How to Extract Pages from PDF
Need to extract pages from an existing PDF to create a new PDF file? If so, you're in the right place. This article is a step-by-step guide for how to extract pages from PDF in Mac OS X Lion and Windows. Just read on. You'll know how to extract pages from a PDF file easily and effortlessly.
Part 1. How to extract pages from PDF in Mac OS X Lion
To extract PDF pages on Mac, we can use Mac default PDF reader, Preview. It is not just a PDF reader, but a simple editor that allows you to extract pages from PDF file. It is quite simple to extract PDF pages via Preview:
- Open the PDF file you're going to extract pages from on Preview.
- Click the Thumbnails or Contact Sheet button in the View control in the toolbar.
- Click the page's thumbnail and then drag it to the desktop. If you're going to extract multiple PDF pages, hold down the Command key and then click to select the pages' thumbnails, and then drag them to the desktop. To merge these PDF pages on Mac, read how to merge PDF files on Mac>>
Part 2 : How to extract pages from PDF in Windows
When it comes to extracting PDF pages on Windows, we have to find a third-party PDF tool for help since Microsoft doesn't provide Windows users any tool to do the task. Here I'd like to share my favorite PDF tool with you. It is PDF Editor, a simple PDF tool that allows you to extract pages from a PDF quickly and intuitively. See how easy it could be to extract PDF pages on Wondershare PDF Editor.
Step 1. Download and install Wondershare PDF Editor
Click the download button to download the installation file .exe. And then double-click the .exe file to install Wondershare PDF Editor on your computer.
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Step 2. Extract PDF pages
Open the PDF file on Wondershare PDF Editor. Click the Pages menu to reveal all the options. Directly click the "Extract Page" icon.
Add then a prompt will pop up, asking you to select the page or page ranges to extract. Just set the page or page range and then click OK to carry out the extracting. The newly extracted PDF page or page range will be opened in a new window on PDF Editor automatically. To save the file, click the Save button on the tool bar.
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