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Summary

In our daily life, PDF is the common document format. Sometimes, we split a PDF file into pages and merely save some of the pages. In this essay, we will introduce some tools and tell you how to split a PDF files into pages.



Part 1: How to Split PDF Offline?
how to split pdf file by page
In the followings, we will introduce 4 PDF tools and show you how to use them.

1. Renee PDF Aide

Renee PDF Aide is the software that supports to edit PDF and convert PDF. With utilization of the advanced OCR (Optical Character Recognition) technology, it can convert PDF to Word/Excel/PowerPoint/Image/HTML/TXT and the other common formats. You can designate the specific pages to be converted at the speed of 80 pages/min. Besides, it can repair the damaged PDF files, compress PDF files to shorten the loading time, merge several files into one and rotate the file position. En/decryption and watermark are allowed to add for PDF files, too.
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Multifunctional Encrypt/decrypt/split/merge/add watermark

Safe Protect PDF with AES256 algorithms

Quick Edit/convert dozens of PDF files in batch

Compatible Convert PDF to Excel/PowerPoint/Text, etc.

Easy Use with simple steps

Functional Encrypt/decrypt/split/merge/watermark

Safe Protect PDF with AES256 algorithms

Free TrialFree TrialNow 800 people have obtained the free version!
Steps:
① Download and install Renee PDF Aide. Then, open the software and get into [PDF Tools].
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② Click on [Split], and then [Add Files] to select one or more PDF files.
③ Select [Split] at the top menu. Then, click on [Add Files] to select the PDF file. Next, select the split mode, [Split into smaller files] or [Keep specified pages]. Finally, click on [Convert] to split the PDF file into pages.
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how to split pdf with renee pdf aide

2. Google Chrome

In addition to the professional PDF tool, Google Chrome can be used to split PDF into pages. What’s more, it offers some editing functions. Of course, some browsers are equipped with the splitting function.
Steps:
① Right click at the PDF file and select to open with Google Chrome. Or, open the PDF file within Chrome. Then, press the keys [Ctrl + P] ([Command + P] on Mac OS) to launch the printing function.
② In the following window, select [Save as PDF] in [Destination] and then custom the pages that you want to save. After that, click on [Save] to split and save these PDF pages.

3. Preview on Mac

If you are Mac user, you can use the application Preview to split a PDF file into pages. Within this application, you can rotate PDF direction and add/delete/reorder pages. Even you can transfer one page from a PDF file to another one. Next, we will show you how to split a PDF file into pages.
Steps:
① Right click at the PDF file and then select [Open with] – [Preview].
open pdf files with mac preview by default
② If the thumbnails are not shown, you should click on [View] – [Thumbnails]. Then, drag the target PDF pages onto the desktop or into Finder. These pages will be automatically saved in a new PDF file.

4. Adobe Acrobat DC

Adobe Acrobat DC is one of the PDF applications developed by Adobe. You can use the software to view, create, edit, manage and print PDF files. Besides, you can merge PDF files into one, and add annotations and digital signature. But this software is not free, more expensive than the other PDF applications.
Steps:
① Install and open Adobe Acrobat DC. Select [File] – [Open], and then select the PDF file.
② Select [Organize Pages] – [Split], and then select the wanted pages and the splitting way. Besides, support to extract and delete the pages.
③ After that, set the output options and finally click on [Split] to split the pages.
Part 2: How to Split PDF Online?
In addition to the above installed applications, you can use the online tools to split a PDF file into pages. Since all steps are completed online, these tools are not safe enough. Besides, the network easily affects uploading files and splitting pages.

1. Sejda

Sejda can split a PDF file into pages. It offers some page settings, such as duplex printing and bookmark. What’s more, users can enjoy free service for document up to 200 pages and 3 tasks per hour. If you need to handle more files, you should pay for the update service.
Link: https://www.sejda.com/split-pdf
Steps:
① Get access to Sejda. Then, click on [Upload PDF files] to upload the PDF file. Or import the PDF file from OneDrive, DropBox, Google Drive, even copy and paste the URL.
② Select one of the options to split PDF by pages and then click on [Continue] to go on.
how to split pdf pages on sejda
③ Finally, click on [Download] to save the split pages, or mail the file to your email account.

2. PDFResizer.com

PDFResizer.com is the online tool that can quickly split a PDF file. It can handle one or more files at a time and support to upload several PDF files. What’s more, it supports many document formats, such as DOC, DOCX, ODT, PPT and PPTX. This free service offers document up to 100 MB and 50 files each time.
You can split pages with 2 ways:
  • Extract every page into a PDF
  • Select the specific pages to split
Link: https://pdfresizer.com/split
Steps:
① Go to the website and then click on [Choose Files] to upload the PDF file. Next, click on [Upload files] to confirm.
② Then, select one of the splitting options, [One page per file] or [Specific set of pages]. Next, click on [Looks good, do the magic!] to split the PDF file into pages. Finally, click on [Download] to save the result.

