Some people may have needs to divide one PDF file into multiple small ones. There may be 2 reasons for this kind of requirements, one is that original PDF file is too big to save in your storage available, the other might be that PDF file needs to be optimized into several parts for smooth delivery.

Well, after classifying the needs, let’s see how we could divide PDF files. Actually, according to the different requirements, we usually split PDF file in 3 ways which are splitting by page numbers, splitting by file sizes and splitting by top level bookmark.

Option 1. Divide PDF files by page numbers

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Splitting PDF files by page numbers is quite simple operation with PDF editor, for it’s also the most commonly used way of Splitting PDF files. VivPDF is an easy PDF editor, with straightforward operations and concise interface, Using VivPDF to split PDF files into multiple ones by page numbers only needs 3 steps.

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  • Open the PDF file

    Open the PDF document with VivPDF

    Split PDF File
  • Choose “Pages” Option

    Select option “Page”, you can find “Split Document” from the right menu bar.

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  • Make settings to split PDF by page number and execute

    Tick “Number of Pages” in the pop-up window, set how many pages you want each file to have, then click “OK”

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Then you will have all split files in the folder. It’s easy, isn’t it? VivPDF realize the function of splitting files in a very straightforward way, easy operation could help you to deal with business document breezily.

Option 2. Split PDF files by size

The operation of splitting PDF files by size is mainly focusing on the needs of documents save, transmission and storage. Sometimes people may have trouble to send a PDF file whose size exceeds limit of mailbox or to save PDF documents with larger size than the space available in their storage device. The way of splitting PDF files into small multiple ones provides a perfect solution to this problem. This VivPDF function can help you to split your files within transmission or storage limits. OK, let’s see how we could split PDF files into small size ones by VivPDF. Follow me, you only need 3 steps to finish the division.

Tool: VivPDF recommended

Download URL: PDF editor download

  • Open PDF with Vivpdf

    Open the PDF file to be divided in VivPDF

    Split PDF File
  • Choose “Pages” Option

    Select option “Page” and choose “Split Document” from the right menu bar

    Split PDF File
  • Make settings to split PDF by size and execute

    Tick “File Size” in the pop-up window, set how big size of split file, then click “OK”

    Split PDF File

You will get PDF split within size you want. It’s as easy as the operation of splitting PDF files by page numbers above. You could repeat the step 3 to split file many times until it’s all done. VivPDF promises the simplicity and accuracy of splitting operation.

Option 3. Split PDF files by top-level bookmark.

You have another choice of splitting PDF files with VivPDF. Your PDF files can be divided into different small ones by the bookmarks already exiting in the PDF document. It also takes you 3 steps to finish splitting. Ok, let’s see the details how we can split PDF files this way.

  • Open PDF file with VivPDF

    Open the PDF file to be divided in VivPDF

    Split PDF File
  • Choose “Pages” option

    Select option “Page” and choose “Split Document” from the right menu bar

    Split PDF File
  • Make settings to split by bookmark

    Tick “Top-level Bookmarks” in the pop-up window, then click “OK” button.

    Split PDF File

Now you have PDF document split in the folder. It’s even easier than other 2 methods above, isn’t it? These 3 methods can help you to split PDF files perfect meeting your business requirements.

Settings: Set output and split multiple files for above options

There are 2 common options users could make before splitting process.

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  • Output Option

    This is the output options you may take before splitting PDF file.

    You could modify the output settings in this window. Target Folder box allows you to choose where you want to save the divided files. File Labeling allows you to modify the files’ names and name patterns. When every features have been decided, click on “OK” button to apply the options.

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  • Options to split multiple files

    Users could add files to split through this option.

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Ok, let’s make a short summary for today’s content. VivPDF provides totally 3 ways to split PDF file. Users could choose to apply any of them according to their needs. VivPDF also provides additional options to make the splitting function more convenient and smart, because Anniesoft always focuses on customer’s actual needs. If you have any questions or dissatisfactions about our product, please let us know as soon as possible, we appreciate your precious advice.