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  1.    03 Jun 2017 #1
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    Can I "print to jpg / png ? "


    I find that In windows every time I try to print something there is a great option -- Print to PDF

    I wonder if I can print to jpg or png too ?

    What is the best and the most official advice of doing this? Does it require third party software?


    Note: I don't want to do this with free online PDF to image converter because I don't want my files to be recorded or archived by the provider of the service
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  2.    03 Jun 2017 #2
    Join Date : Aug 2014
    Forever West
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    The .jpg and .png formats are for images/pictures. Print to PDF creates a document as a .pdf/Portable Document File. I find the best thing to do with images is to save them then use a graphics editor such as Paint/MSPaint, Paint3D, GIMP, etc., to work with them. If it's something on the screen you want press the PrntScrn key [on the keyboard], open one of the programs I mentioned or any other program such as a word processor, press Ctrl+V to paste the contents of the Clipboard then save or manipulate as desired. Paint can be found in Start, W section, Windows Accessories but be aware that Microsoft is pushing toward the replacement of Paint3D.
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  3.    03 Jun 2017 #3
    Join Date : Jul 2016
    Granite Bay, CA
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    Windows 10 Professional

    Quick questions: (they can be useful to know to actually find a really good method without having to download other software)

    Do you use:
    • Google Chrome? If not, what internet browser?
    • Microsoft Word? If so, what version?
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  4.    04 Jun 2017 #4
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    PDF Shaper Free will do what you want and lots more,if you are interested in downloading.
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  5.    04 Jun 2017 #5
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    Quote Originally Posted by pepanee View Post
    Quick questions: (they can be useful to know to actually find a really good method without having to download other software)

    Do you use:
    • Google Chrome? If not, what internet browser?
    • Microsoft Word? If so, what version?
    Yes I mostly only use Google chrome together with Google Doc online version. I want to print some document I create with Google Doc to Jpg or PNG
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  6.    04 Jun 2017 #6
    Join Date : Jul 2016
    Granite Bay, CA
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    I was doing research earlier, and thought i saw some extensions (that don't upload to websites) that can convert your PDFs to picture files... maybe you can find something useful
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  7.    04 Jun 2017 #7
    Join Date : Jul 2016
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    Windows 10 Professional

    Edit:

    Oh actually I just found this: Your request appears to be from an automated process

    I tried a PDF on it with many pages and it converted each page to jpeg.
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  8.    04 Jun 2017 #8
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    Quote Originally Posted by pepanee View Post
    Edit:

    Oh actually I just found this: Your request appears to be from an automated process

    I tried a PDF on it with many pages and it converted each page to jpeg.
    Just installed and tried it. It's OK, but the image quality is very low
    I tried other free online trial service the resolution is very high
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  9.    04 Jun 2017 #9
    Join Date : Apr 2016
    Posts : 18
    Windows 10

    Can Use Snipping Tool


    I use the Windows built in Snipping Tool to simply take a snip-it of the text/page and then save as a JPEG or PNG. "Print to PDF" is good, but sometime a simple JPG is preferred for various reasons, or print is not available from where you are at.
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  10.    05 Jun 2017 #10
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    There's another app in the Windows Store that is also some sort of PDF to Image converter. Check it out to see if it has better quality exportations.
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