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How to Convert WebPage to PDF on Mac?

2016-09-21 11:23:10 / Posted byRosa Reyes to PDF Follow @ Rosa

On occasion, you may find yourself reading something particularly interesting, worthwhile, or useful on the web (like you may find yourself wishing you could share it quickly with a colleague or a friend. While many users may simply copying and pasting a web link into an email message, or manually copy and paste the content to word for later use. Sometimes however, the exact contents of a page may change, so you may want to preserve it as it is. Wouldn't it be nice if you could magically turn those web pages into PDF files, then? But many users don’t know how to save WebPage as PDF on Mac.  Here we’ll show you three methods to do so. All of them are very easy. Follow the steps below and you will master quickly. Booyah:

Why Turn WebPage into PDF?

Easy sharing messages while email: today's internet has been crushed by the double-edged menace of malicious spam and malicious web pages and your email is crying to be heard. Your recipients will not have the time or just don't want to click your links. By converting webpage to PDF, your recipients can easily open and read the message the way you want it to be.

For easily archive: bookmarking is one of the means to save a webpage for future reference. However, you have to launch the browser, find the webpage in a long, long bookmark list and wait until the page loads. There is also the risk of the website being taken down. So it's wise to reserve the webpage content offline. Save to PDF documents can ensure that you save all the important information needed.

For easy share and reading on any device: sharing a file in PDF format allows people to view the document regardless of what word processor they are using. More importantly, almost everyone has a copy of free Adobe Acrobat Reader and can read the contents. And in many cases, the PDF output looks close to original page and you can easily read it on most devices like cellphone, iPad, e-book reader, etc.

How to Convert WebPage to PDF on Mac

When it comes to how to save a webpage as PDF on mac,there are three methods of converting web pages to PDF files on Mac. All of them are very easy. Follow the steps below and you will master quickly.

Way 1 of 3: Using Safari as Free Webpage to PDF Converter

Safari browser includes the extremely useful save as PDF feature built right in. If you are using Safari. Let's, quickly learn how you can use safari to convert WebPage into PDF file on Mac:

  1. Open the webpage you want to save as PDF in Safari, and once page is loaded. Click on Blue reader icon in the URL field. This will bring up a readability format of a page.

  1. Click on Print icon by hovering your mouse on the page you reading with Safari reader. This will bring up the print option for safari, where you can make many changes. I always just use "Save as PDF..".

Play with this feature in different programs, you'll find that, like me, it's a big part of why Mac OS is such a pleasant operating system to work with.

Way 2 of 3: Convert WebPage to PDF Online

This is probably the simplest option. Head to Htm2pdf and enter the URL of the website you want to convert to PDF. You can then open the PDF right away or save it to your hard drive. There is also an option to set converter to display flash movies and make the links active.

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  1. Free Convert web pages to PDF documents.
  2. (Optional) Include flash movies and links.
  3. Download and save converted webpages to your hard drive.

Way 3 of 3: Use Third Party Software to Batch Convert and Merge WebPage into PDF

The above methods does support to save webpage as PDF, but it only converts one webpage at a time; If you have been looking for a more simple way to save web pages to yourself, one that works with batch of files, or one that can merge multiple files into one PDF file, consider using Cisdem PDFCreator for Mac.

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  1. Download and install Cisdem PDF Creator to your Mac.
  2. Open PDF Creator and drag-n-drop the webpage files to its interface.
  3. Hit the "Convert" to start webpages to PDF conversion on Mac.

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4 Responses

  • Marc

    I like collecting webpages and present for our members to take brainstorming, making the web pages in PDF is quite convenient for my intention. This tool is good to keep the layout and present as I expect, thanks buddy.

    13 hours ago REPLY
  • Johann J

    Fantastic! Thanks a million.

    6 months ago REPLY
  • Timothy

    Thanks. So simple and indeed helpful.

    11 months ago REPLY
  • Price

    I wanted to turn a webpage to PDF for easy sharing. I found this article when I search in Google. It is a useful article, at least for me.

    1 years ago REPLY

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