3. PDF Real

PDF Real is an easy, clear and ad-free online tool which can extract specific pages from a PDF file. Here are the steps.
Link: https://pdfreal.com/split-pdf
Steps:
① Get access to PDF Real. Click on [Choose File] to upload the PDF file.
② Then, specify the page range, such as “1,2-3,5”. Finally, click on [Split] download the split pages.
Part 3: How to Edit PDF?
After splitting PDF by pages, you can edit the pages with Renee PDF Aide. For example, you can rotate the pages and encrypt the files.
Renee PDF Aide is the multifunctional PDF software which can quickly combine multiple PDF files into one. Besides, it can convert formats, split pages, repair the damaged files, optimize the loading process, adjust the page direction and encrypt/decrypt files. It is noted that the software is shipped with the OCR (optical character recognition) technology, which can convert the scanned PDF file and image to text.
Renee PDF Aide - Powerful PDF Editing Tool

Easy to use Friendly to computer beginners

Multifunctional Encrypt/decrypt/split/merge/add watermark

Safe Protect PDF with AES256 algorithms

Quick Edit/convert dozens of PDF files in batch

Compatible Convert PDF to Excel/PowerPoint/Text, etc.

Easy Use with simple steps

Functional Encrypt/decrypt/split/merge/watermark

Safe Protect PDF with AES256 algorithms

Free TrialFree TrialNow 800 people have obtained the free version!

1. Merge

You can use Renee PDF Aide to combine the specific pages into one.
Steps:
① Open the software and select [PDF Tools] – [Merge] – [Add Files], and then select the PDF file.
merge pdf files with renee pdf aide
② To merge several PDF files into one, select [Merge] at the top menu. Then, select [All] in the [Pages to merge] option. Or, select [Use Page String Generator] to merge the designated pages.
how to merge pdf pages with renee pdf aide
③ Finally, click on [Convert] to save the edited file.

2. Rotate

If the file position is not straight, you can adjust the angle at 90, 180, 270 and the other degrees.
Steps:
① Open the software and select [PDF Tools] – [Rotate] – [Add Files], and then select the PDF file.
② Set an angle to rotate.
rotate pdf page with PDF Aide
③ Finally, click on [Convert] to save the PDF file.

3. Add Watermark

To protect the PDF file well, you can add watermark onto the PDF pages with Renee PDF Aide. Besides, you can add the background.
Steps:
① Open the software and select [PDF Tools] – [Watermark] – [Add files], and then select the PDF file.
select watermark in renee pdf aide
② Select [Add watermark] or [Add background]. Next, select a watermark file and set the position to save the PDF file.
③ Finally, click on [Convert] to save the PDF file.

4. Repair

Renee PDF Aide can repair the file that cannot be opened or not complete.
Steps:
① Open the software and select [PDF Tools] – [Repair] – [Add Files], and then select the PDF file.
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② Select [Mode 1 (Faster)] or [Mode 2].
  • Mode 1: It can quickly repair the file.
  • Mode 2: It spends longer time in deeply and accurately repairing the file.
③ Click on [Convert] to save the file.

5. Optimize

Sometimes, it takes a long time to upload a large PDF file. To save time, you use the [Optimize] function to shorten the loading time within Renee PDF Aide.
Steps:
① Open the software and select [PDF Tools] – [Optimize] – [Add Files], and then select the PDF file.
② Select an option to optimize:
  • Web-loading speed (linearize): Fit the PDF file that is to be uploaded to the website.
  • Compress Image: Reduce the image size in the PDF file.
  • Compress Stream: Compress the file size.
optimize pdf file with renee pdf aide
③ Finally, click on [Convert] to save the PDF file.

6. Encrypt/Decrypt

You can add password to protect the PDF file and enable/disable some operations for the PDF files. When you forgot the password, you can use this function to decrypt the file.
Steps to encrypt PDF:
① Open the software and select [PDF Tools] – [En/Decrypt] – [Add Files], and then select the PDF file.
②Next, choose [Encrypt PDF files] and set a password. After that, check the options to disable the limitations, such as printing, modification, text/image extraction, comment, form filling and sign.
encrypt pdf to lock with renee pdf aide
③ Finally, click on [Convert] to encrypt PDF.
Steps to decrypt PDF:
① Select [Decrypt PDF files].
② Click on [Edit] to type the possible passwords. It is noted that a password set should be a line.
remove signature and other restrictions from pdf with renee pdf aide
③ Finally, click on [Convert] to decrypt the PDF file.
Let’s download and try to split PDF by pages with Renee PDF Aide!
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