There was a time when PDF files could not be manipulated unless an Adobe software product was purchased. Times have certainly changed as there are now several products available to support your PDF needs - most of which are on-line and require no registration. Included below are 10 tools that educators should add to their PDF tool kit:
1. PDF Online Reader
2. I Love PDF
Create editable Microsoft Word, Excel or PowerPoint documents in 3 easy steps: 1. Upload PDF file. 2. Submit an email address. 3. File will be converted and sent to the email address provided.
4. PDF to Word Online Convertor
Large PDF files can be simply converted to MS Word documents by selecting a file and converting it. No email address is required.
5. PDF to HTML Online Convertor
Converts PDF documents to HTML code which can be later embedded into a blog, website, etc.
6. Web2PDF Online
To quickly save on-line information, this tool converts any web page to a PDF document.
7. PDF Aid
Images in PDF files are extracted and saved in their original resolution and true color. The images are saved - a variety of file formats are available - in a logical order for easy re-insertion.
8. PDF Scissors
In a nutshell, this cropping tool can crop multiple PDF pages with the drawing of a single area!
9. Booklet Creator
PDF or MS Word files can be converted into a flipping book. A nice feature is that the final product can be shared via Twitter, Facebook or on a website or blog.
This post originally appeared on The De-tech-tive 4 Teachers.
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