How to Convert Secured PDF to Word

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 (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 with this outstanding PDF tool.

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How to turn secured PDF into Word

This PDF editor 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.


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”.


Open secured PDF document with the PDF tool

Run the program, you will get a pop-up window for selecting PDF files. Choose the PDF document you want and click the “Open” button to import it to the program. The file will be opened with this converter immediately.

Alternatively, you can go to the “File” menu and select the “Open” option to import the PDF file.

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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.


Start converting secure PDF to Word

Click the “Convert” button on the upper right corner of the program, you will get a dialog to select output format. In the dialog, select the Word format you want and 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 the protected file.

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When you’re done, you will get the converted file with original font and layout. Now you can edit or copy the texts in the converted file as easy as a breeze.

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