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How to create a non-searchable (image only) PDF file using Win2PDF print to PDF in Windows 10

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Some users may need to create a PDF file that cannot be searched by text. This can be achieved by saving the PDF file as an 'image only'. To create a non-searchable (image only) file, you'll just need to print to Win2PDF and then choose the 'Save as type:' to be 'PDF Image Only - monochrome (PDF)' or 'PDF Image Only - color (PDF)'.


How to Create a PDF Image Only file using Win2PDF




Win2PDF saves image only PDF as the file type


The resulting PDF file will still be a standard PDF file, but the text information in the original document will be converted to images. This means that anyone doing a text search on PDF file will not be able to find any text matches.