How to Create PDF from Screen Capture


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Screen capture is taking a photo of the entire screen that you are in. In some cases it is referred as screen grab. This screenshots are taken using snipping tool on Windows or issuing commands on keyboard on Mac. Taking what is on you screen is important if you want to save the content as image, or if you want to refer to it later. Interestingly this screen captures can be converted to standard format called PDF. This article will teach you how to convert screen capture to PDF file with PDFelement Pro.

The Program for Creating Screen Capture to PDF

PDFelement Pro - The Best Way to Creat Screen Capture to PDF

To create a PDF file from a screen capture you require a powerful PDF tool called PDFelement Pro. This software is a PDF editor, converter as well as a PDF creator. It can create PDF files from different files formats such as images, webpages, existing PDF files and texts. On the other hand it can convert the PDF file to EPUB, HTML, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Texts and images without much effort. Furthermore, PDFelement Pro is famously known for its editing features.

  • It has a couple of editing features that makes it be on the lead as compared to other PDF editors.
  • It allows you to modify texts and images. You can add annotations, sticky notes, callouts, textboxes, strikethrough, underline and many more.
  • You can resize images, extract or simply replace them on the PDF file. With this software you can add or remove watermarks on PDF file.
  • It also comes with OCR technology that makes it possible for you to edit all scanned PDF files.
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The Steps for Converting Screen Capture to PDF

PDFelement Pro for Mac is compatible with macOS Sierra 10.12, Mac OS X 10.11 (El Capitan), 10.10, 10.9, 10.8 and 10.7. Now let’s see how to create a PDF file out of a screenshot.

Step 1. Import PDF File from Primary Window

After running the software, go to "Open File" and upload your document. You will be able to search for the PDF file on your computer and upload it by clicking on "Open" button. On doing so, the file will automatically be uploaded.

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Step 2. Creating PDF from Screen Capture

When the PDF file is uploaded to the program, click on "File" then "Create". A list of options to create files from will appear, select "PDF from Screen Capture". When you click on that you will hear a sound of image been taken. That means the screen of the PDF file has been taken. From there it will appear on the program as a PDF file.

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