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Any scanned document can be converted into different formats, including PDF. PDF is a great format for capturing and sending electronic documents in the intended layout because it presents the same way across all devices. By converting a scanned document to PDF you can add more value to your important scanned documents. This article will help you learn how to convert scanned documents to PDF with Wondershare PDFelement - PDF Editor. This makes it easier to make modifications to a scanned document and save it into many output formats such as editable PDF, Word, Excel, PPT, EPUB, and more.
Learn how to convert and edit a scanned document as a PDF file. Follow the steps below after you've ensured you downloaded and installed OCR.
Run PDFelement on your computer. The file can be opened directly with PDFelement by clicking on the add button.
Using the OCR function, the program will automatically detect the scanned file and then prompt you to use OCR. Click on the "Perform OCR" button from the top information bar and select the language of the document. You can then click "OK". While OCR is being performed, don't try to perform any other activities.
After the OCR is complete, you can further edit your document if necessary. PDFelement offers a variety of editing and annotation tools. To modify the text in your document, you can go to the "Edit" tab and choose edit mode. Then click on the text that you want to edit and make the change.
If you're satisfied with the changes you've made, you can now save the scanned document as a PDF. Use the "Save" icon in the upper menu bar or you can go to "File > Save as". You will be able to choose where to save the file and the file name.
PDFelement offers fast recognition of text, images, and numbers, and effectively keeps document layout intact. It also supports a wide range of OCR languages, enabling you to get an editable file with high accuracy.
To make you know how to convert scanned documents to PDF more directly and comprehensively, you can view this video and explore more videos about PDFelement from Wondershare Video Community.
There is another method to convert scanned documents into PDF. HiPDF is one of the best online PDF converters, it can not only convert PDF to Microsoft Office format but also encrypt PDF, compress PDF, crop PDF, etc. Now, follow the steps below to learn how to convert scanned documents to PDF.
When you open the HiPDF website, click the "Convert" option on the top toolbar, and select "Image to PDF." After selecting the "Image to PDF" option, you will open a new web page that allows you to upload the scanned document. Click the "Select File" button and then open the scanned document. In addition, you can upload files by dragging them to the web page.
After uploading the scanned document, click the "CONVERT" button. In only a few seconds, the scanned document will be converted to a PDF file and you can click "DOWNLOAD" to save your file.
Wondershare PDF Converter Pro is another powerful PDF converter which can not only help you convert scanned document to PDF but can also help you convert PDF to other Microsoft Office format. Here, you will be guided on the easiest way to convert scanned documents to PDF.
Launch Wondershare PDF Converter Pro, go to the "OCR" tab, then click the "Add" button to add a scanned document into this PDF converter.
After uploading your scanned document, choose "PDF" under the "Format" drop-down menu, then go to "OCR Setting" to choose the language you need to recognize. Click the "SUBMIT" icon then click the "Convert" button, the OCR process will be finished in seconds. Then you will get the converted PDF file.