How to convert PDF to Word on Mac?

Fri. 25 Sep. 20205815min

In daily work, you may often need to convert PDF to Word on Mac. Instead of searching online conversion tools every time and uploading your documents to the Internet to increase the risk of privacy leakage, it is better to choose a powerful and reliable desktop converter which can provide continuous and stable help. And PDF Reader Pro for Mac is one of the best.

PDF Reader Pro is a robust PDF converter which helps you convert PDF files to Word files, without losing fonts and formatting. It should be noted that if your PDF document is a scanned or image-based PDF document, the directly converted Word will still contain images. But don’t worry, PDF Reader Pro for Mac has built-in OCR(Optical Character Recognition)technology, which can accurately recognize the text in the image and can be saved as PDF or TXT, and then you can convert it into the Word document you want.


How to convert PDF to Word on Mac with PDF Reader Pro?


By using PDF Reader Pro, You can easily convert PDF to a more convenient Word format for editing. Both individual and batch conversion are supported.


Step 1. Click "Free Download" to download and install PDF Reader Pro on your Mac.


Step 2. Launch PDF Reader Pro, and open your PDF by clicking "Open Files" or just drag and drop to open it.



Step 3. Tap "Converter" on the toolbar and choose "To Word".



You can also click "File" on the main menu, then choose "Convert To" to convert your PDF to Word on Mac.



Or you can click "Tools" on the main menu, choose "Converter" and then "PDF to Office".



Step 4. Choose the "Page Range" and "Output Folder", click "Convert" and one single PDF is converted to Word for you.



Or If you want to batch convert PDF to Word, click "Batch", and you can start converting your PDF to Word in batch.



Then click "Add Files" in the top-right corner, you can add all of the PDF files you want to convert to Word. There you can drag your PDF files and drop them to PDF Reader Pro. If you regret adding a file or more, you can select one or more and click "Remove", and you can also click "Remove All" to give up batch convert.



Each PDF file can be individually selected for "Page Range". Before converting, choose "Output Folder" first, then click "Convert" to complete all conversion tasks at once. 



And here is a much quicker way recommended for you: click "Convert PDF" or "PDF To Word" on the homepage and select one or multiple PDF files you need, then you can skip a few steps and speed up.



How to convert a scanned PDF to Word on Mac with PDF Reader Pro?


Thanks to the advanced OCR technology, scanned PDF documents or image-based PDF documents that were once difficult to identify, search and edit can be converted into word documents to meet your needs. 


Step 1. Launch PDF Reader Pro, and open your scanned PDF by clicking "Open Files" or just drag and drop to open it.


Step 2. Tap "OCR" on the toolbar.



Or you can click "Tools" on the main menu, choose "OCR".



Step 3. Then you can "Select OCR Language" among 50+ languages or simply use "Auto Detection", and choose "Page Range" before clicking "OCR".



Step 4. After the results have been shown, you can "Copy", "Save as PDF" or "Save as TXT" by click, or "Delete" them.



Step 5. Now you can convert the OCRed PDF document to a Word document again (refer to the steps above), or copy and paste the text and save it as a word document. 


There is also a more convenient way recommended for you:  click "OCR" on the homepage and select the PDF file you need, then you can skip a few steps and save the time.



For more information about OCR, you can refer to How to Convert PDF to Searchable PDF on Mac?


Compared to PDF to Word online converter, PDF Reader Pro for Mac is much safer and provides more accurate results. Besides, PDF Reader Pro is an all-in-one PDF software with which you can view, edit, markup, create, print, encrypt and share PDF files on Mac. Click the "Free Download" button to try its features for free, you will get a complete PDF solution.

Get Started with PDF Reader Pro Today!