How to convert PDF to JPG files

How to convert PDF to JPG files

/ 09:41 AM March 04, 2024

Most office workers and academics would recognize PDF documents as an essential tool nowadays. PDFs let them read long, important documents easily, especially via tablets. On the other hand, even folks outside the office and campus would recognize JPG, arguably the most common image format worldwide. 

Sometimes, you might need to turn a PDF into a JPG for various purposes. For example, you may want an image format to easily manipulate images inside the text document. Fortunately, PCs and Macs let everyone run a PDF-to-JPG conversion with varying degrees of convenience.

How do you convert PDF to JPG via PC?

Convert PDF to JPG on PC - Step-by-step tutorial
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Windows computers do not have built-in PDF to JPG converters at the time of writing. However, PC users have numerous third-party options, such as Canva. Here’s how its PDF to JPG converter works:

  1. Open the PDF to JPG converter on
  2. Next, click the Upload your file button or drag and drop your PDF to this button.
  3. Wait for Canva to upload your document.
  4. Then, edit your document with graphics, shapes, and other options.
  5. Afterward, click the Download button.

You may also download programs like Photoshop to turn your PDF into a JPG file. Here’s how it works according to Lifewire:

  1. Open your PDF via Photoshop.
  2. Next, select the Pages option.
  3. Select the File and then the Save As option to turn your PDF into an image.

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Alternatively, you may convert your PDF via Adobe Acrobat. Still, remember that these programs are not free. Here’s how it works:

  1. Select the File option.
  2. Go to Export To, and then to the Image option.
  3. Then, choose the JPEG option to turn all the pages into JPGs.

How do you convert PDF to JPG via Mac?

Convert PDF to JPG on Mac - Easy-to-follow guide
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If you use a Mac, turning PDFs into JPGs is easier because your device has a built-in conversion tool. Here’s how it works:

  1. Open the PDF to launch Preview. Alternatively, open Preview first, head to the File, and then the Open option.
  2. Select JPG via the File and Export menu option. 

You can also right-click any of the pages from the left pane to export the PDF to JPEG. Remember, however, that these tips may change as operating systems and other technologies continue to advance.

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