Have you ever encountered a problem where you have received or downloaded PDF files, but they are scanned? There is no doubt that this could be very annoying, especially if the documents contain valuable information for school or business presentations. The scanned PDF files are normally large and contain lots of images. The images cannot be edited and copied unless you convert them into Microsoft Office Word Doc format.
This problem could even worsen if you are told that Adobe Acrobat is the only program to use since it is expensive and sizeable. Besides that, you have to respect copyright laws and cannot open unauthorized files to edit the scanned PDF documents or files in the Adobe Acrobat program without permission. If you can relate to this, you might want to know how to convert scanned PDF to Word without using Adobe Acrobat. Here is the solution for you!
A Easy and Simple Way to Convert Scanned PDF to Word
In order to lighten the heavy burden of the work, a PDF Converter should be used to convert the scanned PDF files to editable Word files. There is an effective one called iSkysoft PDF Converter Pro for Mac (or PDF Converter Pro for Windows) which comes readily to mind. The in-built OCR technology makes it easy to extract content from the scanned PDF files and be stored in Microsoft Word. Once the scanned PDF to Word conversion is done, its content can be edited, copied and pasted on Microsoft Word processor. The copy paste jobs can be much easier in MS Word.
Why Choose iSkysoft PDF Converter Pro to Convert Scanned PDF to Word
Convert Scanned PDF
Convert scanned PDF to Word, Excel, PPT, EPUB, HTML, Plain Texts and RTF files with OCR feature.
Convert Secured PDF
Convert passowrd protected PDF to Word, Excel, PPT, Plain Text, and other formats.
Batch and Partial Conversion
Convert up to 200 PDF files to different formats at one go. Or convert a range of pages in a PDF.
Multiple OCR Languages
Supports 17 languages, including English, Italian, German, French, Spanish, etc.
Steps to Convert Scanned PDF Files to Word on Mac
Launch the PDF Converter Pro and Add Scanned PDF Files. After you download the program, launch it on your computer, then drag and drop the scanned PDF documents to add to the program. Interface is displaying as below.
Alternatively, you can go to the File menu and click Add PDF Files to import your image-based PDF file.
Start to Convert scanned PDF to Word. After all is set, click Convert button to start converting scanned PDFs to Word files now. Then you can enjoy all the files whatever you need.
Video Tutorial on How to Convert Image-based PDF to Word Docs
Edit and Convert Scanned PDF to Word
With the help of iSkysoft PDF Editor Pro for Mac, you are able to directly edit scanned PDF document by adding, deleting texts, images, links, watermark, or easily annotate and mark up the file. Besides, you can convert the scanned PDF to any editable formats for further use.
- Edit scanned PDF with built-in editing tools.
- Convert scanned PDF to Word, Excel, PPT, HTML, etc.
- Add password, watermark, or personalized signature to PDF.
- Create PDF from existing PDF, images, Webpages, and others.
- Annotate or mark up PDF with text box or customized markup tools.
- Come with outstanding OCR technology and support multiple languages.