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How to Combine PDF Files on Mac with or without Preview?

Sometimes, the information we need may be from different PDF files, we need to combine 2 or more PDF files on Mac so that we can get the most complete information. How to combine PDF files on Mac? A good PDF combiner is necessary, with that, we will combine PDF files on Mac easily. There may be some users still have confusion of it, don’t worry, today, I will share four commonly used methods for all of you. Read this article, you can combine PDF files quickly and efficiently.

Part 1. Combine PDF files on Mac with Preview

Preview is the built-in application of Mac, it enable users to open PDF and image on Mac. Although its features are limited, combining PDF files on Mac is a trifle.

How to combine PDF files on Mac with Preview?

  1. At first, you need to open the PDF documents that you want to combine in Preview.combine pdf files on mac with preview 01
  2. Then, you should select each Preview window, then choose View > Thumbnails to check the Thumbnails pane.combine pdf with preview 02
  3. Next, you can choose the PDF pages you want to combine, surely, you can select multiple pages, and then drag selected pages to other PDF file.combine pdf with preview 03

Part 2. Combine PDF files on Mac with Cisdem PDFManagerUltimate

The best tool to combine PDF Files on Mac is Cisdem PDFManagerUltimate, it is all-in-one PDF tool for Mac users, which facilitates you to edit PDF files, convert normal or scanned PDF files, sign, split, combine, compress, comment, collaborate and organize your PDFs.

How to combine PDF files on Mac with Cisdem PDFManagerUltimate?

  1. Cisdem allows each user to have a free trial of its application. You can click the “Free Download” to try it for free. And then you need to launch this powerful PDF combiner on your Mac.
  2. Run Cisdem PDFManagerUltimate on your Mac, drag and drop single or mutiple PDFs that you want to combine on mac into the program.combine pdf with cisdem 02
  3. Select all of PDF files you want to combine into one, then click "Merge" button to finish this process, don’t forget to give a name to your combined PDF file.combine pdf with cisdem 03

 

Part 3. Combine PDF files on Mac with Adobe Acrobat

For those who have installed Adobe Acrobat on Mac already, they can combine PDF files with Adobe Acrobat directly.

How to combine PDF files on Mac with Adobe Acrobat?

  1. Launch Adobe Acrobat on your Mac, and then click the "Create" tab > "Merge Files into a Single PDF" on the upper left corner.merge pdf files with adobe 01
  2. Then “Combine Files” window will pop up, you can click “Add Files” to select the PDFs you want to combine.merge pdf fies with adobe 02
  3. Next, click “Combine Files” to start to combine your PDF files on Mac.

Part 4. Combine PDF files on Mac with free PDF combiner

Free PDF combiner also can help you to combine PDF files on Mac, and it is totally for free. If you are interested in free PDF combiner, I recommend Smallpdf most, you can click the hyperlink to visit its website.

How to combine PDF files on Mac with Smallpdf?

  1. Go to Smallpdf.
  2. Drop your PDFs to it, or you can select from your computer, Dropbox or Google Drive. You may need to wait since it will take some time to upload your PDFs. And then you should click “Merge files”.merge pdf files online 02
  3. Just a moment, your PDFs have been combined, you can click “Download file now” to get your merged PDF.merge pdf files online 03

So, what's your best PDF tool for mac to combine PDFs efficiently?

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2 Responses

  • Deb

    Preview is really the great tool to manage your PDF files, which also makes macos so amazing.

    7 months ago REPLY
  • william

    useful small tool, helped me a lot.

    1 years ago REPLY

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