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Smallpdf Desktop

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Smallpdf Desktop

  -  161 MB  -  Trial
  • Latest Version

    Smallpdf Desktop 2.8.2 LATEST

  • Review by

    Juan Garcia

  • Operating System

    Windows 7 / Windows 8 / Windows 10 / Windows 11

  • User Rating

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  • Author / Product

    Smallpdf GmbH / External Link

  • Filename


Smallpdf for Desktop is a small but feature-full office tool application that can help you to easily reduce the size of your PDF files without compromising the quality of the content inside of them (such as images) or convert them to one of the numerous file types, such as Office files, images and more.

In addition to having advanced compression and conversion capabilities, it can also be used as a streamlined and fast PDF reader that offers an optimal reading experience.

Smallpdf for PC currently has only the most used features from the web app version of this app, but developers from Smallpdf GmbH have promised that all features of the webapp will eventually be added to the desktop version. To make the transition to new app versions easier, It has a built-in automatic upgrade tool.

Features and Highlights
  • Take control over your PDF files.
  • Easily compress them or convert them to other formats.
  • Convert Office files to PDF with a single click.
  • Merge multiple PDF files into one.
  • Split PDFs into two or smaller ones.
  • Extract specific pages from a single PDF.
  • Delete or rotate pages inside a PDF.
  • Available for Windows 7+ and other OS.
  • Supports both 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows.
  • Offered as a FREE TRIAL. Monthly or yearly subscription for unlimited use.
Installation and Use

Smallpft for Desktop comes in a fairly substantial installation package that weighs over 100MB. This size is needed not only because of the powerful conversion tools that are part of this app but also because this app is also a fully-featured PDF reader. Nevertheless, you can finish the installation procedure quickly by following on-screen instructions, after which you will be presented with the app.

Originally presented in a fairly crude interface, the latest version of Smallpdf features a completely redesigned stylish look that can instantly help you to easily read and manage the state of your loaded PDF or Office files.

The majority of the screen is taken by the reader canvas, browsing and printing tools are on top, and management tools are on the far right – Compress, Convert, Delete or Rotate Pages, Merge, Split and Extract Pages. All of these tools open up their own pop-up window with easy to use controls. The most extensive options are offered by the Convert tool, where the following procedures are possible – Compress, PDF to Office, Office to PDF, PDF to Image, Merge and Unlock.

It is important to note that after very early versions of this app, Smallpdf has switched from being a freeware to a premium app. Only a time-limited trial version can be used for free.


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  • Efficient PDF compression.
  • Wide format conversion options.
  • Seamless Office file conversion.
  • Simple PDF manipulation features.
  • User-friendly interface design.
  • Relatively large installation size.
  • Transition from freeware to premium.
  • Limited free trial duration.
  • Desktop version lacks some web app features.
  • Limited advanced options compared to competitors.
Note: 7 days trial version.

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