Portable Document Format (PDF) files allow documents generated by programs such as word processors and desktop publishers to be published electronically, preserving their original appearance, for viewing and printing on any system.
Encore and MusicTime Deluxe supports the creation of PDF files, provided you have a suitable PDF creator installed on your computer.
On Mac OS X
using Encore or MusicTime Deluxe, you can generate PDF files directly as follows:
-Choose File > Print
-Click the Save as PDF
* For Mac, an alternative package is Jaws PDF Creator
, available from http://www.hallogram.com
using Encore or MusicTime Deluxe, you can generate PDF files directly by using the following softwares:
* For Windows, PDF Creator
is a freeware that many users have had sucess with is: http://sourceforge.net/projects/pdfcreator I actually use it, it's the best one!
* For Windows, PrimoPDF
also a freeware like PDF Creator is: http://www.primopdf.com/
* For Windows, CutePDF
another freeware is: http://www.cutepdf.com
* For Windows, Free Printer
a freeware is: http://www.documalis.com/free/fr_documa ... rinter.htm
* For Windows, PDFDrucker
a freeware is: http://www.pdfdrucker.de/
* For Windows, WinPDF
a freeware is: http://www.pdfdesk.com/winpdf.html
* For Windows, Go2PDF
a freeware is: http://www.go2pdf.com/product.html
* For Windows, a cheaper commercial alternative than Adobe's is pdf995
, available from http://www.pdf995.com
* For Windows, another alternative is pdfFactory
, available from http://www.fineprint.com
* A cost-free alternative is to use Ghostscript
, which is a PostScript Interpreter
capable of creating PDF files. It is available for both Windows and Mac from http://www.cs.wisc.edu/~ghost/
and is updated frequently, although it can be difficult to set up at first.
PDF files are generated by software which installs and behaves like a printer driver. This means that creating a PDF is as simple as printing a file from Encore, choosing the appropriate ?printer? as you do so. For further instructions, consult the documentation that accompanies your PDF creation software.
To view PDF files, you need to have the free Adobe Reader
) installed on your computer. Download it from Adobe's web site. (http://www.adobe.com