How To Save A Word Document As A PDF? [3 Methods]

To save a Microsoft word document into a PDF is pretty simple. In this article, we will show you three methods. Because there are multiple ways to do this, we will also show you how to save a word document as a PDF on a Mac. This guide will work for Microsoft Word 2019, 2016, 2013, 2010, and 2007. Let’s get started.

How to save a word document as a PDF for Windows?

Method #1: 

  1. Open your Word document.
  2. Click “File” > “Save As.”
  3. In the “Save As” dialogue box, select “This PC” and then choose the folder where you want to save the PDF. For example, you might choose “Desktop.”
  4. In the “Save As” dialogue box, under “Save As Type,” select “PDF.”
  5. Click “Save.”

That’s it! Your Word document is now saved as a PDF.

Method# 2:

You can also save a Word document as a PDF by emailing it as an attachment. To do this, 

  1. Open the Word document you want to email
  2.  Click on the “File” tab. 
  3. Then click “Share”
  4. In the Share dialog box, click “Email” and select Send as PDF.
  5. In the Email dialog box right click on the “PDF” file and click “Save as” or “Copy” where you want to save the PDF.

That’s it! Now open your word document as a PDF.

Method# 3:

The third method way to save a Word document as a PDF is to use a PDF converter. There are many different PDF converters available online, and they vary in terms of features and price. Some PDF converters are free to use, while others require a subscription.

Once you have a PDF converter, click on a select file or drag and drop an MS document (DOCX or DOC) to convert to PDF. As soon as your PDF is ready, now click download to save your document.

How to save a word document as a PDF on a Mac?

There are a few different ways to save a Word document as a PDF on a Mac. One way is to simply select “File” > “Print” and then choose “PDF” > “Save as PDF” from the drop-down menu.

Another way is to first select “File” > “Export To” and then choose “Format” > “PDF”.

You can also drag and drop a Word document into the “Print” dialog box and then select “PDF” > “Save as PDF”.

Once you’ve chosen how you want to save your document, simply give it a name and select where you’d like to save it. And that’s it! Your Word document is now saved as a PDF.

However, you can use an online PDF converter like PDF element for mac to convert your document to PDF.

To use the PDF element, simply go to their website and upload your Word document. Then, select “To PDF” from the drop-down menu and click “Convert”.

Finally, give your PDF a name and select where you’d like to save it. And that’s it! Your Word document is now saved as a PDF.