Some users may have found out how to convert PDF to fillable form by Adobe Acrobat. It seems that most users find it a bit complicated since there are quite a few options to choose and click. Once users fail to configure the setting properly, things may go wrong and those PDF documents may contains many wrong forms and fields. If you want to resort to a safe and creative way, why not convert PDF files to fillable documents in Microsoft Word format? In a Word Doc, you can easily fill in or create lots of fillable fields in it. Here are useful tips for converting PDF to fillable form.
Part 1: 2 Ways to Convert PDF to Fillable Form on Mac or Windows
iSkysoft PDF Converter for Mac (iSkysoft PDF Converter for Windows version)is an ideal PDF to fillable form Converter. Also, the Pro version of iSkysoft PDF Converter comes with all the features that you will need to convert scanned and native PDF files to Excel, Word, EPUB, PowerPoint and many other formats. In addition to that, it is designed with the advanced OCR technology that can convert scanned files to editable text as well as supports seventeen OCR recognition languages. Below is the detailed guide to convert your PDFs to fillable form by converting the PDF file to Word format.
Run the iSkysoft PDF Converter and Import PDF Files to the Program. First import the PDF files. You may drag and drop the several PDF files to the interface of the program. Click the button to set the output format.
Note: You may choose to convert specific page range from the "Page Range" menu.
Start to Convert Your PDF Files to Word Fillable Form. All you have to do is click the Convert button to start the process. Once this is done, you can open the file to view the finish document.
Video Tutorial about Converting a PDF to a Fillable Form:
To convert PDF to Fillable Form, you can also use iSkysoft PDF Editor for Mac or Windows to directly convert PDF to Word format, and then fill out the form data. To convert PDF to MS word, you simply need to go to the Convert tab and import your PDF file, then select Word as output format to start the conversion. You can go to the detailed guide on how to convert PDF to Word.
To work with this program, you can even directly fill out the form in PDF format. It comes with the editing function that allows you to easily add or edit texts and data in the PDF. And you also can double click on any field of the PDF to fill out PDF form. Just try it out.
Part 2: How to Make a Fillable PDF on Mac
If you want to make a fillable PDF or need to fill out a PDF form, iSkysoft PDF Editor for Mac (or iSkysoft PDF Editor for Windows) can be a great helper. This program enables you to easily edit any data in a PDF form. And you also can quickly fill out PDF forms with the information you need. With the iSkysoft PDF Editor Pro version, you can even create PDF form from multiple templates. This feature allows you to add new fields and place multiple fields to anywhere in PDF. Here is the entire progress:
Start to Fill out PDF Form.
For interactive PDF forms: If you open an interactive PDF form, the file will be automatically recognized and the forms will be highlighted. You can simply click on any field to fill out or change the information.
For non-interactive PDF forms: If you open a non-interactive PDF form, you can go to the Tools tab and click the Add Text option (or go to Annotate tab and click Text Box), and then double click on any field to enter data or texts.
Note: This powerful PDF editor also allows you to export or import PDF form data to save PDF form data or fill PDF forms.
Part 3: Why Should You Convert PDF to Fillable Form
When PDF or Portable document format files or documents are saved in this format, it is difficult to share them easily and open them on several computer platforms. If you use a PDF file rather than a Word document or some other file type, you will get to preserve certain features such as the graphics, fonts and other formatting. But, you might want to change some PDFs such as the forms that you have created to allow users to fill in certain information or data on their personal computers. Some PDF files have forms which are encrypted from pasting, printing and copying, including important tax bill, invoice and contracts. This means that you are not able to edit or print them on paper in order to fill in certain information. Furthermore, some PDF forms are scanned files that will not allow you to add information from any computer.