AFP to PDF Conversion

This tutorial is intended to demonstrate how to convert AFP documents to PDF files with the help of PDF Server.

NOTE: AFP file can be AFP document, AFP overlay, AFP medium overlay, or AFP page segments.


How to convert AFP to PDF with AFP Server

1. Start the AFP Server Configuration Tool on your server

2. Open an AFP document

3. In the drop-down list of "Preset Programs", choose "Convert", and click "Configure..." button

4. A configuration dialog pops up, and you need to specify the target folder for the PDF files to be created

5. Click "OK" button to confirm and close the pop-up dialog.

6. Click "Apply" button to apply your changes.

7. Specify the AFP output folder for AFP files, and close the AFP Server Configuration Tool

8. Congratulations! You have completed the host setup process on your server as guided.

9. Now you can print any type of document, such as Microsoft Word document, to the "AFP Printer", and in the AFP output folder  you get the AFP documents, and in the target folder for the PDF files you get PDF documents as the conversion results.

How to convert AFP to PDF with AcroPDF

1. Start your AFP Workbench Viewer software

2. Open an AFP document

3. Select from main menu "File"->"Print"

4. Select Printer "AcroPDF"  (If you don't have AcroPDF printer, you can get it from

5. If you need to adjust PDF generation options, click the "Property" button on the right

6. Click "OK"

7. A dialog will pop up, specify the location and file name of the PDF document to be generated

8. Congratulations! You have converted AFP to PDF document now.

How to batch convert AFP to PDF with AFP to PDF Converter

1. Download, install, and start AFP to PDF Converter software

2. Add one or more AFP documents

3. Specify the output folder

4. Click Convert button to begin your AFP to PDF conversion in batch

IPDS Printing Solutions company offers a server based afp to pdf conversion software program namely AFP2PDF Transform Server in addition to this desktop application.

AFP to PDF Converter

System Requirement: Microsoft Windows 11, Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Microsoft Windows 7, Microsoft Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP, Microsoft Windows Server 2022, Microsoft Windows Server 2019, Microsoft Windows Server 2016, Microsoft Windows Server 2012, Microsoft Windows Server 2008, Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2. Either 64-bit or 32-bit.

Common Conversion Pairs

           TIFF to AFP Conversion                    JPG to AFP Conversion
           BMP to AFP Conversion                    XPS to AFP Conversion
           PDF to AFP Conversion                     AFP to PDF Conversion


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