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Numbers are spreadsheets developed as part of iWork productivity suit by Apple Inc. Since Numbers doesn't support PDF, how do you convert PDF to Numbers in Mac OS X (macOS Sierra and El Capitan included) computer? Don't worry! Here is the easiest way for converting PDF to Numbers.

Part 1. 2 Easiest Ways to Convert from PDF to Numbers Formats on Mac (10.12)

Method 1. Using iSkysoft PDF Editor Pro for Mac

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When you are looking to convert your PDF file to Numbers, you can choose the iSkysoft PDF Editor Pro for Mac. Here is a run-down of the features that it has to offer.

  • Edit your PDF files the way you want to.
  • Convert your PDF to different formats including Excel, Word, PPT, EPUB, etc.
  • Compress the PDF files and save storage space.
  • Edit and convert even scanned PDF files.
  • Split the PDF into separate files or combine two or more PDF to a single file.
  • Create a new PDF from various file types.
  • Add password to PDF file for extra protection.
  • Add watermarks and annotations as well.

What You Will Need:

A Computer;
iSkysoft PDF Editor Pro for Mac

Time Required:

Around 1 min



Now that you are aware of the features, let us take a look at the steps you need to follow for the sake of converting PDF files to Numbers formats.

Step 1. Import PDF to the Program

Install the PDF to Numbers converter on your Mac and then launch the software. Then you need to click the "Open File" button to add the PDF file you want to convert. After the file has been fully loaded, you can then edit it or add annotations to your file. This PDF Editor can fully meet your editing requirement.

Step 2. PDF to Numbers Conversion

Click the "Convert" button on the top toolbar. Then choose .xlsx as the output format from the pop up window. You can freely specify the pages you want to convert by clicking the "Page Range" option. Click the "Convert" button and the file will start getting converted.

Tips: You will find a "Gear" button at the bottom of the interface. Click it to get more options for conversion. When the xlsx file has been converted, use Numbers to open the file.

Method 2. Using iSkysoft PDF Converter for Mac

Numbers supports the Excel spreadsheets (.xlsx), but converting PDF to Numbers could be hard to do if you don't have the right software. Now you can convert PDF to Numbers using some suitable 3rd party software like iSkysoft PDF Converter for Mac. With it, any user can convert a PDF document to Excel format and open the files in Numbers without any learning curve. You can also use it to convert scanned PDF files to Numbers with this powerful and professional Mac PDF tool.

iSkysoft PDF Converter for Mac 

Why Choose iSkysoft PDF to Numbers Converter for Mac

Various Output Formats

Convert PDF to Excel, Word, PowerPoint, HTML, ePub and more with 100% original layout.

Batch Conversion

Enables you to upload 200 files and convert them to different formats at one go in high speed.

Partial Conversion

You can select a range of pages or choose particular pages in PDF to do the conversion.

Convert Secured PDF

The password protected PDF can also be converted to other editable formats easily.

Steps to Convert PDF to Editable Numbers Format on Mac

Step 1

Add PDF files to the PDF converter. After you install and launch the program, go to the "File" menu and click "Add PDF Files" to import your PDF files to the program. Or you can directly drag your PDF files to the program.

Note: If your files is scanned, please tick the "Convert scanned PDF documents with OCR" option.

import ocr pdf

Step 2

Start to convert PDF to editable Numbers format. Click on the PDF file to highlight it and you will see a gear icon beside the file. Just click the icon and choose .xlsx as output format, click "OK", and then click "Convert" button to start the PDF conversion.

ocr settings

Step 3

Open your files in Numbers. After the PDF to Excel conversion is completed, find the output file and open it in Numbers, then you can enjoy all the functions in the Numbers everywhere now!

Video Tutorial on How to Convert PDF to Numbers Mac (El Capitan Comaptible)

Part 2: How to Convert PDF to Numbers on iPad or iPhone

To Convert PDF to Numbers on iPad or iPhone, you can use PDF2Office for help. This app can help you to convert PDF to editable Numbers documents. With only $4.99, you can get a spreadsheet contains data and information from a PDF file for Numners. The conversion is very simple on your iPad or iPhone.

Step 1: Install and launch PDF2Office on your iPad or iPhone.

Step 2: Then open and access your PDF file with PDF2Office.

Step 3: Use the Area Select Tool to select a area on the PDF file that you want to convert.

Step 4: Tap on Convert and select Convert to Numbers to start the conversion.

Convert PDF to Numbers on iPad 

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