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Sometimes, you may encounter PDF files with blank or unnecessary pages. It may not be a problem for some people as it is easy to skip on it. But if you are one of those highly organized people who are particular with their files and want each page be 100% functional, you may opt to delete pages from PDF in the easiest and simplest way possible. It may seem difficult to do because of PDF's tamper-proof format, but with the right software, you can do it with a few simple steps. It is usual for people to convert the file into a Microsoft Office format like Word, Excel or PowerPoint first to delete the unnecessary pages then saving it again as a PDF file. It is the first idea that may come to mind. But there is another way to delete pages in PDF document without going through the conversion process.

Part 1. How to Delete Pages from PDF on Mac (Including OS X 10.11 El Capitan)

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There are a lot of PDF for Mac programs in the market like iSkysoft PDF Editor for Mac (El Capitan included) that enables you to edit PDF files without requiring you to convert them first. The software lets you modify the texts and graphics, and layout of a PDF page like how you would in a Word document, and in this case, deleting pages from PDF files may be necessary.

It lets you convert the files, even the scanned ones through its OCR technology, into multiple formats. You can also combine or split the PDF files. Lastly, it lets you crop, rotate, rearrange, add and delete pages from PDF file. Specially, it fully supports the newly released OS X El Capitan 10.11.

Here is the step-by-step guide on how to delete a PDF page on a Mac using iSkysoft PDF Editor for Mac.

What You Will Need:

A Computer;
iSkysoft PDF Editor for Mac

Time Required:

Around 1 min



Step 1. Open the PDF File in the Program

Run the program and then import the target PDF file by clicking the "Open File" button. Then go to the Pages menu on the right side of the interface to see the submenu that presents you the PDF editing options.

Look for the "Delete Pages" option from the submenu and click it.

Step 2. Start to Delete Pages from PDF

Upon clicking the "Delete Pages" option, a pop-up will appear to let you specify the pages to delete and the location of the streamlined file. Once all is set, click the "OK" button to prompt the action. It usually takes a few seconds. You may open the file after to check if the process is properly done.

Part 2. How to Delete Pages from a PDF File on Windows (Including Windows 10)

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iSkysoft PDF Editor for Windows is similar to the Word processor but adds professional elements like watermarks, annotator, compressor etc. You can easily import multiple files and merge them into one PDF file, split PDF files or compress them into smaller size and more. You can also add PDF forms and edit the data with ease. You can also export or import form data quickly and easily.

This PDF Editor allows you to easily highlight, underline, cross out, add notes, text box, and free hand drawings into PDF. If you want to add PDF content into your word document, you can use its feature that converts PDF files into the documents. The layout of the converted file will look exactly the same as the source PDF.

The following tutorial will teach you how to delete the unwanted pages from your PDF files on Windows.

What You Will Need:

A Computer;
iSkysoft PDF Editor for Windows

Time Required:

Around 1 min



Step 1. Import PDF File to the Program

Run the software and click the "Open" button to load your PDF document to the program from local computer. Then go to the "Page" tab and locate the "Delete" button on the toolbar.

Step 2. Start Deleting Any PDF Page

A pop-up will be subsequently activated. From here, you can not only delete the current page, but also can specify the page range to delete any unwanted pages. When everything is done, click "OK" to start deletion.

More Tips:

Add Pages to PDF: Want to know how to insert a new blank page to a PDF file? In this tutorial, we will teach you how to add pages into another PDF file without using Adobe Acrobat.

Extract Pages from PDF: Sometimes you don't need all the pages in a massive PDF report, so you want to extract some pages to create a new PDF document. Here is a best way to extract pages from a PDF file.

Separate PDF Pages: If you need only one or several pages from a large PDF, you may have to separate some pages from it. Go to learn more detailed information about how to do that.

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This seems like me. I don't care if a blank page is in the PDFas it takes like a second to skip it. But my boss has literally held meetings and ranted about the importance that we need to delete pages from a PDF file before sending it to him so he doesnt have to waste time reading it. Oh, the life of having a high salary and being in charge!

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