How To Convert A PDF To A Word Document

How-To-Convert-A-PDF-To-A-Word-DocumentThe Internet seems littered with file converters. Be it video, audio, or file converters – there’s just so many to choose from. Lots of these programs have a fee associated before full use (and therefore full functionality) and will deter most from trying them.

I’ve tried a few of these converters and I’ve had none do as well as PDFMate’s. Above all, it’s a free PDF converter that supports converting a PDF file to a Word document. This lets the PDF enter a format where it can be easily edited. You can then use Microsoft Word to save the file back as a PDF if you wish.

Let’s take a look at how to convert a PDF to Word using this free utility.


Convert PDF to Word with PDFMate


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Step 1: Click “Add PDF” to include a single PDF file or “Add Folder” to add more than one PDF contained in the same folder.

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Step 2: The file(s) will show in the main application window. Select “DOC” from the right of the bottom menu.

Step 3: Choose a save location from the left of the application window. Select the “Custom” button and then choose the browse button to find an appropriate folder.

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Step 4: Now press “Convert.”

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The converted file is a Microsoft Word 97 – 2003 Document (.doc) file and the time to convert 13 pages of this particular PDF was around 5 seconds.

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You may be asked to upgrade at this point but it’s entirely unnecessary. Just press “Cancel.”

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Results


It’s important to recognize any formatting issues a program like this possesses. It’s desirable to have the converted Word document appears as close to the PDF as possible. PDFMate does a great job of formatting.

Here is the original title of the PDF:

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Here is the converted PDF – the Word file:

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Some other text like this bold format is missing in the converted file:
PDF:

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Word:

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Conclusion


Overall, the slight formatting issues are really of no concern. Considering you can now modify the text in Word, re-bolding the font isn’t an issue. You can now edit a PDF with ease by converting it to a Word document for free.

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