doPDF

Download Editors' Rating:
3.5
Very good
Average User Rating:
4.2
out of 627 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    8.2.929
  • Total Downloads:
    4,101,452
  • Date Added:
    Mar. 06, 2015
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    39.84MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    3,169
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:
    #9 in PDF Software

Editors' Review

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doPDF Free PDF Converter makes generating PDF documents as hassle-free as possible, thanks to its deep integration into Windows. This software installs a virtual printer on your computer, which you can use to create PDF documents from any app that supports printing.

Pros

Deep integration: Installing itself as a printer on your PC, doPDF Free PDF Converter allows you to bring up the printing options by pressing Ctrl + P in every app that supports printing.

Multiple page layout options: By accessing doPDF's printer properties you can set things like page orientation and size, and the printing resolution. Once you press "Print," a couple of additional options will appear, such as a save location, general PDF quality, and whether to embed fonts into the PDF.

Fast and stable: In our tests, the software never crashed or slowed down, not even when generating multi-page PDFs. The average speed was around a second per five pages.

Cons

Ads for novaPDF: During the printing process you'll see ads for novaPDF. Fortunately, they blend into the software really well and are displayed as tips and tricks, so you won't find them too bothersome.

No way to generate encrypted PDFs: If you want to generate sensitive PDF documents, you should look for an alternative product, since this one does not offer document encryption.

Bottom Line

doPDF Free PDF Converter comes to your rescue, if you find yourself needing to create PDF documents from a multitude of applications and are tired of doing it differently for each app. With its straightforward and familiar mode of operation, you have nothing to lose by trying it.

 
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User Reviews
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1 stars

"Does not install."

January 15, 2015  |  By HUDAHAR1

 |  Version: doPDF 8.1.922

Pros

None. Does not install.

Cons

None. Does not install.

Summary

Made several attempts to install on a Win 8.1 64 bit box. It reports installed, but when I attempt to access it reports memory write access error.
I have used DoPdf 7 (and am still using) for quite some time, and it is 5 stars. This Ver 8, however, is a useless. I have tried several times since it was released to install it. Always with the same result. I wind up uninstalling and reverting to Ver 7. I will try one more time with the next version 8 update. If it fails to install properly, I will just stay with 7 and forget 8 even exists.

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3 stars

"Used this for a year new updated and now PC is infected"

November 28, 2014  |  By imasshuu

 |  Version: doPDF Free PDF Converter 8.1.920

Pros

Does a great job.
Free
Easy

Cons

Comes with adware that I have been spending the last 2 days trying to get rid of. On the verge of erasing windows.

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1 stars

"Fails to install."

July 05, 2014  |  By HGHUDAHAR1

 |  Version: doPDF Free PDF Converter 8.0.911

Pros

None at this time.

Cons

This was an excellent product through version 7. Been nothing but problems (Installing/Fails to print,etc.) ever since version 8 released.

Summary

I do not recommend for Windows 8.1 64 bit. Product fails to install.

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5 stars

"Fantastic."

June 29, 2014  |  By hendrik349

 |  Version: doPDF Free PDF Converter 8.0.910

Pros

Easy to use.

Cons

None for me.

Summary

I'm happy.

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4 stars

"better choice for pdf to ms office and ms office to pdf"

April 01, 2014  |  By Sharmatii

 |  Version: doPDF Free PDF Converter 7.3.398

Pros

pdf to word, pdf to excel are just accurate. excel to pdf is utmost perfect,

Cons

Encrypted files need password.Now finally, I am settled with another similar tool named PDF Converter:

www.pdf-file-converter.com

Summary

accurate conversion from pdf to doc, docx, xml and rtf
word to pdf is correct.
excel to pdf is complete
better tool for ms office users

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5 stars

"Fast, Simple, Reliable, Perfect!"

January 26, 2014  |  By FastElvis

 |  Version: doPDF Free PDF Converter 7.3.393

Pros

Does exactly what is claimed. Super fast conversion of ANY printable file to a 100% compatible viewing PDF. Printer driver access eliminates the need to load a secondary application for conversion. Webpage conversions to PDF a SNAP! Convert Wiki articles, recipes, DIY blogs, etc. right from your browser's print button. Select individual pages or a range of pages to convert - usually supported in the application program print routine (i.e. Word, Firefox, etc.). Embed Font option ensures the PDF uses your original fonts - and it only embeds those characters, not the entire character set!

CONTAINS NO BLOATWARE OR WATERMARK!!! I don't know what other reviewers are talking about. ??? Maybe they used earlier CNet Downoader shells. Simply SKIP the add-ons offered in the CNet Downloader if they are offered and you so choose. Common people! Read what is on your computer screen when installing ANY software!

Cons

NONE - It has worked flawlessly for many years on many machines and op systems.

Summary

As a computer service professional, I heavily scrutinize applications on a regular basis. PDF converters are in demand. DoPDF has been recommended to a countless number of clients with ZERO negative feedback. Plus, I have never received a call from anyone needing instruction to install or use. It's that good and that simple.

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5 stars

"Easy to use"

December 12, 2013  |  By AndrewChu

 |  Version: doPDF Free PDF Converter 7.3.388

Pros

Simple to use, with just the drop down selection in printer listing.

Cons

Haven't found any yet.

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1 stars

"Trashy Spamware"

September 14, 2013  |  By cognostic

 |  Version: doPDF Free PDF Converter 7.3.388

Pros

None--very disappointed, CNET. You used to be a trusted resource for downloads, but after this, not sure I'd come back.

Cons

When I downloaded the program:

1. The program was never actually able to convert PDFs because Windows 8 would not let me install the unsigned driver.

2. It installed crappy bloatware (SearchDial, etc.) that I didn't want and tracking cookies that my antivirus program had to remove. I HATE bloatware and would expect better from CNET.

3. It automatically installed a new toolbar in my browser against my wishes.

Summary

All in all, a poorly functioning product pregnant with undesirable, sketchy bloatware that isn't included in the download information. Downloader beware.

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4 stars

"Very good. Easy to use"

September 08, 2013  |  By prahladyeri

 |  Version: doPDF Free PDF Converter 7.3.388

Pros

Easy to use.
Configurable options.
Small size of generated pdfs.

Cons

None that I've seen.

Summary

I was using pdf995 printer driver before which used to throw obtrusive ads at the user just before printing. doPDF is a nice change. The size of the pdfs is also less compared to those generated by pdf995 which is a good thing.

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5 stars

"I've used it for years, it's simple and reliable!"

August 25, 2013  |  By Fyxx2000

 |  Version: doPDF Free PDF Converter 7.3.388

Pros

Allows printing to a PDF file from every application I've ever wanted to do so, and I've used it for years for this purpose and keep coming back to it.

Cons

When you print there is a small unobtrusive ad that says you can upgrade to their paid version for more features, but it is the least annoying freemium ad I've ever seen so barely rates as a con. I just use the free version.

Summary

It's simple and reliable, the best type of free software.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 8.2.929
  • Fix: First print from Internet Explorer had errors in certain situations.
  • Fix: Various other minor fixes.
General
Publisher Softland
Publisher web site http://www.backup4all.com/
Release Date March 02, 2015
Date Added March 06, 2015
Version 8.2.929
Category
Category Graphic Design Software
Subcategory PDF Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows, Windows 8, Windows 2000
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 39.84MB
File Name dopdf-full.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 4,101,452
Downloads Last Week 3,169
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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