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Turning a JPG image into a PDF is simple

If you need to turn a JPG image – such as a photo – into a PDF file, there are quite a few ways to do it. One of the easiest is to use a website (there are many) which let you upload your image (or a selection of images), turn them into a PDF and let you download it to your computer.

This, and other ways we’ll show you, are all free and you don’t have to download or install any software, though you might prefer that option if you need more control over how the images appear. Go to the for convert jpg to pdf.

How do I convert a JPG to a PDF?

You might not realise, but Windows 10 has everything you need to do the job. It has what’s called a PDF printer. And this is just like it sounds, it ‘prints’ any document to PDF files.

When you open the print settings in an app that can print, you’ll see the a list of printers including one called Microsoft Print to PDF. (You may have more than one PDF printer listed, especially if you’ve got Adobe Reader DC installed.)

When you choose this instead of a real printer, it will save the file as a PDF on your hard drive. Here’s how you do it:

1. Open Windows File Explorer (the shortcut is Windows+E).

2. Find the JPG file(s) you want to convert to PDF. You can select multiple files by clicking and dragging a rectangle around them, or by holding the Ctrl key on your keyboard and clicking on each one you want.

Obviously the files need to be in the same folder for this to work. Choosing multiple JPG files will create a multi-page PDF document.

This opens up Windows’ built-in image printing wizard. Here you need to change the printer to Microsoft Print to PDF. If that’s missing from the list, install Adobe Reader DC as mentioned above.

4. You can use the options available in the wizard to put multiple images on each page of the PDF, and even change the page size from A4 to another size.

5. Once you’ve set all your options click Print.

You’ll see the printing progress happening just as if the file was being printed normally but at the end a box will pop up asking where you want to save your PDF. You’ll also need to enter a file name.

Click the Save button and your PDF will be created, ready to share with anyone you like.



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