Rasterize PDF

Rasterize PDF re-creates the document using images of the pages instead of vector commands. It functions the same as exporting a PDF to images and then re-importing the images into a new PDF. After rasterizing the new document will be opened.

How to Rasterize a PDF

  1. Go to Images > Rasterize PDF on the menu
  2. Set the rasterize options. Additional details for each of the settings are available below.
  3. Once all of the settings are complete, click on Start... to begin the process.  
  4. Once the document has been rasterized the new document will be opened

Rasterize PDF Settings

Page Range

Pages - The range of pages to be rasterized

DPI & Compression

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

Compression - Sets the image format. Only images compatible with the PDF format can be chosen.

JPEG Quality - This is the quality of JPEG compression. It varies from 0 (very high compression, very low quality), to 10 (low compression, very high quality) based on the quality parameter. Some guidelines for the quality value: 8 high quality, 5  medium quality, 2 low quality.