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We offer a range of tools, to help you convert your files in the most convenient way for you. As well as our online file conversion service, we also offer a desktop app for file conversions straight from your desktop, and an API for automated file conversions for developers. Which tool you use is up to you!
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Why choose Zamzar?
With Zamzar, file conversions are easy, reliable and convenient, so you can quickly convert your documents, images, videos, and more, to the formats you need. With faster downloads of converted files, and friendly and helpful support when you need it, you'll have everything you need to work with your files.
Converting a file is as easy as three clicks of a button - one click to upload your file, another to select the new file format and the final one to make the magic happen!
We strive to give you the best experience we possibly can, which is why we’ve added real-time file conversion and why we’re always increasing the number of file conversions we support.
We know thatads can distract you from converting your files, which is why we decided to run an ad-free service.
Our detailed, simple-to-understand documentation and sample code will help you start converting files quickly with our API.
Tools to suit your file conversion and file compression needs
You'll find all the conversion and compression tools you need, all in one place, at Zamzar. With over 1100 file-conversion types supported, whether you need to convert videos, audio, documents or images, you'll easily find what you need and soon have your files in the formats and sizing that work for you.
PDF Document Format PDF Converter
PDF stands for ‘Portable Document Format’ file. It was developed by Adobe so people could share documents regardless of which device, operating system, or software they were using, while preserving the content and formatting. The format has evolved to allow for editing and interactive elements like electronic signatures or buttons. The PDF format is now a standard open format that isn’t just available under Adobe Acrobat. It is maintained by the International Organisation for Standardization (ISO).
PDF files aren’t typically created from scratch, but are usually converted, saved or ‘printed’ from other documents or images before sharing, publishing online or storing. They can be viewed on almost all devices. Creating a PDF can involve compressing a file, making it take up less storage space. You would typically create a PDF if you wanted to ensure document fidelity, to make it more secure, or to create a copy for storage.
RTF Document Format RTF Converter
RTF stands for Rich Text Format. The format was developed by Microsoft in the 1980s as a document type that is primarily text based but can also include other elements like images and text formatting options. RTF was the default format for Microsoft’s Windows WordPad software program.
After DOC and DOCX were introduced for Microsoft Word, RTF became less popular as a format. RTF files are typically larger than both DOC and DOCX, and modern word processing formats offer more functionality. Microsoft stopped updates for RTF in 2008. However, many programs can still open RTF files, including Microsoft Word, Google Docs, LibreOffice and Apple TextEdit. Because of this, some users will choose to save their text documents as RTF so that they can edit them in different software programs. You can also use these software programs to open old WordPad RTF files and save them as another format like DOC, DOCX or TXT.
How to convert a PDF to a RTF file?
- 1. Choose the PDF file that you want to convert.
- 2. Select RTF as the the format you want to convert your PDF file to.
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Frequently asked questions
If you’ve got any questions about converting or compressing files with Zamzar, we’re happy to help! We’ve answered a few commonly-asked questions below, to get you started, and you can find out more information about file conversion and compression with Zamzar, in our Help centre.
Online conversion tools like Zamzar are a quick way to convert a file to RTF. The free tool on Zamzar’s website lets you create RTF files from a wide range of formats, including PDF and DOC. There are only three steps – uploading your file, selecting to convert it to RTF and then downloading the file in the new format.
You can also install file conversion software on your device, such as Wondershare PDFelement, but a big advantage to using online converters is that they’re cloud based, so you don’t need to install any extra applications.
It’s easy to turn a PDF into RTF using file conversion software or an online tool like Zamzar. The conversion tool on Zamzar’s website offers free file conversions and you can create RTF files without downloading extra software. Simply upload a PDF file, select RTF from the dropdown list and ‘Convert Now’, and then download your new file when it’s ready.
If you have the paid or free-trial version of Adobe Acrobat, you can also use this to convert a PDF into an RTF file.
You can use free online tools like Zamzar to convert a PDF to an RTF, or, alternatively, you can use the paid version of Adobe Acrobat. To convert a PDF to an RTF with Zamzar, just upload your file to the free tool on the website and click to convert it to RTF, before downloading the new file.
If you do have a subscription to Adobe Acrobat, you can convert PDF files by opening them in the program and using the ‘Export PDF’ function to save them as RTF or another format.
You can convert a PDF to RTF on a Mac by installing specialist software, such as Wondershare PDFelement, or by using an online conversion tool. With the free conversion tool on Zamzar’s website, you can easily convert files without installing any extra applications on your Mac. Just upload one or more PDFs to Zamzar’s website, click to convert them, and then download the new RTF files.
It’s also possible to convert from PDF using Adobe Acrobat, if you have the paid version or a free trial – open your file with Acrobat and then use ‘Export PDF’ to save the file in the RTF format.
One of the simplest ways to convert PDF to RTF on an iPhone is to use a website like Zamzar. There are no apps to install if you use an online conversion tool, and there are only three steps to use the one on Zamzar’s mobile-optimised website. Just upload your PDF to Zamzar’s online tool, select to convert it to RTF and then download the new file to your iPhone files.