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How to Convert PDF to Word with OCR

Need to convert PDF to Word document with OCR? If so, you might like Wondershare PDF Converter Pro, a professional OCR PDF to Word Converter.

Elise Williams
Published: Jul 09,2015 9:23 am / Updated: Aug 03,2015 10:45 am

Looking for an OCR PDF to Word Converter to convert PDF to Word with OCR? If so, you might like to try the powerful PDF tool, Wondershare PDF Converter Software. It is equipped with the leading-edge OCR technology, making it quite easy and accurate to convert scanned PDF to Word documents. Below are simple steps for how to convert PDF to Word with OCR feature.

Step 1: Download PDF to Word OCR Converter

Click the download button to download Wondershare PDF Converter Pro. And then install it on your Windows PC or Mac. Both Windows and Mac versions are available. If you're using a Mac computer, please download Mac PDF Converter Software.

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Step 2: Upload PDF files and enable OCR

Run Wondershare PDF Converter Pro on PC. Click "Add PDF Files" at the very left bottom to browse your computer for PDF files. Launch Wondershare PDF Converter Pro, and then drag and drop PDF files to it. When an image-based PDF file is uploaded, a new dialogue box will appear, asking you to select the right language for the PDF file. Just select the right language and click "Enable OCR" button.

Step 3: Select Microsoft Word as the output format

On Windows PDF to Word OCR Converter, on the left side of the main interface, from the format drop-down list, select Microsoft Word as the output format.

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On Mac PDF to Word OCR Converter, click the little settings button on each PDF item bar to reveal output format options. And then select Microsoft Word as the output format.

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Step 4: Convert PDF to Word OCR

When everything is ready, click the Convert button to begin the PDF to Word OCR conversion. Because the built-in OCR is running, so it might take a few minutes to finish the conversion. Just take it easy. After the conversion, you can directly open the output folder to check these output Word documents. On Windows PDF Converter Pro, after the conversion, a folder icon will appear. Just click it to open the output folder. On Mac PDF Converter Pro, go to PDF Converter Pro in the ribbon > Preferences… >Destination to see where the output folder is. 

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