FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What is PDF Cyborg?

PDF Cyborg allow you to convert a web page into a PDF. Just insert the URL in the input box that you want to turn into a PDF.

When does the download link expire?

The download link expire after 40 minutes.

Do you track who convert what?

All requests are anonymous, we DO NOT track who convert what. Privacy is a key aspect of this web appliccation.

Does it work on Medium, BBC, Wikipedia, New York Times...?

Yes, yes, and yes in short it works everywhere, paste an URL and it will convert it into a PDF.

Why it is better than a browser extension?

1. You are anonymous when you transform a web page to pdf using our service.
2. Browser extension doesn't support converting complicated web page.
3. Browser extension that generate PDF doesn't work on all type of page, don't have the full content for long page...
4. Faster than any browser extension.
5. Work on all devices : phone, tablet, computer, ... You only need a web browser.

Does it work on phone/tablet?

Yes it does work on phone/tablet. On IOS (iphone/ipad), please use safari as any other browser might break, or be sure to us IOS12 or higher. For Android, you can use any browser.

What doest it mean "URL is not valid"?

This mean that the link you put in the input box is not correct. Usually just copy and paste the link between tab in your browser. Please see below for example of valid URL :
  • http://foo.com/blah_blah
  • http://foo.com/blah_blah/
  • http://foo.com/blah_blah_(wikipedia)
  • http://foo.com/blah_blah_(wikipedia)_(again)
  • http://www.example.com/wpstyle/?p=364
  • https://www.example.com/foo/?bar=baz&inga=42&quux
  • http://✪df.ws/123
  • http://userid:password@example.com:8080
  • http://userid:password@example.com:8080/
  • http://userid@example.com
  • http://userid@example.com/
  • http://userid@example.com:8080
  • http://userid@example.com:8080/
  • http://userid:password@example.com
  • http://userid:password@example.com/
  • http://142.42.1.1/
  • http://142.42.1.1:8080/
  • http://➡.ws/䨹
  • http://⌘.ws

Do you have other great application?

Yes, go to Apps Cyborg to check all our available web applications.