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How to Change PDF Page Size Easily and Quickly

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2022-09-06 10:19:44 • Filed to: Organize PDF • Proven solutions

Depending on the type of project you're working on, you may need to adjust the page size of your PDF file. This editing function is not always available in free applications like Adobe® Acrobat® Reader. Some PDF editing programs can use a virtual PDF printer, allowing users to adjust the size of the PDF file and save it as a printable option. However, the actual file size always remains the same, which is not always ideal. How can you change PDF page size? Below, we'll recommend two solutions for you with Wondershare PDFelement - PDF Editor.

How to Change PDF Size in PDFelement

With Wondershare PDFelement - PDF Editor, you can change the PDF page size in one click. You can also make all pdf pages the size with PDFelement. The program can also reduce PDF document size and more.

Step 1. Open a PDF

After opening a PDF file in PDFelement, tap on the "Page" button and select the "More" > "Page Boxes" option.

Step 2. Change PDF Page Size

In the new dialog window, there are several options for you to set the page size.

  • Fixed Sizes: Select a fixed size to change the page to, such as Legal, A3, B4, or others.
  • Custom: You can input the exact page width and the page height to get the specific page parameters you prefer. The unit of the page size can also be changed in the "Page Boxes" with Centimeters.
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Step 3. Save PDF Page Size

After setting the PDF page size as you require, you can save the PDF directly with the Save button.

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Part 2: How to Make PDF Pages Same Size

If you have a PDF file with pages in different sizes, PDFelement can make all the PDF pages the same size in one click. Here is the steps.

Step 1 Open a PDF file in PDF. Go to Page > More > Page Box.

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Step 2 Select a page size that you like. Then in the Page Range, select All Pages and change Odd Pages to All Pages. Click Apply.

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Step 3 Now all the PDF pages are changed to the same size that you have selected.

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Part 3: How to Change PDF Document Size

Step 1. Open PDF File

Install and open PDFelement. On the Home screen, click on "Open PDF". Select the file in which you want to adjust page size from the pop-up window. It will then open up in the program.

Step 2. Edit PDF (Optional)

Similar functions to a word processor are also available within PDFelement. You can easily make edits to the text, images, and pages in a PDF. Go to the "Edit" tab and choose the corresponding option to edit PDF files, including text and images. Go to the "Page" tab to insert, delete, extract, or split pages.

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Step 3. Change PDF Document Size

You can also adjust the PDF size by compressing the file. Go to "Tool" and click on "Compress." There are three options available to help you maintain image quality. You can also fill in custom fields if you require them to do so. Afterward, you can save the compressed copy with a new name on your computer.

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Part 4: How to Change PDF Page Size Online

There is online PDF tools that can help you change PDF page size.HiPDF is one of the PDF tools that can help you edit PDF page size, combine/split PDF pages, convert PDFs, edit PDFs and more.

Step 1 Go to HiPDF page changer online.

Step 2 Upload the PDF file that you want to change page size. Drag the blue frame to change the page size. When you are done editing, click Crop to save the page size.

Step 3 Download the resized PDF file.

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This online tool doesn't provide standard page sizes like A4, A3 and you have to change the page size manually. If you need a more powerful and smart PDF page changer, use a desktop solution like Wondershare PDFelement - PDF Editor


Part 5: How to Change PDF Paper Size

To change the paper size when you want to print or to export to PDF, you can use PDFelement too. Click the Print button and in the Print window, select the preferred paper size under the Print settings. You can choose A4, A3, Tabloid, Ledgar and more commonly-used paper size for your PDF document. Now you can print or save the PDF document in the paper size that you like.

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PDFelement is the Best Tool to Change PDF Page Size

Learn more key features of PDFelement:

  • Make changes to PDF text, images, and pages just like you would in a word processor.
  • PDFs can be converted to or from PowerPoint presentations, Excel sheets, Word files, HTML, EPUB, image formats, and more.
  • OCR is available, so you can convert any scanned image into a fully editable PDF file.
  • Fill out PDF forms or create a new form with drop-down lists, checkboxes, and other parameters.
  • Perform annotations such as text highlights, comment boxes, freehand drawings, highlights, and more.
  • Add digital signatures that are encrypted with industry-standard security.
  • Compare two PDF files to quickly find out their differences.
  • Combine multiple PDF documents at once and split PDF with ease.

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