Apple - How do I combine two or more images to get a single pdf file?

Here are the steps to save multiple images in Preview into a single multi-page PDF.

  1. Select all of the images you want in your PDF, right-click and choose open with Preview

  2. In Preview's Sidebar drag the images into the order you want them to appear in your PDF

  3. Select/highlight all the images to be included in the PDF document; otherwise only a single image may end up the PDF document

  4. Then from the "File" menu choose "Print Selected Images" (or "Print..." in recent OS X versions) and then "PDF > Save as PDF"

Use imagemagick.

  • Install brew (
  • brew install imagemagick
  • convert file1 file2 file3 output.pdf

files 1 through n can be any image or pdf file.

This can be done using Automator. Follow this steps:

  • Create a new Workflow.
  • Under Actions, Library, Files & Folders add the Get Specified Finder Items as a step.
  • On the bottom of that step click on Add and select the images.
  • Next, under Actions, Library, PDFs add the New PDF from Images. The workflow should look like the one on the image:

PDF from images automator workflow

  • Configure the step to your desire specifying among other things the location and name for the PDF file.
  • Run the new workflow.
  • In the Results tab of the New PDF from Images you now have your newly created PDF.