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CutePDF Writer

Create PDFs from almost any application — Free Software!

Just click Print and select CutePDF Writer as your printer. It’s that simple.
  1. Select a file in any application that prints and open it.
  2. Choose “File” > “Print”.
  3. Choose “CutePDF Writer” as the printer in the print dialog box, and click “Print”.
    (Do Not select "Print to File" option.)
  4. Enter a new file name for your PDF and select options. “Save” to your desired location.

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( Ver. 4.0; 3.16 MB)


FREE software for commercial and non-commercial use!  No Adware, No Malware!  

Installation Requirements

  • Supports Microsoft Windows Vista/7/8/8.1/10/11 (32-bit/64-bit).
  • Supports Microsoft Windows Server 2008/2012/2016/2019/2022.
  • Requires PS2PDF converter such as Ghostscript (recommended).
    You can get the free AGPL Ghostscript  here.
GNU Ghostscript is a free open-source interpreter for the PostScript language and the PDF file format.
It is distributed under the GNU General Public License.
You may obtain the latest version of free GPL Ghostscript and its source code here.

What's New

  • Added support for Server 2008/2012/2016/2019/2022 and Terminal Server. 
  • New version 4.0 allows you to change Document Properties, add Passwords with security settings and do much more. 
  • Password protect PDF documents with 256-bit AES encryption. 
  • Added support for basic programmatic access
  • Seamlessly integrate with CutePDF Professional.
  • New version works with the latest version of Ghostscript
  • To use with other PS2PDF application, please refer to FAQs.
  • Supports foreign language Windows better.
  • No longer include Ghostscript. You may download and install it separately. 

Have specific and advanced needs above and beyond that of other users?
Integrate PDF creation ability into any application, solution, service or terminal server
(e.g. Citrix) environment and more.  Custom Redistribution now available! 
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( Ver. 4.0; 3.16 MB)
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  (GPLGS8.15; 5.01 MB)
Try now  Get Zipped Setup
Try now  Download for XP/2003
    (Ver. 3.2; 1.56 MB)

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Creating a PDF with this free PDF converter couldn't be easier. 
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Users Love It!

"Cute Indeed" 
This is the blessing I've been waiting for. Very simple. very good!
I have used many of these kind of Programs even one supplied by Adobe and I can tell you I have had many hardships with those programs. But this little PDF converter has Consistently Printed All that I wanted to Print WITH OUT EVEN 1 ERROR - even for the documents that the Adobe PDF printer crashed on!!! COOL BEANS... COOL COOL COOL COOL