3 Methods: How to Merge PDF Files into One on Mac


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Not very clear about how to merge PDF files into one on Mac? Here are three different methods for you to put PDF files into one via your Mac with ease.

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  • Hi miah^^
    Tried the ilovepdf option, but just as you say, it is quite slow.
    I would recommend an open source package from sourceforge: pdfcreator from pdfforce with many options or if you need a webbased solution http://combinepdf.cc That one has many options
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3 Methods: How to Merge PDF Files into One on Mac

  1. 1. All rights reserved—http://www.ipubsoft.com/ How to Merge PDF Files into One on Mac?Nov 08, 2012 10:12 am / Posted by Elime Mitchell to PDF TopicsFollow @Elime MitchellFor most people, PDF formats files are most preferred than any other document types sinceits great convenience and good compatibility. However, everything has both sides. Even PDFbrings convenience for users at most time, it may also be discommodious inevitablysometimes in some aspects. For example, it is really a troublesome task to organize, archiveor print a lot of scattered PDF documents.So, in order to make things much easier, we can try to join some PDF documents together fora better organizing. But, the question is how to put PDF files together into one for easierand more convenient organizing or archiving. In fact, if you are a Mac user, it would be reallyeasy for you to merge PDF documents on Mac. Here are three different methods for you tojoin PDF files together via your Mac with ease. Once you are not very clear about how tomerge PDF files into one on Mac, you may try any method below to enjoy yourself.3 Methods of How to Merge PDF Files into One on Mac OS XFor a quick access to your preferred method, you can click the corresponding quick linkprovided below to check details.Method 1: Merge Two PDF Files on Mac with PreviewMethod 2: Online PDF Concatenate Services for Merging PDF FilesMethod 3: Merge PDF Documents on Mac with Desktop Mac PDF File CombinerMethod 1: How to Merge PDF Files into One on Mac Using PreviewAs a built-in app of Mac OS X system, Preview not only provides great convenience to viewPDF or images files, but also facilitates users in the combination of two PDF files. To join twoPDF documents together with this Mac system app, you should first open your source files inthe app. Then you should ensure the PDF documents are shown in default thumbnail view inthe right panel. After that, you can simply drag the thumbnail of a PDF file over of thethumbnail of the other until the pointer shows a green circle with a plus symbol in it. Ok, thetwo PDF documents are combined into one. And then you can save the merged PDF file byselecting "File > Save As".
  2. 2. All rights reserved—http://www.ipubsoft.com/NOTE: Please ensure to drag a PDF file on top of the other. Otherwise, the PDF file youdragged to the other will be added as an external link rather than be combined into it.Pros: Completely free. It doesnt take long, only a little bit of work.Cons: It isnt fit for merging multiple PDF documents together. Normative operations areneeded.Method 2: How to Merge PDF Files into One on Mac Using Online ServicesOnce you have several PDF files need to be merged into one on your Mac, then you can alsogive a try to those online services, like pdfmerge.com, ilovepdf.com, pdfaid.com and more. Itcan be a straight forward method for you to merge PDF files into one on Mac using theseonline solutions. You only need to select source PDF files from your local folder to upload,and then simply click the provided Merge option to join your uploaded PDF documents intoone. And then there will be a download link provided for you to get the combined PDF file.
  3. 3. All rights reserved—http://www.ipubsoft.com/Pros: Free to merge more than two PDF files into one. Easy to operate.Cons: Need a stable network. Usually comes with limitations on uploaded file quantity and filesize. Output quality, working speed, information safety, and so on are not so good.Method 3: Merge PDFs Using Desktop Mac PDF File CombinerTo get a more efficient PDF combination on Mac, you may need to get professional softwarefor help. iPubsoft PDF Combiner for Mac is undoubtedly a good choice. This easy-to-useMac app can help you work on PDF merging without any restrictions. With it, you can simplydrag and drop numerous PDF documents into the program and click the "Merge" icon to jointhem in a new PDF file orderly without any hassle.Pros: Merge PDF files into one on Mac with no restrictions on file size and quantity. Superfast working speed to combine PDF files together.Cons: Some functions are limited in free trial version. Full version with no restrictions needsto be paid.Conclusion:
  4. 4. All rights reserved—http://www.ipubsoft.com/As described above, no matter which method you choose, it is super easy for you to mergePDF files into one on Mac. Each way has its pros and cons that it is hard to say which methodwould be the best for you according to different situations. For myself, I prefer to use the lastdesktop Mac PDF File Combiner more since it works in a more effective way to join my PDFdocuments without any hidden trouble on the file information safety.Extended Tips:How to Convert Word to PDF on Mac with 4 Methods3 Ways to Convert DjVu to PDF on Mac or Windows