a complete description of a fixed-layout flat document, including the text, fonts, graphics, and other information needed to display it. you can secure the document using the password protection.


There are lot of other program that can be used for editing the PDF files. Here i am listing some of the free program that are alternate to the Adobe acrobat writer.

1. PDF Format. Edit (PDF Edit):           

This is an open source program and it will take much less space. The program allow you to save the document when you made changes in the document . If you familiar with the editing  of PDF documents the graphical user interface (GUI Graphical User Interface)  allow you to change the objects in it. This program can run on Windows, Linux and Unix operating systems.

2. Open Office Writer:                           

It is a open source office suit, it comes with the PDF conversion button in the tool bar for converting. Tool bar comes with all the progarm that are in the office suit (Writer, Calc, Impress, Draw, Base and Math). You just need to click on that button in the tool bar that will convert the document in to PDF even your document has more than 100 page.

3. Libreo Office Suit:                              

It is also a open source office suit, it is designed and developed by The Document Foundation as a fork of it comes with the the “Export as PDF” (.pdf) feature generates a .pdf file. LibreOffice’s PDF export feature provides a large number of formatting and security options, enabling you to cater to many different contraints, including production of ISO-standard PDF/A files.

 4. PDF reDirect:                                     

Create universal, standard, reliable and secure pdf files recognized by industrial standard. after the installation of the PDF reDirect,  it creates virtual printer for printing PDF. Printer creates the PDF when you are given the print out to that.  You can optimize the quality of the PDF files according to the requirements like High Quality for Desktop publishing and Minimal quality for web publishing. Secure the file using the password protection.

 5. Cute Pdf Writer:                                 

Portable Document Format (PDF) is the de facto standard for the secure and reliable distribution and exchange of electronic documents and forms around the world.  CutePDF Writer is the free version of commercial PDF converter software. CutePDF Writer installs itself as a “printer subsystem”. This enables virtually any Windows applications (must be able to print) to convert to professional quality PDF documents – with just a push of a button!

6. Primo PDF:                                          

Create PDF files faster with the only free PDF creator to support one-click, drag-and-drop PDF creation.Convert to PDF from any file you can print, including Microsoft® Word, Excel®, and PowerPoint® formats.Create PDF files from 300+ file types,Make PDF files for different uses, including online viewing, eBooks, office printing, and prepress,Append PDF files after they are converted,Secure with passwords and add document information (title, author, etc.) during creation,Fast, intelligent one-button creation from Microsoft® Word, Excel®, and PowerPoint®,

 7. doPDF:                                                  

PDF stands for Portable Document Format and it was created by Adobe to ease document exchange. doPDF is a free PDF creator that does what the name suggests, creates PDF files. Once installed it will allow you to convert any type of printable documents to PDF files. doPDF7.2 installs itself as a virtual PDF printer driver so after a successful installation will appear in your Printers and Faxes list and also in the list of All Programs. Using doPDF you can convert to PDF in two ways:

  1. Print to PDF via the virtual printer driver doPDF. You would do this exactly as you print to a regular printer, just the result will be a PDF file, not a printed piece of paper.
  2. Using the doPDF Startup window. doPDF has an executable file (accessible from the start program group) that you can run in order to start a conversion wizard.

8. PDF 995:                                              

Pdf995 makes it easy and affordable to create professional-quality documents in the popular PDF file format. Its easy-to-use interface helps you to create PDF files by simply selecting the “print” command from any application, creating documents which can be viewed on any computer with a PDF viewer. Pdf995 supports network file saving, shared printing, Citrix/Terminal Server, custom page sizes and large format printing.


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