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PDF and text conversion is a common classroom and workplace task that is usually done a few times every day. Converting PDF to text is usually necessitated when one needs to edit or delete content on a PDF document. While one can easily edit PDF documents without converting them to text, converting enables you to edit password-protected files whose passwords cannot be retrieved. Conversion is also necessary when you want to change certain aspects of the PDF document, including the format of the document.

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Wondershare PDFelement is just one of the many converters out there that enable you to convert your PDF documents to text. However, it presents new ways for users to accomplish conversion tasks, ensuring they get quality documents and peace of mind. One glaring aspect that sets PDFelement apart is the sheer number of features that come with the application. With a single install, you get basic editing, viewing, and printing features in addition to creating text files from PDF documents.

If you also need advanced tools for editing or modifying your PDF files, Wondershare PDFelement provides well over a dozen features for different purposes. You can upload forms and fill them out instead of printing them, filling them out, and uploading them back into digital format. There is also a multifunctional conversion feature that lets you convert PDF files to different file formats, including Word, PowerPoint and Excel.

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Detailed Guide for Converting PDF to Text

How to Convert PDF to Text on Mac
A PDF can be easily converted into Plain Text format with .txt as an extension. Here's re the steps for Mac users.
How to OCR PDF to Text on Mac
With the help of OCR feature, you can successfully convert scanned PDF into text files for further editing on Mac OS X.
How to Convert PDF to RTF on Windows
In addition to Plain Text, you are also able to convert your PDF files to Rich Text format with .rtf as an extension.
Convert Scanned PDF to Text in Google Docs
This tutorial tells great tips for converting scanned PDF to searchable and editable text files with Google Docs.
How to OCR PDF to Text on Windows
The OCR feature in PDFelement accurately recognizes each element in your scanned PDF and successfully turn it into text.
How to Convert PDF to RTF on Mac
If you prefer RTF format over PDF, you can follow the step-by-step tutorial to convert PDF to RTF files on Mac computers.

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