PDF is one of the most popular formats to deal with documents, we use it to read, share and create documents all the time. But there is at least one advantage about it, which is it can’t be supported by most portable devices, like iPod, iPhone and iPad etc, so if we want to read one document on those devices, PDF is not the right format. Generally, ePub is the most ordinary format that can be applied on iDevices.
Obviously, we need to convert PDF to ePub before reading the files on the portable devices. Considering most people use Mac nowadays, so here I am gonna show you how to convert pdf to epub for mac with only three steps. After installing the software in the website where the link connects to, we can begin.
Step 1: Import
Just drag the eBooks from Mac to the software panel directly, or choose File-> Add PDF Files in the menu bar, no matter which way can let you easily add PDF eBooks for conversion.
Step 2: Customize (Optional)
Select PDF to EPUB-> Preferences… in the menu bar, you can easily set the output folder for the converted EPUB eBooks.
And click on the tab Conversion, you are allowed to customize the output ePub eBook.
Then choose File-> Output Settings-> File Configuration in the menu bar, or click on the gear icon beside the EPUB icon, it is easy to customize the page ranges for the output EPUB eBook. The default options are “All pages”.
Step 3: Convert
After customizing the output settings, click Convert button.
Only takes a few seconds, soon you can find the converted ePub eBooks in the folder that you choose before, and then you can sync them to your iPod, iPhone or iPad to read.
For Mac users, now you know how to convert PDF to ePub, actually, there are more things that we can do, for example, we can create our own PDF files with mac pdf creator, we can convert a document from one format to another, like doc to xls, txt to doc and docx to doc etc, it’s very easy to finish these conversions, all we need to do is to find the good software. Adobe has a lot of tools like Adobe Acrobat can help us deal with all kinds of document, including converting PDF to ePub, but as you know, it has a few disadvantages, so sometimes we need other software, as long as find the right tool, everything will be easy.
Reading eBooks on iDevices is becoming more and more popular, so if you have one Apple device and want to read eBooks anytime anywhere, just remember first you need to make sure that the book must be ePub not PDF.