How to Edit PDF Pictures

by Rose Broyles

PDF files are easily shared across different platforms. File sizes are small, and file information remains intact without the need for conversion. Text normally can be edited using the standard free version of Adobe Acrobat Reader; advanced edits can be made with the upgraded version of Adobe Acrobat Professional. Editing images can be accomplished with Adobe Acrobat with applications such as Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator on hand. Otherwise, the use of third-party applications is required.

Using Adobe Acrobat

1

Open "Touchup Preferences" of Adobe Acrobat.

2

Define which object and which editor to use. For example, choose Photoshop or Illustrator.

3

Select the "Touchup Object" tool.

4

Select an object, context-click it and select the "Edit" option and make desired changes.

Using Nitro PDF Professional

1

Go to the "Tools Group." Click the arrow beneath "Copy Text." Click "Edit Text & Images."

2

Double-click the image.

3

Click the images. Click the "Format" context tab in the ribbon.

4

Choose the type of image-editing task on the "Format" context tab.

Using PDF Editor

1

Download PDF Editor. Open the application.

2

Click "File" to open the document.

3

Click "Edit." Insert image and make desired edits.

Tip

  • check Always save a copy of the original file before making edits.

Warning

  • close Read all instructions from the software to prevent any unwanted changes. Some software might have bugs that can ruin the file or not save changes to edits.

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About the Author

Rose Broyles has worked as a technical writer, graphic designer, photojournalist and blogger. She has a Master of Science in software engineering from National University, a diploma in multimedia design from Platt College School of Design and a Bachelor of Arts in broadcasting from San Diego State University.