PDFCreator is an open source licensed under the GNU GPL (General Public License) to convert any type of document as DOC (Word), XLS (excel), PPT (power point), ODT (text documents), ODS ( spreadsheets), ODP (presentation), graphic or photograph in PDF (Portable Document Format).


PDFCreator is written in Visual Basic language and the creation and generation of PDF from any application that uses a virtual printer and the aid of the interpreter GhostScript.


PDFCreator The program can be installed in two ways:

  • Standard Installation
  • Server Installation

‘S standard installation program PDFCreator allows only for the local computer to make prints in PDF format, while the’ type of server installation creates a virtual printer network that allows all computers on the network to generate PDF files remotely.

The program allows you to do what

PDFCreator allows different options when creating the PDF document by the virtual printer;

The main possibilities of the program are:

  • Custom title of the PDF document
  • Creation of the author of the PDF document
  • Setting the date of creation of the PDF document
  • Creating confidentiality of the document with the ability to protect the PDF document with the inclusion of a password

Supported Platforms

PDFCreator is a solution for the Microsoft Windows operating systems including:

  • Windows 95
  • Windows 98
  • Windows Me
  • Windows 2000
  • Windows Nt
  • Windows XP