How to create PDF documents from paper documents
Given the increasing use of digital files, and the continuing process of turning away from paper documents, it is very important to be able to create PDF documents to replace hard copies. This process becomes very simple with the help of a scanner, which saves your files as a TIFF image. Afterwards, you can use software to convert your files from TIFF format to PDF. Using this procedure, you can quickly and easily create paper documents.
How to create text-searchable PDF documents from digital files
It is also important to be able to create PDF documents from existing image files that are already on the computer. You may have many documents that have already been scanned and saved as images, but you cannot work with the text because the file is seen as one entire image. To create a text-searchable PDF document, you need to convert the file to PDF format and use and OCR tool to extract the text characters. After this process, you will be left with a PDF document that is useful and easy to work with.
Tools to create PDF documents
The best software to create PDF documents should be able to convert other formats to PDF, and also OCR the text to ensure that your PDFs are as useful to you as possible. In addition, it may be important for you to have compression software that reduces the size of the PDF file to make it less bulky. CVISIONâ€™s PdfCompressor has all of these features, and is a very useful tool for creating PDFs quickly and conveniently. Try it now by downloading the free trial version.