How to Delete a Page in PDF Mac

Kyle Wood

Mac, Tutorials

Deleting a page in a PDF document on Mac is a straightforward process. Whether you want to remove unnecessary pages or simply streamline your PDF, this tutorial will guide you through the steps. Let’s dive in!

Method 1: Using Preview

If you’re an avid Mac user, chances are you’re already familiar with Preview, the default PDF viewer on macOS. Follow these steps to delete a page using Preview:

  1. Open the PDF in Preview: Locate the PDF file on your Mac and double-click on it. The file will open in Preview.
  2. Select the page to be deleted: In the sidebar, navigate to the page you wish to remove. Click on it once to select it.
  3. Delete the selected page: With the page selected, press the “Delete” key on your keyboard or go to Edit > Delete.
  4. Note: You can also right-click on the selected page and choose “Delete” from the context menu.
  5. Save your changes: After deleting the desired page(s), save your modified PDF by clicking File > Save or using the Command + S keyboard shortcut.

Method 2: Using Adobe Acrobat DC

If you have Adobe Acrobat DC installed on your Mac, you can use its powerful features to delete pages from a PDF document. Here’s how:

  1. Open the PDF in Adobe Acrobat DC: Launch Adobe Acrobat DC and open the PDF file you want to edit.
  2. Select “Organize Pages”: Click on “Tools” in the top menu bar, then select “Organize Pages” from the drop-down menu.
  3. Delete the page: In the Organize Pages panel that appears on the right side of the screen, select the thumbnail(s) of the page(s) you want to delete. Then, click on the trash can icon at the top of the panel.
  4. Confirm deletion: A confirmation dialog box will appear. Click “OK” to confirm that you want to delete the selected page(s).
  5. Save your changes: After deleting the page(s), save your modified PDF by clicking File > Save or using the Command + S keyboard shortcut.


Congratulations! You’ve learned two methods for deleting pages from a PDF document on Mac.

Whether you prefer using Preview or Adobe Acrobat DC, removing unwanted pages is now at your fingertips. Remember to save your changes after deleting pages to ensure your modifications are preserved.

With these simple steps, you can effortlessly remove unnecessary pages from any PDF document on your Mac. Enjoy a streamlined and organized digital reading experience!

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