Convert a PDF to Word using Adobe Acrobat

Do you want to convert PDF files to Microsoft Word documents so you can edit them using the Office? You can use Adobe Acrobat as the PDF to Word (Doc, Docx) converter. It can quickly turn your PDF files into formatted Word files that you can edit in the Office Word program on your computer. Since Office 2013, the PDF conversion is also supported natively. Check out these steps to convert PDF to Word documents using Microsoft Word.

How to Convert a PDF to Word using Adobe Acrobat?

Run Adobe Acrobat Pro on your computer. Open the PDF file in Acrobat. Click to expand the File menu, choose Save As Other…. >> Microsoft Word >> Word Document or Word 97 -2003 Document.

convert pdf to microsoft word using acrobat pro for windows

If you choose Word Document as the output file, you will get a docx file. It will be a doc file when you export the PDF as Word 97 – 2003 document. Generally speaking you should convert the PDF to docx file other than doc, as docx is the most recent file type used in recent versions of the Office Word program. Once you selected the output file format, a dialog pops up where you can name the Word file and save it in a desired location on your PC or Mac computer.

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