Batch Convert Files to PDF

Batch convert files to PDF allows you to convert supported non-PDF files into PDF documents. This function is similar to Converting Files to PDF except it will convert many files at once.

How to Batch Convert Files to PDF

  1. On the menu bar go to Batch > Convert > Files to PDF
  2. Set the options for the batch process. Additional details for each of the settings are available below.
  3. Once all of the settings are complete, click on Start... to begin the batch process.  

Batch Convert Settings

Page Size

Media Size - Allows you to select a page size from a list of predefined standard document sizes.

Note: Portrait and Landscape options are not available when selecting a "Custom" media size

Units - Select the measurement unit for the crop margins in either Inches, Points, Centimeters, or Millimeters

Center - When checked this option will center the original page content in the new page size

Auto Scale - Resizes the page content to best fit the new page size

Fit to Media - Adjusts the crop box of the document to match the new page size

Width - Width of the page in the units selected

Height - Height of the page in the units selected

Keep Proportional - When checked keeps the width and height values in sync

File List

Add Files - Displays a file chooser to add individual files to the list.

Add Folder - Displays a file chooser that adds the contents of a directory to the list.

- Removes the selected file(s) from the list.

- Moves the selected file(s) up the list.

- Moves the selected file(s) down the list.

- Moves the selected file(s) to the top of the list.

- Moves the selected file(s) to the bottom of the list.

Set Default Batch Directory - When checked, all files from the default batch directory will be added to the File List each time a batch dialog is opened.

Save Files To

Destination Folder - This option allows you to set a destination folder to place all of the processed files. You can type the destination manually or click on the "..." button to open a directory chooser to set the destination folder

Overwrite Files - When checked, if a file with the same name as the file being processed is located in the destination folder it will be overwritten with the newly processed file. If this option is not checked, a number will be appended to the output file name, to avoid duplicate file names.

Passwords to try when opening documents

The open password settings will be disabled when converting to PDF. Only PDF files with passwords are supported when converting to PDF.