PDF files are great for saving and sharing your document and keeping the original format of a document. It keeps your original document as it is and won’t lose its quality even after multiple sharing. PDF has pros but of course, it has some cons as well; such as editing PDF can be a little aggravating and even the simple act of deleting a page in PDF can result in frustration. Luckily we have some workaround that you can use to edit your page plus you can quickly delete pages from your PDF files. Read on:
How to Delete a Page in PDF on Window
First of all, you need to download the application called CutePDF. This is a free program that adds a virtual printer to your computer that can make any document into a PDF. You’ll be using it to create a new PDF from the old one without the pages you don’t want to keep. To download the CutePDF, visit cutepdf.com/products/cutepdf/writer.asp and find the “Free Download and “Free converter” link and download the program on your Window.
Once you have downloaded the CutePDF, run the CuteWriter.exe program to install it. During installation, click “Cancel” on the first, and then click the “Skip this and all remaining offer” link.
Run converter.exe to install the software that CuteWriter requires. Click Setup to automatically install it.
Once the setup is done, open the PDF file you want to delete the pages from, you can open your PDF either in a PDF reader or in your browser.
Click File – Print, doing so will allow you to do editing in the PDF file. Select CutePDF Writer as the printer.
Now, time to select the pages you want to delete. What you need to do is, select Pages, or Range and enter in the pages you want to keep. For instance, if you have an 8-page document and want to get rid of page 7, you would enter “1-6, 8.”
Tap Print and then save the file when prompted. By default, the new file will be saved to your documents folder.
How to Delete a Page in PDF on Mac
If you want to delete the pages from Mac then the preview app is best and easy to use. It may have that you already used it if you haven’t then read on:
- Open your PDF file in the Preview app. To do so, right-click on the file and “Open with” and then “Preview.”
- Now, click the “View” menu and choose “Thumbnails”. This will show all of the pages in the PDF in the thumbnail view.
- Next, select the pages you want to delete from the PDF. Hold Command and select multiple pages, or click and drag your mouse to make a selection box.
- Click the “Edit” menu and click “Delete”, doing so will delete the selected pages.
How to Delete a Page in PDF Online
If you want to delete single or two pages from a PDF, the online tool is best to delete pages from your PDF. We will let you know the best site where you can delete your pages from PDF files.
Visit the site https://smallpdf.com/delete-pages-from-pdf on your browser. You can browse these sites from any device, like a window, mac, or mobile device, iOS.
Find the bold “Choose File” option to drop your PDF file from you want to delete the page. You can also upload PDF files from Google Drive, Dropbox. To do so, find the arrow icon on the left of the choose file option.
Once you upload the documents, select the pages you want to keep in your PDF file. Find the can icon to delete the pages from your PDF.
Click Apply changes PDF after selecting all of the pages. This will open a new page.
Now, at last, click Download File Now. Doing so will download the new PDF file to your computer. You can choose the location to store your PDF file and rename it if you want to.
How to Use Adobe Acrobat
This adobe acrobat allows you to delete or edit your PDF files. You cannot delete or edit pages in PDF from the free PDF reader.
Open the PDF file in Adobe Acrobat and then click the “Page Thumbnails” button in the left pane. If it isn’t there, click “View”- “Show/Hide”-“Navigation Panes”-“Page Thumbnails”..
Now, time to delete the pages that you want. You can use the mouse to select multiple pages at one, or you can hold Ctrl and click each page that you want to select.
Now, hit the “Delete” button to delete the selected pages. You can find the Delete button is located at the top of the Page Thumbnails pane.