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Apple's Mac operating system is designed with a preview feature. This application lets you view images and Portable documents Format commonly known as PDF. This feature works with a number of files formats like PNG, TIFF, BMP, PDF, AI, FAX, XBM, JPEG just to name a few. Therefore with these supported file formats on preview you can convert them to PDF format. This article explains how you can convert Preview files to PDF using Preview on Mac.

How to Convert Preview File to PDF

Step 1. Open Preview on your Mac. Go to "File" and click "Open" to add the target file to Preview. You can then select files you want. Remember it supports popular image and documents formats.

Step 2. On the Preview program scroll through the thumbnails to check the files you want to convert. Now mark the thumbnails on the left by using "Select All" command.

Step 3. Next, go to main menu and click on "File > Export as PDF" option. A print window will pop up. Choose a destination folder and click "Save" to save the Preview file as a PDF.

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Save Preview File as PDF without Preview

PDFelement for Mac allows you to edit, create or convert any PDF file as per your needs. It also supports conversion of PDF files into text, html, Epub file formats and so on. With this amazing all-in-one PDF element, you could protect the file with password, merge, split, add comments and extract PDF files effectively. Moreover, you could change and convert the PDF files into office formats with ease.

  • Edit, add, create and delete PDF text easily
  • Annotate PDF
  • Merge several PDF files
  • Convert PDF to Office formats efficiently

Step 1. Load Preview File to PDFelement

After installing PDFelement on your Mac, you can now open the program. Then click on the "Create PDF" button on the Home window to upload your Preview files.

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Step 2. Save Preview Files to PDF

After the file has been displayed on the program, you can modify texts by clicking on the "Edit" button if you wish. If not, then quickly dive to conversion. Click on the "File" menu and choose "Save" from the submenu.

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Published: Oct 31,2017 10:45 am / Updated: Apr 11,2018 11:21 am

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