by Aïko Thurlow
on March 24, 2017

PDF Converter

PDFs are lovely but, let's admit it, they can sometimes cause headaches.

Chances are that, at one point, you've been in need of doing one of the following PDF-related tasks:

  • Compress PDF
  • Convert PDF to Word
  • Convert PDF to Excel
  • Convert PDF to JPG
  • Convert PDF to PowerPoint
  • Merge many PDF into one
  • Split one PDF into many
  • Rotate PDF
  • Unlock PDF
  • Lock PDF


If so, you need to check out Smallpdf


Smallpdf is one of the simplest and best designed tools I've seen. It can do all the tasks listed below, and to them really well. It will also do the reverse conversion for all Microsoft Office documents (e.g. convert Word to PDF; not just PDF to Word).

It allows you to convert a few documents for free, to get a sense of just how great it works. And no, even for the free conversion, it won't leave a watermark nor do anything sneaky. 


It's one of these (rare) tools that just works, neatly, quickly and error-free.

If you want to get a sense of it, go check out their Twitter feed: you'll find lots of love from their users :)



Here's my quick overview of Smallpdf:


If you need to do lots of PDF work (more than what they offer for free), their paid plan starts at $6/month (or $4/month, if you buy a full year plan).



What do you think about Smallpdf?

Do you already use Smallpdf? If so, we'd love to hear your thoughts: what did you like (or dislike) about it?

Toolmuse helps entrepreneurs share word of mouth opinion on tools to find the best business tools out there. Great tools empower startups and contribute to their success -which is what we're striving for!


Come join our startup community to contribute or simply browse the most popular startup tools out there. We look forward to seeing you there!

Aïko Thurlow

Aïko is the founder of Toolmuse. Her love for entrepreneurship was shaped witnessing her parents' business as a child. She built Toolmuse for startups to empower each other through word of mouth recommendations.

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