Benefits of creating a single PDF using a scanner.
Discover why it’s worth learning how to scan multiple pages to PDF.
- Reduce multiple attachments. By scanning multiple pages to PDF, you can send over just one file when transferring information to another person, rather than trying to attach multiple large files to one email.
- Reduce file size. Sending multiple large PDF files? This can be time consuming if you need to compress each PDF file. Instead, by combining the documents into one PDF, you can more easily deliver all your documents.
- Maintain the document style. The great thing about saving your files as a PDF is that no matter where they are opened, they will appear in the same format as you see them. This is because the design code is embedded into the PDF file when you save and transfer it – unlike Word documents, for example.
If you’re still wondering how to scan multiple pages to PDF, check out our answers to these common questions.
Do I need a physical scanner to be able to scan multiple pages to PDF?
If you don’t have a scanner, you can simply download a scanner app on your phone. Scanner apps are usually very accurate and enable you to save the files to PDF. There are free and subscription apps in the Google Play and Apple Store, so you can choose the best option for your budget.
Do I need an Adobe licence to be able to scan to PDF?
You will need to download Adobe Acrobat Reader to be able to view your PDF’s, but you don’t need to have a paid subscription to scan multiple pages to PDF. Find out more about Acrobat pricing.
Can I scan a book to PDF?
You can easily convert the pages of a physical book into digital PDF files in the same way as explained in this guide. Bear in mind that you will need a flatbed scanner as you won’t be able to use the automated feeder option for a bound book
It’s also important to check the copyright conditions of the book. These are usually found inside the front cover or within the first few pages and indicate how the book can be used and repurposed. .
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