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How to Convert ASPX to PDF: A Simple Guide

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ASPX to PDF

There are many situations where PDF files are the preferred file format. This guide shows how to convert files from ASPX to PDF.

ASPX stands for Active Server Page Extended. This is a special file extension that is generated from a web server for Microsoft webpages. ASPX files are sometimes hard to view and even harder to edit. One way to do either is to first convert the ASPX file to PDF. 

But how can that happen? A lot easier than it sounds! Below is a simple guide on how to convert ASPX to PDF.

How to View an ASPX File

APSX files are extensions of Active Server Pages. There are two simple ways to open and view them is by using a web browser.

Method 1

Step 1: Open your web browser. Chrome or the latest version of Internet Explorer works fine, but Chrome has more extensions that can help with file conversion later.

Step 2: Open your computer’s document viewer and find the ASPX file you want to view.

Step 3: Click and drag the ASPX file from your document viewer to your web browser’s URL address bar to open it within the browser.

Method 2

Step 1: Locate the ASPX file with your computer’s document viewer and right-click on it.

Step 2: In the drop-down menu, locate the “Open with…” option and click it. 

Step 3: Pick your web browser, preferably Chrome or Internet Explorer, from the “Open with…” drop-down menu to open the ASPX file within your browser. 

How to Convert to PDF

Any regular document file can be converted to a Portable Document Format (PDF) file through your standard word processor or any number of programs. Similarly, any ASPX file can be converted to a PDF in a few different ways.

Method 1: Using the Chrome Web Browser

Step 1: When viewing the ASPX file in your web browser, locate the Print Menu, or simply press “Ctrl + P” for the menu to pop up.

Step 2: Locate the “Print As…” or “Destination” option and set that to “Save As PDF” then click “Save”. You will now have a PDF version of the ASPX file save to your computer.

Method 2: ASPX to PDF Converter

For this method, you need to down the converter ASPX to PDF program from IronPDF. It is helpful to know a little coding or be familiar with .NET programs, but not entirely necessary for this article’s purposes. IronPDF has a great step-by-step guide to learn the coding behind the program to start manually converting ASPX files to PDF pretty easily.

Step 1: Open the converter program.

Step 2: Using the IronPDF ASPX to PDF step-by-step guide, download and install the IronPDF C# PDF Library into the ASPX to PDF Converter. This configures the conversion settings to your needs with minimal manual coding.

Step 3: Once the code library is installed, you can convert ASPX files to PDF.

Method 1 is definitely the quicker one. However, Method 2 provides the most customizable functions to not only open and convert ASPX files but also to edit them.

Ace PDF From ASPX Conversion

ASPX files are not the easiest file to use, but now that you know how to convert them into a PDF file you now have an even greater tool at your disposal.

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