Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Download Free PDF Document Creation Software

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Interested in distributing my forthcoming book FREE, I was attracted to sites offering free PDF document-creation software. That was AFTER Adobe choked, REFUSING to load on the creaky cranky computer I cobbled together and was able to make Windows Millenium Edition run on.

I tried different places: HERE and THERE. I kept hitting brick walls.

NONE of the software programs that provide a "virtual printer" - like WinPDF, would work on my machine. I found something on an FTP site called llSPDFEdit.exe (aka Simple PDF Editor 1.0), which worked but couldn't make page seperations on the PDF documents it produced, which, when opened under Adobe Acrobat, would freeze Acrobat [Not Responding], forcing a ctrl+alt+delete reset.

Then, on an old diskette, I found "Simple PDF Editor" (version 2.0) which apparently was crippled beyond use. It was only when, in desperation, I conducted a search for a warez reg code or keygen for "Simple PDF Editor" (no longer supported by the company that marketed it) that I was able to find FREE PDF document creation that actually WORKS! EUREKA!

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