Easy steps for converting an XPS file to PDF.

This article outlines the best way to convert XPS files to PDF for easy printing, sharing, and presenting.

An XPS file describes aspects of a document’s structure, layout, and appearance. These files are used in the Windows Office suite of products to send a document to an XPS viewer so you can see what the document will look like when printed. To use XPS files outside of Office applications, simply print to PDF and then save them.

How to convert XPS to PDF.

If you use the XPS format and would like to convert your document to PDF, it’s simple to do. Windows Office Suite comes with a “print to PDF” option that will easily handle the XPS to the PDF conversion process.

Follow these easy steps to convert your XPS files to PDF:

  1. In the XPS view application, click File and select Print from the drop-down menu
  2. Select Microsoft Print to PDF in the dialog box
  3. Click Print
  4. Select the desired location for your new PDF

PDF has become the standard for exchanging, sharing, and presenting business documents. Once saved as a PDF, your XPS files can safely and confidently be shared, stored, and combined with other documents. Convert them to PDF for compatibility with nearly all other software programs.

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