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What is Portable Document Format (PDF)?

You will find almost zero professionals who are not familiar with the term ‘PDF’ because this file type actually enhance the experience of the making a file that can be transferred to anyone without diminishing its essence or you can say its type and information, Portable Document Format, shortly stands for PDF is one the best and popular file type across the globe. Although making PDF to word file and vice-versa was quite difficult and time consuming, Microsoft word has saved us from converting word to PDF without any hassle.

Prior to the introduction of PDF files, people used to convent their word file to PDF using the several types of available tools such as Adobe Acrobat, Acrobat Capture, or similar products. Now that Microsoft word offers the option to its users to convert their files from word to PDF, many are using it without any kind of problem.

However, you need to install or have particular tool that is used as PDF reader in order to open the PDF file on your computer or mobile phone even though many internet explorers such as firefox, chrome and others are now offering PDF opening option. Using a PDF reader tool is the best idea because there the PDF is always shown without distorting its essence. Of the all PDF readers, Acrobat Reader has become popular one than any other available on the internet.

In order to read or see your PDF file, you can easily down the Adobe Reader tool from the internet for free and note that you won’t need any internet to use this one your computer or mobile phone. To download Adobe Reader, just go to their website and click on the ‘download’ option and the download will start automatically. Once, it is downloaded the installation process will start automatically and take some time to finish. Later, you can choose this Adobe Reader as your default PDF on your computer that means whenever you try to open a PDF file, it will start on the Adobe Reader. Now that you are aware of how you can download and read PDF reader, perhaps, you want to know why people prefer to PDF files to word file. The primary reason is it secures your information without any kind of hassle. PDF files are especially useful for documents such as magazine articles, product brochures, or flyers in which you want to preserve the original graphic appearance online. A PDF file contains one or more page images, each of which you can zoom in on or out from. You can page forward and backward. Many use this file format to serve their own benefit such as• Graphic design development When a group people is working remote, PDF format can protect the design without any kind of hassle.• Help desk People who need to see the printed book that users are looking at.• Send/ Receive ConfidentialsMany prefer PDF file format because they want to protect the information and keep the information and format intact while passing that to one to another.

Last modified 15 Mar 2021 10:10 AM by Tony W.  
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