Photoshop is an application made by Adobe for creating, manipulating and editing image files. When you work on a document in Photoshop, it is saved as a PSD file, which lets you edit various components of the image before exporting it to a different format, such as a JPG that appears on a website. If you have a document saved in Adobe's Portable Document Format, or PDF, you might want to convert it into an Adobe PSD file so you can manipulate it as a graphic image.
Launch Photoshop on your computer.
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Click "File," then "Open."
Click on the folder on your hard drive that contains the PDF file you want to convert.
Click on the PDF file to select it, then click "Open." The "Import PDF" dialog box opens, with a list of each page of the PDF file appearing as a thumbnail.
Click on "Pages" if you want to convert an entire PDF page, or click on "Images" if you only want to convert an image from a PDF page.
Click on a thumbnail to select a single page, or press the "Command" key on a Windows computer or the "Apple" key on a Mac while clicking on multiple pages to select them.
Click "OK." A "Rasterizing File" message comes up as Photoshop converts the PDF page or pages into images. The image file then opens. If you've imported multiple pages, you see a tabbed window, with one tab for each imported page. Click on a tab to view the image.
Click "File," and then click "Save As." Click on a folder to select the location where you want to save the PDF page as a PSD file. Click on the "Format" pull-down menu, and then click "Photoshop." Click "Save" to convert the PDF page to a PSD file.