How to create documents online.

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Gone are the days of desktop software — discover how to create documents online and enjoy the convenience of the cloud.

You can create documents online with these file types.

If you upload a PDF to Acrobat online services, you have many options to create documents online.

Simply upload a document to the platform, and you can convert your PDF to any of the following file types:

You can create a document online through multiple platforms. Google Docs, Microsoft Word, and Adobe Acrobat are all platforms that will help you easily create and edit documents online.

Create a document online with Google Docs.

You can easily make a document online using Google Docs.

Just follow these steps:

  1. Open the Docs home screen.
  2. Under “Start a new document,” click Blank +.

You can then convert your Google Doc to a PDF by clicking File > Download > PDF Document (.pdf). Converting it to a PDF will make it easy to share and present since it looks the same on any device.

Create and edit documents online with Word.

You can easily create a document in Word by choosing Blank Document, or if Word is already open, choose File > New Document. From there, you can edit and then save your document.

Let’s imagine that you need to make an editable Word document out of a PDF. The process is fast and easy when you follow the steps below using the Acrobat online services Convert PDF to Word tool.

  1. Navigate to the tool with any web browser.
  2. Click the “Select a file” button or simply drag and drop your PDF into the drop zone.
  3. Download your new Word document after the conversion completes.

Create a document with Adobe Acrobat.

PDFs look the same on any device, making them a great option for your next big project.

Create a PDF with Adobe Acrobat using these steps:

  1. In Acrobat, choose Tools > Create PDF.
  2. Select the file type you want to create a PDF from — single file, multiple files, scan, or create from scratch.
  3. Click Create or Next, depending on the file type.
  4. Follow the prompts to convert to PDF, then save your document.

How to create a document online and convert it to a PDF.

You can also make a document out of many different file formats. Turn PDFs into pictures, spreadsheets, and presentation files — or the other way around. These tools all work the same way, so all you need to do is drop in your file and download the results. Find out more ways to work with PDFs online.

More resources on documents.

Once you learn how to create documents online, here are additional resources to work with documents:

Discover what more you can do with Acrobat to easily work with and share your PDF files.