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This Word extension can help you create PDF documents. It has the advantage that lets you use Microsoft Word for this purpose. As this text processor is widely known and used, any user can edit and create PDF documents without the need to use more specific software.
The tool usually appears as a series of buttons on Microsoft Word toolbar. Creating a PDF file with this extension is as easy as clicking on the “Save As PDF” button. However, you can also specify additional parameters so that the resulting document meets your exact requirements. In this regard, it allows you to set a default output folder. Likewise, you can select a PDF version to guarantee its compatibility. Other aspects related to the document appearance as resolution and rotation can also be configured. In addition, you can decide whether to embed fonts or not. Similarly, you can pick a color model from RGB, CMYK and grayscale. Likewise, various aspects affecting the size of the final document, such as a picture format and resolution, can be set. Moreover, you can protect your document by using a password and setting an encryption level. This also allows you to manage permissions related to printing the document or disallowing modifications.
Convert DOC to PDF for Word is compatible with various Office versions. It is sad to say that while I was testing the extension, it made Microsoft Word crash twice. Fortunately, when it did work, the results were excellent.
- It is easy to use
- It allows setting compression, resolution and security parameters
- It made Microsoft Word crash
- It requires downloading and installing an additional printer driver