Easy way to Convert PNG, JPEG to PDF on Windows 11 or 10

If  you use Windows 10 or 11’s built-in PDF printer to make a PDF out of your PNG, JPEG images. We’ll show you how to do that on your PC, to convert a PNG, JPEG image file you need to  PDF document.


How PNG, JPEG to PDF Conversion Works on Windows 11 and 10?

Both Windows 10 and 11 have a virtual PDF printer. When you print something from an app with this printer, the printer turns that file into a PDF file. You can then save the resulting PDF file anywhere on your computer.

You will use this virtual printer to turn your PNG, JPEG image into a PDF file. After saving it, you can email it, upload it to the cloud, or print a physical copy.


Convert a PNG, JPEG Image to a PDF Document on Windows 11 and 10

The steps to convert PNG or JPEG to PDF on both Windows 10 and 11 are pretty much the same.

Start by opening the folder where your PNG, JPEG image is in a File Explorer window. If you are on Windows 10, right-click the image and select “Print.” If you are on Windows 11, right-click the image and choose Show More Options > Print.

A “Print Pictures” window will open. In this window, select the virtual PDF printer by clicking the “Printer” drop-down menu and choosing “Microsoft Print to PDF.” Specify the paper size by clicking the “Paper Size” drop-down menu and selecting an option.

To change the quality of the output PDF file, click the “Quality” drop-down menu and select an option.

Select the "Microsoft Print to PDF" printer on the "Print Pictures" window.

On the “Print Pictures” window’s right sidebar, you have options to change how your PNG, JPEG image appears in the PDF. Click an option in this sidebar to view its preview on the left.

Change how the PNG photo appears in the PDF.

At the bottom of the “Print Pictures” window, specify how many pages you want in your PDF using the “Copies of Each” option. To make your photo fit the PDF, enable the “Fit Picture to Frame” option.

Finally, at the bottom of the window, click “Print” to start making your PDF file.

Windows will open a “Save Print Output As” window. Here, select the folder to save your PDF file in. Click the “File Name” field and type a name for your PDF. Then click “Save.”

Save the resulting PDF file.

To access your newly created PDF, open the folder where you saved it, and you will see the PDF version of your PNG image there, ending in “.pdf”.

A PDF file made from a PNG image.

And also know that JPEG is the same as JPG

abbreviation: JPEG/JPG is  Joint Photographic Expert Group image  (this one is  the most useful)

  • PNG  is  Portable Network Graphics
  • PDF is Portable Document Format

The main types of image:

  1. JPEG (or JPG) – Joint Photographic Experts Group
  2. PNG – Portable Network Graphics
  3. GIF – Graphics Interchange Format
  4. TIFF – Tagged Image File
  5. PSD – Photoshop Document
  6. PDF – Portable Document Format
  7. EPS – Encapsulated Postscript
  8. AI – Adobe Illustrator Document
  9. INDD – Adobe Indesign Document
  10. RAW – Raw Image Formats

That’s all there is to converting PNG to PDF using the built-in option on Windows 10 and 11. Enjoy!

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