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Answer Line: How to Extract Image from PDF on Mac (OS Sierra Included)

A question from a reader:

I received a PDF document by email. It contains many beautiful pictures that I would like to save. Is there a way to save all of the pictures at once, rather than one at a time?

This is a common problem that lots of people have when dealing with PDF files that are received by email or downloaded from the Internet. Fortunately, there are some good solutions to this problem. Let's see 2 simple ways to extract pictures from PDF on Mac, which may help to choose the option that works best for you.

1. With PDFToolkit

Besides being one of our go-to choices for managing PDF files with merge, split, compress, PDFToolkit is also a fantastic tool for extracting images and texts from PDF files. The main advantage of using this app to extract images is that you have three options to extract images from a PDF: extract images and text from current page, all pages or page range you specified.

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Step 1: Download and install the program.

Step 2: Launch the program; navigate to the “Extract Image” tab.

Step 3: In the red toolbar you can specify which parts of the PDF you want to extract the text from. You can choose the current page, certain parts, or the entire file from the drop-down list.

Step 4: After setting the page range, you need to click “Extract”, and the images on the pages within that set range will be extracted and displayed on the right.

Way2. Directly from Internet:

If you only need to extract image from a small PDF, or you only need it one for a while, Your best free option is to use an online conversion service. With these services, you upload your PDF file, then download the extracted image file. I tried a number of these services, while how much each one can extract will vary. A few:

ExtractPDF | With this free online tool you can extract Images, Text or Fonts from a PDF File. No installation or registration necessary. you can also provide a URL of the PDF files. The max file size is 10MB.

Smallpdf | Convert your PDFs to JPGs online. After the conversion the images are presented to you as downloadable single picture files. You can also download all images in one bundle as a zip file.

Note: You should note that by uploading your PDF to the web you must agree to a few terms, which are listed in full on these websites.

2016-09-21 11:11:15 / Posted byMegan Charles to PDF Follow @ Megan

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2 Responses

  • Krystina

    I found some amazing pictures in an PDF magazine and want to put it in my PPT, quite impressive with your toolkit on this job.

    5 months ago REPLY
  • Roll

    I will try, hope that is useful for me.

    1 years ago REPLY

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