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FreePDF Creator Alternatives

FreePDF Creator is described as 'Create PDFs from virtually any printable Windows format with this fully free desktop software' and is an app in the office & productivity category. There are more than 25 alternatives to FreePDF Creator for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is PDFCreator, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like FreePDF Creator are doPDF, Bullzip PDF Printer, CutePDF Writer and Foxit PDF Creator.

This page was last updated May 20, 2021
  • FreeProprietary
  • Windows

Create PDFs from virtually any printable Windows format with this fully free desktop software.

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  1. With PDFCreator you can print every printable document to PDF, either within the application or by printing directly from the original document. The extensive but user-friendly settings and automated features help you to make the most of your PDFs.

    Bundleware

    The installer contains adwares. Be careful during the installation: https://alternativeto.net/discussions/applications/11718/be-careful-in-the-installation/

  2. doPDF

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    doPDF is a free PDF converter for both personal and commercial use. Using doPDF you can create PDF files by selecting the "Print" command from virtually any application.



  3. Bullzip PDF Printer

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    A virtual Microsoft Windows printer and allows you to print as PDF, BMP, JPEG, PCX, PNG, and TIFF files from virtually any Microsoft Windows application.

  4. CutePDF Writer

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    CutePDF Writer (formerly CutePDF Printer) is the free version of commercial PDF creation software. CutePDF Writer installs itself as a "printer subsystem".

  5. Foxit PDF Creator

    • Windows

    Foxit PDF Creator is a virtual printer that allows any application with printing capability to generate high-quality PDF documents conveniently and efficiently. Like the popular Foxit Reader, Foxit PDF Creator is designed specially based on the same Foxit core PDF technologies.

    Discontinued

    The official website no longer links to a download of the free Foxit PDF Creator, but only to Foxit's "new" all-in-one PDF solution, PhantomPDF. Therefore, there's no way to download PDF Creator at this time and development has almost certainly stopped in favor of working on PhantomPDF.

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  6. priPrinter

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    Free version adds a text to every page printed.

  7. bioPDF

    • Windows

    For admins, bioPDF is simple and flexible to adapt and deploy, with support for unattended setup scripts, Citrix Metaframe, and more. End-users find the PDF writer fast and intuitive to use, emboldened by the fact that the interface is localized into multiple languages.

  8. qvPDF

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    qvPDF is a PDF creator for Windows, but you can also merge & split. Its implemented as printer driver and uses plugins to execute different actions after creating the PDF. Processing parameters can be written directly into the printed document like: @|mapi.mailto=me@you.

    Discontinued

    The program is no longer updated. Last version, 3.1, released in September 2011, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.

  9. GreenCloud Printer

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    Eco-friendly printer driver to save money on your daily print jobs. Save 33% in average of paper, ink and toner without any compromise on quality. Create Pdf files. Use the same preview printing dialog whatever the software you are using.

  10. PDFwriter for Mac

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac

    PDFwriter is a printer driver for Mac OS X, which will let you generate PDF files by simply printing.

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