Learn how to extract a single page or multiple pages from a PDF file using Adobe Acrobat DC.

Open the Organize Pages tool

Open the Organize Pages tool using the shortcut in the right pane or from the Tools center, accessed at the top left.

Extract pages from a PDF file step 1, open the Organize Pages tool

Click the Select a File button

Open a PDF you want to extract pages from

In the Open dialog box, select the Bodea.pdf sample file or other file from which you want to save one or more pages into a separate PDF file. Then click Open.

Extract pages from a PDF file step 3, open a PDF

Select Extract in the top menu

Extract pages from a PDF file step 4, select Extract in the top menu

Highlight pages you want to extract

When you select pages to extract, you can select a single page or a set of specific pages:

  • To extract a set of consecutive pages, click on the first page you want to extract, then hold the Shift key (Windows and Mac) and click on the final page you want to extract to highlight the set.
  • To extract non-consecutive pages, click a page to extract, then hold the Ctrl key (Windows) or Cmd key (Mac) and click each additional page you want to extract into a new PDF document.   

Click the “Delete Pages after extracting” checkbox if you want to remove the pages from the original PDF upon extraction. Click the “Extract pages as separate files” checkbox to extract each highlighted page as a separate PDF file.

Extract pages from a PDF file step 5, highlight pages

Click Extract to extract the selected pages

Click the blue Extract button to create a new PDF file of the highlighted pages.

Save your new PDF

When the PDF of extracted pages opens in a new tab, choose File > Save or File > Save As, and then select a file name and location for the new file. Learn more about organizing pages in a PDF file and combining files, including merging Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint files. If you need to split PDF pages in a document, you can also learn more about splitting a PDF.

12/12/2018
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