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Summary

Compared with Microsoft Office, PDF is a better carrier of fonts, shapes, formats and colors. Originally, users couldn’t edit the PDF files. Later, people develop various PDF editors used to edit PDF files and convert PDF to the other formats. In this essay, we will talk about how to make an editable PDF file.



Part 1: Why PDF Should be Converted to Editable Document?
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Different files are used in different scenarios. Although we can edit the PDF files directly with some PDF editors, they cannot offer various editing functions. Then, you can try to convert the PDF file to an editable document. Next, we will talk about how to make an editable PDF document.
It is not difficult to convert PDF to an editable format and make a new file with the PDF editor. We recommend Renee PDF Aide. With this software, you can not only convert PDF to the other formats, but also edit the PDF files, such as merging, splitting and adding watermark.
Part 2: How to Convert PDF to Editable Document?

Use Renee PDF Aide

Renee PDF Aide is the software that supports to edit PDF and convert PDF. With utilization of the advanced OCR (Optical Character Recognition) technology, it can convert PDF to Word/Excel/PowerPoint/Image/HTML/TXT and the other common formats. You can designate the specific pages to be converted at the speed of 80 pages/min. Besides, it can repair the damaged PDF files, compress PDF files to shorten the loading time, merge several files into one and rotate the file position. En/decryption and watermark are allowed to add for PDF files, too.
What’s more, Renee PDF Aide supports English/French/German/Spanish/Portuguese/Chinese/Korean/Japanese. Under the mode of OCR, it can greatly improve the accuracy of character recognition. Even though you are a new user, you can use this software easily.
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Part 3: Examples
There are two functions of Renee PDF Aide. You can not only basically edit PDF, but also convert PDF to the other formats. The followings are more details.

1. Convert PDF to Word

Microsoft Office Word, whose file extension are “.doc” and “docx”, is used to create and edit document. Next, we will show you how to convert PDF to Word and make an editable document.
Step 1: Download and install Renee PDF Aide. Then, open the software and select [Convert PDF].
select to convert pdf with renee pdf converter
Step 2: Select [Word] at the top menu. Then, click on [Add Files] to select the target PDF file. After that, 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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TipsAbout the OCR function:

The OCR function can improve text recognition in two ways:

A. Recognize words on image and PDF. You can use this function to improve text recognition when you are going to convert the image-based PDF and the scanned PDF.

B. Recognize the font style to avoid garbled codes when there are different embeded font styles on the PDF file.

Step 3: Click on [Convert] to convert the format.
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2. Convert PDF to Excel

Microsoft Excel, whose file extensions are “.xls” and “.xlsx”, is used to make statistics and multiple charts. Here are the steps about how to convert PDF to Excel.
After getting into [Convert PDF], select [Excel] and then click on [Add Files] to select the target PDF file. After that, check the option [Enable OCR] to improve the character recognition. Finally, click on [Convert] to convert PDF to Excel. Open the converted Excel file to edit.
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3. Convert PDF to PowerPoint

Microsoft Office PowerPoint, whose file extensions are “.ppt” and “.pptx”, is the common office document that displays text, images, icons, animation, sound and videos.
Here are the steps about how to convert PDF to PowerPoint:
Select [PowerPoint] and click on [Add Files] to select the PDF file. Then, check the option [Enable OCR] to improve the character recognition. Finally, click on [Convert] to convert PDF to PowerPoint. Navigate to the converted PPT and improve the file.
convert PDF to Powerpoint

4. Convert PDF to Text

Text, whose file extension is “.txt”, has been widely used in the DOS era. Now, it is still supported by many programs, such as Notepad and all browsers.
Here are the steps about how to convert PDF to text.
Select [Text] and then click on [Add Files] to select the PDF file. Next, check the option [Enable OCR] to improve the character recognition. Finally, click on [Convert] to convert PDF to Text. Navigate to the converted file and edit the file.
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These are the contents about how to convert PDF to Word/Excel/PowerPoint/Text with Renee PDF Aide.