PDF can be considered as one of the most acceptable and useful file formats in the 21st century, simply because of its integrity and stability. However, there still may be times we need to convert a PDF into other formats, such as JPG.

If you have no third-party PDF programs to display your PDF, or you need to incorporate a PDF in your online post, it is convenient and SEO-friendly to use a professional PDF converter to turn a PDF into a high-quality JPG.

PDF conversion is a must-have feature for most PDF products, so let’s dive into how to easily utilize PDF converters (both online and desktop) to save PDF documents as JPG files on Windows 10.

Use Online Tools to Convert PDF to JPG for Free

 

iLovePDF

 

iLovePDF.com is a free online service provider which integrates more than 20 features for users. To simplify how people process simple PDF tasks, this online converter enables you to export your PDF into PDF/A, Microsoft Office formats (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel), and JPG.

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Within several steps, iLovePDF makes it easy to save a PDF into a JPG file:

  1. Open the official website on any browser;
  2. Findthe PDF to JPG button and click it;
  3. Upload your PDF from Google Drive, Dropbox, or local folders;
  4. Select Page to JPG and then choose Convert to JPG.

 

Pros

Features: multiple features can meet different users' needs and better fix their problems;

Batch-process: iLovePDF lets you convert a bunch of documents simultaneously;

Multi-language service: this online PDF program supports 25 languages;

Multi-platform: iLovePDF.com provides multiple choices to reach a wider range of users: Windows 64bit (32bit and MacOS in development) and mobile apps (Android and iOS).

Cons

Limited access: free users can only access all features or process two tasks per day, and the file you upload to it should be kept within a certain limit;

Internet connection: it is online version only works with an internet connection.

 

 

FreePDFConvert

As its name suggests, FreePDFConvert is a file converter dedicated to exporting different documents into PDFs and vice versa. This online platform provides multiple conversion choices for users: Microsoft Office file formats, JPG, OpenOffice, eBooks, and iWorks to PDFs. Apart from these features, it can also help you combine, separate, and password protect your PDF documents.  

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Converting a PDF to a high-resolution JPG file is not difficult:

  1. Visit its official web on any browser;
  2. Upload the PDF file from Drive, Dropbox, or URL;
  3. Select a suitable output image resolution (web 72 dpi, screen 150 dpi, and print 300 dpi), and then click Apply Change to finalize the conversion process.

Pros

Powerful conversion: this online converter has 12 conversion tools to assist users in exporting PDFs and other formats.  

Cons

Limited access: a non-paid or unregistered user can only process 1 document per hour;

Limited features: Like we said before, this online platform is definitely a qualified PDF converter, however, it is far from being a comprehensive and versatile PDF program as users cannot edit or annotate the documents.

 

EasePDF

EasePDF aims to make every PDF task and allows you to process PDFs with ease. Now they have more than 30 features from Convert PDF, Edit PDF, Organize PDF, to Protect PDF. To save your PDF to image, EasePDF now allows users to convert their documents into JPG, PNG, BMP, and GIF. Additionally, this program can help you export your PDF to RTF and HTML.

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Steps to convert a PDF to a JPG file:

  1.  Visit the official website, and upload multiple documents from OneDrive, Google Drive, Dropbox or URL to the panel;
  2.  Click Convert to start the process, and then download the zip package to cloud storage platforms.

Pros

Access: An unregistered user can access all PDF tools and image tools;

Batch convert: users can convert multiple documents at the same time (please note the file limit)

Download method: Though inconvenient, EasePDF adopts to save your exported JPG file in a package to ensure lossless compression.

Cons

File limit: A non-paid user can only deal with 2 free tasks per day; the file you upload to this platform is up to 10 MB and 50 pages.

Use Desktop PDF Software to Convert PDF to JPG on Windows 10

SwifDoo PDF

Everyone who turns to a professional PDF product wants to greatly improve his/her working efficiency, and SwifDoo PDF is a good choice. As for file conversion, it now supports saving a PDF as JPG, BMP, TIF, and PNG, with different resolution options available. In addition, if you need to open a PDF in Paint, the first thing you need to do is to export this PDF into a format supported by MS Paint. SwifDoo PDF can help you with the conversion task.

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Let’s see how to open a PDF using MS Paint with a few of clicks:

  1. Download SwifDoo PDF at https://www.swifdoo.com/ and install it on your PC;
  2. Open or upload your file from local folder;
  3. Click PDF to Image in the tab “Convert”;
  4. Press the Start button;
  5. Open the newly created JPG in Paint.

