This software piece converts any printable document into PDF format.
This is a free application for personal use. Any application in Windows environment that can print a document can be used to create PDF version of the same document. The software tool installs as a virtual printer. Thus the conversion process is as easy as electing to print the output document and choosing the virtual printer as the printer of choice. Some parameters need to be set prior to printing or you can depend on the default settings. The settings include general document properties, security settings such as encoding and access rights, etc. Version, optimization, font embedding, image quality are some other parameters that can be tweaked. The virtual printer is installed as "soft Xpansion Perfect PDF Master".
PDF converter does not need any other supporting programs to be present on the system. The PDF documents created are completely compatible with the versions from Adobe and readable with all the versions of its readers. Usually, with any such converter, concerns are about preservation of the layout of the original document as also the integrity of the fonts. This program should preserve both of them. However, best thing to do would be to try it out with actual types of documents you use most often and check for yourself. This is a very convenient tool for often used task, PDF being the de-facto standard for document distribution.