How to Convert PDF to PNG

In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to convert a PDF document to a PNG image file. Converting PDF to PNG is very useful when you want to use an entire PDF document somewhere that requires an image.


Step # 1 – Navigating to the online program

First, go to “http://www.zamzar.com”, this website has a system that allows you to upload a PDF file and then convert it to various image formats all within the browser. It does not require you to download any software.

Navigating to the Zamzar conversion website

Step # 2 – Uploading the PDF

Click “Choose Files”, navigate to the PDF file you wish to convert and open it. Now, under the “Step 2” section, select PNG from the drop down box. Enter your email address in “Step 3” and then simply click “Convert”.

Choosing files to upload

Step # 3 – Converting and Finding the File

The conversion process will run and you just need to wait for this to complete. You will be told that the file upload has completed after a moment and you then need to navigate to your inbox. Open the email from Zamzar and click the link below the blue box.

Uploading the file

Step # 4 – Downloading and Opening the File

A new page will load and you need to click the green “Download” option next to the file. If you have converted a PDF with multiple pages they will appear as separate downloads as they have been separated into individual image files. Once the file has downloaded you can open it with any program that reads PNG files. You now know how to convert PDF to PNG.

Choosing to download the file