How to export files and documents to PDF.

Don’t worry if your document editor can’t export to PDF. Learn how you can easily convert practically any file into a PDF.

You’re about to finalize an important document and share it with your fellow students or coworkers. You save your file and start looking for a way to export it as a PDF, only to realize your document editor can’t create PDFs. Or maybe the exported file just doesn’t display correctly.

The good news is that there’s a solution. Using a PDF editor, like Adobe Acrobat DC, to export files to PDF can help you get around both issues. This tutorial teaches you how to quickly and easily export practically any file.

Export almost any file as a PDF.

  1. Launch Acrobat and select Tools from the menu bar.
  2. Select Create PDF in the Tools view.
  3. Choose the appropriate conversion type.
  4. Drag and drop your files into the conversion window or locate them manually.
  5. Start the conversion.
  6. Save and rename your files, if necessary.

Work with your exported PDFs.

Once you’ve exported your files, you might want to optimize them further. You can easily compress and combine PDFs for easier sharing, add comments and notes, request signatures, and more.

Discover everything you can do to improve your workflow with Acrobat DC today.