How do I remove some pages of a .pdf file? I tried some tips mentioned in different websites, but to no avail.
I've used PDF SAM (Split And Merge) ( http://www.pdfsam.org/ ) numerous times and it works well.
It's a free Java app, so you will need Java installed. It allows PDFs to be extracted to single pages and then reattached back again.
You can use any PDF editor, or if you don't want to download/install anything big, use the command-line portable pdftk (PDF Toolkit). Just extract the EXE and DLL to the same directory as your PDF, then from the command prompt use a command similar to the following:
pdftk in.pdf cat 1-12 14-end output out.pdf
Sejda is a new "Advanced Online Manipulation Tool" that has the ability to split a PDF document at the page number that you wish. It also has numerous other abilities:
To remove pages, use the Extract task. Select all page but the ones you wish removed, and click "Extract".
You can select multiple pages at once pressing SHIFT
Another option is to use a PDF printer (e.g. CutePDF ( http://www.cutepdf.com/ ) )
"Print" your PDF to another PDF making sure to choose only the pages you want from the print dialog.
Use scoop to install them easily.
scoop install pdftk scoop install qpdf
pdftk example, taken from here.
Here is the example of the code to keep only pages 1-9 and 26-end of the original file myDocument.pdf and save them to removedPages.pdf.:
pdftk input.pdf cat 1-9 26-end output outputfile.pdf
qpdf.exe input.pdf --pages input.pdf 1-9,26-z -- outputfile.pdf
Another commercial option is using Ricoh's Print&Share:
There are several ways to "remove" pages. Easiest option:
- Print your pdf document or other document to Print&Share
- Go to the Print&Share pages overview by clicking that icon in the upper right corner:
- Deselect the pages that you don't want:
- Click the Send and Close button.
Now it is also possible to deselect pages based on conditions and automatically instead of doing it manually. This can be for example if the page contains too much color or too much white space or if it contains certain words, or specific page ranges, etc... The page selection options can be found here:
The free foxit reader comes with a pdf printer that allows you to print (ranges of) pages to a pdf file. And it's a great alternative to Adobe Reader.
Pdf printer drivers, as in Foxit, will convert your original pdf file, but may result in a different quality, or much larger file, when using high quality print.
Alternatively, it is recommended to simply cut off pages, from the original pdf file, without converting it.
This online tool does it very well: http://smallpdf.com/split-pdf
1. Upload your file with drag and drop or press Choose file.
2. Select the pages you want to save into a new file.
3. Press the Split PDF button and download your file.