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#1 ddc0406


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Posted 19 August 2010 - 02:11 PM

Is there a free program that will convert a scanned PDF file to a Word doc and allow me to edit the doc? I have found a couple, but the are for a free 2 week trial period, then you have to purchase it or lose it.

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#2 Andrew


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Posted 19 August 2010 - 06:31 PM

http://www.pdfonline.com/pdf2word/index.asp seems to be a decent online option. It converted my test PDF into a RTF file, which MS Word can open and edit quite nicely.

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Posted 20 August 2010 - 01:22 PM

I really like PrimoPDF. It has a easy to learn UI, and is very easy to use.

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Posted 22 August 2010 - 07:26 PM

You can convert PDF to Word DOC or DOCX format. But this way you may get a file which may not be editable. I tried converting a PDF file using NitroPDF into DOC. It created the file but it was full of scanned images - nothing to edit. If your PDF file is created using OCR scanning, then you may be able to edit the resulting DOC file.

You can find many online pdf to word converters like the one Andrew suggested.

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