PDF stands for Portable Document Format, a very versatile document format making trusted file sharing easier dating back as far as the internet itself. However, even in today’s day and age many of us have to struggle when trying to convert one to a different file format.
The pain is real as there are tons of offline apps, web apps, and different solutions claiming to convert PDFs to JPGs efficiently and you have to go through the hoops of trial and error to identify the one suiting your needs.
If you have also been finding a sure-shot solution to this problem, we have compiled a perfect list of solutions available out there to help you out reliably at the time of need.
Use ‘Any PDF to JPG’ app from Microsoft Store
There are plenty of options present on the Microsoft Store that convert PDFs to other file formats. That being said, ‘Any PDF to JPG’ offers robust functionality along with a decent user interface for users.
To install the app, head to the Microsoft Store from the Start Menu of your Windows 11 device.
Next, from the Microsoft Store window, click on the search bar and type Any PDF to JPG, and hit Enter on your keyboard.
Next, click on the ‘Any PDF to JPG’ tile from the search results populated present on the store window.
After that, click on the ‘Install’ button present to the right of your screen. It will take a few minutes to install the app on your system, wait patiently till the process runs in the background.
Converting a PDF using the ‘Any PDF to JPG’ app is as plain sailing as it gets. The decluttered user interface really helps get the job done in a couple of seconds.
Once you have installed the app on your computer, open the Start Menu and click on the ‘All apps’ button present at the top right corner of the flyout.
Next, scroll down to locate and click on the ‘Any PDF to JPG’ app from the alphabetically ordered list.
Once the app opens, click on the ‘Load PDF’ option present at the top left corner of the app window.
Then, browse the PDF file using the explorer window and select it. Next, click on the ‘Open’ button to load the file in the app.
Your file will be loaded and previewed. To convert the PDF to Image, click on the ‘Save Image’ button from the bottom right corner. This will bring up an overlay pane on your screen.
From the overlay pane, you can change the output directory of the exported image by either clicking on the ellipsis icon (three horizontal dots) or by entering the directory path right under the ‘Output Folder:’ field. You can also choose to create a subfolder for each file in the mentioned directory by clicking on the checkbox preceding the ‘Create subfolder for each pdf file’ option.
You can also set a custom page range or only convert the current page in the view to
.JPG file format by clicking on the radio button preceding the individual options present under the ‘Pages Range’ section.
Note: For a page range conversion, you will be required to enter the page number of the pages you wish to convert.
After that, click on the drop-down menu present under the ‘Output Format:’ and select the ‘JPG’ option from the list. To scale the image relative to the PDF, drag the scroller present under the ‘Scale’ option to left or right depending upon your preference.
Once you have adjusted all the settings according to your reference, click on the ‘Continue’ button to convert your PDF file to JPG. It will only make the app a couple of seconds to carry out the conversion.
Once your file has been converted, an overlay pane will appear on your screen stating so. To directly jump to the directory containing the file, click on the ‘Open Folder’ button. Otherwise, click on the ‘Close’ button.
Convert PDF to JPG Using an Online Converter
If converting PDFs is not a task you perform very frequently and installing an app for the purpose doesn’t evoke a comfortable feeling in you; there is always an option for an online converter that can quickly convert your PDF file to a JPG.
However, it is always recommended that you use an offline converter instead of an online one when trying to convert confidential PDFs to reduce any leakage of the information.
To convert a PDF file online, head to ‘PDF to Image’ website pdftoimage.com using your preferred browser. Then, click the ‘PDF to JPG’ tab present on the webpage.
Next, click on the ‘UPLOAD FILES’ button to open an explorer window on your screen and browse the PDF file. Otherwise, you can also drag and drop the files onto the webpage to upload them.
Once you have uploaded the desired files, it will take only a couple of seconds to convert them to JPG. Once converted, you can either click on the ‘Download’ button present on each file tile, or you can click on the ‘Download all’ button if you have multiple files to download.
Note: All downloads from the website will be in a zipped folder.
After the download completes, head to the downloads directory and locate the downloaded zipped folder. Then, right-click on the folder and choose the ‘Extract all’ option from the context menu.
You will find the converted files inside the extracted folder.
That’s it, folks, these are all the ways you can convert your PDF files to JPGs quickly and efficiently.