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How to Convert PDF Files to Word, Excel and More


With Nitro PDF Pro, it's easy to convert PDFs to your favorite document formats. Learn how with our step-by-step guide.

Ever needed to urgently convert your PDF resume to a Word document to finish an important job application? You spend hours copying and pasting, changing fonts, fixing the layout and double-checking your formatting.

You're not alone.

Luckily, with Nitro PDF Pro you can convert your PDFs into editable Word, Excel, PowerPoint or other Microsoft office formats in just a few simple steps. And with seamless automations to help guarantee consistency, you never have to worry about sacrificing quality again.

Convert PDF Files in Just a Few Clicks

1. Select File and open the document you want to convert.

2. On the Convert tab, choose the format you want to change your PDF to.


3. Under Files for Conversion in the pop-up, select Add Files.

4. Choose your file and use Move Up or Move Down to reorder the documents, or click Remove to withdraw a document from the list.

5. Click the checkbox next to Include All Open PDF Documents to export the open PDF to your chosen format.

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6. To convert specific pages within a document, highlight the document then click Choose Pages. In the Pages box, enter the desired page (or range of pages) and separate with a dash. For example, to convert pages 3, 4 and 5 of an 8-page document, enter 3-5.

7. Under Output, select from the available folder options to specify where the exported file is to be stored.

8. Click Convert and watch Nitro PDF Pro open the new document.


Free PDF to Word Converter

Get started with our easy PDF converter for Word, Excel and your favorite document formats.

See how to convert your PDF to a Word Document in action with our helpful overview video.

See the Time Savings for Yourself

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