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Three Different Ways for Mac User to Convert PDF to GIF

by Edwin Liu | February 17, 2014 10:58 AM
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In order to separate a document from the original operating system, application or hardware where we created it for further use,Adobe developed a file format named PDF. It is a unique, cross-platform and portable document format that can be length, contain any number of fonts and images, which is designed to enable the creation and transfer of printer-ready output by.

However, sometimes due to the special needs, people need turn that to images of GIF format such as somebody want to import the PDF file into Word in GIF image format. Here we offer readers three methods to do the work. Two is free and another is rechargeable. Get your appropriate method partly based on your need.

The First Way: Use a Screen Capture to Convert PDF to GIF

Step 1: Go and find screenshot software and use it to make a screen capture of the picture that you want to save.Then get the captured picture and save it to your desktop.

Step 2: Then find image-editing software and open it.Click “Edit option. Then crop the image you captured and resize the size, as you like.At last, after cropping the picture, save the image as a GIF file.Done!

However, the trick listed abovejust works well for people that do not mindthe quality (resolution) of the output image and just need one-page or few pages PDF file converted because normally via this way we the quality (resolution) of theGIF image is bad.

The Second Way: Use an online service to turn PDF to GIF Image files

Open Google and type into “PDF to GIF” into the search box, then you will get many online “PDF to GIF” service and most of them are free of charge. Upload your PDF files and enter your email on their site. That’s all because most websites promise to send the GIFs to your email after the conversion.

Just as the first method, this method is only suitable for a small part of audience because the service is limited to the size of PDF and usually it just supports PDF that is less than 2-4 MB. In addition, the confidentiality of PDF file information is unreliable and it is likely to cause the leakage of information.

The Third Way: Use a Professional PDF to GIF tool to do the work

For the people who want to create many high resolution GIFS from the big PDF File without sweat, It is needed to use a paid, professional PDF to GIFs to finish the big workload. Here I recommended Wondershare PDF Converter Pro for Mac to do the work. Simple, easy-to-use and efficient tool enables get few PDF files converted to GIF at a time easily with high quality; Usually it takes little time to complete a conversion with remaining the layout of the original PDF file. Learn more details of this converter and follow the guide below to finish the conversion.

Step1: Free download this program onto your Mac. Then install and run it.

Step 2: Import PDF file. Drag and drop the PDF file into this program. Then you will get an interface as below:

Step 3: Select “GIF” as the target image format. Well, find the “” icon on the PDF item bar and hit it. Then you will get a drop-down menu. Select the “Image” and “GIF” in turn, then click “OK”.

Step 4: Start convert PDF files to GIF. At last, hit the big “Convert” icon to start the PDF to GIF conversion. Wait patiently; the conversion will be finished in a minute. That’s all!

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