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Convert Images in Mac OS X: JPG to GIF, PSD to JPG, GIF to JPG, BMP to JPG, PNG to PDF, and more

Jan 24, 2010 - 34 Comments
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You can convert many different image file formats in Mac OS X for free using the included Preview application, there’s no need to download additional tools or do anything overly complex. As of Mac OS X 10.6 and beyond, Preview supports the following file types and will convert between any of them: GIF, ICNS, JPEG, … Read More

Delete pages in a PDF document

Jan 20, 2010 - 2 Comments
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You can delete specific pages from a PDF file with the built-in Mac Preview app, just select/highlight the page you want to delete and then hit the delete key. This is really useful for paring down large PDF documents if you only need a few select pages, this is bound to make any student or … Read More

Convert PNG to JPG or Convert JPG to PNG

Jan 12, 2010 - 10 Comments
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Converting a PNG file to JPG is really easy in Mac OS X, here are the steps: * Launch the origin PNG file within Preview * Navigate to the File menu and down to ‘Save As’ * Select “JPG” under the ‘Format’ drop down list * Click “OK” Your PNG file now has been converted … Read More

Batch Resize Images on Mac with Preview

Dec 16, 2009 - 32 Comments
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You can easily batch resize groups of images within Mac OS X by using the included Preview app, that is, taking a group of pictures set at one or various resolutions, and collectively resize them all together in a group to a new resolution, outputting either as the same file or as a new file … Read More

How to Flip & Rotate Pictures in Mac OS X with Preview

Dec 4, 2009 - 4 Comments
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The OS X Preview application has a a few little known image adjustment features for rapid image orientation flipping or rotation that are quite powerful, and if you’re looking to make quick adjustments to rotate a picture or mirror vertically or horizontally the general orientation of any image file, a great Mac app to do … Read More

Combine PDF’s with Preview by dropping thumbnails onto one another

Nov 15, 2009 - Leave a Comment

You can combine PDF files within the Preview app by dropping thumbnails onto one another, Lifehacker explains: The trick is to drag thumbnails on top of a thumbnail in the document you’re dragging to. This combines the pages. If you want to rearrange the pages, just drag them where you like—they’ll stay within the combined … Read More

Preview Not Saving JPG Rotation? Use Exif Data to Fix Rotated Image Display

Aug 14, 2009 - 4 Comments
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I was driving myself up the wall recently trying to figure out why the Mac would not save my image rotations when I exported a picture from Preview in OS X, so in looking for a solution I stumbled onto our friend MurphyMac‘s site and found a solution! Basically after you have rotated the … Read More

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