How to converted scanned PDF file to word on mac

Generally there are two types of PDF files, type one can be created by adobe acrobat pro, Microsoft office and other PDF editors. The other is created by a printer where books, invoice or paper documents get scanned into a PDF file. Scanned PDF are basically image files, large file size, not subdued for change. If you need to edit a scanned PDF file on your mac, it is recommended to convert the scanned PDF to word document, which can be easily handled by the pages word processor app preinstalled on your mac, or if you are a office guy, the Microsoft word for mac edition.

We are going to discuss about how to convert scanned PDF to word on mac

As mentioned above, scanned PDF files are images, to convert an image file which contains text into an editable word document, we need to utilize a technology called “OCR” – the optical character recognition, a conversion of scanned PDF files, images, handwritten or printed text into text based files like word document or pages files.

Scanned PDF OCR technology is a unique feature of the pro version of PDF converter for mac. The mac application is able to convert scanned PDF file to word with its advanced OCR technology which accurately recognize and recreate the text and faithfully retains the formatting and layout of the original scanned PDF file.

How to convert scanned PDF to word document on mac


Step 1: Download the trial of PDF to word converter pro for mac

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Pro version has the OCR ability to convert and edit scanned PDF files, also remove copy or print restrictions from PDF files, which is good for converting password protected or restricted PDF files. While the downloading is over, install the PDF to word converter pro for mac

Step 2: import scanned PDF to PDF to word converter pro

Drag and drop the scanned PDF to the software interface, when the files are loaded, a pop-up will appear to ask you about the language used in the scanned PDF file


Step 3: select Microsoft word document (*.doc, .docx) as the output file format

Edit scanned PDF on mac doesn’t necessarily require the presence of Microsoft word, pages for mac is also a renowned word processor that have no trouble to handle word document(*.doc).

Step 4: convert PDF to word

Click the “convert” button to convert scanned PDF to word. The process will be completed in a minutes. After that, open the converted word document in pages or Microsoft word for mac, there you go.

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