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Old Jun 10, 2007, 11:11 PM   #1
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Can I convert a pdf document to jpeg?

I have a document in pdf format that I would like to convert to jpeg (or another similar picture format). Preview allows me to do this but only one page at a time. I would ideally like to convert all the pages at once. Thanks.
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Old Jun 10, 2007, 11:14 PM   #2
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open in preview and do a save as - save as jpeg

edit - just read your post.... try selecting all in the drawer
their is a free app something PDF, of course its on my iMac
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Old Jun 10, 2007, 11:14 PM   #3
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I've never worked out how to do all the pages at the same time either
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Old Jun 10, 2007, 11:38 PM   #4
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Try this:

Select "Print...". Click on the "PDF" button and select "Save PDF to iPhoto".

This will run a workflow (Automator) which will ask you for a location to store the imported images (Album name).

It'll create a new Album in iPhoto with the images imported from the PDF document. They're JPEGS.

The individual file names were a bit cryptic, in my test case, but it might have been the original PDF document I was using.

btw: I just discovered this as a result of your question - thanks. It might be useful sometime.
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Old Jun 11, 2007, 12:26 AM   #5
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If you have GraphicConverter, it can do this (through it's Convert & Modify panel). Select the PDF, and it should spit out multiple JPEGs.
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Old Jun 11, 2007, 10:46 AM   #6
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Thanks for your replies everyone! I tried that PDF to iPhoto thing and it worked perfectly as did Graphic Converter.
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Old Feb 18, 2009, 04:51 AM   #7
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Thanks for your replies everyone! I tried that PDF to iPhoto thing and it worked perfectly as did Graphic Converter.
I have the same problem.. i have done that but i cannot seem to take it off iPhoto.. but it has converted it to JPEG but i cannot seen to take it off iPhoto andput it on my iPod for example please help !
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Old Feb 18, 2009, 04:53 AM   #8
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I have the same problem.. i have done that but i cannot seem to take it off iPhoto.. but it has converted it to JPEG but i cannot seen to take it off iPhoto andput it on my iPod for example please help !
You can drag it from iPhoto to your desktop. Do you have photo syncing set up in iTunes to sync the right album? Is there enough space on your iPod?
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Old Feb 25, 2009, 03:04 AM   #9
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If you want to do this without having to run through iPhoto (I know I wouldn't want jpg copies of PDF pages cluttering up my iPhoto library), build this custom workflow in Automator.

(This will also output a single PDF for each page in the document, but you could clean that up by adding further actions to this workflow.)
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Old Jul 28, 2009, 08:32 AM   #10
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telecomm. thanks for your suggestion, it worked great. i am new to using automator and can't believe how easy it makes everything.
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Old Jun 28, 2010, 09:27 AM   #11
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Wow.

This popped up on google and I'm excited!!! Ive never used automator, but it could be my new best friend, THANKS!!!!

(although, this means a ton of coloring pages for the kids on my iPad, I don't think I will like that as much as them huh?)
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If you want to do this without having to run through iPhoto (I know I wouldn't want jpg copies of PDF pages cluttering up my iPhoto library), build this custom workflow in Automator.

(This will also output a single PDF for each page in the document, but you could clean that up by adding further actions to this workflow.)
Nice ! Love Automator
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Old Sep 16, 2012, 08:49 AM   #13
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I have a document in pdf format that I would like to convert to jpeg (or another similar picture format). Preview allows me to do this but only one page at a time. I would ideally like to convert all the pages at once. Thanks.
Hi all its really easy to change the file by opening the file in preview and clicking export from the file menu, in export it all there for you, just save the file to where you want and its done after you have changed the file etc... good luck hope this helped.
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Hi all its really easy to change the file by opening the file in preview and clicking export from the file menu, in export it all there for you, just save the file to where you want and its done after you have changed the file etc... good luck hope this helped.
Thank you for that..been trying to figure it out.
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Thank you!!

Opening preview and doing below worked Perfect!!





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Try this:

Select "Print...". Click on the "PDF" button and select "Save PDF to iPhoto".

This will run a workflow (Automator) which will ask you for a location to store the imported images (Album name).

It'll create a new Album in iPhoto with the images imported from the PDF document. They're JPEGS.

The individual file names were a bit cryptic, in my test case, but it might have been the original PDF document I was using.

btw: I just discovered this as a result of your question - thanks. It might be useful sometime.
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Thank you!!

Opening preview and doing below worked Perfect!!


I do as below

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1. Ask for Finder Items

2. Render PDF Pages as Images

3. Move Finder Items (set location to the folder you want them to be in)

4. Rename Finder Items (for you to set the item of final files.)
This will give you better image quality (since you can set it up at step 2)
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Old Jul 17, 2013, 09:56 AM   #17
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Old Oct 1, 2013, 07:29 AM   #18
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hello i am also looking for this
i have searched the web for a couple of hours now in total and the best ive come up is pdfjpg.de/ .
The problem is I can't open the file sometimes after conversion is done, and also it takes quite long...
Does anyone know of any up to date sites that are working perfectly? Ive seen some of you have posted some solutions already I will check those out, hope they work on my pro

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Try this:

Select "Print...". Click on the "PDF" button and select "Save PDF to iPhoto".

This will run a workflow (Automator) which will ask you for a location to store the imported images (Album name).

It'll create a new Album in iPhoto with the images imported from the PDF document. They're JPEGS.

The individual file names were a bit cryptic, in my test case, but it might have been the original PDF document I was using.

btw: I just discovered this as a result of your question - thanks. It might be useful sometime.
My 10.8.5 mac does not have the option to "Save PDF to iPhoto" only to save as various pdf options, although there is an "Edit Menu" option which when clicked produces a "Printing workflows" box, where you can input text. I get the same print options in Firefox as well!

Any advice, will be gratefully received.
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If I go to "File", then "Duplicate" and "Save as", I can save a page individually as a jpg, but I would like to save all the pages of the pdf in one go.

I can also "Save as", as a jpg for one image at a time too.
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Acrobat has never worked for converting batch PDF's for me. Always hangs and then crashes.

For pdf to word Mac: pdf to word mac
For pdf to jpg: pdf to jpg on Mac

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