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Jun 1 2023

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Accurately crop your PDF content using Xodo tools online in your browser, offline on your desktop, and on the go with Android and iOS apps.

Picture this: You have a PDF document open, and within it, you spot something crucial that you need to share with a client.

But, you're interested only in the text or perhaps a specific table or graphic, and those pesky margins are just getting in the way.

In situations like these, you need a tool that allows you to quickly and precisely crop your PDF content.

With Xodo you can easily crop any PDF for free across various platforms:

  • Online, without the need to download any software
  • Desktop (Mac, Windows, Linux)
  • Mobile (Android, iOS)

This quick and user-friendly guide will walk you through the process step-by-step.

How to Crop Your PDF Online

To quickly crop PDF content online using Xodo, follow these steps:

  1. Go to the free online Crop PDF tool. 
  2. Upload your PDF.
  3. Click and drag to select the area to crop.
  4. Click Apply
  5. Click Done Cropping button when finished.
  6. Download your cropped PDF.
Cropping a PDF online with Xodo

This method provides a quick solution without requiring you to download or install any software, as everything is done directly in your browser.

Xodo also gives you flexible options for cropping entire documents, specific pages, or using preset dimensions to automatically trim your PDF to standard paper sizes like Letter, Half Letter, or Junior Legal.

Cropping options in Xodo’s online Crop PDF tool

How to Crop PDF on Any Desktop

You can use the steps above to crop PDFs online on any desktop device.

If you prefer to crop your PDF offline, use Xodo PDF Studio desktop software on Windows, Mac, or Linux:

  1. Download and install Xodo PDF Studio.
  2. Launch Xodo PDF Studio.
  3. Open your PDF.
  4. Navigate to Crop tool under the Pages toolbar.
  5. Adjust the margins using Drag & Drop or the input box.
  6. Click on Ok to apply.
Cropping PDF pages on desktop using Xodo

Xodo PDF Studio allows for secure cropping of PDFs directly on your computer, offering offline convenience and precise control over cropping options.

How to Crop PDF on Mobile Devices

You can crop PDFs on Android and iOS devices using Xodo mobile apps. Here’s how:

  1. Download Xodo for iOS or Android.
  2. Open the Xodo app.
  3. Tap on View & Edit PDF under the Toolbox menu.
  4. Open the PDF you wish to crop.
  5. Tap the More Actions icon at the top of the screen.
  6. Select the Crop PDF tool.
  7. Adjust the crop area as needed.
  8. Tap on Crop to finalize.
Cropping PDF on Android and iPhone using Xodo

Using Xodo mobile apps on Android and iOS ensures convenience wherever you are, allowing you to efficiently manage and customize your documents directly from your mobile phone.

Crop Your PDFs on Any Device with Xodo

Cropping your PDFs has never been faster or easier with Xodo!

Whether you're on desktop or mobile, using Windows, Mac, iOS, or Android, Xodo provides seamless editing experience.

Our comprehensive suite of over 30 PDF tools allows you to edit, annotate, sign, share, and organize your PDFs all in one place.

Try Xodo across all available platforms or choose a single platform— the choice is yours:

Unlock full access to even more tools to integrate into your document processing routine, enhancing your workflows with greater efficiency.

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Reena Cruz

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