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PDFescape : Edit PDF Files Online

Portable Document Format(PDF)  is an open standard for open exchange. PDF files are being used a lot these days. For ebooks, personal documents, stories, etc. Sometimes forms are given out in PDF documents which are needed to be filled. There is a free online tool which can edit your PDF files easily.

PDFescape lets you edit your PDF files so that you can fill forms, design forms, add images etc. The requirements of PDFescape are:-

1. A web browser with JavaScript enabled.
2. An active internet connection.

No installations and downloads required. You can use this site unregistered or register on it. But I recommend you to register on the site because of the three main reasons.
1. Secure account access.
2. Save files online to your account.
3. Publish PDF forms for others to fill out.

Now, let me tell you how can you edit PDF files using this site. The tutorial has been done without logging in.

1. Open PDFescape.
2. Click on “Start Now” tab on the above.
3. Click on “Start using unregistered”.
4. Now, you have to upload the PDF file you want to edit. Upload it from your PC, internet or from the previously saved files(for the registered users).
5. I clicked on “Load PDF from internet”.
6. You will then have the PDF editor open.
You can then edit your PDF file. Checkout the screenshot of the PDF editor.

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So, what do you think about this tool? Would you try it? Do comment.

DocRaptor: Convert HTML Web Pages into PDF and XLS Files

One often needs to save web pages as PDFs or other formats to serve some requirement. DocRaptor is a web based HTML conversion service which lets users convert normal HTML web pages into PDFs and XLS (MS Excel spread sheets).

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DocRaptor doesn’t require to script/code anything; all you need to do is simply identify the HTML text which you want to convert and DocRaptor will do the rest. The three step conversion process consists of the following steps: firstly, choose a format to convert, followed by writing of simple HTML and last, but not the least, posting it to the REST interface.

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DocRaptor is entirely web abased application hence does not require any downloads to be made or packages to be installed. Moreover, because of its simple interface, no additional APIs are required to perform coversion tasks. Unfortunately, DocRaptor is not a free web app, however its pricing plan and offers are very attractive. Currently DocRaptor offers a one month free trial to anyone who signs up for using DoCRaptor. Several price plans exist for using DocRaptor. The simplest pay plan is the basic pay plan which costs $15 per month for upto 125 docs. The highest plan is the Max plan which costs $149 per month and upto 5000 docs are supported. DocRaptor-3

DocRaptor is a great to use utility for converting HTML content to PDFs and EXCEL sheets. It is a highly recommended plugin for anyone who has to deal with conversion of documents frequently.

Check out DocRaptor

iWeb2Print: Easily Convert Web Pages into PDF Files

Printing out an entire webpage can take a heavy toll on your printer’s cartridge. This is so because usually you require only the text in a website and not the redundant images, ads, and banners on it. To save your cartridge ink while printing webpage, you should first convert the webpage to a PDF that excludes the unnecessary images. The PDF version of the HTML will also help you reading the material offline and carrying it on portable storage devices such as flash drives.

The HTML-to-PDF conversion can be done through various web tools. One of the best of such tools is iWeb2Print.

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iWeb2Print is a free and convenient online application presented by SciWeavers. The tool lets you specify the URL of any webpage and it then converts it to the PDF file format. Before conversion you can specify whether or not you want a gray scale PDF, a PDF without images, and a PDF without background. Each of these three options can be individually controls using three checkboxes.

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You can also control the orientation of the PDF: portrait or landscape. The page size can be selected to ensure best results while printing. Numerous page sizes are supported by the tool ranging from letter and A4 to B9 and C5E.

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When you have selected your options and clicked on the “Convert” button, your PDF file is made available for download. Under the download link you can preview a low-quality version of the PDF to get an idea of how the outcome looks like.

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iWeb2Print offers a very useful service in a very simple interface – something definitely worthy of two thumbs up for converting webpage to PDF files.

Visit iWeb2Print’s homepage by clicking here.