How to quickly convert a PDF to an RTF file.

Follow these steps to convert your PDF to an RTF.

RTF documents (short for Rich Text Format) are considered universal. Whatever the word processing system, anyone can open and read an RTF; they’re readable whether you’re using Windows, Mac or Linux.

Although PDFs are a secure way to share documents, you might need to convert your PDF to an RTF if you want to share it with someone who doesn’t have Acrobat or who’s working in an older operating system. Learn how to save your PDF as an RTF now so you can easily share it tomorrow (or even sooner.)

How to convert your PDF to an RTF.

If you’re converting an RTF to a PDF, you have to work within your computer’s operating system.

However, if you’re converting a PDF to an RTF, you can work directly in Acrobat DC or Acrobat online.

Here’s how:

  1. Open your PDF
  2. Click Tools > Export
  3. Select RTF for your preferred file format
  4. Export, save, and share

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