Converting PDF files to Word documents can be a tricky business if you don’t know the right steps. Fortunately, there are several ways to go about it. The most important thing is to make sure that you have the right tools and resources at your disposal. In this article, we’ll break down how you can easily convert PDF into Word documents without spending hours of your time or breaking the bank on expensive software.
- Using Adobe Acrobat Pro DC
The simplest way to convert a PDF file into a Word document is by using Adobe Acrobat Pro DC. This software allows you to open any PDF file and then export it as a .docx Microsoft Word document file in just a few clicks. To use Adobe Acrobat Pro DC for this task, you will need to purchase the full version of the software, which costs $14.99 per month for an annual plan. Once you have purchased and downloaded the software, follow these steps:
- Open Adobe Acrobat Pro DC and click on “File” from the top navigation menu.
- Select “Open” from the drop-down menu and locate your PDF file from your computer’s hard drive or cloud storage platform such as Google Drive or Dropbox.
- Once your PDF is open, click on “Export To” located beneath the “Tools” pane on the right side of your screen. Then select “Microsoft Word” from the drop-down menu that appears. Your PDF will now be converted into a Word document!
- You may need to adjust some formatting when converting from one format to another (e.g., changing paragraph spacing), but all of your content should remain intact in its new format as long as you selected “Microsoft Word” during export process in step 3 above.
- Using Online Conversion Tools
For those who don’t want spend money on expensive software like Adobe Acrobat Pro DC, there are plenty of free online conversion tools available for converting PDFs into Microsoft Word documents (including our own free tool!). All you need to do is upload your desired PDF file onto one of these platforms and hit “convert.” Within seconds, you will have access to an editable .docx version of that same file! Additionally, many online conversion tools also offer additional features such as password protection for extra security when sharing sensitive documents with others or creating digital signatures for added authenticity when signing contracts electronically—all without having to pay anything out-of-pocket!
- Using Microsoft Office Suite Applications
If you already have access to any application within Microsoft Office Suite such as Outlook or Excel, then converting a PDF into a Word document becomes even easier! Simply open up either Outlook or Excel (or whichever application within Suite that is best suited for opening up a PDF) and locate/upload your desired file onto it via drag & drop functionality or by selecting “File > Open” option located at top navigation bar—then choose what type of format (e.g., .PDF) that file should be opened in/as before clicking OK button located at bottom right corner after making selection(s). Once opened up in either Outlook/Excel application window—simply navigate over towards left side panel where various options related with saving/exporting files may become visible…click on “Save As…” option followed by choosing destination folder where newly created version should be saved & finally select what kind of format this outputted version should be saved in (i.e., .DOCX). Now simply hit enter button after making appropriate selections & there it goes—your very own editable Ms-Word version ready for further editing!
Using any one of these three methods—Adobe Acrobat Pro DC, online conversion tools, or MS Office Suite applications—you can quickly and easily convert any PDF file into an editable word document with just a few clicks (or drag & drops!). Whether you’re looking for more control over layout adjustments or just need something quick and free, there’s an option here for everyone so don’t hesitate explore all three options before deciding which one works best for you! With that being said though—we strongly recommend going with either Adobe Acrobat Pro DC or our own online conversion tool due their advanced features like password protection & digital signature support respectively which enable users create secure electronic versions of their confidential documents without having worry too much about data leakage risk while sharing them with others through internet based communication mediums like emails etc…Happy Converting!! 🙂