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How to convert PDFs to Word

Follow these easy steps to turn a PDF into a Microsoft Word document:

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  • Click the Select a file button above, or drag and drop a file into the drop zone.
  • Select the PDF you want to convert to the DOCX file format.
  • Watch Acrobat automatically convert the file from PDF to an editable Word document.
  • Download your file. If you use the tool again, you may be asked to sign in to download it.

Try our free PDF to Word converter

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Turn PDFs into editable Word files

It’s quick and easy to convert a PDF into a Word document with the Adobe Acrobat online tool. Drag and drop your PDF, then download the converted Word file.

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Convert PDF to DOCX fast

Acrobat turns PDF files into the DOCX file format in seconds. When you convert PDF files with our Word conversion tool, your formatting will look as expected.

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Edit your Word file for free

After you use our PDF to Word converter tool, you can edit the converted file in Microsoft Word for the web right from Acrobat. All you have to do is sign in.

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Download or share your file

You can download your converted file with a click or by signing in. You can also share your new file with others when you sign in.

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Work online from anywhere

You can use Acrobat online tools in any web browser, such as Microsoft Edge or Google Chrome. It also works on Mac, Windows, iOS, Android and Linux operating systems.

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Use the best PDF to Word converter

Adobe invented the PDF file format, so you can trust the high-quality of our PDF tools. Try our online PDF to Word tool to create a Word doc with confidence.

Questions? We have answers.

How do I convert a PDF to Word without losing the formatting?

As the inventor of the PDF file format, Adobe makes sure our Acrobat PDF to Word converter preserves your document formatting. When you use our online conversion tool, your fonts, images and alignments will look as expected. The converted file is an editable Word document that you can start using straightaway in Microsoft Word online.

You can also try Adobe Acrobat Pro free for seven days to convert files to and from Microsoft 365, edit PDF documents with PDF editor tools, edit scanned documents using optical character recognition (OCR) functionality, merge PDFs, organise or rotate PDF pages, split PDFs, reduce file size and convert HTML, TXT, RTF, PNG, JPG, BMP and other formats to PDF.

What software do I need to convert from PDF to Word?
You don’t need any other software to convert a PDF to Microsoft Word when you use the Acrobat online tool. Just open the tool in your preferred browser on any operating system, select your file and let Acrobat complete the conversion online.
Will my converted Word document be secure?
Yes, your converted Microsoft Word file will be secure. Adobe is known for its commitment to security and privacy, so you can convert PDF files to Microsoft Word, PowerPoint or Excel with trust and confidence.
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