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Usually, we read PDF books and files. Do you know how to edit these PDF files? In fact, it is not difficult. We can use the converters or the online services to convert PDF to the other editable formats, such as Word. In this article, we will talk about how to convert PDF to Word with Adobe. By the ways, the other two useful methods will be introduced.

Part 1: How to Convert PDF to Word with Adobe Acrobat Pro?
Adobe Acrobat Pro is well known among the PDF editing software. It can be used to edit PDF and convert PDF to the editable formats, such as Word and PPT. Next, we will show you how to convert PDF to Word.
1. Download and install Adobe Acrobat Pro (link: Then, open the software.
2. Click on [Edit PDF] on the original interface. Then, select the target PDF document.
how to convert pdf to word with adobe acrobat
3. Click on [Export PDF] in [Tools]and then select Word.
convert pdf to word with adobe acobat
4. After that, go to edit the file.
It is convenient to convert PDF to Word with Adobe Acrobat Pro. But, in 2017, Adobe announced that it stopped updating Adobe Acrobat Pro, with the more expensive replacement Adobe Acrobat DC. If you continue to use the software, you may meet with the security problems. Therefore, we recommend you try another PDF converter.
Part 2: How to Convert PDF to Word with Renee PDF Aide?
Can we replace Adobe Acrobat Pro and Adobe Acrobat DC with the other PDF editors? Renee PDF Aide is here to help you. It is very easy to use, offline and safe. Next, we will show you more details.
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What is Renee PDF Aide?
Renee PDF Aide is one of the professional PDF converters. It can convert PDF to Word, Excel, PPT, EPUB, Text, HTML and image. Shipped with the advanced OCR technology, it can greatly improve character recognition during conversion. Besides, it can fix/optimize/split/merge/encrypt/decrypt/add watermark to PDF files.
1. Download and install Renee PDF Aide.
press to the download button
2. Open the software and click on [Convert PDF].
select to convert pdf with renee pdf converter
3. Then, click on [Add Files] to select the target PDF files.
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4. Select [Word] at the top menu.
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5. Select [Enable OCR] and the OCR language based on your PDF file. Under this mode, it can greatly improve character recognition.
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6. Set the output position in [Custom Settings] and then click on [Convert].
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7. After conversion, you can open the Word document to edit.
Note: From the menu, you can select the other formats, such as Excel, EPUB, Text or image.
Part 3: How to Convert PDF to Word Online?
Apart from the PDF editing software, we can convert PDF online. In this case, we will show you how to convert PDF on ilovePDF.
1. Get access to the website (link:
2. Click on [Select PDF File] to select the target PDF.

3. Then, click on [Convert to Word] to convert and finally download the converted file.
It is also a good choice to convert PDF online. But the pop-up ads always affect our experience in using the services. Online operation depends on stable network. What’ more, the files uploaded to the other servers are under risk of data leakage.
Part 4: Comparison
These are three ways for PDF conversion. Here is the comparison.
① It is easy and quick to convert PDF to Word with Adobe Acrobat Pro. But it will not be updated, with potential bugs. The new edition Adobe Acrobat DC is expensive.
② Renee PDF Aide is also multifunctional, easy to use and it can convert PDF to various formats. Besides, it offers the functions to users to edit PDF.
③ Online converters are very convenient under the stable network environment. But it is not a safe way. Once the file is uploaded to the websites, it is under risk of data leakage. If your files are confidential, we don’t suggest you use this way.
Now, choose the method you like and convert files!