How to Merge PDF Files on Mac

People prefer using PDF documents since they are safe and they cannot be corrupted or attacked by a virus. Due to the trust laid on the safety of the Portable Document Format, people find themselves saving so many PDF files on their computers. Some small PDFs contain information that is a continuation of what is included in another PDF. Nonetheless, it is possible to merge different PDF files into one PDF document to minimize the size of records in your folders and to form a comprehensive document. This article, therefore, explains how to merge PDF files on Mac.

How to Merge PDF on Mac

The steps below direct you on how to merge multiple PDF files on Mac using PDFelement .

STEP 1. Load the PDFs You Want to Merge

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After PDFelement is successfully installed, launch the program and then the next thing you need to do is to import all the PDF files that you want to merge. To import the files, click on "Combine Files" on the Home window and a new window will appear.

Click "Add Files" the option takes you to the local folders where the PDFs are located, and you can select all the files that you want to import from their local folders. Before you proceed to the next step, make sure that all the files that you want to merge are added to the program.

STEP 2. Rearrange File Sequence

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After importing all the PDF files to the program, you need to rearrange them in the manner you want them to appear in the final document.

To rearrange the PDF files, drag each of them to make sure that they are aligned in the right manner. For the files that contain related or continuous information, you have to make sure that the files are arranged in a sequential manner.

STEP 3. Customize Output Settings

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Once you have rearranged the PDFs, you can customize the settings for the new or combined PDF document. Click the "Settings" button on the menu bar of the window. Under "Output Options" you will see "Keep original file names" and "Add final original name".

Under file size, you will be able to change the file size from original to A4, A3, U.S Letter, or U.S Legal. You can also change the files width and height by checking on "Custom" button.

STEP 4. Start Merging PDF Files on Mac

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After ensuring that you have selected the output settings for your merged PDF, click the "Combine" button, and the selected PDFs will be merged into one file. To ensure that the document is accessible on your computer, you have to save it for later access. To save the combined PDF, go to the "File" menu, click it and then select "Save as", give a name to your PDF file, select where you want to locate it and then click the "Save" button to save the merged document.