How To Convert Pdf To Word?

PDF is a format of file that is most often used by people for official purposes and others. PDF is a format that is more reliable than Word because documents saved in PDF format do not change with the change in system which is an issue that many find with Word. In fact even pictures and scanned documents are generally saved in the PDF format. Despite being one of the formats that is extremely useful and reliable, one issue that many face when using PDF is the inability to edit the documents. This is in fact a major issue that many have tried solving. The only solution that has till now been popular and easy is to convert pdf to word. This has been something that many have been using for a long time. Despite this, there are many who are unaware of how to convert pdf to word. But do not worry for we have in this article assimilated the technical know- how of how to convert pdf to word via various modes. 

Convert Pdf To Word In Acrobat DC Or Acrobat Reader DC

Acrobat DC and Acrobat Reader DC are both standard PDF reading softwares owned by Adobe. But both these require you to pay a subscription amount yearly or monthly depending on what you choose but generally the plans are yearly ones. Using these will make it an easy job for you to convert PDF to Word. Given below are the instructions that will guide you to convert the PDF to Word.

1. Open the PDF file you want to convert in Acrobat

2. Now on the right side you will find a number of options click on ‘Export PDF’ here

3. This will open a new tab where you will find the option Microsoft Word on the left, click on it


4. Once you click on it you will find two options in the right Word Document and Word 97-2003 Document


5. Selecting the former will convert your PDF to a modern Word while the latter will convert to an older version

6. Once you have chosen what you want you will find the Export Button. Click on It


7. Now you will be taken to another screen where you have to choose the location where you want to save the Word document

8. Click on Save once you name the file and choose the location.

Convert Pdf To Word In Microsoft

For those who do not have an Adobe or Acrobat or are not ready to shed money just to convert your files into word, Microsoft Word is your option as this is one of the simplest and easiest methods while at the same time does not cost you any money as well. But converting to Word using PDF has had a few issues especially with regard to retaining the style and format of PDF in Word. But this is a problem that usually arises when working with complicated documents and not for simpler ones. 

1. Open Word

2. Select on File in the Taskbar


3. Now click on Open from the given options


4. This will bring you a few more options, In this click on Recent


5. Now select the PDF you want to convert 

6. And click on “Open”

7. You will receive warning that will indicate that you might lose some of the format while converting the files

8. Click on Ok 

Convert Pdf To Word Online Using Docs

Google Docs is yet another safe and reliable way to convert PDF to a Word. But this is also a method that requires you to have an active internet connection. This is also a two-step process wherein you begin by first converting the file into a Google Docs document, and then converting it into a Word document. There are chances that you might lose your formatting and style but this is a more reliable way if you have neither Word nor PDF.

1. Open your Google drive

2. Click on New and the File Upload option that will appear on clicking new


3. Upload the PDF file that you want to convert 


4. This file will now appear on your Google Drive

5. Now right click on this file

6. A number of options will be shown for you select open with Google Docs


7. The file will open as a Google Doc document.

8. Now click on File option available at the top corner 

9. Click on Download As option and select Word Document option.


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