How does Win2PDF compare to the Microsoft Print to PDF printer in Windows 10?

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The Microsoft Print to PDF printer is including in the Microsoft Windows 10 operating system, but it contains several major limitations when compared to the Win2PDF Print to PDF printer.  Here is the default view of the Microsoft Print to PDF file save window.

 

The Microsoft Print to PDF file save window

Windows 10 Microsoft Print to PDF file save window

 

Here is a summary of features that are available in Win2PDF that are NOT available in the Microsoft Print to PDF printer.

 

Use default file name to document being printed

Save files in other formats like XPS, TIFF, and SVG

Save files as PDF/A (archival PDF)

Save files as non-searchable (image-only) PDFs

View PDF file after it has been created

Email PDF file after it has been created

Change resolution of PDF files to reduce file size

Automatically name PDF files without user interaction

Password protect PDF files (Win2PDF Pro only)

Disable the ability to print PDF files (Win2PDF Pro only)

Disable the ability to copy text or images from PDF files (Win2PDF Pro only)

Disable the ability to modify PDF files (Win2PDF Pro only)

Set a watermark image on the PDF file (Win2PDF Pro only)

Set a background image on a PDF file (Win2PDF Pro only)

Print a copy of the PDF file to the default paper printer

Supports a user-accessible API for developer integrations

Supports an Administrator tool for changing default behavior

Supports a stand-alone SMTP email program for automated sending of PDFs