How to Add Single or Multiple Images to PDF on Mac?

2017-09-27 21:48:47 / Posted by Megan Charles to PDF Follow @ Megan

Nowadays people are using tremendous pictures to share information visually, there are many different image formats: JPG, PNG, BMP, TIFF, GIF, etc. So, you may need to add image to PDF for presentation or for other purposes. But the biggest question is, very often, we need to add and combine multiple images, not just single one to a PDF file. Keep reading and we'll show you a way to add single or multiple images to PDF on mac.

Manually Add Image to PDF with Preview If You Want to

Many mac users prefer to use preview to add image to a PDF, since preview is an outstanding PDF tool coming with OS itself. Though the action to add image to PDF should be performed manually by users, we want to disclosure you all the details to try this method if you are patient and don’t work on multiple images that regularly.

Follow the steps to add image to PDF with Preview​:

  1. Open one of the multiple images with preview.
  2. Go to "View" and Choose "Thumbnails" in the sidebar;
  3. Drag and Drop all the other images you want to convert and combine into the preview sidebar, move up and down to get them in the needed order.add image to pdf with preview 03
  4. Go to”Edit” and “Select All” to choose all the images. You can also press “shift” to select all the images in the sidebar one by one;add image to pdf with preview 04
  5. Go to “File” and select “Print” to save all the images as a PDF.add image to pdf with preview 0501add image to pdf with preview 0502
  6. Finally, open the PDF that you want to add these images with Preview, go to Edit>Insert>Page from File, to add those PDF files saved from the image files.add image to pdf with preview 06

The work is done, but do you take it as troublesome to go to different toolbars for the conversion? What if you have different batches of images need to be converted into different individual PDFs? Then, you should have considered an easier method to add image to PDF on mac.

Easiest Way to Add Single or Multiple Images to PDF

In this part, we will focus on adding image to PDF in the easiest way. What you need to make this is a tool called PDF Creator for Mac. It is an efficient PDF tool allowing users to create PDF from images, Word, PowerPoint, EPUB, Text, RTFD, HTML,CHM files, also you can merge all these files into single one PDF. 

Follow the steps to add image to PDF on mac​:

  1. Download and launch PDF Creator on your mac.
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  2. Drag and drop all the images into PDF Creator.add image to pdf with cisdem
  3. Convert after turn the“Merge”function ON. Done! Open it in Preview to check the merged pdf.add image to pdf with cisdem 02
  4. In Preview, go to Edit>Insert>Pages from File, to insert the newly created PDF into the PDF file that you want to add image(s). Done.

As you can see now, the process to add image to PDF with a PDF creator is quite convenient and fast, which makes adding images to pdf on mac easier.

Things contributing to Mac users’ preference to Preview may go to no extra space needed on mac, its absolute authority and security. But Cisdem PDF Creator, as a stand-alone desk app, also won great recognition from its users due to its amazing performance, meanwhile, with its size 5.1MB, mac users won’t worry about their mac space being eaten up.

What Else You Can Get From PDF Creator?

Besides auto converting your images into PDF, you can also automatically convert multiple CHM, PPTX, EPUB,TEXT, RTF, HTML, Word to PDF!!!

what else you can get from Cisdem PDF Creator

Particularly, you can convert several files in different format, like PPTX, EPUB,TEXT, RTF, HTML, DOCX, CHM to PDF. All these actions are completed within seconds.

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Many users also turn to online tools on the issue of adding image to PDF but only to find that it takes them a long process to make this, since online service like Smallpdf fulfills the conversion with 2 procedures: convert jpg to pdf first, then merge the PDF.It just consumes time and you have to do manually.

To add multiple images or files in different formats to a PDF, you are highly recommended to use the PDF Creator.

Now, try to create your own PDFs from existing files with PDF Creator.

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1 Comments Leave a Reply

  • Raymond

    Look for information to convert image to PDF with Preview at the first beginning, now persuaded by this amazing tool.

    3 years ago REPLY