How to Merge PDF Files on Mac (Updated in 2019)
Want to merge PDFs using an alternative to Preview on Mac? Merging two or more PDF files means transferring one document into another PDF file to make one combined document. By combining PDF files on Mac, users will avoid a lot of hassle, as well as save time and storage space. Merging documents also helps with organization. Therefore, in this article we'll explain how to merge PDF on Mac with PDFelement.
How to Combine PDF Files on Mac
So, still wondering how to combine PDF files on Mac? The following steps will help you accomplish this.
Step 1. Launch the Program
Make sure you have the latest version of PDFelement installed. Open the software and click "Tool" on the left toolbar and then click "Batch Process".
Step 2. Join PDF Files on Mac
In the new window, click "Combine PDF". Click on "+ Add" and select the files that you want to add. Select the appropriate location. Once all the files have been uploaded in that window, click on the "Apply" button to start combining.
Step 3. Edit PDF File (Optional)
The merged PDF file will now open in PDFelement. You can make edits to it if needed. In order to delete, add or replace the text in the PDF file, click on the "Text" button in the left toolbar. If you want to rearrange the pages of the PDF file, click the "Organize Pages" button on the right side corner and drag to move them accordingly.
Step 4. Save Merged PDF File
Once you have edited your PDF file, you can save it. Click on "File" and then select "Save As". You're done! That is how you merge PDF files using PDFelement.
How to Combine Scanned Documents into one PDF on Mac
Step 1. Open PDF
Open PDFelement. Open the scanned PDF by clicking the "Open File..." button on the home window.
Step 2: Perform OCR
Once you open the PDF, the program will automatically detect the scanned PDF and a blue bar "Perform OCR" will appear. Click it and set options for OCR in pop-up window. Click "Perform OCR" to start the process. You can perform OCR for the seperated scanned PDFs.
Step 3. Combine Scanned Documents into one PDF on Mac
Now you can click the "Tool" button on the left toolbar, select "Batch Process" option, and then "Combine PDF". Add the scanned PDF files and click "Apply".
There are multiple ways to merge PDF files on Mac. One of them is using PDFelement. It enables you to add multiple PDF files to merge into a single PDF document seamlessly. One of the unique things about using this software is that you can instantly convert different images and combine them into one PDF file, all within the same software. You can easily rotate the pages in the newly merged PDF file, as well as rearrange pages and edit them.
One of the biggest advantages of using this software is that it will let you convert recently merged PDF files into Word documents, PowerPoint slides or Excel spreadsheets. If you are combining scanned documents, you can perform OCR to change it into an editable format. What's more, it's compatible with macOS 10.12, 10.13, 10.14 and 10.15 Catalina. So you don't have to worry about compatibility issues. You can also combine scanned documents into one PDF on Mac.
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