How To Convert a JPG to PDF Document

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Their will be times when you will need to turn a JPG image into a PDF document. This happens when a company, website or service doesn’t support the JPG file format and needs you to only upload another format like PDF’s. If you are a designer who has created a digital resume, saved as a JPG, sending your file as a PDF would be more professional. If you ever wanted to merge multiple JPG images into one PDF document, you will be able to do that as well.

Below are various methods on how you can convert any JPG image into a PDF document.

Converting a JPG Image to a PDF Document

Irfan View

Irfan View is a image viewer that allows you to open various images and documents. You can use Irfan View to convert any number of JPG images into PDF documents. The Irfan View program is free.

Steps for you to follow:

  1. Goto Irfan View’s official website.
  2. If you have a older computer, click on 32-Bit Download. All newer computers choose 64-Bit download, then install the program.
  3. Click here to download plugins. Then install it.
  4. Open Irfan View, Goto Options -> Properties/Settings -> PlugIns -> Click on PDF options button. Check mark the box, then click ok. Close the Dialog box.
  5. Goto File -> Open -> Select your JPG image to open.
  6. Goto File -> Save As -> Select PDF from the Drop-down selection.
  7. Name your new PDF file and save.

Adobe Acrobat Professional

If you are using the professional version of Acrobat (not Acrobat Reader), you will be able to convert any JPG image(s) into a PDF document. The version of Acrobat being discussed is the paid professional version. You have to purchase and download first.

Steps for you to follow:

Method 1:

  1. On desktop, goto the folder where your image(s) are located.
  2. If it’s a single image, right-click and select “Convert to Adobe PDF”. If it’s a group of images, select all images first, then right-click and select “Combine supported files in Acrobat…”.
  3. Acrobat will now open your JPG image(s) in the program.
  4. Goto File -> Save As -> PDF. Give your new document a name, then save.

Method 2:

  1. Open Adobe Acrobat Professional.
  2. Goto File -> Create -> PDF from file. Select your image, then click Open.
  3. Your image(s) is now view-able in Acrobat.
  4. Goto File -> Save As -> PDF. Give your new document a name, then save.

Adobe Photoshop

If you are using Adobe Photoshop, you will be able to convert any number of JPG images into PDF documents. Any version of Photoshop is fine for this conversion. If you don’t have Photoshop, you must first purchase and download.

Steps for you to follow:

  1. Open Adobe Photoshop.
  2. Goto File -> Open, Then select your JPG image.
  3. Goto File -> Save As -> Select PDF from the drop-down selection.
  4. Give your new PDF a proper name, then hit Save.

PDF Candy

PDF Candy is an online converter that allows you to create PDF documents from JPG images. You can convert single JPG images or convert multiple JPG images into one PDF file. The process is simple and free to use.

Steps for you to follow:

  1. Goto PDFCandy.com
  2. Click on the green “Add file(s)” button.
  3. Select the JPG image(s) you would like to convert and click open.
  4. Your JPG image(s) will upload to the server.
  5. Click on the green Convert button.
  6. Click on the green Download file button.
  7. Select a save location and download your new PDF file.

Soda PDF

Soda PDF provides you with software that can convert any image or document, including JPG images into a PDF. Soda PDF is available for multiple devices including computers, tablets, and mobile devices. They also provide you with the ability to convert your JPG images directly on their website. They provide both Free and Premium Versions.

Steps for you to follow:

Method 1

  1. Goto SodaPDF.com
  2. On the navigation menu, goto For You -> Download.
  3. Depending on the device you are on, you will be prompt to download the software.
  4. Install Soda PDF, then close the installation window.
  5. On your device, find the JPG image you want to convert. Open it in any Image Viewer.
  6. In your image viewer, goto File -> Print -> Choose Soda PDF from printer selection.
  7. Click on Print. A File Save Prompt will appear. Select a location, then click save.

Method 2

  1. Goto SodaPDF.com
  2. On the navigation menu, goto Soda PDF Online -> Convert to PDF -> JPG to PDF.
  3. Click the green Choose File button and select your JPG image.
  4. Click Download & View in browser.
  5. Select a location on your device and save.

Reasons for Converting a JPG to PDF

There may be some places online or business guidelines that only support PDF files. Even though the JPG image format is one the most widely used file formats today, having the ability to upload or share a document or graphic as a PDF is still essential.

Graphic images are converted to PDF’s for various reasons, for instance; a person who needs to upload a media kit that’s a JPG will need to convert that into a PDF. Most Job Search websites require you to upload a Word or PDF document. If your resume is a digital version, you will want to convert that to a PDF so you can successfully upload it.

Check out our guide on how to Convert a PDF to JPG image.

 

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