When you need to extract selected pages in a single document, don’t forget to tick “Selected Pages in an Image File”. If you are required to convert a PDF with too many pages, then the exported JPG file will be presented in a long picture with relatively lower quality (up to 96 dpi).

swifdoo-converter

 

Pros:

Longer free trial: SwifDoo PDF now provide 30-day free trial. During this month, you have access to all of features without any limits;

Intuitive design: This PDF program has changed its outfit and made its new version much more modern. A Word-like interface can narrow the distance between you and a totally brand-new product. This design style does not require a steep learning curve for users.

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Cons:

Limited version: It is only compatible with Windows systems currently, and does not provide online tools, which is not so friendly for users of other operating systems;

Soda PDF

Soda PDF is an all-in-one PDF program which aims to save time and increase efficiency. In terms of file conversion, Soda PDF develops different features to support more file conversions. With Soda PDF, you can easily convert your PDF into JPG, PNG, GIF, BMP, and TIFF. Aside from some common formats, it can save PDF as PDF/A, TXT, RTF, and HTML.

 

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Steps to export a PDF to a JPG is as follow:

  1. Download Soda PDF;
  2. Install and launch the program;
  3. Upload the PDF document and click Convert;
  4. Choose PDF to Image in the tab Export.

If you only need to convert a small portion of the original PDF, you need to click “Pages to Export” to specify which pages need to be converted. Unlike SwifDoo PDF, you cannot choose the image quality with Soda PDF.

Pros

Ease of use: without any formal training or complicated tutorials, users can easily navigate to what they want Soda PDF to do;

Intuitive design: different from SwifDoo PDF, Soda PDF does not maintain the MS Word design style. They have their own thought which makes its interface unique from other competitors.

Cons

Poor update experience: Soda PDF crashes and fails every time you update to the new version.

Incompatible fonts when editing: when user edits a PDF, the font is not always compatible with the original text, which makes the newly added changes noted.

 

PDFCandy

PDF Candy Desktop is a versatile tool that enables you to easily work with PDF files. Created by Icecream Apps team, PDF Candy has reliable technology to provide high-quality service. This platform has both web version and desktop versions, which incorporates more than 30 features.  Regarding image conversion, it can also help export a PDF to JPG, BMP, PNG, TIFF.

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PDFCandy has a simple process when process PDF conversion as well:

  1. Download PDFCandy from the link;
  2. Install it onyour device and open the program;
  3. Click PDF to JPG in the tab Convert from PDF;
  4. Upload the PDF and wait for conversion.

Pros

Multiple Features: PDFCandy integrates more than 40 features in its web version, from converting, editing, to protecting.

Multi-platform: it is available both online and offline. Users can even install the PDF Candy Chrome extension, which simplifies everything you do with PDF.

No internet connection: users don’t need to have internet connection when using its the desktop version.

Cons

Limited access: a non-paid user can only process two free tasks per day. The file size and page number cannot exceed a certain limit.

Conclusion

The above listed PDF tools, regardless of being online or offline, can save your PDF as a JPG on Windows 10. Among them, SwifDoo enables users to change the output image quality and provides a longer free trial, which is worth the shot.

 

Common FAQs about Converting PDF to JPG on Windows 10

Q: How can I turn a PDF into a JPEG?

JPG and JPEG refer to the same concept and can be used interchangeably. Besides the PDF products listed in this article, there are many other options capable of converting a PDF into a JPEG file. Online programs such as SmallPDF, PDFEscape, and Zamzar are good converters. Desktop software which provides high-quality conversion services include Foxit PDF, Nitro PDF, and Adobe Acrobat.  

Q: Does Windows 10 have a PDF Converter?

In the Microsoft App Store, there are many PDF tools that can export PDF files into JPG files, such as PDF Office, PDFX, and PDF Editor. But if you need to utilize the conversion features, you need to pay for the service.

 

Q: How to convert PDF to JPG in Photoshop

A: If you need to use Adobe Photoshop to save a PDF as a JPG file, just follow the steps below:

  1. Open Photoshop and upload your PDF document;
  2. Select which pages you want to open. For a multi-page file, click the thumbnails and each page will be displayed in a single window;
  3. Adjust the page size and click Save As in the tab File. Choose JPEG as the output format in the Format menu.

Roche

ABOUT THE AUTHOR
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Roche has been an active PDF user for 6 years and tried different types of professional PDF tools (both online and desktop version) since at his bachelor degree. Now, Roche works as a columnist for SwifDoo PDF over the course of the last one year, and provides useful and practical solutions pertaining to various PDF topics for users from different features.

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