Batch Extract Pages as Image

Batch extract pages as image allows you to extract the pages from a batch of documents as images. Each page of each document will be saved as a separate image file. Each document will be handled individually using the chosen settings during the batch process.

How to Extract Pages as Image for a Batch of PDFs

  1. On the menu bar go to Batch > Images > Extract Pages as Image
  2. Set the options for the batch process. Additional details for each of the settings are available below.
  3. Once all of the settings are complete, click on Start... to begin the batch process.  

Batch Extract Pages as Image Settings

Select Image Settings

DPI Resolution - Resolution in DPI used to render the page, 72 is the PDF native resolution.

Image Format - The image format used when converting the PDF documents to images

JPEG - lossy compression that will reduce image quality and size

PNG - Lossless compression does not reduce quality and has no additional options

TIFF - Lossless compression does not reduce quality but allows for more than one image per file and additional compression formats

Note: CCITT RLE, Group 3 Fax, and Group 4 Fax are compressed black and white formats.

GIF - Lossless compression format for image files that does not reduce quality but supports both animated and static images.

File List

Add Files - Displays a file chooser to add individual files to the list.

Add Folder - Displays a file chooser that adds the contents of a directory to the list.

- Removes the selected file(s) from the list.

- Moves the selected file(s) up the list.

- Moves the selected file(s) down the list.

- Moves the selected file(s) to the top of the list.

- Moves the selected file(s) to the bottom of the list.

Set Default Batch Directory - When checked, all files from the default batch directory will be added to the File List each time a batch dialog is opened.

Save Files To

Destination Folder - This option allows you to set a destination folder to place all of the processed files. You can type the destination manually or click on the "..." button to open a directory chooser to set the destination folder

Overwrite Files - When checked, if a file with the same name as the file being processed is located in the destination folder it will be overwritten with the newly processed PDF file. If this option is not checked, a number will be appended to the output file name, to avoid duplicate file names.

Passwords to try when opening documents

To set a password click in the password field or on the Edit button. Then enter the password you want to be used. Do this for up to four passwords to try on password protected PDFs during the batch process.

Note: The passwords entered here will only be used for this batch process and will not be stored anywhere else. Passwords will have to be entered for each new batch process.