How to Delete PDF Pages on Mac and Windows


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Sometimes, you may encounter PDF files with blank or unnecessary pages. So you may need to delete pages from PDF in the easiest and simplest way possible. It may seem difficult to do because of PDF's tamper-proof format, but with the right software, you can do it with a few simple steps. It is usual for people to convert the file into a Microsoft Office format like Word, Excel or PowerPoint first to delete the unnecessary pages then saving it again as a PDF file. It is the first idea that may come to mind. But there is another way to delete pages in PDF document without going through the conversion process.

Part 1. How to Delete Pages from PDF on Mac

There are a lot of PDF for Mac programs in the market like PDFelement (or PDFelement for Mac) that enables you to edit PDF files without requiring you to convert them first. The software lets you modify the texts and graphics, and layout of a PDF page like how you would in a Word document, and in this case, deleting pages from PDF files may be necessary.

Here is the step-by-step guide on how to delete a PDF page on a Mac using PDFelement for Mac.

Step 1. Open the PDF File in the Program

Run the program and then import the target PDF file by clicking the "Open File" button. Then go to the "Page" menu on the top of the interface to see the submenu that presents you the PDF editing options.

Look for the "Delete Pages" option from the submenu and click it.

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Step 2. Start to Delete Pages from PDF

Upon clicking the "Delete Pages" option, a window on the right side of the main interface will appear to let you confirm. Once all is set, click the "Delete" button to prompt the action. It usually takes a few seconds. You may open the file after to check if the process is properly done.

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Part 2. How to Delete Pages from PDF on Windows

PDFelement Pro is like the Word processor yet includes proficient components like watermarks, annotator, compressor etc. You can without much of a stretch import numerous records and union them into one PDF document, split PDF documents or pack them into littler size and that's just the beginning. You can also add PDF forms and edit the data with ease. You can also export or import form data quickly and easily.

This PDFelement allows you to easily highlight, underline, cross out, add notes, text box, and free hand drawings into PDF. If you want to add PDF content into your word document, you can use its feature that converts PDF files into the documents. The layout of the converted file will look exactly the same as the source PDF.

The following tutorial will teach you how to delete the unwanted pages from your PDF files on Windows.

Step 1. Import PDF File to the Program

Run the software and click the "Open Files" button to load your PDF document to the program from local computer. Then go to the "Page" tab and locate the "Delete" icon on the toolbar.

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Step 2. Start Deleting Any PDF Page

A pop-up will be subsequently activated. From here, you can erase the present page, yet additionally can indicate the page range to erase any undesirable pages. When everything is done, click "Delete" to start deletion.

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More Tips:

Add Pages to PDF: Want to know how to insert a new blank page to a PDF file? In this tutorial, we will teach you how to add pages into another PDF file without using Adobe Acrobat.

Extract Pages from PDF: Sometimes you don't need all the pages in a massive PDF report, so you want to extract some pages to create a new PDF document. Here is a best way to extract pages from a PDF file.

Separate PDF Pages: If you need only one or several pages from a large PDF, you may have to separate some pages from it. Go to learn more detailed information about how to do that.

Part 3. Why Choose PDFelement to Delete Pages from PDF

PDFelement (or PDFelement for Mac) lets you convert the files, even the scanned ones through its OCR technology, into multiple formats. You can also combine or split the PDF files. Lastly, it lets you crop, rotate, rearrange, add and delete pages from PDF file. Specially, it fully supports the newly released OS X Mojave 10.14.

Key Features:

  • Easily edit PDF texts, pages, images, links, watermarks, etc.
  • Convert PDF to images, Word, Excel, PPT, EPUB and more formats.
  • Create PDF from other formats and create PDF forms easily.
  • Add watermark, signature and password to PDF.
  • Combine multiple files into PDF and split PDF into several files.

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