PDF2EXE, PDF2EXE Pro
Cool PDF Reader
use virtually the same user interface. Here we
take PDF2EXE as an example to show you how to use all the software,
In the GUI (Graphical User Interface) of PDF2EXE, you will see three bars
Menu bar the main menu. File, View etc.
Tool bar the bar in the downstairs of menu bar. Open, Save etc.
buttons on this bar.
Status bar the bar displaying the status of PDF2EXE. Usually,
it shows the status 'Done', the name of the loaded PDF file, the page
File Menu contains all the file operations such as open, close, save as,
View Menu enables the users to view PDF document the way they want. For
example, zooming, rotation, fit width, fit page etc.
Page Menu allows the users to go forward to the last page, next page of the
PDF document or go back to the previous page, the first page. Users have the
option to go to any page within the PDF document.
Tools Menu has only one option now, i.e. to slide show a PDF document.
Options Menu gives you the opportunities to remove the status bar, tool bar,
or even menu bar.
Help Menu provides all the required help information on how to use the
On the button panel, from left to right, are the following buttons,
Open a PDF file.
Save PDF file as EXE or ZIP.
Send the PDF document to printer.
Show PDF document properties.
First Page 
Go to the first page of the PDF document.
Previous Page 
Go back to the previous page.
Next Page 
Go forward to the next page.
Last Page 
Go to the last page of the PDF document.
Rotate CCW 
Rotate 90 degrees (counter-clockwise).
Rotate CW 
Rotate 90 degrees (clockwise).
Zoom In [A]
Magnify the page of the PDF document.
Zoom Out [B]
Shrink the page of the PDF document.
Actual Size [C]
Show PDF pages in actual size (default screen size)
Fit Page [D]
Show PDF pages as per page height.
Next Page [E}
Show PDF pages as per page width.
Full screen [F]
Show PDF document in full screen mode.
Slide show [G]
Make a slide show of PDF document.
Adjust the settings for menu bar, tool bar, and status bar.
Go to PDF2EXE.com web site.
Show this help.
Quit PDF2EXE program.
CONVERSION OPTIONS AVAILABLE IN
Many options are available in PDF2EXE Pro such as,
Set password as a means of protection
Disable conversion from EXE to PDF
Disable conversion from PDF to TXT, EXE to TXT
Prohibit extraction of PDF from EXE
Disable conversion from EXE to image formats
Disable document properties
Disable full screen mode
Maximize window after loading PDF pages
Fit width after loading PDF pages
Remove status bar on startup
Remove tool bar on startup
Remove options menu
Launch slide show after initialization
Prevent generated EXE from modification
ADVANCED OPTIONS AVAILABLE IN PDF2EXE Pro,
Advanced Options provide more flexibilities on customizing the generated
EXE file than PDF2EXE standard version,
Customize EXE Title
You can specify your preferred title for the EXE file. Maximum 62 characters
Customize the icon of the generated EXE file
If you are not satisfied with the default icon for the generated EXE file,
you can specify your preferred icon with PDF2EXE Pro. You can check the
option "Customize the cion of the generated EXE file", and you will see the
default icon appear, click the icon, and you will see the icon selection
dialog come up, now you can specify the icon you prefer.
Enable full-text Save-As
PDF2EXE Pro enhances the "Save As TXT" functionality from single page
save-as to full text save-as. If you want your customer to save PDF as TXT
for some purpose, just check this option, and your customer will get a plain
text copy of the PDF/EXE file you distribute.
Specify the number of times PDF can be viewed
Limit the number of times your PDF file can be viewed by the reader.
Specify the number of times PDF can be printed
Limit the number of times your PDF file can be printed by the reader.
Make PDF redistributable by target Machine Fingerprint
If you want your PDF file to be opened and read on a specific computer,
you can use the Digital Machine
Fingerprint Collector program to get the fingerprint of that computer,
and put it along with this option enabled. When someone gets your EXE file,
he or she can't read it unless his or her computer has exactly the same
machine fingerprint as you specified.
ADVANCED FEATURES AVAILABLE IN PDF2EXE
The following figure shows the three Advanced Operations.
Modify EXE Properties
When you click the "Modify EXE Properties" button, you will see the
following window come up,
Where you can specify File Version, Company Name, File Description, Legal
Information. These information are vital to you, because in the explorer
window, you will always see the EXE properties as the summary information
for the EXE file when you move your mouse on it. See below,
Load a configuration
Load an existing configuration for the options needed to generate EXE file.
The default extension for the configuration file is P2E.
Save current configuration
Save the current configuration of options to a file with the extension P2E.