Converting a PDF to an Image

If you ever need to convert a PDF into an image to include inline in an article, here's how.

On a Mac you can use the Preview program to export a PDF as a JPG image. 

  1. Launch Preview from the /Applications/ folder and open the PDF that needs to be converted
  2. Pull down the “File” menu and select “Export” 
  3. From the ‘Export As’ window, click the contextual menu next to “Format” and choose “JPEG”
  4. Adjust the quality or resolution if necessary, and then hit “Save”

If you're on a PC or Chromebook this site works well -

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