Converting Notepad files to PDF.

Make fully workable PDFs out of your Notepad files. Learn how to easily convert Notepad documents to PDF files with a few simple tools.

Many people — whether students or working professionals — use Windows’ Notepad to jot down quick notes and document drafts. Notepad documents are often saved as TXT files. It’s a conveniently lightweight file format that can be viewed on practically any computer, but it’s also very basic in its functionality.

If you’d like to do more with Notepad files, such as add comments or annotations, you can convert them to PDF files with Adobe Acrobat DC or Acrobat online services. Both make converting Notepad documents to PDF quick and easy.

How to convert Notepad files to PDF.

  1. Open Acrobat or launch Acrobat online services from any web browser.
  2. Select the Convert To PDF tool.
  3. Drag and drop your Notepad file into the converter. You can also choose Select a File to manually locate your document.

After the conversion is complete, download your new PDF to save, share, or send.

Edit your fresh PDF files.

Once the PDF is converted, you can immediately begin to work with it. Add comments and notes, highlight text, compress the PDF to reduce file size, and more.

Acrobat isn’t just a Notepad-to-PDF converter, either. The converter works the same when you need to convert Word or Excel documents or images to PDF — or the other way around.

Explore what more you can do with Acrobat DC to work with all your PDFs.