Create PDF eBooks from Office applications

Posted on April 14, 2009. Filed under: Powerpoint Tips |

EBooks, a stimulator to website traffic, have been approved excellent for online business and fun. Compared with the traditional paper publications, eBooks are environment-friendly and easier to carry as a great many of e-volumes require merely a small device. And most of all, you can publish an eBook yourself instead of a third-party publisher.

So how do you create an eBook, especially in PDF (Portable Document File) format that is of small size and available to both Windows and Mac users? The common solution is to

Get a PDF eBook from MS Office applications

MS Office applications like Word, Excel and PowerPoint can be applied to create a PDF eBook. This may be achieved by 3 different means.

Method 1 Download Microsoft Save as PDF or XPS Add-in for 2007

If you are using Microsoft Office 2007, you can download the free Save as PDF or XPS add-in from the official website of Microsoft (Download at

After you install this add-in, open the document you want to publish and then, depending on the program you are using, select Save or Publish to PDF or XPS from the Office or File menu.

The add-in allows you to export and save Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other 2007 Office programs to PDF format. It also allows you to send any 2007 Office file in PDF as e-mail attachment.

Note: This Save as PDF or XPS add-in only supports and supplements 2007 Microsoft Office programs. You may not use this supplement if you are using a different version of Microsoft Office software.

Method 2 Build PDF pages with Acrobat Distiller

MS Office documents can be easily exported as PDF format so long as you have Adobe Acrobat Full Version installed on your computer. A visual printer is automatically set into your Windows system when the Full Version is successfully installed.

Then go to Office or File -> Print, select the printer as Acrobat Distiller. Set and click OK to start conversion.

Please note that the regular free version of Adobe Acrobat Reader will not create PDF eBooks. It won’t take effect unless you purchase the Full Version.

Method 3 Use an Office-to-PDF conversion program

To make a PDF portfolio in MS Office programs, you can also apply a third-party PDF creator like Moyea Office to PDF converter. The affordable Office to PDF converter can assist you quickly accessing a professional PDF eBook out of Word documents, Excel spreadsheets and PowerPoint presentations.

Just import a MS Office file into the PDF creator and let it do all the rest.

The biggest benefit of this converter lies in the high compatibility. It works not only with MS Office 2007, but also the earlier MS Office versions 97-2003. Besides, the cheap and clean software is not bad in case you are on a tight budget.

So take it to create secure eBooks easy to sell and share online!

For more information about the Office to PDF converter, please refer to the official website

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3 Responses to “Create PDF eBooks from Office applications”

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Can I get any software similar to this?, I like freeware.

You can visit for more software but not free ones.
I like freeware too:-)

Hi, cool post. I have been pondering this topic,so thanks for sharing. I’ll likely be coming back to your blog. Keep up great writing

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