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How to Split PDF Pages in Mac OS X Mountain Lion

"I have a large PDF file. And now I need to send it to my friends. However, it is too large to be attached the mail. Is there any good way to split it into 2 smaller PDF files? Thanks."

This is a common situation you’re very likely to encounter in daily life. To mail a large PDF file as an attachment or to pick out the most important info of a PDF file, you need to split a PDF file into several small ones. If you do not know any way to achieve your goal yet, follow the steps below to learn how to split a PDF in Mac OS X Mountain Lion or Windows (Windows 8 included).


Step 1. Download and install the PDF tool which is used to split PDF pages

Put first things first. Before we get down to splitting a PDF, the first thing we need to do is downloading the PDF tool we’re going to use: Wondershare PDF Editor (for Windows users) or Wondershare PDF Editor for Mac (for MacBook Pro, MacBook Air and iMac users). And then we should install the free trial version of this tool on our computer.

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Step 2. Split PDF pages in Mac or Windows PC

Double-click the quick start icon on the desktop to launch PDF Editor and open the PDF file that you’re going to split. And then find the place where to split a PDF file.

For Mac users, go to Document to select Split Document. In the pop-up, select one of the 4 methods to split a PDF file in Mac OS X Mountain Lion: Split by every _ page(s), Split averagely to _ PDF file(s), Split by bookmark at level, or Split by page range to a PDF file, e.g. 1, 3, 5, 8 – 10. And in this box, you can also set a path to save the output small PDF files. And then you can click the Split button to split the PDF in Mac.

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