You want to merge one or more PDF files in one PDF file you can easily do it with the help of Mac OS X preview app. You don’t have to install any app to merge any number of PDF files because Mac accomplishes this with the preview app. Let us learn how to merge multiple documents.
Mac OS X Preview App
With the help of Mac OS X Preview app you can simple add PDF files to merge, you can either delete any number of pages, you can change the order of pages or even can add images to the files.
- To merge PDF files you have to open the first PDF file in Mac OS X Preview app.
- Go to the view menu and choose thumbnail or you have to click the thumbnail dropdown button and choose thumbnail from it. It will open the side drawer or thumbnail pane of PDF pages. This thumbnail drawer/pane will show the number of pages in your PDF files. Even when your PDF files is one pager it will be shown in the thumbnail pane.
- You can add any new PDF file into this already opened file. Go to the Finder and look for the PDF file you want to merge. Now you can drag the PDF file to the thumbnail drawer between any pages.
- You can repeat the above process to add any number of PDF files to the Preview app. It will eventually merge those files.
Rearranging the Pages and Deletion
To reorder the pages you can simple drag a file in thumbnail drawer and drop it in the position you want it to be in your PDF file. You can delete any number of pages from the thumbnail drawer by selecting the page and pressing the delete key.
Save the changes by going to the File and selecting the option ‘Save as PDF’. Make sure when you merge the word documents first save them as PDF files and then save changes.