Crop PDF Tool

Trim and reduce PDF margins. Change PDF page size by cropping


Files stay private. Automatically deleted after 5 hours.


Trim and crop PDF margins online and for free. Works on all desktop platforms including Mac.

1. Upload Your Files

You can be assured that your files are safely uploaded over an encrypted connection. They will be permanently deleted after processing.

  • To upload your files from your computer, click “Upload PDF File” and select the files that you wanted to edit. Or you can just drag and drop files to the page, whichever works best for you.

  • You can also upload files from Dropbox, Google Drive or from a website where your files are located. All you need to do is expand the “Upload PDF File” dropdown and select your files.

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2. Select Your Option

You will have 2 options to choose from for cropping the document. You can crop the whole document or crop specific pages individually.

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a. Crop the Whole Document

  • This will give you the option to crop all pages at once. All pages will be cropped out according to the margins and crop area you set on the first page. On the thumbnail preview, click and drag using your cursor to set the area to crop.

If you want to see the default cropped area, just click “Auto-Crop.”


b. Crop Pages Individually

  • If you’re only planning to crop specific pages or if you want to crop each page differently, just choose this option after uploading the document. Then, click and drag across the PDF page to crop the selected area.

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Crop Using Margin Values

You can also crop the pages using the margin values option. Just enter the values in inches for top, bottom, left and right area. 

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3. Download Your Work

After making sure you have selected which areas to crop, just click “Crop PDF” and download the updated document.

Ready to crop your PDF file for free? Let's go!

Cut and reduce PDF margins. Change PDF page size by cropping


or start with a blank document
Files stay private. Automatically deleted after 5 hours.
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