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Split a PDF

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How to split PDF files

Follow these easy steps to split a PDF document into multiple, separate files:

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  • Click the Select a file button above, or drag and drop a PDF into the drop zone to split PDF pages.
  • Select the PDF document you want to split.
  • After Acrobat uploads your file, sign in.
  • Select divider lines to set up the page ranges for each split PDF file you need.
  • Click Continue, select a folder to save the split PDF files, and click Save.

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Split PDFs into separate files

The Acrobat PDF splitter tool lets you quickly separate PDF pages into as many as 20 files. Add up to 19 divider lines to designate specific page ranges.

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Create up to 20 split files

After signing in, you can highlight any page thumbnails you want to delete. When you’ve highlighted every page that you want to remove, click the trashcan icon in the top toolbar.

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Save time by reusing content

Repurpose your PDF content. Split a PDF file, then try other Acrobat online tools to reorganize or add pages to your split PDFs.

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Download or share with ease

You can download your split PDF files or share them with others. You can also share files for commenting to collect all feedback in a single PDF.

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Use your preferred device

Acrobat online tools work in any browser, such as Microsoft Edge or Google Chrome. So you can use them on your desktop, laptop, notebook, or phone.

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The best online PDF splitter

Adobe invented the PDF file format. Try our exceptional online tools to split PDF files and keep your projects moving from anywhere.

Questions? We have answers.

How can I split one PDF into multiple documents?
The Acrobat Split PDF online tool lets you quickly split and separate PDF pages into up to 20 new PDF files without the need to download additional software. First, select a PDF of 1,500 pages or less, and sign in to Acrobat. Then insert as many as 19 divider lines to determine the number of pages desired in each split PDF file. Finally, click Save. Acrobat will split your PDF based on the divider lines and save your new split PDF files to a folder of your choice.
What is the maximum PDF file size I can split?
You can split single PDFs with a file size of 1GB or less into separate PDF files using Acrobat online PDF tools. Simply drag and drop files into the PDF splitter tool using the instructions above.
How do I save new PDF files after I split a PDF?

After you select pages and set up separator lines, click Save. Acrobat saves the split PDFs in an Adobe cloud storage folder within your Acrobat account. You can rename, download, or share the new PDFs with others.

If you need to do more with PDFs beyond splitting files, you can try Adobe Acrobat Pro for Mac or Windows for free for seven days. The Acrobat PDF editor tools let you edit PDFs, merge PDFs, reorder individual pages, extract pages, delete pages, rotate PDF pages, reduce file size, set passwords and permissions, and add bookmarks. You can also convert images like PNGs or JPGs and convert PDFs to and from Microsoft Word, PowerPoint (PPT), and Excel.

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