How to Save a Notepad File as PDF on Windows 11/10?


Notepad is a text editor software for Windows computers that lets users create and edit documents. It saves a file in .txt format. But you may not know that you can also save a Notepad file in formats other than .txt such as PDF, HTML, etc.

Notepad uses the Windows operating system users for a long time. If you want to quickly send a bunch of text to someone creating a PDF file perfect option for a segment of users.

By default when you type something in Notepad and save it, this creates a file. TXT extension is commonly known as text extension on the Windows platform. But, the “.txt” form is not as popular as PDF.  The “.txt” form is not open on another platform except for Windows. PDF is such a popular format that opened on any operating system and smartphone.

If you want to share any documents or files, firstly converting into PDF form. You don’t need to install a third-party application if you are using Windows 11/10 for converting a Notepad file into a PDF file.

So if you want to learn how you can save a Notepad file in PDF, then this risewindows article will guide you on how to do it.

How to Save a Notepad File as PDF on Windows 11/10?

Step 1. As usual, open the text file in the Notepad app that you want to save as a PDF.

Step 2. Then, click on the File menu, and then select the Print option to open the Print dialog box.

Step 3. Next, select Microsoft Print to PDF as the printer in the “Select Printer” section.

Step 4. After that, click on the Print button.

Step 5. Finally, the “Save Print Output As” dialog box opens. Type a name for the PDF file in the File name field. then, click the Save button.

Once you completed the above steps, you will save your text file in PDF format. You can open it in a dedicated PDF reader like Adobe or your web browser.

That’s it for the article.

Good luck and Be safe guys.!!!

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