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    CUPS-PDF Alternatives for Mac

    There are many alternatives to CUPS-PDF for Mac if you are looking for a replacement. The best Mac alternative is PDFwriter for Mac, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to CUPS-PDF and nine of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to CUPS-PDF are PDFify (Freemium), PdfIt (Free), Save as WWF (Free) and PDFClerk Pro (Paid).

    This page was last updated Oct 11, 2021

    1. PDFwriter is a printer driver for Mac OS X, which will let you generate PDF files by simply printing. PDFwriter is heavily based on CUPS-PDF. It doesn't use ghostscript to generate PDF files, instead it uses the Mac OS X internal pdf capabilities.
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    2. Automatic text recognition (OCR) created searchable and paged PDF out your images and scans. Use your scanner or camera to add new pages to PDF documents. Drag emails or webpages on PDFify to create paged PDF files which are perfect for app store invoices.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Firefox
      The Pdf It! extension is designed for FireFox and runs on any platform: Windows, Mac OS X and Linux. The Pdf It!

      Discontinued

      No longer on Firefox Add-on site and developer site doesn't exist. Still available through legacy add-on sites, for example: http://legacycollector.org/firefox-addons/7528/index.html

      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      The WWF format is a PDF that cannot be printed out. It’s a simple way to avoid unnecessary printing. So here’s your chance to save trees and help the environment. Decide for yourself which documents don't need printing out – then simply save them as WWF.

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    3. PDFClerk Pro enables a multitude of transformations on your original PDF documents as well as creating PDF documents from scratch.

      Discontinued

      According to website this product has been discontinued



    4. Cisdem PDFCreator for Mac lets you easily create PDF from Word, PowerPoint, EPUB, Text, RTFD, HTML, CHM, JPG, and PNG, etc. It can do both partial conversion of one single file and batch conversion, and even merged conversion with several files.
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    5. Create PDF files from any application using deskPDF Creator! Print to PDF

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version can be still downloaded from the official website in Legacy Downloads.

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    6. PDF Letterhead is a simple desktop app for OSX to apply your own company logo or letterhead on PDF documents. Apply letterhead's or logo on letters, quotations, invoices or contracts.
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    7. Elimisoft PDF Creator is a great way to help you create PDF from Word(.docx), PowerPoint(.pptx), Plain Text, RTFD, HTML, EPUB, and Image(.png, .gif, .tif, .jpeg, etc). It also keeps the origin formatting after creating!.
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