How to Add Pages to a PDF File

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How to Add One or More Pages to a PDF

Sometimes we need to add a page to a PDF file – for instance, you may have to insert an image or table in a report, add a blank page to a PDF document for a registration or application form, or add a cover page to an existing PDF. Of course, you’d also like these files to be processed quickly and accurately. If you are new to editing PDF files, it can be difficult to figure out which PDF-editing software is right for you. For managing PDF files, there are many software tools available, but they can be pretty pricey for what you get.

Movavi PDF Editor offers you an affordable and convenient way to insert pages into a PDF. You can also use the software to merge multiple PDF documents into a single file, split one PDF document into two, rotate and extract one or more specified pages. Our PDF Editor also gives you the option to extract PDFs as JPG, PNG, or BMP files, depending on the desired output format. With this program, you can easily create, edit, and manipulate any PDF document.

Keep reading to learn how to add individual pages or whole files to an existing PDF.

How to Add Individual Pages Using the Copy/Paste Buttons Using the Preview Panel

  • Step 1. Acquire the Software

    Download and run the PDF Editor executable on your PC or Mac and follow the on-screen instructions.

  • Step 2. Add Files

    Launch the program and click the Open File button to add the file you need to edit. Alternatively, you can drag and drop it into the workspace.
    Then, click the New tab icon and add the file from which you want to import the pages.

  • Step 3. Specify the Paged to Be Processed

    Specify the page or pages you want to process. If you need to add only one page, just double-click the required page. To select a range of pages, use keyboard shortcuts. If you want to select multiple pages, hold down the Shift key (the Cmd key for Mac) while clicking on the first and the last page. If the pages aren’t consecutive, hold down the Ctrl key and select the required pages one by one.

  • Step 4. Copy and Paste Pages

    Use the Copy and Paste commands to add individual pages from one PDF file to another. Alternatively, use the standard keyboard shortcuts, Ctrl+C and Ctrl+V.

  • Step 5. Save the Edits

    To save the edited file as a new document on your computer, click File on the menu bar and select Save As. If you need to save the edits back into the source file, click File on the menu bar and select the Save option.

How to Insert One Page or More in a PDF Using the Copy/Paste Tool in the Manage Pages Mode

  • Step 1. Install the PDF Editor

    Download, install, and open Movavi PDF Editor on your computer.

  • Step 2. Open Files

    Click the Open File button to add the file you need to edit. Alternatively, you can just use the drag-and-drop function. Then, open a new tab and add the file from which you want to import the pages.

  • Step 3. Set the Page Range to Be Processed

    Go to the Manage Pages mode and specify the pages you want to insert. To select a consecutive group of pages, click the first and last pages while holding down the Shift key. Use the Ctrl and arrow keys to select multiple non-consecutive pages.

  • Step 4. Copy/Paste Pages from One Open PDF to Another

    Click Copy to copy the selected pages, then click Paste to add these pages to the target file. Alternatively, press Ctrl+C to copy the pages and Ctrl+V to paste them.

  • Step 5. Save Your File

    Save the file using the Save or Save As commands from the menu bar.

How to Append the Whole PDF File Using the Append Files Button

  • Step 1. Download and Install the App

    To start working with the PDF Editor, download and install the application.

  • Step 2. Add the File You Need to Edit

    Then, launch it and click the Open File button to add the file you need to edit. Alternatively, you can drag and drop it into the workspace.

  • Step 3. Append a New PDF File to an Existing PDF

    To insert one PDF document into another, go to the Manage Pages mode and click Append Files in the right-hand menu. In the dialog box, specify the file you need to add and click Open.

  • Step 4. Save Your Changes

    Use the Save or Save As commands from the menu bar to save your file.

How to Insert a Blank Page in a PDF Document in the Manage Pages Mode

  • Step 1. Download Movavi PDF Editor

    Download and install the software from the current website.

  • Step 2. Import a PDF File

    Launch the program on your computer. Select the file you want to process via the Open File button or just drag and drop the required file into the workspace.

  • Step 3. Insert a Blank Page

    To insert a blank page into your PDF document, go to the page management mode and click Blank Page in the right-hand menu. The blank page will be inserted directly after the page you’ve selected with the cursor.

  • Step 4. Save the New File

    To save the new PDF file, click File on the menu bar and select Save As.

On completion of the form insertion, the newly created file can still be edited, so you can make any additional changes like rotating, moving, or deleting individual pages.

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