If you’ve got two or more PDF files that you need to merge into a single file, this tutorial will help you do that quickly and easily. Sometimes the simplest tasks can seem so frustrating, right? You can use free online apps to merge PDFs, as well as other premium tools that operate from your computer or device.
There are a few steps to follow when using an online method to merge PDF files. We’re using pdf.live as an example of how these online apps work.
Use of software to merge PDF documents
We have two types of Adobe (News - Alert) Acrobat Reader is a free tool that does minimal editing and markup on PDFs for free. To do more advanced tasks like merge, you’ll need a paid subscription (purchase the Adobe Acrobat Reader DC).
Here are the steps to follow to merge the documents:
Troubleshooting PDF merging
In some cases, the originator of a PDF file may have locked the document or limited the permissions and abilities to make changes to the documents. This is especially true for legal documents and copyrighted materials. In these cases, you’ll have to go to the originator of the file and ask for permissions. You cannot make changes to a PDF file that has been copyrighted or locked by the originator.