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How do you make a PDF eBook?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by liamizdabest, Apr 23, 2008.

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  1. liamizdabest

    liamizdabest Registered Member

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    How do you make a PDF eBook for free? Please don't tell me to Google it. The results don't help.
    Thanks a lot.
     
  2. boomboomer

    boomboomer Executive VIP

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    Write up your book in a wordprocessor like MS word or open office, use a PDF printer to convert the word doc into a pdf

    The best solution, imo, is to use Openoffice to write your content. It has an inbuilt PDF converter that you can use.
     
  3. Essential Clix

    Essential Clix Executive VIP Premium Member

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    Use torrents to find your "free" software. Personally I just use Adobe Acrobat 8 Pro, but you can also use Print2PDF (my 2nd fav), or one of those Word2PDF apps. There are several laying around on the forum. If you aren't familiar with using torrents, just download Limewire and do a search on mininova*com

    Edit: here's a torrent link for Print2PDF and Adobe Acrobat 8 Pro
     
  4. LexLuthor

    LexLuthor Registered Member

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    OpenOffice has my vote!
     
  5. blackhatttt

    blackhatttt Regular Member

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    or you could download one of the free trial for adobe acrobat 8 than get the serials for "free".

    Just PM me for the details (if you know what I mean) :).
     
  6. Smitty

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    Adobe...

    hxxp://btjunkie.org/torrent/Adobe-Acrobat-Professional-8-10-torrent/4394e2321d65a697474cf8e25f3322da39cd701dee5f

    Nitro PDF...

    hxxp://rs343.rapidshare.com/files/109141647/PDF.rar


    Both are being used by me right now, both are full versions and are clean.

    Enjoy
     
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    Therookie BANNED BANNED

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    This is what Smitty kindly advised me to get just two days ago same qestion.
    In fact just look above me here
     
  8. Smitty

    Smitty BANNED BANNED

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    Yep yep, NitroPDF is a lot less intensive than Adobe and has a ton of great features.

    If you're looking to save space definitely go with that one.
     
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    ghands Junior Member

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    Avoid Acrobat - its overly complex, yet restrictive and fiddly.
     
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    Therookie BANNED BANNED

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    Hello Smitty
    Do you or anyone have the NitroPDF ??Thanks for the Acrobat but it is a tad complccatteteted.
    I'm only a Rock star you know :)))))))
     
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    Smitty BANNED BANNED

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    Posted it in your thread and this one a few posts ago, look up the thread.
     
  12. Rob the Builder

    Rob the Builder Regular Member

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    openoffice dot org

    its a free office clone with a pdf writer built in
     
  13. lloydvoid

    lloydvoid Newbie

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    Hi,
    Do a search in Go*og*le for Prim*o PDF , which is free!
    Write or open your document and when printing select the Prim*o option
    which will then export your doc as a PDF file.

    Open office from n*vu as the same function built in to its writer.

    Best part its all 3
     
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    Zeprokon Newbie

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    I personally agree with the recommendation
    of Open Office Writer and that's what I've
    always used - and it's better than Microsoft
    Word - which Microsoft sucks.

    Zeprokon
     
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    I use NitroPDF and I recommend you use the same. Much better interface and more features.
     
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    MS word 2010 also has built in function to save as a pdf.
     
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    Bravo, You just bumped a 4 year old thread.
     
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    You can easily make a PDF eBook by doing this:

    1. Download a Free Software called CutePDF Writer and install it.

    2.Just type your eBook using Microsoft Words as normal and when you're done, click on File on the top left corner of the bar -> Print.

    3. Instead of printing it with a printer, select CutePDF Writer, then click on print. It will now ask for the directory where the PDF would be saved at.

    Hope this helps. Goodluck!