JPEG vs PDF: How PDFs Utilize Images

Fri. 12 Jan. 20242613
In this blog, we'll explore JPEG versus PDF, shedding light on their fundamental differences, ideal use cases, and the impact on image quality.
JPEG vs PDF: How PDFs Utilize Images

We recently had a large volume of awesome infographics saved as JPEGs and needed to turn them into PDFs for a presentation. We turned to PDF Reader Pro's JPEG to PDF converting ability to help us with this process.


Check out our guide below!

 

How to Convert JPEG to PDF on Windows

How to Convert JPEG to PDF on Mac

How to Convert JPEG to PDF: Best Practices
 

How to Convert JPEG to PDF on Windows

Use our PDF converter to change your JPEG images to PDF on your Windows operating system using PDF Reader Pro's file conversion tools.

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Easily customize PDFs: Edit text, images,
pages, and annotations with ease.

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Advanced PDF conversion: Supports
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Seamless workflow on Mac,
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Step 1: Open PDF Reader Pro

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Step 2: Click "Create PDF"

Then select "New From Image".

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Step 3: Save as a PDF

Select the JPEG you want to turn into a PDF within the pop-up window.


PDF Reader Pro tool showing images being selected to convert to PDF
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Step 4: Save your new PDF

Click on "File" and then "Save" or "Save as".

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How to Convert JPEG to PDF on Mac

Convert your JPEG files to PDF file format using PDF Reader Pro's file conversion tools on your Mac operating system.

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Navigate, edit, and
convert PDFs like a Pro
with PDF Reader Pro

check

Easily customize PDFs: Edit text, images,
pages, and annotations with ease.

check

Advanced PDF conversion: Supports
multi-format document processing with OCR.

check

Seamless workflow on Mac,
Windows, iOS, and Android.

Don’t let PDFs slow your efficiency DOWNLOAD NOW


Step 1: Open PDF Reader Pro

Step 2: Click "Create PDF" from Home

Select "From Image" and select the image you want to convert to a PDF.



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Step 3: Save as a PDF

Select one or more files from within the window. Once happy, click "Save as PDF" to convert your JPEG to a PDF.



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How to Convert JPEG to PDF: Best Practices

Remember all those awesome infographics we were talking about? Now, we want to add them all to our new PDF. 


Let's find out how below!


Step 1: Insert a new page

Click on "Page Edit" and then "Insert". In the "Insert" dialogue box, click on "Blank Page" under "Insert Pages" and then "Insert" at the bottom. 


PDF Reader Pro showing how to insert a blank page to a PDF
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Step 2: Double-click (alt-click on Mac) on your new blank page


PDF Reader Pro tool showing new blank page
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Step 3: Insert an image

Click on "Tools" and then the "Image" tool, which is shown as a little portrait icon. Now, select the JPEG you wish to insert.  


PDF Reader Pro tool showing how to insert images to PDF
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Step 4: Resize your image

Click on your image and resize it by clicking and dragging the corner nodes.


PDF Reader Pro tool showing image in PDF being resized
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