PDF format has been widely used in our work files. However, you might get some PDF files that were saved as “secured” or “password protected”. The question is that it is impossible for you to copy and paste texts of a secured PDF file. To solve such problem, the simple solution is to convert secured PDF to Word format.

However, many PDF applications you can find from the Internet will not be able to convert the secured PDF files. Luckily, I happen to find iSkysoft PDF Editor Pro for Mac (and PDF Editor for Windows), which can do the job perfectly. Below detailed guide will show you how to turn secure PDF into Word format on Mac (OS X Yosemite) or Windows with this outstanding PDF tool.

This secured PDF to Word converter comes with fast and accurate OCR technology, which lets you convert or edit scanned PDF files easily and quickly. With its help, you are able to convert the protected PDF documents to multiple formats such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, EPUB, HTML, Images and Plain Texts. Let’s just follow below step-by-step tutorial to start the conversion.

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Steps to Unlock Secured PDF to Word on Mac (OS X Yosemite)

Step 1 Download and install the secured PDF to Word converter

Download Mac or Win tool that fits your platform. Here I will take Mac platform as an example. After downloading the converter, double click the program to launch the installation wizard, and then follow up the instruction to finish the installation. After that, drag and drop the converter to the “Applications”. Then you can run the program.

install the secured PDF to Word converter

Step 2 Import secured PDF document to the PDF tool

Click on "Output Format" > "To Word", you will get a pop-up window for selecting secured PDF files. Drag and drop the secured PDF files to the window. The locked PDF will be imported to this converter immediately.

Import secured PDF document

Note: If the PDF document has been encrypted with password to avoid opening, you have to input the correct password to open the file when you import it to the program.

Step 3 Start converting secure PDF to Word

Customize the page range, then choose an output folder to save the output file. Once everything is prepared, click the “Convert” button to start converting locked PDF to Word.

Start converting secure PDF to Word


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