Sometimes when we have a bunch of JPG or JPEG images to share with others, we choose to compress the images into a file. But what if we don't want these photos to be copied or even stolen for commercial usage? Can we convert JPG images to PDF for cross-platform sharing and presenting with intellectual property protection?
Here we introduce you 4 easy solutions to convert and combine JPG images to a PDF File. You can use EasePDF online converter for free on any device. For Windows computer, use Microsoft Print to PDF. Learn steps on converting JPG to PDF using PDF Preview on Mac, or using Photo Library on an iPhone. Last but not least, we'll show you how to save a long JPG picture or a web-page capture as PDF on a browser.
Part 1. How to Combine Images into PDF Online for Free
Online JPG to PDF converter is a service that enables you to convert from JPG to PDF anytime anywhere through an Internet connection. Here we use EasePDF as a demonstration.
Step 1. Click "JPG to PDF" on EasePDF homepage
Step 2. Add your JPG images
You can upload JPG photos in 3 ways:
1. Drag and drop the images to the "Drop PDF here" area.
2. Click on the "Add File(s)" button to upload your JPG pictures.
3. Add images from your Google Drive, Dropbox or other URLs.
Step 3. Create PDF from JPG
After the chosen images finish uploading, a new window will show up to display the preview.
In this step, you can do some adjustment if needed, such as:
1. Rearrange order for the JPG images by dragging the preview pictures.
2. Change the orientations of the images by using the "Rotate" icon.
3. Click on a single picture to view image information, reload the picture or zoom in to see details.
4. Remove any image that you don't need for converting.
5. Add other JPG images to merge as PDF.
When everything looks OK for you, click the "Create PDF" button on the right-bottom to start converting and merging JPG to PDF.
Step 4. Download the converted PDF
Your combined PDF is ready. Now choose "Download" to get your new PDF to the local device, or click on "Google Drive", "Dropbox", "URL" to save on the internet or share with others. If you have more conversion to do, choose "Start Over" to start another task.
"If you've combined too many images into one PDF by accident, you may consider splitting the PDF into several small ones."
Part 2. How to Convert JPG to PDF on Windows 10
There's an amazing built-in function called “Microsoft Print to PDF” in the Windows 10 Photo app. So for Windows 10 users, you can simply use the default Photo app on your computer to change and merge JPG to PDF, when you don't have the Internet connection to access online converters.
Step 1. Open your JPG images on the Photo app
Go to the file that your JPG pictures are located at, choose those you want to convert. Right-click to open a menu, now choose "Print".
Step 2. "Print" your JPG images
A new window will pop up for print settings. On the "Printer" column, choose "Microsoft Print to PDF" on the drop-down menu. Set the paper size and quality as you need. If the images you choose are not in the same size, we recommend you to tick on the "Fit picture to frame" tab on the bottom, to ensure each of the converted PDF pages has the same size.
When you finish all settings, click “Print” to save JPG as a PDF.
1. Some users may find the "Microsoft Print to PDF" was missing from this printer option. That's because you haven't activated it. Please follow this video tutorial How to Add Microsoft Print to PDF on Windows 10 to get it working."
2. How to convert JPG to PDF on Windows 7? The "Microsoft Print to PDF" function works on Windows 7 to help you combine images into PDF as well. This video tutorial How to Install Microsoft Print to PDF on Windows 7 will guide you to activate it.
Step 3. Save and merge JPG images into a PDF
On the "Save Print Output As" window, select a location to save the converted PDF file and give it a name, then click the "Save" button.
OK. Now you've got your JPG photos all changed into a PDF file, just go to the folder you selected to open it. If the complicated steps dazzle you, just use EasePDF online converter, which saves you a lot of time.
Part 3. Converting Multiple JPG Images to PDF on Mac for Free
Similar to Windows 10, Mac has it's own built-in app called "Preview" to do the JPG to PDF conversion.
Step 1. Open the JPG images with Preview
Go to the folder that contains your target images, and select every image that needs to combine into a PDF. You can choose all images by clicking on the first image, holding the "Shift" key and clicking on the last one. To choose several image, click on one image, hold the "Command" key and click on other images one by one.
Right-click the mouse, click "Open With" and choose "Preview" to open these selected images.
Step 2. Rearrange image order and orientation
You can rearrange the image order by dragging the thumbnail pictures on the left sidebar. These orders will be the order of your converted PDF pages. On the top of each image, there's a "Rotate" button in the toolbar to readjust the orientation, if needed.
Step 3. Save as PDF
Go to "File" on the top menu bar, choose "Print" on the drop-down box. In the "Print' dialog, select "Save as PDF" from the drop-down options.
Name the converted PDF file and choose a folder to store it, and click "Save".
Note: To edit the output settings, click "Show Details" before saving as PDF.
1. You can see how many pages of your converted PDF file and choose to save all pages or select certain pages.
2. You can change the orientation of any page here if you didn't do that in step 2.
3. You can also edit the images before you combine them into a PDF. Learn more about how to edit images and mark up PDFs with Preview in this tutorial on Apple Support.
When you finish all settings, click "PDF" to open a drop-down list, and choose "Save As PDF".
"When you're combining a bunch of high-pixel JPG images into a PDF, the output file could be huge. In order to reduce the file size, you can compress the created PDF online for free."
No matter you're on a Mac or Windows computer, you can always use EasePDF online converter or PDFelement - a professional PDF creating, converting, and editing program. You can free download the trial versions via the link below.
Part 4. Combine JPG Images into PDF on iPhone
There's a "Save as PDF" trick on iOS that most people don't know. We can use Photos Library on iPhone and iPad to easily convert JPG photos to a PDF file.
Step 1. Go to your iPhone Photo Library
Open your photos library on your iPhone, choose the photos that you want to save and combine as a PDF.
Step 2. Click the "Share" button on the left bottom.
Step 3. Click the "Print" button on the bottom.
Step 4. Put your fingers on the screen and zoom in on the previewed photo.
Step 5. Click on the "Share" button.
Step 6. Click "Save to Files"
Step 7. Choose a location on your iPhone to save this file, and click "Add" on the top right.
Done, now all your selected photos have been merged into a PDF file.
Part 5. How to Save Photos as PDF on Android Phone
Saving photos as PDF on an Android phone is similar to on iPhone, but a little easier.
Step 1. Select photos on Photo Gallary
Go to the photo gallery of your Android phone, tick on every photo you want to convert to PDF. You can choose one or multiple photos.
Step 2. Click on the dots to open a menu, and tap on "Print".
Step 3. Choose "Save as PDF".
Step 4. Edit the PDF settings including paper size, letter, orientation, color, etc.
Step 5. Choose a location from your phone to store this converted PDF.
That’s it. As easy as you can imagine. However, if you need to do advanced settings like changing page(photo) orders, EasePDF JPG to PDF Converter is a must-have alternative.
For Windows 10 users, the build-in Microsoft Print to PDF is a good choice for converting JPG to PDF. For Mac users, you can use the Preview application. On both iOS and Android phones, the Photo Library app makes JPG to PDF conversion available. Last but not least, you can use the free EasePDF JPG to PDF Online Converter on all these systems and devices, as long as you have an Internet connection.
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