In your PDF documents you may want to add or attach photos or images. Images can help you visualize relevant topics and make the content of your documents more eye-catching; you can include logos for your business, the picture of someone you quote, or any graphic that visualizes what your document is about.

You may find it difficult to make changes to a PDF file, whether it be modifying a carelessly misspelled word, or inserting images. In this article, we will demonstrate how to use SwifDoo PDF, an all-in-one PDF tool, to add pictures into PDFs with four easy steps.

How to Use SwifDoo PDF to Add an Image into a PDF

Download and Install SwifDoo PDF

Go visit the homepage of SwifDoo PDF and click “Free Trial” to download this PDF program. After the successful download, launch the SwifDoo installer.

Tips:It is better to have SwifDoo PDF installed in a folder with adequate disk space as you will be creating files automatically during usage. 

Open the PDF

There are three common methods for users to open a PDF document in SwifDoo PDF:

Step 1: Importing the PDF document by right clicking on the file and then pressing H to choose a suitable Open with;

Step 2: Launching the SwifDoo PDF, clicking Open in Recent Files, and then uploading the document which needs an image;

Step 3: Dragging the document into the workspace.

Insert Images

After opening the PDF document, it is time to add the images. Click “Image” under the “Edit” tab on the toolbar (see image below). In the pop-up window, select the graphic that you want to add and then click “Open”. If you need more than one image to be inserted on the current PDF document, just press Ctrl and choose more pictures.


If you need to edit the graphic, right-click the picture and choose from the options in the menu (see image). SwifDoo enables users to make the following changes to the image:

  • Changing the image order (e.g., bringing the chosen imageto the front or sending it to the back);
  • Deleting the image;
  • Copying the image;
  • Editing the position,orientation, size and dimensions of the image.


Save Changes Made on the PDF Document

After you finish editing the graphic, to save the newly made changes within the current PDF, you can use the shortcut key Ctrl+S or click the “Save” icon on the toolbar in the top left corner. Or, you can create a new file for PDF by opening the file menu and select “Save As” to save the newly edited PDF under a different filename.

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Who Is SwifDoo PDF?

As a new PDF software company, SwifDoo PDF software has dedicated itself to help users deal with PDF-related issues, such as editing, annotation, converting, and many other useful functions. So far, SwifDoo PDF has accumulated nearly 1 million users globally and aims to simplify everything you do with PDFs.

For those who download SwifDoo PDF for the first time, you can enjoy the free trial for one week. If you register for a personal account, we offer a 30-day free trial. During this month, you will experience how this program increases your productivity and efficiency. When the free trial expires, you can decide whether to pay for a subscription.  

Common FAQ about How to Insert Images into PDFs with Ease

Q:How do we insert an image to a PDF with Adobe?

Adobe is an all-round PDF editor that enables users to edit any images or objects in a PDF. Here's the guide to insert an image to a PDF:

Step 1: Launch the program and open a PDF, and then click on the Tools button to choose Edit PDF;

Step 2: Select Add Image and put the cursor at the place you need to add an image;

Step 3: Upload the image file and hit the Open button.



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.