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How to Convert PDF to Plain Text

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One may want to change the format of a file to enable them easily edit the files in question. For most people PDF files seem formidable from a distance. This is mainly because they do not have the right tools to do the job, or simply do not know what the best tools are.

The question then becomes: How do you convert your PDF to plain text, which is easily editable? The best solution could be found easily in this article.

Part 1Best PDF to Plain Text Converter

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Wondershare PDFelement (Wondershare PDFelement for Mac) is the answer to the question. With easy to follow prompts, converting a PDF file into text format is as easy as 123, with Wondershare PDFelement. Consider the following main features of this software.

  • Creating a PDF file is no longer a long tedious process when you have Wondershare PDFelement.
  • Having files in different formats like Word, Excel or Text file is no reason why you cannot convert them into PDF formats. All you need to do is click on the file conversion button and in a few moments your file will be converted into PDF format.
  • You can convert PDF files into any of the popular formats as you wish.
  • People often find themselves faced by the need to further edit PDF files but are often not able to do it because they do not have the right tool for it.
  • With Wondershare PDFelement, all your form filling and creating worries are a thing of the past.
  • If you have a scanned document, you don't need to worry about how you can edit it, because the OCR feature is embedded.

Part 2How to Convert PDF to Plain Text File

Step 1. Import the PDF Document

Launch PDFelement in your computer. On the Home window, click on the "Batch Process" button. Once you click on the button, a window will appear that presents you with options.

Step 2. Convert PDF Document to Plain Text

At the top left hand side of the small window which gives you the option to "Add Files". Click on it to choose the PDF file on your computer. You will be presented with a drop-down list with more options like, Word, Excel, HTML, TXT, JPG and so on. Choose "TXT" in this case. If you want to convert scanned PDF files, you can click the "Gear" icon to enable OCR feature. Once you're satisfied, click on "Start".

Check the Video Tutorial

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Posted by to PDF to Text | Follow @elisewilliams7
Published: Sep 21,2016 16:59 pm / Updated: Apr 27,2017 14:38 pm

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