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How to convert pdf into word?

by christarzan / October 14, 2009 4:57 PM PDT

Is there any free application that converts pdf into word


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Re: pdf to word
by Kees Bakker / October 14, 2009 5:05 PM PDT

- If you're scanner came with OCR software, the free way is print and scan.
- Or make screenprints and paste into Word as an image (there's no requirement at the moment that it should be editable).

I know of no free sofware, but lets you have a trial of Nitro-software (mail the pdf, receive the doc). That would be good for one-time use.


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Free PDF Converter
by Jensacc / November 24, 2009 8:08 PM PST
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Useful to know,
by wil_peter / November 25, 2009 5:10 AM PST
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but I just downloaded it and tried it with a PDF that had pictures inserted within Table cells. The result was difficult to edit, since it didn't recreate it as a table in Word. Also, when printing, I was warned that the image was now outside the print margins. Beware of this limitation, but nice to have at last.

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Free PDF to WORD
by Jensacc / November 26, 2009 7:57 PM PST
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I guess it is not as good as the paid version. Works well for plain text though.

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You can choose online service or desktop app
by Funnyvoyage / January 21, 2010 5:20 PM PST

There are some free online conversion site such as but they sometimes let me wait a long time to get the converted files and it does not support encrypted files conversion. And the conversion quality is far from satisfying when PDF files with complicated layout.

So I always use desktop application AnyBizSoft PDF to Word Converter. From my long time experience of searching and testing, this tool supports batch conversion and preserves text, layouts, images and hyperlinks well. My PDF files with complicated format, lots of images and hyperlinks are preserved completely in the generated Word files. BYW, it supports encrypted PDF files conversion. So awesome.

Hope it can do you some favor.

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