When the users can convert their PDF files to Excel or Word online, it is a convenient thing for them.
PDF is gaining much attention and popularity these days, because they are portable to upload and download. Its name ‘Portable Document Format’ also suggests this fact. Besides this, PDFs can be opened & accessed easily by individuals. They can download free PDF readers to open the files and don’t have to waste many dollars just to download the program to open them. Also this format is more resistant to viruses when compared with other formats available to save files.
Unfortunately, PDF cannot be edited. After opening a PDF, the user can only read it and do nothing other than that. That is why these files are of smaller size. The PDF files, which have the same content but higher size, can be edited. However, almost all PDF files are compacted in a way that it is not possible to edit them. It is basically used for opening or reading. So, PDF to Excel or Word conversion, especially free online conversion has become popular these days.
For converting PDF files online (either for converting to Word or Excel), the users have to follow a few steps which are very simple.
- The users have to first find some online PDF converter which has the ability to convert PDFs to Word or Excel in a professional manner. This online converter can be available free of cost or on payment of small charge.
- After finding a reliable converter tool, the users have to upload their files which have to be converted. They also have to provide folder name where converted file will be saved.
- Clicking on ‘Convert’ will complete the task of conversion.
Some free online PDF converters convert from PDF to Word only, while others convert from PDF to Word and Excel. Those PDF converters which perform even more functionality than this usually demand some fees on account of their services.
PDF converters performing offline are also available in the market. By offline PDF converters, we mean that they require downloading and installation on PCs / laptops. They do not require connectivity to internet at the time of converting PDF files. They are very useful, but are expensive than online PDF converters. Thus, they are used in those business settings where the PDF files to be converted are confidential or private, and need accurate conversion.