Rotate PDF Pages in One Click

Rotate any page of a PDF document using our online converter. No downloads required.
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How it works

Getting Started

Rotate pages in your PDF without effort. Upload any document to AltoRotate or drag and drop it into the box. No downloads required.

Rotate Your PDF

Wait for the file to upload. See the document preview and select the pages you wish to rotate. Press the ‘Apply Changes’ button to complete the procedure.

Completely Free

All the necessary instruments are available free of charge. Rotate pages clockwise and counterclockwise, and get your document ready in seconds.

Encrypted File Transfer

Securely transfer your data via an encrypted connection. Each file you upload is automatically deleted from the server after you get the work done.

Compatibility with Major Platforms

Regardless of the operating system you use, the app will seamlessly process your PDF. It works on any internet-connected device (Windows, MacOS or Android).

Rotating Files in the Cloud

We process your files in the cloud. Rest assured your device’s storage and memory resources won’t be affected.


File extension .pdf
Internet media type application/pdf
Description: The Portable Document Format, or PDF, is a scalable vector-based file format designed by Adobe Systems in 1993. PDF was developed to create platform-independent documents that can be viewed on multiple devices and screen sizes. The representation of a PDF file is always independent of the operating system, software, and hardware.
Technical Details: PDF file has a fixed layout which allows users to avoid issues with missing fonts, misplaced elements, distorted graphics, etc. PDF documents are always compatible with each other, regardless of the software you use to create and edit your PDF. Also, it is possible to prevent printing of a PDF document and protect it with a password.
Developed by ISO
Initial Release: 15 June 1993
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Customer Questions and Answers

How do I rotate my PDF 180 degrees on my Windows PC? Freeware is preferred, but please include other suggestions too.
It absolutely doesn’t matter which operating system you use as long as there’s a proper online tool you can upload your documents to. Go to All the instruments you might need in one place. No need to thank me!
By Lawrence on February 14, 2018
I work as an HR recruiter and need to fill in and check hundreds of applications weekly. Is there a way to unify this procedure so I wouldn’t have to check the whole document, only a small part of it i.e. signatures, names, etc.?
To be honest, I think you need to find a platform that would allow you to apply a variety of instruments so you could change your pdfs according to your tasks. Why don’t you start with and see how it works for you? I found this one pretty useful. You proceed with your document and there’s a lot of tools available. Try it and let us know how it went!
By Brandy on May 15, 2018
There are two pages in my scanned PDF and I want each of them rotated clockwise and counterclockwise respectively. Help me pick the right online app to do this please!
It’s quite a simple procedure actually. Try out AltoRotatePDF. It seems to work faster than other services. Besides, there’s a whole bunch of extra instruments you can apply to your files afterwards.
By Russell on May 08, 2018
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How to Rotate PDF Files?

As technologies are constantly improving, there are more opportunities for people to go paperless. Digital document management is becoming more and more popular thanks to new technologies. Today, we can easily scan any paper forms such as contracts, agreements, tax forms and other important documents while always having them accessible on our devices.

When using PDF files, you may face some difficulties and inconveniences as certain pages may be scanned upside down or rotated to a different degree. In the past, you probably had to start the process all over again and waste time on creating a new document. Today it is not an issue anymore as there are multiple advanced PDF rotators that allow you to turn your pages in seconds.

How to Rotate and Save a PDF page with New Orientation?

Today's market offers customers a number of advanced rotating tools. That's why it can be complicated for some people to choose an appropriate service. While searching for the best tool, you pay attention to such criteria as:

  • price
  • ease of use
  • compatibility with your OS
  • optimization for various devices

The solution is to opt for online rotating services that provide customers with a great deal of advantages:

  • no need to download and install additional software
  • most of them are free to use
  • compatibility with all major OS’s such as iOS, Android, Mac, Windows and Linux
  • optimization for computers, laptops and mobile devices
  • intuitive interface and step-by-step instructions
  • security and safety of uploaded documents
  • the process of transforming your PDF takes no more than a minute

A point of focus for a digital document rotator is to follow a logical sequence so that their operation is restricted to a few simple steps in the processing a PDF file:

  • open the online rotating tool
  • upload the pages you want to turn or the whole file you want to transform to a drag and drop box
  • preview it first
  • select the page to be rotated by clicking on it
  • after that, select the arrow icon as many times as you need until the page is in the right position
  • once you finish, click the “Done” button to save the changes in your PDF
  • download the final version to your computer, smartphone or save it in cloud storage
  • continue editing your digital sheets if necessary

How to guide: How to rotate the pages of a PDF document online

  1. Open in your web browser.
  2. Click Choose Files to browse for a PDF document on your device and upload it to the app.
  3. Click a Dropbox, Google Drive or OneDrive icon below to import a document from the respective cloud storage service.
  4. Rotate each page separately or rotate all pages left or right, then click Apply Changes.
  5. Wait while the resulting document is being generated. Click Cancel to stop.
  6. Download the rotated PDF to your device by clicking Download Now.
  7. Click Continue with your PDF and choose what else you’d like to do with your document (i.e. edit or sign it online).
  8. Click Start over again to repeat the procedure or rotate another document.

How to Rotate a PDF file and Permanently Save It?

As mentioned above, digital solutions for rotating your PDFs are very user-friendly. So, you can effortlessly turn pages even if you are a first-time user. Saving your processed document is rather simple, because all you need to do is select the “Done” button in the top right corner. After you’ve downloaded your newly created PDF, you have no reason to worry about its security.

  1. The service features additional protection that allows for the secure transfer of all your data.
  2. The online PDF rotating tools ensure the security of your digital papers as they’re deleted from the server after they have been processed.
  3. The online solutions provide you with the function of encrypted transfers.

The only thing you have to take into account is a stable internet connection.