Sunday December 04, 2022

How to Convert PDF to JPG On Mac

You can convert specific pages or all of a PDF file to JPG on a Mac using the built-in Preview and Automator apps. This article will show you how to convert a single PDF page to JPG using the built in Preview and Automator apps. Next, choose File > Export from the menu bar.
Preview’s export window will appear. Click the “Export as” field at the top of the window and enter a name for the JPG file. Next, choose a folder to save your JPG file. The resulting JPG file will be found in the specified folder. The resulting JPG file will be found in the specified folder. You can use an Automator Quick Action to convert all pages of your PDF to JPG. This method can also process multiple PDF files at once. Advertisement

First, open Automator on Mac. Click the “Workflow Receives Current” drop-down menu and choose “PDF Files.” You will now be editing your Quick Action. Here, at the top, click the “Workflow Receives Current” drop-down menu and choose “PDF Files.”In the top-left corner of Automator, click “Actions.” Then, click the text field next to “Variables” and type “Render PDF Pages as Images.”Advertisement

Drag “Render pdf pages as images” from the search results and drop it into the workflow. Click the “Format” drop-down menu to choose “JPEG Image.” Optionally, click “Resolution” for a custom resolution and click “Compression” for a lower compression level. Type “Move Finder Items”. Next, click the search box next to “Variables” to type again. Drag “Move Finder Items”, and then drop it under “Render PDF pages as Images” section. Click the “To” dropdown menu to select a folder to store your JPG files. Your Quick Action is now complete. You can save it by selecting File > Save from Automator’s main menu. Alternatively, press the Command+S keyboard shortcut.Advertisement

Automator will prompt you to save. Enter a name for the Quick Action and click “Save.” This name will be displayed when you use this action. “PDF to JPG” will be our choice. Next, right-click on any PDF file to open Quick Actions > PDF To JPG. You can choose another name for your Quick Action. Automator will instantly convert the pages of your selected PDF files into JPG. Advertisement

This is how to batch convert PDF into JPG on a Mac. Have fun converting! This can be done without the use of any third-party software.

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