Cropping PDF pages is another common practice for PDF users

If our customers still remember, we have introduced the way to trim PDF pages by using cropping function. Actually, trimming is a special practice of cropping function. Users could cut any part of area that you don’t need and remain the page clear and tidy through cropping. Now let’s formally check how to crop PDF page in a general way.

1. Crop PDF pages in Adobe Acrobat

Cropping is a usual function in Adobe Acrobat, the function could be found in the menu list easily, now, let’s check the procedures.

  • Open PDF pages with Adobe Acrobat

    Open Pages which need to crop with Adobe Acrobat.

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  • Open menu “Pages”

    Click “Tools” tab at the right side of the top column to release the drop-down menu, and then you will find “Pages” tab. You could also release the drop-down menu of editing pages through clicking the “Pages” tab.

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  • Choose “Crop” function

    You will find “Crop” function at the list of “Pages” drop-down menu. Click “Crop” function, the mouse turns into a cross shaped cursor, you could use the cursor to circle an area for further editing.

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  • Make cropping settings

    You could make settings in the crop setting box. To tick “Show All Boxes” to show boundary in preview window. You have to choose the unit you use to define the measurement you circled.

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  • Crop and Save

    After settings and positioning, you could press “OK” button to apply cropping. And remember to save the PDF pages you cropped before closing Adobe Acrobat.

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2. How to crop PDF pages with VivPDF

Let me introduce another PDF editor to achieve task of cropping PDF pages. VivPDF is a small but smart PDF with high cost-performance, and it is very friendly to primary users, and it contains most often used functions of Adobe Acrobat which were simplized in VivPDF. You can download VivPDF at www.anniesoft.com. Once you have installed VivPDF in your PC, we could start to crop PDF pages.

  • Open PDF with VivPDF

    Run VivPDF and upload the PDF file whose pages need to be cropped.

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  • Find “Crop” function in the menu of “Pgaes”

    Click “Pages” tab to release the menu bar from the right side, and you will find “Crop” function in the menu list.

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  • Circle area and double click mouse

    After clicking “Crop” function, mouse will turn into a star shaped cursor. You have to use the cursor to circle an area to roughly decide the cropping size. And then you need to double click the mouse to wake the setting box.

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  • Make cropping settings

    You can make all cropping settings here. You have to decide cropping size’s unit, input page numbers to decide accurately which pages should be cropped etc. After you finish making settings, please press “OK” button.

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  • Save the change

    After you finish setting, press “OK” button to apply the change, and that’s not the end until you save the changes before you close VivPDF.

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Summary

It’s quie similar to crop PDF pages in different PDF editors, the important operation is to adjust the cropping size, it depends on how much measurement do you want to cut or remain. If you want to learn more information about how to trim the PDF pages so that it looks more neat and tidy, please refer to another article in our knowledge resources. Thanks for supporting Anniesoft.