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Edit PDF Image Files without Losing Quality

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2023-04-13 17:06:35 • Filed to: How-To-Windows • Proven solutions

There is no denying that PDF is one of the most widely used and safest formats for sending documents between different devices. Most operating systems have a native PDF file reader, which will allow you to read a document. However, neither Windows nor Mac OS X has a powerful enough PDF editor to edit PDF image files. Here, you can learn how to edit PDF as image files with Wondershare PDFelement - PDF Editor.

How to Edit Image in PDF

After opening the PDF document into PDFelement, click the Edit button, then right-click the image. You will get the option to rotate, overturn, extract, replace, or crop the image as you need.

Step 1. Open File in PDFelement

After installation, open the PDF file in which you want to edit the images. To do this, click the "Open files" button on the Home window. Select the folder from where you want to open the PDF file and click on the "Open" button again.

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Step 2. Edit an Image in PDF

Go to the Edit tab and click "Edit" to enable the image editing mode. You can right-click on the image and cut, copy, and paste the image, adjust its size, and position or simply delete it according to your needs.

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Step 3. Add Images to PDF

If you want to add new images to your PDF file, click on the "Add Image" option and select the images that you want to add to the PDF file. Once the images have been imported, you can place them anywhere in your PDF file.

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PDFelement is not merely a PDF reader but an all-in-one solution to edit and manage your PDF files. Unlike most PDF editors, PDFelement will not only allow you to edit the text in your PDF file but also the images in the easiest possible way. So if you are wondering how to edit a PDF image, PDFelement lets you easily change the size of your image, rotate it 90 degrees, and change the view settings.

The image editing features of PDFelement don't end here. You can also extract text from images. The latest OCR feature will automatically scan an image and allow you to edit the text in the image. You can edit a PDF image on both Mac and Windows due to the compatibility of PDFelement across all devices. Click here to get the full tutorial of PDFelement features.

Other PDF Image Editors on the Internet

1. Inkspace

Inkspace is not a free PDF image editor yet. This Pro image editing application will let you import and export PDF files in the program. This program is not suitable for basic users as editing the text within the PDF file can become very difficult for most of the users. On the other hand, you can add different images or draw vector graphics within the PDF file. The whole PDF document will be divided into different layers, and you can edit each and every layer to cater to your needs.

Support OS: Windows

Price: Free

Rating: 3/5

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2. CutePDF Pro

CutePDF Pro is not a standalone application to create or edit PDF files, but it is one of many tools that will work together with other programs. The image editing features are only present in the Pro version, and you will need to install another third-party plug-in to make this feature functional. Apart from that, this PDF image editor provides tons of features to edit PDF pages, including the ability to extract pages from your PDF file, add new pages, replace existing pages with new pages, or convert PDF files to other formats such as Image or doc, and DOCX.

Support OS: Windows

Price: $89.99

Rating: 3/5

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