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How to Convert RTF to PDF on Mac (Including Sierra)

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For users who have installed Microsoft Office, you can send and share texts to other users in RTF format. RTF stands for Rich Text Format. This format was developed by Microsoft in the year 1987 to allow users to share texts with ease. What if one of your users has no Microsoft Office? Does it mean he or she cannot get the texts? No that is wrong. You can convert the RTF file to a standard format know as Portable Document Format (PDF). In this article we will show you how to convert RTF to PDF on Mac.

Part 1Best RTF to PDF Converter for Mac (High Sierra Compatible)

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Converting files from RTF to PDF formats requires you to have a PDF converter tool on your computer. If you are searching high and low on the Internet for a PDF converter well cat the chase, you can try Wondershare PDFelement for Mac. It allows you to create PDF files from Rich Texts, Images, HTML, existing documents or screen captures etc. Its other features of Wondershare PDFelement highlighted below.

  • It can convert a batch of PDF files to Word, Excel, PowerPoint, EPUB, HTML Rich Texts, Plain Texts, and images etc.
  • You can edit PDF files by altering texts, images, pages and annotate PDF with free-hand markup and comment boxes.
  • You can also fill out PDF forms and create fillable PDF forms.
  • It is designed with OCR functionality that makes scanned files that are searchable and editable.
  • It has a redacting tool that can perform batch redaction and also search & redact option.
  • It allows you to encrypt PDF files using an open and permission password.
  • It is compatible with Mac OS X 10.10, 10.11, 10.12 and will support the upcoming macOS High Sierra.

Part 2How to Convert Rich Text Format to PDF on Mac

Now, let us get at how to convert Rich Text document to PDF format using PDFelement on Mac platform. First, you need to download the software to your Mac and install it. After installing it launch the file under “Applications” folder on your Mac and follow this guide.

Step 1. Load Your File

On the Home window, you will see the "Create PDF" button at the mid of the window. Click on it and select an .rtf file on your local folder. Alternatively you can navigate the cursor to the main menu and click on "File" and select "Create". On the menu that appears click on the first option which is "PDF from File". This will allow you select a file.

Step 2. Edit Your File (Optional)

The uploaded PDF file will appear on a new window. You can now utilize the several tools of PDFelement. To edit texts, click on "Edit" on the tool bar. A formatting bar will appear. Move to the text field and double click on it. You can add or delete texts on the PDF file. You can also change the font size, color and font style.

You can also modify images. Move to an image if any and double click on it. It will provide you with options to extract image, delete or replace it.

Step 3. Create PDF from RTF

After you've finished editing your document, you can then go to the "File" tab and choose "Save" or "Save As" to export it to a PDF file.

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Published: Jul 01,2016 15:31 pm / Updated: Sep 01,2017 16:52 pm

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