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 open||Go to the location of the PDF on computer.|
|Right-click PDF||Get a drop-down menu. On a Mac, tap the PDF once and tap File in the top-left corner of the screen.|
|Select Open with||Placed 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 Word||In the pop-out list on a Mac, click Microsoft Word.|
|Tap OK on prompt||It 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 needed||For 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 PDF||Windows : 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 Docs||Go to https://docs.google.com/ 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 icon||Depending on settings, it may be in the top-right side of the page under the Template Gallery or under profile picture.|
|Tap Upload||It is placed at the top-right corner of “Open a file” window.|
|Tap Select file from computer||It is placed as the blue button in the center of the window.|
|Select PDF file & click Open||This will help in uploading the PDF file to Google Drive & opens a preview after finishing the upload.|
|Tap Open with at top of PDF window||A 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 Docs||The 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 document||This 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 Pro||Tap or in some cases double-tap the Adobe Acrobat app icon resembling the red Adobe logo.|
|Tap File||It is placed in the top-left corner of the window (Windows) or the screen (Mac) for prompting a drop-down menu.|
|Tap Open||The option is in the drop-down menu.|
|Select PDF||Go to the location of the PDF on computer to click the PDF to select it.|
|Click Open||It is available in the bottom-right corner of the window and the PDF will open in Adobe Acrobat.|
|Tap File again||A drop-down menu will re-pop out.|
|Select Export To||It is placed in the File drop-down menu to prompt a pop-out menu.|
|Select MS Word||The option is available in the pop-out menu which will appear next to the current one.|
|Tap Word Document||It is in the final pop-out menu to open a File Explorer (Windows) or a Finder (Mac) window to save document.|
|Save file||Click 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.|