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PDF conversion has become synonymous with everyday schedules in offices, classrooms, and homes. While PDF is the format of choice for individuals looking for portability and compatibility, it may be necessary to convert PDF to other file types for convenience, functionality, or presentation. For instance, PDF files may need to be converted to Excel form to enable calculations and creation of dynamic tables. In this article, we look at two industry-leading tools for PDF conversion.

Method 1. Convert PDF Files Using Wondershare PDFelement

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Wondershare PDFelement is one of the few applications that combine all the elements of PDF editing on a single platform. With PDFelement, you can convert your favourite PDF documents to multiple other formats, including Word, Excel. PowerPoint, EPUB, HTML, images, and a multitude of other file formats. Apart from conversion, PDFelement allows you to create quality PDF files from other file formats, including images and Office files. It also comes with a useful OCR feature that lets you access editing functions on scanned files.

If you have forms to fill, PDFelement enables you to upload these and fill them out for printing. This helps you create tidy, professional-looking forms for printing and sharing. The most common editing features include inserting annotations, splitting, merging, inserting, and replacing PDF pages, redactions, passwords, footers, headers, digital signatures, bates numbers, hyperlinks, bookmarks, and watermarks. You can also compress your PDF files when they get too large for your liking.

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Method 2. Convert from PDF Using Wondershare PDF Converter Pro

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If you are in the market for a simple but effective conversion tool, Wondershare PDF Converter Pro will do wonders for your conversion tasks. PDF Converter Pro is a simple but capable tool for converting PDF documents to Word, Excel, PowerPoint, image, HTML, and EPUB documents on different platforms, including Windows. This tool can also be used to create PDF files from the same set of documents, which makes it effective for back and forth conversions.

Some of its features include OCR for conversion of scanned files, ability to convert and create batch documents, and the ability to work on documents with editing and modification restrictions. You can also combine different documents into one PDF file, irrespective of the native file type. It is also fast and stable and also preserves the original layout and format of documents.

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    Step 1. Upload PDFs to the Program

    After the converter has been installed, launch it on your PC. When it launches, make sure the active tab at the top is "Convert PDF". You have two options to upload your files. You can either drag-and-drop the files onto the window or click "Add PDF Files" to add them. If there are scanned documents, you will be prompted to activate OCR to help process them.

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    Step 2. Choose Output Format

    Once they have been uploaded, select the destination file format you want by selecting the drop-down menu under "Output Format". You can also change the output folder below this area or opt to keep the default location (make sure you remember it though).

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    Step 3. Convert a PDF

    Once you are satisfied with the settings, go ahead and click "Convert". You will be able to see the status for each file as the conversion process progresses. When the application completes the process, the program will notify you. You can view the converted files in the output folder that you selected from the program window.

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