PDF Converter - Windows Service

You can use Plutext's Word to PDF Converter in your application to programmatically convert or export Microsoft Word doc/docx files to PDF.

It installs as an operating system service on Windows (Windows Server, or Windows 7 or later, 32- or 64-bit).

Please note: This product has been discontinued and is no longer available for purchase. Downloads are for the convenience of existing licensees only.



Installation and Getting Started

To install, simply run the installer. Take a note of what port it will run on.

After installation, you should see a service 'pds' running.

To test the service is operating correctly, please see Getting Started.

Port configuration - Windows

You can set the port using the installer.

After installation, you can change it via registry key:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\PLUTEXT_SERVICE_ARGS only accepts connections from localhost; accepts connections from anywhere (assuming your firewall allows it)

Restart the "pds" (PlutextDocumentServices) service after changing the registry key value

Updating to a new release

To install a new release without having to reboot Windows, take these preliminary steps:

Now you can run the new release installer, and after this you should see service 'pds' running again.