How to Merge PDF Documents Using a PDF Editor

How to Merge PDF Documents Using a PDF Editor

Merging multiple PDF documents is an easy task but you need the right tool to do that. You can’t edit PDF in Adobe Acrobat but you have other alternatives. For example, you can use the free online PDF merging tool to merge all your documents. However, before you start searching for a free online PDF merging tool, you must consider the fact that free tool is not perfect and that you are bound to face restrictions like long uploading time. What if the uploading stops halfway, and you have to reupload again? If you are in a hotel or share the internet connection with your friends in a rented apartment, using the online PDF editing service can be a headache.

Additionally, these online PDF editing services will track your IP address. They let you successfully merge your documents in the first time, but in the second time or so, they will be watching you and making sure that you don’t use too much of their bandwidth. They also have restrictions on the type of content you can merge on their online tool. Many online PDF editing services claim that they will delete the documents you upload in a day but the truth is that once you upload, people will be able to see the information inside. So, it is not secure at all to use an online PDF service to merge your PDF files.

Opening the PDF in a word processor and saving it as a word document will change the formatting. The images will appear in the wrong position and the text will appear messy after you save it as a word document. Now, you will be faced with the problem of how to restore back to the original formatting. If you have an image and want to convert into PDF, you can type the text in the image into a word processor. For the image, you can screenshot it and then paste it into the word processor.  The problem with this method is that it is time consuming to type the text from the image into a word processor.

The fastest way to merge your PDF is to get a basic PDF editor like Movavi PDF Editor for Mac. The software puts emphasis on a user friendly interface so there is no need to worry about how to merge pdf files on Mac. It has a large place for dropping multiple documents to open them. After you have load the images, you can click the merge files button and export them in a single PDF file. You can also load the images by clicking on the Open File button. It will show you the files you’ve selected to open in a list.  If you accidentally open a file, you can click the x button to delete it. If you need to add more documents, you can click the Select Files button.

You will be able to rearrange the text block and images in the individual page in the Edit Object mode. In the Edit Object Mode, select the text block or image you want to move so that a blue selection outline appear. You can resize this selection by dragging the corner of the outline or change its position by dragging it with your mouse. You can click on the Add Image button to import an image from your hard disk and include it in a page. After adding an image, make sure you go to the File menu and select the Save option to save your PDF.