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Do you ever want to change the size of a PDF document? Maybe the type of document is required at a particular size and you failed to take this size parameters into consideration when creating the document. It can be difficult to edit the text on a PDF document, let alone edit the margin of the document to create a new-sized document. But it is only hard to crop a PDF on Mac if you don’t have the right tool and don’t know how to crop a PDF on Mac using this tool.

But that’s where we come in. By the time you’re done reading this article, you’ll have in your possession the best tool - PDFelement 6 for Mac to crop PDF on Mac and the expertise to cut your PDF to whatever size.

Like we mentioned before, you need the right tool to crop your PDF document to the required size or the process just won’t work. Not only does the program you use have to be quite competent at helping you cut your document to the required size, it also needs to be so easy to use, the process is effortless. Well, PDFelement 6 for Mac is the only tool that offers both. And not just that, it is also quite efficient in other functions as well. They include the following.

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  1. You can obviously use it to crop a PDF page to a particular size
  2. It is also useful in editing all elements of a PDF document. You can edit text and images by removing or adding them to the document.
  3. It is also useful when you need to convert PDF to other formats or other document formats to PDF.
  4. It is also used to annotate PDF documents by adding comments, highlighting or even underlining text.

How to Crop a PDF on Mac

Armed with PDFelement 6 for Mac, cropping your PDF on Mac is quite easy. But before we get to how you can do that, begin by installing PDFelement 6 to your Mac. When the program is successfully installed, open it and then follow these very simple steps to cut PDF on Mac.

Step 1. Open PDF and Click "Edit" > "Crop"

On the main window, click “Open File…” and browse your computer for the PDF document you would like to crop.

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Once the document is open, click on “Edit” in the main menu (blue ribbon at the top) and then click “Crop” in the resultant menu. This will open the “Cropping Settings” dialogue box.

Step 2. Select the Area to Crop

You will see a red box around the page. To manually crop the document, drag the eight small blue squares to resize the red box. The content inside the red box is what you want to keep.

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You can also choose to automatically crop the document for a more accurate result. To do this, specify the parameters of the new document on the right-side panel. You can set the margin and page range as you see fit. This automatic cropping is more ideal when you know the specific parameters the document requires.

Please note that the area you choose (the area inside the red box) will remain and the rest of the document will be deleted. So be sure that you don’t need those parts of the document before cropping.

Step 3. Crop PDF on Mac

Once you’re happy with your selection, click “Crop” to finalize the process and your page will be updated with the new parameters.

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Published: Oct 19,2017 15:49 pm / Updated: Mar 09,2018 20:23 pm

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