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How to edit PDF files?

"I sent a PDF file to a publisher but he needs to make some corrections. The file is now read-only; can it be converted back to a writable file so that I can edit PDF file?" Have you met something like that before? What can you do if you want to edit PDF files?

As you may know, PDF Reader does not normally allow PDF file editing. A full version of Adobe Acrobat has PDF editing capability, but it costs hundreds of dollars. And to edit PDF files in Acrobat is not that easy as you imagine unless you are an Acrobat expert. (If you are using Mac OS X, now you can use PDF Editor for Mac to edit PDF files directly. Also, refer to this article to know about The Best Way to Edit PDF Text on Mac. )

It is obvious that most of the users know exactly how to edit text and images in Microsoft Word. So why not converting Adobe PDF file to Microsoft Word document and then edit PDF file in Word Process? Now the point is to choose the right PDF to Word Conversion Software. After comparison, PDF to Word Converter (for Windows) is recommended.

Before telling the step-by-step way to use the application, you need to previously download the PDF to Word Converter from its official site and install it on your PC. The whole course will just cost you minutes. You can edit PDF document after 3 simple steps:

Step 1: Add PDF files

Click the Add PDF files… button, or simply drag and drop the PDF files into the main panel. It is really a time saver, as you can convert up to 200 PDF files at one time.

PDF to Word Converter

Step 2: Select page range and output folder

If you just want to convert certain pages, for example, "1, 4, 8-12", you can type on the page number in the Selected Pages field.

Select page range

Then select the output folder. You can save the destination files into the same folder as source. Or you can customize a folder for the output files.

Customize output folder

Step 3: Start Conversion

Click Convert button, the PDF to Word Converter will do the rest for you.

Convert PDF to Word to edit PDF text

Advanced Functions

1. Right-Click Conversion
You can right-click the PDF file and click Convert with PDF to Word on the shortcut menu. So you do not have to launch the interface. The conversion will be finished in high speed.

Right-Click Conversion

2. Encrypted PDF Conversion
Some people might protect the PDF file by setting restrictions to prevent others from copying, editing or printing. That is the so-called owner password. The PDF to Word Converter can deal with this kind of password. The restrictions will be removed after conversion, and then you can copy and print without limitations.
After conversion, you will see that all the original text content, images, layouts and even hyperlinks are well retained. So you can edit PDF files in MS Word processor easily without losing anything. Then if you are using Microsoft Word 2007, you can install a "Save as PDF" add-in to save the Word document back to PDF file for free.

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