Jump to content

How to convert a pdf email photo to normal format


  • Please log in to reply
7 replies to this topic

#1 my4beautifulboys

Posted 31 December 2012 - 11:42 PM

Hi, I have had a special photo emailed to me and it is in pdf, adobe format, that you open to view. Can someone please tell me if there is a way to convert it to normal format, so i can back it up to usb drive and have it printed. I'm not sure how to do it, thankyou

#2 JillyJellyBean

Posted 01 January 2013 - 06:59 AM

I think you need adobe software to do that Im afraid. Otherwise try save as, and then use the drop down menu to select the way you want to save it. Im not sure itll work though.

#3 mandala

Posted 01 January 2013 - 07:15 AM

Why not just print the pdf? The whole idea of pdf is that it prints as displayed. You can save the pdf to a usb drive and you should be able to get it printed in the shop, although I haven't come across many places that will let you upload a pdf for online printing.

You could also try taking a screenshot (using alt-Printscreen), then copying it into Paint or similar, cropping, then saving as a jpg.

However, you will probably lose the image quality and come up with something that won't print nicely. Really, the best option is to ask for the original image.

Often people will provide images and documents in pdf format specifically to make it difficult to copy the content and use elsewhere. Maybe it's deliberate.

EFS

Edited by KRT, 01 January 2013 - 07:24 AM.


#4 *Lib*

Posted 01 January 2013 - 07:18 AM

You can copy the picture and paste it in a publisher document.

#5 anniemandbubs

Posted 01 January 2013 - 07:39 AM

Do you have Photoshop Elements (or Photoshop)?  You can open a pdf in that and save as jpg.

Other photo editing might have similar, or PS may be special since its Adobe.

#6 SummerStar

Posted 01 January 2013 - 07:50 AM

I would probably take a screen shot of either just the photo or the whole thing and crop it and save as a jpg

#7 my4beautifulboys

Posted 01 January 2013 - 01:01 PM

Thanks for youre suggestions, I did actually manage to save it to a jpg. now on windows live, but the trouble it its very small, so it appears it has been compressed to sent via pdf. I havn't printed one out yet so i dont know if a 6 x 4 photo would be clear or not. I think to get a good quality image i will have to see if i can find out who took the original photo.

At its a special photo a a close family member we sadly lost recently, so id really like a copy of it.

#8 mondayschild

Posted 01 January 2013 - 03:58 PM

QUOTE (my3beautifulboys @ 01/01/2013, 01:01 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Thanks for youre suggestions, I did actually manage to save it to a jpg. now on windows live, but the trouble it its very small, so it appears it has been compressed to sent via pdf. I havn't printed one out yet so i dont know if a 6 x 4 photo would be clear or not. I think to get a good quality image i will have to see if i can find out who took the original photo.

At its a special photo a a close family member we sadly lost recently, so id really like a copy of it.



Hi if you'd like to send me the pdf I will see if I can extract the image as a jpeg for you in photoshop. Send me the largest version you have. PM me with the pdf attached if you'd like me to help you out. It's totally no trouble.






0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

 

Five things you need to know about flu and pregnancy

As the 2017 flu season begins in earnest, here?s what you need to know to protect yourself and baby.

How dare anyone accuse a mum of 'milking' a miscarriage

A heartless comment from a stranger shocked the already devastated radio host Em Rusciano.

How breast milk can help relieve your baby's teething pain

Try one mum's simple parenting hack to ease your baby's discomfort.

Top 10 common health myths busted

To help combat the misinformation and spread good health, here are the most common health myths compared to fact.

How to make flying with a toddler more bearable

After almost three years of living in Canada, it was time to pack our bags, bundle up our three children (including our two and a half year old Toddler) and pray to the heavens above, before flying to Aussie Land to see our family and friends.

Breastfeeding may help with caesarean pain, says new study

Breastfeeding after a caesarean section may help manage persistent pain, finds new research on the post-birth experience of new mothers.

Recall notice: fourth cot recalled in less than one month

A recall notice has been issued for yet another cot sold in Australia -the White New Zealand Pine 3-in-1 Baby Sleigh Cot Bed with Drawers.

A baby girl, a baffling disease - and the only way to help her is to hurt her

Every morning, Kevin Federici pulls on a head lamp, sterilises a sewing needle and prepares to prick his baby girl all over her tiny body.

If you make your own baby food you'll love this Instagram account

Tired of making carrot purée? Take a look at this mum's homemade baby food creations.

The unique baby names literally no one is choosing

After a unique baby name for your little one? Here are the monikers no one chose in 2016.

'It's such a boost': mum receives 'thanks for breastfeeding in public' card

It was the boost one mum needed at just the right time.

Sharing makes young children happy - just don't force them

There are many emotional benefits to sharing, but only if it's voluntary.

5 ways to a healthy pregnancy

An easy pregnancy that results in a healthy baby: that's the dream.

 
Advertisement
 

Top 5 Articles

Advertisement
 
 
 

From our network

Five things you need to know about flu and pregnancy

As the 2017 flu season begins in earnest, here?s what you need to know to protect yourself and baby.

Mum tips to keep your pre-baby budget in check

Money might be funny in a rich man's world (or so ABBA told us), but for the rest of us it's a major consideration – particularly before having a baby.

5 easy ways to make your maternity leave last longer

Maternity leave is a special time for you, your partner and your new little bundle. The last thing you want is for financial worries to stand in the way of that joy.

10 ways to keep your 'buying for baby' costs down

Becoming a parent is full of surprises – not least of all finding out that, for such small beings, babies cause a lot of chaos and expense.

5 ways to prepare to go from two incomes to one

Here are some ideas for getting that budget in shape, ready for being a one income family.

 

Baby Names

Need some ideas?

See what names are trending this year.

 
Advertisement
 
 
Essential Baby and Essential Kids is the place to find parenting information and parenting support relating to conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids, maternity, family budgeting, family travel, nutrition and wellbeing, family entertainment, kids entertainment, tips for the family home, child-friendly recipes and parenting. Try our pregnancy due date calculator to determine your due date, or our ovulation calculator to predict ovulation and your fertile period. Our pregnancy week by week guide shows your baby's stages of development. Access our very active mum's discussion groups in the Essential Baby forums or the Essential Kids forums to talk to mums about conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids and parenting lifestyle. Essential Baby also offers a baby names database of more than 22,000 baby names, popular baby names, boys' names, girls' names and baby names advice in our baby names forum. Essential Kids features a range of free printable worksheets for kids from preschool years through to primary school years. For the latest baby clothes, maternity clothes, maternity accessories, toddler products, kids toys and kids clothing, breastfeeding and other parenting resources, check out Essential Baby and Essential Kids.