Accounts

Setup user accounts that can be used to store and share your files after conversion. Please see the following sections to learn how to setup the different accounts.

Add SMTP Account

  • Click the Add SMTP Account button

  • Enter the information needed to connect to your SMTP Server

    • E-mail address: Enter your sending e-mail address.
    • User name: The account’s username, that is often the same as your e-mail address.
    • Host: The address of your outbox server (SMTP) according to your provider.
    • Port: Is the port number of your SMTP server (common numbers are 587, 25 or 465).
    • SSL: Enable SSL/TLS encryption.

    Set password: You can save your password to skip any further interaction to send the e-mail. Otherwise PDFCreator will ask you for your SMTP e-mail password during the print job. For automatic saving, you must set all required passwords.

Note

The passwords are encrypted before they are stored by PDFCreator. The encryption can be reverted though and is only intended to avoid plaintext passwords to be seen in the Registry.

Tip

Please keep in mind, that automated profiles can “silently” send e-mails!

Add Dropbox Accounts

  • Click the Add Dropbox Account button
  • Enter your Dropbox credentials (if you are already logged in, this will be skipped)
  • Allow PDFCreator to connect with Dropbox

Note

PDFCreator doesn’t save your Dropbox password. During the authentication, PDFCreator will receive an access token to access your user account to upload files. This access token will remain on your machine and will be encrypted before it is saved.

Add FTP Account

  • Click the Add FTP Account button
  • Enter the credentials needed to log into your FTP Server
  • Click the Checkbox if you’d like to always request the password during the upload.

Note

The passwords are encrypted before they are stored by PDFCreator. The encryption can be reverted though and is only intended to avoid plaintext passwords to be seen in the Registry.

For automatic saving, you must set all required passwords.

Add HTTP Account

  • Click the Add HTTP Account button
  • Enter the credentials needed to log into your HTTP Server
  • Check Basic Authentication if you need to use your credentials in order to upload files to the server
  • Check Don’t save password and request it during upload if you don’t wish to save the password. PDFCreator will ask for the password every time you upload a file.

Note

The passwords are encrypted before they are stored by PDFCreator. The encryption can be reverted though and is only intended to avoid plaintext passwords to be seen in the Registry.

For automatic saving, you must set all required passwords.

Add Time Server Account

  • Click the Add Time Server Account button
  • Enter the URL of the Time Server you’d like to use
  • Check Secured Time Server and enter your Username and Password if you want to use a secured time server.

Accounts in COM Interface

You will need to setup Accounts in the GUI and add them to a profile in order to use them in the COM Interface. Please refer to the section COM Interface User Manual if you want to learn more abount the COM Interface.