XPS File, as you know is XML Paper Specification from Microsoft build for Windows platform. I’ve already mentioned on how to open XPS file on your browser using free addons and for those of you who wants to convert XPS to PDF file format can look into this method.

Note that there are tons of services available that helps you to convert xps file to pdf format and they charge few bucks. With this method, you don’t have to pay anything online or buy anything for xps conversion. Once the file is converted, you can view the PDF file or convert PDF into Doc (If you want your XPS file in DOC format icon wink Convert XPS To PDF File For Free )

How do we convert

Basically, we will download virtual printer using an quick online search (mentioned below) and use this freeware to make an virtual PDF file out of it. The method is straight forward and easy to implement for extracting the PDF form from the XPS file.

Convert XPS to PDF Format

Here is a simple step by step instructions on how you can do this:

Open XPS file – First open your XPS file from Microsoft application addon (download) or using XPS addons for Firefox and Internet explorer browser (download)

Free Virtual printer – As we need to create a virtual printer, you can download a freeware printer Cure PDF which is quite popular printing tool for Windows user. You can use any of the tool, matter of personal choice.

Converting XPS to PDF – Now open the .XPS file and go to File and Print, select  Cute PDF from printers list and click on Print. When you do this, you will be automatically requested to save the file on to your desktop and in .PDF file extension.

You can again convert PDF to DOC form by using Google docs or other free online service. Oops, we got the solution for converting xps to doc file icon wink Convert XPS To PDF File For Free