Welcome Screen

The Welcome Screen is located in the main frame of Xodo PDF Studio and is only displayed when no document is currently open. The welcome screen allows you to quickly open recent new files, create PDFs from various sources, or access the user guide and knowledge base.

Welcome Screen Options

Recent Documents

The recent documents section displays the 5 most recent PDF files opened with Xodo PDF Studio. To open a file in this list just click on the name of the file that you wish to open.

Open File: Displays the file chooser to select a PDF document to open


Create PDF

Create PDF provides you with quick access to many of the PDF creation functions available throughout Xodo PDF Studio. Simply click on the function you wish to use to launch the tool.

From Image: Converts a Single Image File to PDF using any of the Supported Files Types

From MS Office: Converts Microsoft Office Word, Excel & PowerPoint files to PDF from the Supported Files Types

From Multiple Files: Merges/Converts Multiple Files at once to create a single PDF

From Scanner: Launches the Scanning Dialog to create a new PDF



Online Knowledge Base - Link that opens the Online Knowledge Base for Xodo PDF Studio that contains additional information and tutorials

Xodo PDF Studio User Guide - Link that opens the online Xodo PDF Studio user guide



Show Welcome Screen on Startup - Uncheck this option if you wish to not see this dialog at startup. This setting can be re-enabled in the General Preferences