We are the web's premier online converter of Portable Document Format (PDF) files. Our site allows you to make a PDF compatible file without loading any special software. All it takes to generate a PDF compatible file is to upload a postscript compatible file to our web site and then click on the resulting link. See the FAQ page for more details.
Our aim is to make it simple for light and moderate users to generate PDF files. For heavy use we recommend the freely available AFPL Ghostscript . This is the same software we use behind our web pages. We also recommend GSview as the best way to view and edit PDF files. Files converted on this site are also viewable with Adobe Acrobat® software.
November 18 2018
: Added image resize features with included compression with the support of VIPS
November 17 2018
: Added capabilities from FFMPEG
to allow advance features like compression, file stat detection, and size.
November 11 2018
: Added support to upload files in chunk
. This allow us to retry failed uploads without even bothering users.
November 09 2018: New servers added to improve the video convertion speed.
November 07 2018: Fixed an issue with progress update on video compressor/converter. Users pointered out that the progress resets after a minute or so the process started. Issue been fixed.
October 21 2018
:PS2PDF now uses Google Cloud Storage
for file transfer. Now your uploads and downloads will be lighting fast.
October 20 2018: Allow changing image quality when converting PNG/JPG to PDF.
September 29 2018: Improved file process page user experiance. Added feature to receive converted files to E-mail directly.
September 28 2018
: Fixed EXIF rotation issue on JPG files. JPG to PDF
should convert your JPG files with proper orientation.
September 26 2018: Fixed transparent PNG being rendered with black background on PNG to PDF converter. Now PDF will keep the Tranparancy of the PNG file intact.
September 23, 2018: Improved download user exprience by using more explicit way to download files. Fixed image compressor.
September 20, 2018: Improved support for IE 11.
September 17, 2018: Upgraded to Angular 6.
September 15, 2018
: Added ability to rotate and flip images. Started a blog
August 27, 2018: PS2PDF can now convert video formats such as MP4, WEBM, AVI, XVID, and TS.
August 25, 2018: Except IE 9, all processes are not use websockets. This allows PS2PDF users to see process status live.
August 13, 2018: Improve usability by adding machanism to prevent uploading an already uploaded file. Users can now change configurations, i.e Page size on image to PDF converter, for aleady uploaded file, and process it again without having to reupload the file. This saves users internet bandwidth.
July 29, 2018: Added image compression. Now you can compress TIFF, TIF, PNG, WEBP, JPEG, and JPG files.
July 26, 2018: Service restored to normal after discovering a major flow.
July 26, 2018: Updated contact us page.
Oct 20, 2017: Server update broke the site for the last day. Thanks goes out to Mike S who took the time to email and let us know. Please don't hestitate in reaching out to us if you have problems converting files on the site.
Dec 15, 2016: Time for the once every 3 year update. Improved the sites security. The change should hopefully not have impacted the quality of the conveted documents but if you have issues please reach out to us. Thanks to Jens Müller and Rohr University Bochum for pointing this out.
Oct 9, 2013: Wow. A long time between changes. The site broke thanks to an OS change and a tweak was needed to bring it back. If you are still getting 500 errors let me know.
Sept 14, 2010: Last weekends improvments broke the download link. All convertion for the past few hours have failed to give a good download link. Should be fixed now.
Sept 15, 2010: Thanks to Chad on pointing out a bug with the new tweaks where file names were being truncated. I hopefully fixed it so you full file name will once again be showing instead of just "C" or "D".
Sept 14, 2010: Last weekends improvments broke the download link. All convertion for the past few hours have failed to give a good download link. Should be fixed now. Please let me know if something is not working.
Sept 12, 2010: Made a few changes to the scripts. Hopefully didn't break anything in the progress.
Sept 22, 2009: Site backup again after being down for an hour or two this morning due to some unscheduled database work.
Jun 15, 2008: Added a simple favicon.ico. We would love to have someone who is not graphically challenged like we are create a cleaner looking one for us Note: got one need to incorport it
Jun 14, 2008: Minor script cleanup
Jan 20, 2008: Update to GhostScript 8.61.
Oct 27, 2007: Moved hosting providers.
Updated to GhostScript 8.60.
Please, please, please, report any issues you find.
July 11, 2007: The converter was down due to the hosting company issue with our current server load. For now we reduced the max file size back to 15mb and will run with that for while until we move to our backup servers.
May 28, 2007: Way to long without an update. We increased the size of the file we will convert to a over 25mb. Hopefully more files will be converted without a problem now.
June 3, 2006: We lost one of servers. Back up on a backup server.
May 2, 2006: Moved site primary server (and hosting provider). AFLP Ghostscript is now version 8.53
March 20-May 2, 2006: Site was down due to hosting provider maintenance. Failed to notice since we were unplugged from the net on vacation. Sorry for the interruption
Aug 19 2005: Server experienced file upload problems. Hopefully resolved. Still might be an issue with huge files and convertion results.
Feb 16 2005: Added a few advertisers once again. Please provide feedback at what you think and what you think this service is worth to you.
Feb 14 2005: Removed most ads from site temporarily since our advertiser account has been deactived. Sorry to say that this is just temporary since we can't afford to keep the site running without something paying the bills.
Jun 16 2004: File size display on download page was being computed incorrectly.
Feb 18 2004: Convertion failed to work over the night after a working directory accident got deleted. Thanks to everyone who spoke up and said something.
Jan 21 2004: Blank file names were not being handled gracefully (thanks John)
Dec 15 2003: Bugs! bugs! fixed method of detecting PS files that was changed above. (thanks Malcolm)
Oct 10 2003: Changed method of detecting PS files. Should be less picky about the input file (thanks Richard)
Jul 8 2003: Added display of file size of pdf file (thanks Andrew!)
Jan 29 2003: Minor script cleanup
Dec 30 2002: Updates to convert page
May 6 2002: Minor change to FAQ 1 at the request of Adobe Systems Inc.
May 1 2002: Wording changes at the request of Adobe Systems Inc.
March 20 2002: Upgraded to AFPL Ghostscript 7.04