This post elaborated by MiniTool Software Limited mainly introduces some common free HTML PDF converters including online websites and offline apps. The author tested some online services and gave a comparison based on her own experience.
Sometimes, you may need to convert the downloaded web pages in HTML format to PDF files for the convenience of sending, sharing, storing, printing, and reviewing.
Top 5 Free HTML to PDF Converters
The following are five popular HTML link to PDF generators. All below tools supports Windows and Mac operating systems.
CloudConvert is an online document converter that supports PDF, DOCX, PPTX, and XLSX. Its output file quality is guaranteed if the source file was saved through the latest Microsoft Office 2019 suite. Besides the normal conversion like other converters, it enables you to specify output PDF page settings like page range, zoom level, page width/height, margin, background, etc.
Online-Convert is another online webpage converter that supports HTML-PDF. It scans the HTML pages you provide and exports them as images or editable texts. Moreover, this free converter can source the language of your file.
Online-Convert offers 3 free tasks each day. If you need more tasks, you have to purchase its premium service.
Convertio is an online HTML/URL to PDF converter for Windows and Mac. You can select HTML files on your computer or cloud drives (e.g. Google Drive, Dropbox). You can also provide the URL link of the original file. What’s more, it offers a browser extension for conversion convenience.
Convetio allows you to convert a maximum 100 MB file size anonymously. For more file size conversion, you need to sign up.
Sejda is an online website where you can directly save HTML as PDF. Besides, it can change URL and HTML code to PDF files. This free service supports up to 50 MB files and three tasks per hour. Batch conversion is also available. The advanced feature is that it supports uploading HTML from OneDrive.
However, if you have many large HTML documents to convert, you can subscribe to Sejda’s PRO plan that supports files up to 100 MB.
#5 Adobe Acrobat DC
You can turn HTML into PDF with the Acrobat PDF converting tool. Using the Adobe PDF toolbar online tools, you are able to save HTML files, entire web pages, or only part of a web page as PDFs right from the browser. Moreover, it can combine multiple web pages into a single PDF.
This Adobe Acrobat program a 7-day free trial, but you have to provide personal information to get the trial including email, credit/debit card number, name, etc.
I have tested my original Chrome HTML document with the 4 online HTML to PDF converters and give them the above order based on my experience.
CloudConvert will automatically display the converted PDF file for you after conversion. You can preview the result and decide whether to download the PDF file. Yet, the downloaded file doesn’t look like the same good view as the preview.
Online-Convert will automatically download the converted file for you. The file has the best display (centered) compared with the other converting result.
Convertio has the same conversion result file as CloudConvet. The PDF file seems align by the left margin and it looks bad.
As for Sejda, it does not recognize my Chrome HTML file. So, there is no converted file.
How to save a webpage as a PDF? If you want to know, then you should read this post carefully. You can know how to do that on different browsers.
How to Convert HTML to PDF?
No matter which service or tool you choose to change your files from HTML to PDF, the steps are similar.
Step 1. Select source HTML. First of all, you need to either upload the source .html file to the converting website or explore it using the conversion app.
Step 2. Choose output file format. Secondly, specify the output file extension as .pdf. You may also be allowed to customize other settings.
Step 3. Convert. Next, click the convert button to trigger the conversion. The time it requires to complete the task depends on the size of the source file. Generally, it won’t take long and usually several seconds.
Step 4. Download. Finally, download the converted file onto your computer. Then, you can open it and view the content in slideshow mode.
Convert PDF to HTML
Vice versa, there are also situations when you need to convert PDF documents to HTML. The above 5 tools can all be used to convert PDF files back to HTML. Or, you can pick one from the below list.
- Soda PDF
- IDR Solutions
- EVO HTML to PDF Converter
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