How to Convert PDF to JPG on Mac

The flexibility offered by PDF files is one of the main reasons why this file format is popular around the world. Plus, with the right software, you can easily convert PDF files into other file formats while maintaining the format of the original document. A popular conversion task involves converting PDF files into JPG or other image files.

JPG is a standard image file that is usually best for sharing high-quality images over the internet. Converting PDF files to JPG will enable you to use objects in PDFs in your documents and presentations. In this article, you will learn how to convert PDF to JPG on Mac.

How to Convert PDF Files to JPG on a Mac

In this guide, we will take you through PDF to JPG conversion process using Wondershare PDFelement for Mac. Wondershare PDFelement for Mac is a standalone PDF tool that is used for a wide variety of functions. Apart from PDF conversion, you can use it to view, edit, create, and print PDF files.

Before you begin, the first obvious task is downloading and installing PDFelement. It supports all versions of Mac OS X from 10.7 all the way to the current version, macOS Sierra.

STEP 1. Import One or More PDF File(s)

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Once PDFelement starts up, you will need to upload the file from your computer’s storage or an external drive. You can select the "Convert PDF" button on the Home window, navigate to the location of the file, and select it to upload it.

If you want to convert several PDF files into JPG image files, you can use the application's batch conversion feature by clicking the "Add Files" button.

STEP 2. Choose Image File Format

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On the top right corner of the Conversion window, there are different file output options for the destination PDF file(s). Click the blue "W" icon and then select "Image" from the list. The default image format is JPG. If you want to change JPG to other image format, click the "Gear" icon and choose an image format you prefer.

STEP 3. Select Page Range

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PDFelement also allows you to select specific pages or a range of pages to convert if you don't need the whole PDF file converted. Click the page numbers next to each document and select the pages you want to convert. You can insert specific pages separated by commas or a range of pages according to your preferred sequence.

STEP 4. Enabling OCR

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OCR, short for Optical Character Recognition, enables you to convert scanned PDF files to JPG and maintain the original quality levels on the PDF file. At the bottom of the conversion window, simply drag the slider to the right to activate OCR. If the document is scanned, PDFelement will automatically scan it and make the content readable.

STEP 5. Start Converting PDF into JPG

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Once you are satisfied with the settings, you can begin converting by selecting "Convert" at the bottom of the conversion window. The converted JPG files should be available in the output folder within moments.