How to Turn a PDF into a Word Doc : Get Quick Tips

How to turn a PDF to a Word doc can be a great way to get your written material to be saved in a manner which can be edited as and when required.

PDFs are great, until it is noticed there is a typo error that which must be fixed or another change is wished to make but it can’t be done as the PDFs cannot be reworked. The good news is that a PDF can be very comfortably converted to a Word document. After that make edits to it, and even get a few options to feel good and change it a bit more.

The following article is a useful one as it will show how to use Microsoft Word, Google Docs, or Adobe Acrobat Pro to convert PDF.

  • Using Microsoft Word
  • Using Google Docs
  • Using Adobe Acrobat Pro

How to Turn a PDF into a Word Doc : Using Microsoft Word

Find PDF to openGo to the location of the PDF on computer.
Right-click PDFGet a drop-down menu. On a Mac, tap the PDF once and tap File in the top-left corner of the screen.
Select Open withPlaced near the top of the right-click drop-down menu, pop-out list will appear. On a Mac, it is placed near the top of the File drop-down menu.
Tap WordIn the pop-out list on a Mac, click Microsoft Word.
Tap OK on promptIt permits Microsoft Word to open PDF as a Word document. If PDF is taken online, click Enable Editing at the top of the window and tap OK again before proceeding.
Edit Word document if neededFor any PDF conversion, the converted document may not have perfect page to page adjustments due to line breaks, page breaks, graphics, manual & necessary adjustment
Save converted PDFWindows : Tap File—Tap Save As—double-click This PC—enter file name—a save location on the left side of the window—Tap Save.
Mac : Tap File—click Save As—enter a name—select a file location—click Save.

How to Turn a PDF into a Word Doc : Using Google Docs

Open Google DocsGo to in computer’s web browser to open Google Docs page when logged into Google Account.
If not logged in, enter email address and password when prompted. Tap Go to Google Docs in the middle of the page.
Press Upload iconDepending on settings, it may be in the top-right side of the page under the Template Gallery or under profile picture.
Tap UploadIt is placed at the top-right corner of “Open a file” window.
Tap Select file from computerIt is placed as the blue button in the center of the window.
Select PDF file & click OpenThis will help in uploading the PDF file to Google Drive & opens a preview after finishing the upload.
Tap Open with at top of PDF windowA drop-down menu will appear.
If you don’t see the Open with drop-down box, move your mouse to the top of the window.
Tap Google DocsThe option is present in the drop-down menu which opens the PDF as a Google Doc file. If unable to see Google Docs as an option in the drop-down menu, add it. Tap on Connect more apps in the drop-down menu and start searching for google docs, and tap CONNECT to the right of the Google Docs option.
Save PDF as a Word documentThis permits to download Microsoft Word version of the PDF onto computer by just tapping File in the upper-left side of the Google Docs page and selecting Download as in the resulting drop-down menu. After that tap Microsoft Word (.docx) in the pop-out menu and try to select a save location and/or click Save when prompted.

How to Turn a PDF into a Word Doc : Using Adobe Acrobat Pro

Open Adobe Acrobat ProTap or in some cases double-tap the Adobe Acrobat app icon resembling the red Adobe logo.
Tap FileIt is placed in the top-left corner of the window (Windows) or the screen (Mac) for prompting a drop-down menu.
Tap OpenThe option is in the drop-down menu.
Select PDFGo to the location of the PDF on computer to click the PDF to select it.
Click OpenIt is available in the bottom-right corner of the window and the PDF will open in Adobe Acrobat.
Tap File againA drop-down menu will re-pop out.
Select Export ToIt is placed in the File drop-down menu to prompt a pop-out menu.
Select MS WordThe option is available in the pop-out menu which will appear next to the current one.
Tap Word DocumentIt is in the final pop-out menu to open a File Explorer (Windows) or a Finder (Mac) window to save document.
Save fileClick a save location on the left side of the window and in case of a Mac, in the “Where” drop-down box and then try to tap Save at the bottom of the window.