Windows 11/10 allows you to Print to PDF natively, using Microsoft Print to PDF, which is built into Windows 111 and Windows 10. You now no longer need to use any third-party free software to print files to PDF.
Microsoft Print to PDF in Windows 11/10
Microsoft Print to PDF is a feature, built into Windows 11/10, that lets you create a PDF file from several file formats using a native printer.
If you right-click on a file and select Print, you will see Microsoft Print to PDF as one of the print options available.
If you do not find this option, you may want to check it has been disabled by mistake.
To verify this, Open Start > Settings > Devices > Printers & Scanners. Here, under Printers, you will see Microsoft Print to PDF.
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Microsoft Print to PDF missing
If you do not see it, open Control Panel > Programs & Features. From the left panel, click on Turn Windows features on or off.
Ensure that the Microsoft Print to PDF feature is checked. If not, check the box, click on OK and exit.
You may have to restart your Windows 11/10 computer.
Related: How to show or hide Microsoft Print to PDF printer
Reinstall Microsoft Print to PDF
If this does not help you, or if you removed Microsoft Print to PDF by mistake, or if Print to PDF is missing or not working, type and search for Advanced printer setup in the taskbar search bar and click on the result.
The wizard will search for printers and list them. Select Microsoft Print To PDF and click Next and follow the wizard to its completion.
Hope this helps!
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