Have you downloaded a PDF full of photos that you would like to extract from the document and save as images in JPG format? It is not as complex or long as you imagine: just use the right tools and you can do it in a handful of clicks. I know, you are already thinking about who knows what astronomical amounts you will have to spend to use these tools and to get all the useful programs to succeed "in the enterprise" ... but no, you are wrong again. For transform a PDG into JPG you don't have to shell out a penny.
There are in fact several applications for both PC Windows that for Mac OS X and different online services that allow you to do everything totally free. I will suggest you the ones that in my humble opinion are the best. Furthermore, in order to use these tools it is not necessary to be a great IT expert. Just have a minimum of attention and concentration and that's it, really.
So, if you are really willing to find out what needs to be done in order to transform a PDF into JPG I suggest you sit comfortably in front of your computer, take five minutes or so of free time and concentrate on reading this tutorial. I am willing to bet that in the end you can tell yourself more than satisfied. So, what are you waiting for to try them? Read the instructions I am about to give you and find out now how to turn a PDF into JPG in no time!
Convert PDF to JPG on Windows
Do you have a PC with Windows installed and you want to understand how to turn a PDF into JPG? Yes? Very well, then I suggest you resort to using PDFill PDF Tools. It is a free software that includes several tools to create, convert and edit PDF files. The program, of course, among its many functions integrates the one to convert PDF to JPG but also allows you to add watermarks to documents, to divide and merge document pages, to perform scans and much more.
To download PDFill PDF Tools on your computer, the first step you need to take is to click here in order to connect immediately to the official website of the program. Then click on the button Download now sotto the dicitura Get this tool only then press the button Download attached to the page that opens. Then wait for the download of the program to be started and completed, then open the installation package obtained.
Now click on the button first Yes and then Next. Then accept the conditions of use of PDFill PDF Tools by placing the check mark next to the item I accept the terms in the License Agreement then click on Next per due volte consecutive, his install and then Finish to complete the setup.
Keep in mind that during the setup procedure the program could be downloaded from the Internet and installed automatically Ghostscript. Don't worry, it's not promotional software, a virus, or whatever other devilry. Instead, it is a free program that is used to interpret Adobe's PostScript and PDF page description languages and without which PDFill PDF Tools cannot function properly. Another component required for PDFill PDF Tools to work that you may be asked to install is . Net Framework from Microsoft. If at the end of the setup you are told that this software is not present on the PC, click on the button Download and install this feature to remedy the matter immediately.
At the end of the installation procedure, then wait for the main window of the program to appear on the desktop and then click on the button Convert PDF to images to access the program function that allows you to transform the pages of PDF documents into JPEG photos. In the window that opens, select the PDF to convert, put the check mark next to the item JPG and click on the button Save as image to indicate the folder to export the images to. Easier than that?
If you want, you can also use the field Select page frame/That's it to limit the conversion to a narrow range of pages and adjust the quality of the output images by entering a value from 0 to 100 in the field JPG Quality.
Turn PDF to JPG on OS X
If you use a Mac instead of a computer with Windows, I give you good news: to convert PDF files to JPG you don't need to install any software. To convert PDF files to JPG you just need to use Preview, the application included “standard” on all Apple computers that allows you to view images and make small changes.
To be able to transform a PDF into JPG on Mac just click twice on the file on which you want to act and then click on the item Fillet present in the menu bar and select the item Export ....
Proceed by clicking on the menu located next to the item Format and choose the item JPEG from the available options. Then move the cursor relative to Quality to indicate in what quality you want the file to be saved (consider that a higher quality file takes up more space) and indicate the name you want to give the file by typing it in the field Save as. Now specify the location on your computer where you want the converted file to be saved and finally click the button Save.
Then wait a few moments and you will find your PDF file converted to JPG exactly in the location you previously specified.
Alternatively, you can create an app with Automator, another software included in OS X that allows you to create scripts and small applications for Mac. Find more details on what to do in my guide on how to turn PDF to JPG on Mac.
How does Preview seem to you too, so to speak, "bland" and are you still looking for a tool that allows you to transform a PDF into JPG on Mac? If the answer is yes then you can rely on the versatility of PDF Toolkit +, a small app that performs almost all the operations that PDFill FREE PDF Tools is able to perform on Windows (plus some welcome extras) and is completely in Italian. Unfortunately it is not free, it costs € 1,99, but I assure you that it is worth the money.
To use it, download it from the Mac App Store by clicking here, pressing the button View in the Mac App Store attached to the Web page that is shown to you, then clicking the button with the price attached to the Mac App Store screen that opened on OS X and typing the password of your Apple ID. Then wait for the app installation procedure to start and complete.
Then, start PDFill FREE PDF Tools, go to its tab Text / Images and drag the PDF to be converted into JPG into the box on the left.
At this point, decide whether to convert all the pages of the document into images or whether to extract only the photos contained in the PDF as a separate JPG: in the first case you must select the option JPEG from the drop-down menu located at the bottom right and press the button Converted to select the folder in which to save the pages of the document, in the second you have to click on the button Extract collocato sotto the dicitura Extract images. Easier than that?
Turn PDF to JPG Online
If you don't have to convert particularly large documents and / or don't want to install new software on your computer, you can also opt for online solutions such as iLovePDF, which is dedicated to converting and editing PDF files. Like SmallPDF, it does not require registration and automatically deletes files uploaded to its servers. It allows both to convert and to extract images from PDFs and has an upload limit of 200MB.
To use it, click here so as to immediately connect to its home page and drag the PDF to convert into the browser window. Then choose whether to convert the pages to JPG or extract images from the PDF and presses the button Convert to JPG to start image processing.
At the end of the conversion procedure, wait a few moments after which the download of the document will automatically start. In case the download does not start click on the button Download JPG images.
The service will also provide you with a link through which you can share the converted document with other users within a well-defined period of time. You will find the link to copy and paste where you feel most appropriate in the field placed under the item Copy and submit this download link.