How to Convert Excel to PDF

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Looking for a way to convert Excel to PDF? In this guide, you will learn how to do this using a desktop Excel-to-PDF converter or a free online tool.

By clicking the button, you’re downloading the free version of PDFChef by Movavi.*

Convert Your Files with an Excel to PDF Converter

An Excel file can only be opened if Microsoft Excel is installed on your computer. If you want to open documents on any device, you can convert them to the PDF format. This way, anyone who has access to the file will be able to open it - no Office software needed. Converting Excel to PDF will also allow you to save the format and font used in the Excel sheet when you send it by email.

We recommend you try PDFChef – a comprehensive desktop app for all PDF-related tasks. Read this guide to learn how to export Excel to PDF securely and easily.

How to Export Excel to PDF using PDFChef by Movavi

  • Step 1. Download and Install the Software

    Download the installation file and double-click it to install the program. Go through the installation process and then launch PDFChef.

  • Step 2. Add Your Files

    In the program window, choose Convert from the tools list.

    In the dialog box, set the input file type as Excel. The output format will be set as PDF automatically. Then click Select Files to add documents for conversion. You can also drag and drop files into the program window.

  • Step 3. Convert Excel to PDF

    Once the files are imported, a dialog box will appear. To save Excels as PDFs, click Convert in the lower-right corner of the dialog box. Then select the folder where you want to save your files and click Open. Wait for the files to be converted – it won’t take long.

    When everything is ready, click Open to open the files in PDFChef. If you convert several files, they’ll open in different tabs.

How to Convert Excel to PDF Online

If you want to turn your Excels to PDFs directly in your browser, try Excel2PDF Converter. It’s a free tool that also lets you change Excel files to PDF. But there are some downsides, too: the file size is limited and you can’t convert batches of files.

  • Step 1. Go to the Website

    Follow the link below to visit the website:

    Convert Excel to PDF Online

  • Step 2. Upload a File

    To add an Excel file, click Choose Files in the center of the workspace. In the dialog box that opens, select the file you want to upload and click Open.

  • Step 3. Download the Converted File

    When the .xlsx-to-.pdf conversion is complete, click Download File to download the PDF file to your computer.

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