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Any way to help me convert PDF format to word(.doc) on Mac

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  • Started 4 years ago by sholdon
  • Latest reply from whs
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Posted yesterday 
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Hi,guys.Is there any one tell me how to convert PDF to word on Mac?
I am a middle school teacher.Recently I have a download some PDF file need to transfer to word as material for my working.As I use Mac OS has been doubly difficult for me,beacuse I am not familiar with mac system.
So any idea helpfully would be appreciated.

Posted 4 years ago
Posts: 384

dont know how well it works on a mac but try..

Posted 4 years ago
Posts: 1

I think that You will need an extra application like Adobe Acrobat. Converting PDF to Word is not so easy (on any OS). I tried this once on a Windows PC, but the result was so bad, that I gave up. I don't know how many documents You have and what You need them for. But sometimes it is just quicker to just copy the text from the PDF and to paste it in a word editor and to edit it there.
Also, you may try this tutorial about how to convert PDF files to Word on Mac. Once they're converted, you can open the files Microsoft Word or a compatible word processor.
Hope it can do you a favor.


Posted 4 years ago
Posts: 2

I am a former PC user x 20 years and now use the Mac 99% of the time. An application like Acrobat Professional has many features, one of which is EXPORT to with options being Word document. There are other applications that you can buy other than Acrobat and simply doing a search on Google such as "Convert PDFs to Word on OS X" will bring you to many sites. Given that I use Acrobat Pro (professional) so much, I have pretty much stuck with this app as my way to convert to Word documents.

Posted 4 years ago
Posts: 109

give this a try and see if it works. Not a mac user

Posted 4 years ago
Posts: 17584

Why not use an on-line converter. Then you need not install anything. I have used this one which works quite well and is the least hassle.

Posted 4 years ago

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