How To Split PDF In Half (Free)

Split a PDF document in multiple other files. Learn how to slice a PDF
Last updated on:
January 20, 2023
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You might be here because..

  • You have a PDF document;
  • It has too many pages;
  • You wish to separate half of them from the main document;
  • And move the other half in a brand new PDF file.

If that’s true, then you’ve come into the right place. You can split a PDF in half on this very page.

How to split a PDF in half

To split a PDF file in half, you first need to upload the document to in system, and then select the function to extract pages in separate files. That’s it!

Now, let’s take this process step by step.

  1. Upload a PDF in the box above
  2. Select “I want multiple PDF files at the end”
  3. Select “Extract pages in separate files”
  4. Choose the option to split your PDF in half
  5. Click the blue button “Apply changes”
Extracting pages in separate files, in the PDF Splitter
Selecting where to split PDF files

Wait a few seconds ⏲️.

The system will let you know when it is done splitting the PDF document. That’s it!

What happens to my PDF?

Our system will make two separate documents that are split in half, just as you prefer. Nothing else!

We value your privacy. Therefore, see what’s going on after uploading a PDF:

  • We delete it hours after splitting it in half;
  • The new, split in half documents are available in your library, where you can edit, share, private-share or delete them.

At SignHouse, 100% control of the documents goes to you.


Can you split a PDF without Adobe?


If you scroll up on the page where we explain with step-by-step instructions how to split a PDF, you will be able to split a PDF without using Adobe.

On that very page, you can:

  1. Drag-and-drop the files into the upload box
  2. Choose where and how you want to split the PDF
  3. Click “Apply changes” → Download the file!

It takes a few seconds and only a few clicks.

Adobe, on the other hand, requires a download plus a few minutes.

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