How to Use PDF Image Extractor on Mac and Windows


Oct 15,2019 • Filed to: Mac Tutorials

PDF is commonly used as a file format to post materials or send document via email. Sometimes, you might meet the case that need to extract images from PDF file and send only the images to others or for other purpose. To the average person, it seems a difficult task , but with the right PDF image extractor, the process will be smooth and easy. So, how to extract images from a PDF document with PDFelement Pro ? Not to worry, this article will walk you through it step by step.

Part 1. How to Extract Images from a PDF Using PDF Editor

PDFelement Pro provides you with an easy way to extract images from PDF on Mac and Windows. If required, you can also edit images in PDF documents with ease. Following the steps below to extract an image from PDF.

Easy Steps for Extracting Images from PDF Files

Step 1. Import PDF to the PDF Editor

First launch the program. And in the main interface, you can click on the "Open File" button and select the PDF file from your local folder to import it to the program.

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Step 2. Start Extracting PDF Images

Now your PDF file will be opened with the program. You can click on the "Edit" tab and click on the image in the PDF file. You will have the new opened control pannel on the right side of the program. And then click on the "Extract" to extract the image from your PDF file. Done!

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Step 3. Edit images in PDF

If needed, you can also use PDFelement Pro to edit images in PDF easily. Open the "Edit" button and click on desired image. And then you can choose tools to rotate or crop the images easily.

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PDFelement Pro - The Best PDF Image Extractor

PDFelement Pro ist a very usefull PDF tool that can help you to edit and convert PDF files. If you want to extract images or other data in your PDF document, this smart tool can also give you a hand.

Why choose this PDF Editor:

  • Easily edit native and scanned PDF with various editing tools.
  • Convert OCR PDF to Excel, Word, PPT, HTML, and more.
  • Quickly add signs, wartermarks and shapes to your PDF files.
  • Create PDF from existing PDF, webpages, HTML, images, etc.
  • Extract data or images in your PDF files with ease.
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Part 2. How to Extract Images from a PDF Using PDF Converter

1. Extract Images from a PDF on Mac (10.15 Catalina included)

There are some Mac users who want to extract images from a PDF and use the extracted images in other documents. Extracting images from PDF on Mac can be easy so long as you have the right software program and enough knowledge for the task. iSkysoft PDF Converter Pro for Mac can play a role of the PDF image extractor for Mac.

The following are the steps for extracting images from PDF on Mac using iSkysoft PDF Converter Pro for Mac.

Step 1. Load PDF Files

After you have installed iSkysoft PDF Converter Pro on your Mac, launch the program. Import your PDF files by directly dragging the PDF files into the program from your local computer.

Go to top "PDF Converter Pro" > "Preferences" and switch to "Image" tab to set the option to "Extract all images in the PDF file". Click "OK" to confirm.

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Step 2. Start to Extract Images from PDF Document

Then, click the "Gear" icon on the right side of PDF file in the list, and select "Images" from the format list. Check "Apply to All" if you want to extract all images from multiple PDF files.

Now, click the "Convert" button at bottom to extract PDF images. When complete, you can find the images in the selected folder.

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2. Extract Images from a PDF on Windows (Windows 10 Included)

If you want to process the PDF image extraction on Windows PCs, iSkysoft PDF Converter Pro for Windows version will help you a lot. This Windows PDF image extractor can extract all images from your PDF files and it supports to extract images in JPG, PNG, GIF, BMP, TIFF format. The user-friendly interface lets you just take a few clicks to extract images from PDF files on your Windows PC.

Simply follow the steps below any time an image needs to be extracted from a PDF file, iSkysoft will quickly get the job done.

Step 1. Import PDF Files

When you have installed the PDF images extractor on your PC, launch the program. Now, go to your local folder where the PDF files are located, and directly drag and drop the PDF files to the program, then the files will start loading automatically. Next, go to the "Output Format" tab and select "Image" as the output format.

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Step 2. Start to Extract Images from PDF Document

You can there is a gear icon for "Advance Setting". Click the icon, a pop-up window will appear. Then click the "Image" tab on the left of the window to select "Extract all images in the PDF files" option and choose an image format for the images.

Lastly, in the main interface, go to the "Output Folder" tab to select the location where you want to save the images. Then click the "Convert" button start to extract images from PDF document.

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