How to Convert Anything to PDF, JPG & Docs to PDF Tutorial

What is Zapier?

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Zapier is an online automation tool that connects your favorite apps, such as Gmail, Slack, Mailchimp, and over 1,500 more. You can connect two or more apps to automate repetitive tasks without coding or relying on developers to build the integration. It’s easy enough that anyone can build their own app workflows with just a few clicks.

  1. Make a Zap
  2. Google Drive and New File in Folder
  3. Set up Trigger
  4. Test Trigger
  5. Test Trigger Result
  6. Add App and Anything to PDF Converter
  7. Setup Action
  8. Test Action
  9. Test Action Result
  10. Output

In this tutorial, we will show you how you can automatically convert your documents inside Google Drive into PDF using With this integration, you can convert anything to PDF. For example, you may convert a Google Doc to PDF in your Google Drive, and more.

Our sample document is a DOCX stored in Google Drive inside the folder Other supported formats are CSV, XLS, HTML, DOC, XPS, RTF, Images, and Email.

Word Doc Inside Google Drive As Source File
Screenshot of the Source Word Doc in the Google Drive                                       

IMPORTANT: if you need to convert Google Docs/Sheets/Slides documents (not files) to PDF, then you don’t need anything! Just need to modify your link, Click here for the tutorial. So let’s get started!

Step 1: Make a Zap

  • Let’s begin by logging into your Zapier account and clicking on the Create Zap button.

Step 2: Google Drive and New File in Folder

  • Next, search and select Google Drive as the App and choose the New File in Folder as the Trigger Event.

Setup Google Drive Trigger Step

Step 3: Setup Trigger

Let’s set up the trigger.

  • First, let’s select My Google Drive as the Drive to be used.
  • Next, choose the specific Folder where all your documents to be converted are stored.

Choose The Google Drive Folder For Source Documents

Step 4: Test Trigger

  • Let’s test the trigger to make sure that we set it up correctly.

Test The Trigger To Make Sure That The Account Is Setup Correctly

Step 5:Test Trigger Result

  • Great! Google Drive found a new file added to a folder.

Trigger Test Successful

Step 6: Add App and Anything to PDF Converter

  • In this step, let’s add as the App and choose the Anything to PDF Converter as the Action Event.

Setup Anything To PDF Converter As The Action Step

Step 7:Setup Action

It’s time to configure the Anything to PDF Converter.

  • In the Input Type field, choose Link to rtf, doc, docx document.
  • In the Input field, select the Google Drive link called File.
  • In the Name field, enter your desired PDF file name.

Configure Anything To PDF Converter With Google Drive Data

Step 8: Test Action

  • We can now send the Anything to PDF Converter data to to Test & Review.

Send Anything To PDF Converter To To Test And Review

Step 9: Test Action Result

  • returned a temporary URL to access the PDF file. Kindly copy and paste the URL to your browser to view the result.

Anything To PDF Converter Test Was A Success

Step 10: DOCX to PDF Output

  • Excellent! We have successfully converted the DOCX to PDF.

Converted Doc To PDF Result
Screenshot of Word Doc Converted into PDF

In this tutorial, we learned how to set up the Google Drive trigger step to access the folder location where the files to be converted are stored. We also learned how to convert the Word document to PDF using the Anything to PDF Converter in

With this automation, you can easily convert any document to a PDF format. For example, it would be easy to convert a Google Doc to PDF.

NOTE: You can set up the next step to save the generated file in Google Drive or Dropbox depending on your requirements.

Check out this video tutorial to convert anything to PDF: