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Website review: PDFs made easy!

March 16, 2019


Exams are very close and most of you will be bent over your books and notebooks, there will be presentations to make and documents to share across your study groups. In most cases, the trusted and easy document format is MS Word, but sharing large files could be a headache due to problems such as less space on your computer, email-attachment error, etc. This is where the PDF format takes the lead on MS Word format at — a site which compresses high-quality files into a relatively small file size while retaining the quality and saving space on your hard drive.

Smallpdf is free, easy and straightforward PDF application, ideal for all those who want their large documents to be safe but in a smaller size that also in good quality. You don’t have to download or install any programme and there is no registration process as well. Everything is done online through your browser.

Smallpdf’s free version allows you to convert documents, merge, split, rotate and compress documents with ease. You can convert from PDF to all Microsoft Office file formats, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint. The conversion process is quick and easy — you just have to drag and drop your files into the app and you are done.

What I like most about this site is its colourful but clean interface, from where you can choose which file format you want your files to convert into. Plus, you are allowed to convert an unlimited amount of files without even giving them your email address or asking your friends to join and such obligations.

The website also offers some limited security features, such as protecting and un-protecting documents with passwords, and a current beta version of electronic signature. But this basic version of the application doesn’t store your files or allow you access to your recent documents which is available with advanced versions available after signing up.

Smallpdf accomplishes its tasks quite quickly as it is designed to be lightweight and user-friendly, all the functions are easy-to-use and hassle-free. So if you have documents to convert to PDFs, visit:****

Published in Dawn, Young World, March 16th, 2019