Convert Color PDF to Black and White

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This tool automatically switches the color in a PDF to black and white. It works with images and text.

Download your modified PDF for free.

What do you do when your printer is out of color ink and you really need to print a form?

Maybe you can use the the black ink cartridge to print a substitute!

This tool converts your PDF so that it will print in B&W.

This will change all colors in:

  • fonts and text
  • images
  • graphics
  • pictures
  • lines
  • shapes
  • headings
  • titles
  • footnotes
  • captions
  • headers

Print a form, shipping label, homework, and pictures when your printer runs out of ink!

If the above doesn’t work, try removing your color ink cartridge(s) — sometimes this “tricks” your printer and makes it print black and white without color ink!

More questions about printing in color when your out of black ink? Check out this FAQ:


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