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PDF Maker - Make PDF Online in One Click

by Christoph Forsting

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Follow these three steps to use Smallpdf’s PDF Maker and convert Word, Excel, PowerPoint, or image files to PDF format.

Smallpdf is the internet’s number one cloud-based PDF software. Over 30 million monthly users use our online suite of tools to solve their problems relating to digital documents.

Better yet, you can start using the tools right away, without the need to download any software or even register an account. For this article, we’ll show you how to create PDF files from other types of documents.

How to Make a PDF Online

  1. Drag your file into the PDF Maker.

  2. The tool will automatically convert it into a PDF.

  3. On the next page, continue to edit your new file, if necessary.

  4. Download your file in PDF format.


How to make a PDF file from another file type, using Smallpdf.

What Are the Supported File Types?


You can use our PDF Maker online to turn Microsoft Office documents, such as Powerpoint, Word, or Excel, into a PDF. It also supports various image files, such as PNG, TIFF, JPG, BMP, and GIF.

Better yet, all the different types of PDF conversion is available under one umbrella tool. Thus, with this online PDF converter, you can convert files from PDF format back to their original state.

Other Than Making PDFs


Our online platform can do much more. Other free PDF tools include creating an electronic signature, editing PDF files by adding text and images, and manipulating individual pages. Here are the links to some of the tools:

  • Edit PDF: An online PDF editor working within your browser.

  • eSign PDF: Sign your PDFs online with an electronic signature.

  • Split PDF: Split a PDF document into individual pages or extract only the pages you need.

  • Merge PDF: Combine multiple PDFs.

  • JPG to PDF: Convert image files into PDFs—an alternative to the PDF Maker.

Every tool listed cap the file size at 5 GB. If you need quick and rapid PDF conversions, e.g., multiple Word to PDF conversions, you can try out a free trial of the Smallpdf Pro subscription.

As a Pro, you can drag and drop as many different types of file formats as you like into the PDF Creator—we’ll process them all in one go. Otherwise, all that you need is a working internet connection to get started.

Christoph Forsting
Christoph Forsting