How To Split PDF Files With Google Chrome

Recently, we talked about bypassing PDF file locks with Chrome. However, did you know that Chrome can also split PDF files? Removing part of a PDF file, also known as splitting the PDF is easy. As a matter of fact, it's super easy with Chrome.

Open PDF File With Chrome

  • The first thing to do is open the PDF file that you want to split apart with Chrome.
  • Then, right-click the PDF, click Open With, then click Google Chrome.

Awesome! Did your PDF open in Google Chrome? Once, it opens move on to the next steps.

How To Split A PDF Using Chrome's Print Dialogue

  • With the PDF tab open, click the Printer icon (in the top right section).
  • Likewise, you may press Ctrl + P on Windows or command + P on a Mac.
  • A live preview box opens.
  • Be sure that you set Destination to Save as PDF.
  • If not set to Save as PDF, click change and choose it from the options.
  • Then, to split your PDF, click the page numbers text field and enter the pages you want to print.
  • For example, to extract pages 5-11, type ‘5-11’.
  • Lastly, click save.

Once you click save, the print dialog pops up. It asks you where you want to save your new PDF. Select a location to continue. That's it! Who knew that Google Chrome was such a great tool for managing PDFs? You now know how to use Chrome as a PDF splitter.

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