How Do I Transfer My Word Document Files to Adobe Reader?

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Microsoft Word uses a format called .doc, while Adobe Reader uses .pdf files, so transferring a word document to Adobe Reader requires the conversion of a file to Adobe's format. Download a software solution for converting documents with help from a Web designer in this free video on computer help and tech support.

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Hi, I'm Noah. And I'm going to show you how you can how you can transfer your Word document files to Adobe Reader. Basically Microsoft Word uses a format called dot Doc. which is your standard Word documents. While Adobe Reader uses a format called dot PDF. Which is often much more practical for order forms, for example. Because it looks much more professional. And also the file size can be reduced compared to an image file. Often PDF files are made for viewing. Rather than modifying like a Word document. So if you want to send something and you don't want it to be modified. It's often a good thing to do. To transform into a PDF file. If you just want to occasionally convert a document. Head to Here you'll be able to simply from your web browser. Browse for the document you want to convert. And then enter you Email address. And you'll be sent a PDF copy of your document, right in your Email. Now if you don't want to share your Email address. Even though PDF On-line will not use it to Spam your Email account. Then you can still try going to This website works in a similar way as PDF On-line. Finally, if you're going to be converting documents very often. Then you might want to download a software solution. To have on your computer which you can use any time you want. Two of these free programs can be found at And at Simply download any of these two programs. And solve them on your computer. To be able to covert documents anytime you want. Directly from Microsoft Word.


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