Guide to Paper Sizes: A4 and Letter

A4 and Letter are the two most common paper sizes for at-home and office printing.

  • A4 is used widely across the globe
  • Letter is used mainly in North America.

About A4 paper

  • Measures 210 x 297 mm / 8.27 x 11.69 inches
  • Is slightly taller and narrower than Letter
  • Fits exactly two A5 pages with no wasted paper and is therefore the best way to print A5 inserts. It also makes for easier cutting. Just cut down the center of the page – no trimming of the edges needed.
  • Fits two Personal size pages. Cut along the cropmarks of the print.

About Letter paper

  • Measures 216 x 279 mm / 8.5 x 11 inches
  • Is slightly wider and shorter than A4
  • Fits one A5 page. Cut along the cropmarks on the print.
  • Fits two Personal size pages. Cut along the cropmarks of the print.
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