Trick to convert a PDF to Word format for free

Trick to convert a PDF to Word format for free

Before you can edit PDF files, you should be able to open them in any type of application on your PC or laptop. If you do not have a PDF editor, you can also convert it to Microsoft Word format. 

Get a free trial version of Adobe Acrobat DC

Any of the above free online options mentioned above, Adobe Acrobat DC is one of the most complete PDF editors you can find.

No, it’s not free, but it’s a unique PDF that’s worth it if you handle a lot of these files. In addition, there is a seven-day free trial.

Once the software is installed, open the PDF and click on the ‘export pdf’ tool in the right panel, then select Microsoft Word as the export format. Click ‘Export.’

For free long-term solutions, read on.

Convert PDF to Word using the Google Drive

Nowadays having a Google Account is very common, but if you do not have one yet, you can get one for free by clicking on this link.

Google Drive is part of the suite of free services offered for cloud storage and your text documents, spreadsheets and presentations.

Go to Google Drive, sign in and click the ‘+ New’ button. Choose ‘File-Loaded‘. Find PDF on your computer and double-click on it to import it into unit.

A pop-up window in the lower right corner confirms that your PDF has been uploaded – touch the file name to open the preview of that file.

At the top of the window is the option ‘Open with Google Docs’ – click on that option.PDF

After opening in Docs, you will see some changes in the format and it is possible that the images will be removed (other online options listed below are better for dealing with these aspects). But the text should be present and correct, and it can be edited as desired.

You can continue working on that document in Google Docs or click on ‘File Menu’ and choose ‘Download as> Microsoft Word‘.

Convert PDF to Word through free online services 

Trick to convert a PDF to Word format for free

There are many free online services that promise to fulfill the same task: convert your PDF to Word format for free. We are using, but you can also try,, PDFPro or PDF converter.

Open your browser and go to Click on ‘Select a file’ and find the PDF on your computer. Enter your email address below and click ‘convert now’.

Wait for an email containing the link to download the Word file to land in your inbox – it will not take much time.


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