Every now and then we need to split out PDF files in a smaller size for the ease of sending or uploading somewhere. But splitting a PDF file is half of the work. The next vital part of this process is the merger of these PDF files. Today in this article I am going to discuss how to merge PDF files in one single PDF file.
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To do this you need Adobe acrobat pro. If you do not have the pro version you can use the trial version or you can use Adobe Acrobat X or Adobe Acrobat XI. It can also be done with Adobe Acrobat DC (standard version).
If you do not have access to Adobe acrobat pro then you can always use free online pdf splitters and mergers. They are very easy to use, just follow the instructions on the website. You can also use the free trial version of Adobe Acrobat pro. It has a 30-day trial period and I am sure to split a PDF file it does not require 30 days.
In this article, we will discuss the offline method which will be done using Adobe acrobat pro.
How to Merge PDF Files
PDF files are flexible because they can be compressed in size, encrypted, merged, and split. You can also post PDFs in social media, or even convert it into Word, ACSM files, or just plain images. To merge PDF files, you need to open one of the PDF files that you want to merge in Adobe acrobat pro. Then follow these steps:
Step 1: Go to Create from the upper-left corner of your screen.
Step 2: Then go to Combine files into a single PDF file. A dialogue box will appear. In the box, you can drag the PDF files that you want to merge or you can click on the Add files button from the upper-left corner of the dialogue box.
Step 3: Now browse to the directory that contains your target PDF files and import them. You can press the Shift + Left mouse button to select all the files in a single entry and import them in the combiner.
Step 4: After importing all the PDF files that you want to convert you can drag the individual files left and right or up and down if there are multiple lines, to sort the PDF files in the correct order.
Step 5: Then click Combine files from the bottom-right corner of the dialogue box. It will take a few seconds. Wait until the computer asks for which directory you want to save the newly created combined PDF file. You can rename it and open it to see if everything is done correctly. Then press enter to save it
This is a very simple guide on how to merge PDF files using software that we use in our daily life to open PDF files. If you do not have access to the software you can use the standard versions of adobe acrobat DC or Adobe Acrobat X and XI