Have you ever had the need to merge PDF files together? For some people, this is a massive need but not always the easiest to accomplish. Luckily for all of us, there are quite a few ways to combine PDF files. So with that said here’s a quick but comprehensive list on how to merge PDF files. We can basically split the topic of merging PDF files into two categories: Mac users and PC users. Let’s start with Mac. For Mac users, it’s pretty easy. If you own a Mac, you have a software built right in to help you with all your PDF needs. It’s so easy in fact that you can do it in five simple steps. Step one:
Open a PDF and preview. Step two:
Choose view, then click thumbnails to show page thumbnails in the sidebar. Step number three:
To indicate where to insert the other document select a page thumbnail. Step number four:
Choose edit, then insert the page from file. Now select the PDF that you want to add and then click open. Step number five:
To save, choose file and click export as PDF. And boom, you’re done.
Pretty easy, right? I told you it would be. Now, onto the more difficult part: combining PDF files using Windows. Method number one:
Adobe Acrobat Adobe is well known for a lot of their softwares, but did you know that they offer a tool that also allows you to combine and edit PDF files? In order to combine PDF files using Adobe Acrobat, it only takes four steps. Step number one:
Open the pre-downloaded software and click tools at the top left of the screen. Step number two:
Click on combine files. Step number three:
Click on the blue add files button and select files you want to combine. And lastly, step number four:
Click the blue combine button at the top right of your screen. And now you’re done! But what about options that don’t require us to download any tools? Are there any online tools that are worth using? Yes! Yes, there are! All it takes is a quick google search to come up with all sorts of free options to combine PDF files. Some of the most popular are PDF merge, Small PDF, FoxyUtils and PDF Joiner.
Give them a shot! Now when it comes to flip books, the needs emerge PDF files is pretty high. Most of the time a single publication can use dozens of individual PDFs. This can be a problem for some people, but not if you’re using Flipsnack. Flipsnacks editor allows you to easily upload as many PDFs as you need for your publication straight from your computer and into the editor. Once they’re uploaded you can simply drag and drop the files from the left of the screen. Now you can edit the size, background color positioning and order at which the PDF files appear right in the editor. And there you have it!
How to merge PDF files using Mac and PC. Class dismissed! Happy merging!