Change the color of a PDF with this online tool.
Change the color of the text, images and all the rest in your PDFs. Simply upload a file and pick your color. Blue is a good substitute for when you run out of black ink.
Print PDFs Without Black Ink!
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This tool automatically switches the black pixels to dark blue or another color that is not black.
Download your first couple modified PDFs for free.
What do you do when your printer is out of black ink and you really need to print a form?
Maybe you can use the color ink cartridge to print a substitute!
How to print without black ink?
This tool converts your PDF so that it will print in almost-black. Pick a color and review the modified image. Download and print! You can choose a number of different target colors — maybe your color cartridge is out of black and green, but it has blue or red!
Change all colors in your PDF, including:
- fonts and text
Print a form, shipping label, homework, and pictures when your printer runs out of ink!
What users say about the tool’s ability to convert PDFs into Color
I came across your site for the first time last week when I needed to print out boarding passes and test results and the Costa Rican hostel’s printer was out of black ink and the staff wouldn’t let me touch their computer to change the print settings. My travel partner, a graphic designer, started to try to use whatever Photoshop-type tools he uses to execute my master plan of “turn the effing things blue” but started narrating out loud about having to convert the text to outlines, etc etc etc. At that point I thought there must be a better way and found you on Google. In short order I had beaten him to the result (very satisfying) and we accomplished the printing, which was a huge relief of stress as it was la Semana Santa/Easter holiday week and seemingly every other place to print things was closed.Q
Was out of black ink. Tried Photoshop and Lightroom. Couldn’t do what I wanted. Found this. Saved the day!T
WOW your website saved me … **** *** black ink cartridge ran out after like 50 pages, and I needed a paper printed TONIGHT, and after searching for an hour on how to simply change the color of my pdf to blue, I found a link to your site in the comment section of a youtube video. Holy %@#!. Thank you.T
Thank you for this! I was just gifted this printer and have been having problems getting the black ink to work, and primarily use it to print shipping labels like this. I just tried it and it worked! Thank you!L
Thanks for the PDF doc color converter tool! You rock!Z
Great tool! It saved me after the black toner ran out this weekend. Thank you!A
Great tool. Thanks!W
THANK YOU SOOOOOO MUCH!!!L
Great tool! Thanks a lot for providing it.M
Thank you, that was super useful!J
Awesome tool! ThanksR
Thanks. USPS shipment of black ink is delayed.K
Thanks so much for building this SUPER tool 🙂C
Great tool. Really needed it!E
More questions about printing in color when you are out of black ink? Check out this FAQ:
Please send a message to let us know how this PDF re-coloring tool worked for you.
If changing the pixel colors doesn’t work on the first print, try removing your black ink cartridge — sometimes this “tricks” your printer and makes it print black from the color cartridge!
Is there a way to set the printer to bypass the black ink and use only color? Instead of fussing with complicated printer settings, just convert the color in your PDF using this tool.