3 Ways to Convert PDF to Tiff on Mac (Batch Support)

Tiff is a high-quality image format, using lossless compression to preserve image integrity and clarity. While, PDF is a standard format to store and distribute information. Therefore, we need to convert PDF to Tiff sometimes.

For Mac users, there are 3 ways to convert PDF to Tiff on Mac. You can pick the one according to your own need.

Convert PDF to Tiff on Mac with Preview

Preview is a free utility preinstalled on Mac to view and manage PDF, image and other documents. Particularly for PDF, it builds in a basic set of tools: rotate, highlight, bookmark, annotate, sign, print, add text, flip, zoom, crop, export, etc.

Regarding the Export feature, it allows users to export imported images as PDF, also save PDF as image formats.

Steps to Convert PDF to Tiff with Mac Preview

  1. Open PDF with Preview.
  2. Go to File>Export.preview-export
  3. Choose Tiff as output in the menu.preview-output
  4. (Optional) Manually adjust the parameters for compression and resolution.preview-optional
  5. Then click “Save” to convert PDF to Tiff on Mac.


  • Do not support batch conversion

PDF to Tiff Online Free

Also, you can choose to convert PDF to Tiff online with Zamzar.

Zamzar is an online file converter to convert documents, videos, audios, ebooks and so on. It supports batch conversion and do the conversions fast.

Steps to convert PDF to Tiff online

  1. Go to Zamzar(https://www.zamzar.com/convert/pdf-to-tiff/);
  2. Click “Add Files” to add single or multiple PDFs for conversion;
  3. Once ready, click “Convert;zamzar01
  4. Once the conversion finishes, click “Download” to export PDF as Tiff online free;zamzar02


  • Require high on Internet connection
  • Potential risk of information leakage since files are stored online for some time
  • Unstable conversion quality

Best PDF Converter for Mac—Batch Convert PDF to High-quality Tiff

If you require high on conversion quality, and want to convert PDF to Tiff on mac in batch, you will need a professional desktop PDF Converter for Mac.

Cisdem PDF Converter OCR is a mac program allowing users to convert PDF to 16 formats, also convert other documents to PDF in high quality.

  • Convert PDF to 16 formats;
  • OCR capability to convert scanned PDF and images;
  • Support protected PDF files;
  • Create PDF from Tiff and other documents, also allow merging, compressing and locking the PDF output;
  • Batch convert;
  • Preserve the original quality of files;

Steps to Convert PDF to Tiff with Cisdem on Mac

  1. Download and install Cisdem PDF Converter OCR;
  2. Go to “Converter”, drag and drop PDF files into the program;
  3. Choose output as “Tiff”;cisdem-pdf-to-tiff
  4. Click “Convert” to save PDF as Tiff on Mac.


Of course, you may be using or recommended to use other solutions to tools to perform the PDF-to-Tiff conversion. But if you require high on conversion quality, a dedicated PDF converter is a good choice.

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