What types of PDF creation software can I use to produce the PDF files that will be accepted by the USPTO?
The most common versions of commercial PDF creation software will be accepted by EFS-Web:
USPTO supports PDF standards versions 1.1 to 1.6, and Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0.8 or 7.0.9 ONLY to use EFS Fillable forms. A detailed listing of PDF guidelines may be found at the EFS Forms page.
- ABXPDF Writer (no configuration required)
- Open Office (Freeware)
- Easy Office (Ad ware)
- Cute PDF (Freeware)
- PDF Redirect (Freeware)
- PDF 995 (Ad ware)
- Primo PDF (Freeware)