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How to Convert PDF to Text in Mac OS X (Mavericks Included)

Want to convert PDF files to text documents on Mac, so you can copy text more easily? If so, you need a PDF to Text Mac converter. Here, I’d like to introduce you one of the best PDF to Text Converters for Mac – Wondershare PDF Converter Pro for Mac. It enables you to convert native, password protected and even scanned PDF files to text documents on a Mac. Now follow the steps below to learn how to use it to convert PDF to Text in OS X Mavericks, Lion, or Mountain Lion.


Step 1. Install the PDF to Text Mac Converter

Click the download button to get the PDF tool installation package. And then install it on your Mac computer. It is fully compatible with Mac OS X 10.6, 10.7, 10.8 and 10.9. After you install it, launch it right away. If you have a Windows PC, you can also download the PDF Converter Pro (Windows) to have a try.

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Step 2. Import PDF files

Drag and drop PDF files that you want to convert to text into the PDF to Text Converter. If there are so many files to import, you can go to the File menu to browse your computer for the PDF files. To save your time, you can upload an array of PDF files, specifically up to 50, to this PDF to Text Converting tool.

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If the PDF file you’ve uploaded is a scanned PDF file, a pop-up will appear, asking you to enable the OCR feature. Click Enable OCR and go to PDF Converter Pro > Preferences… > OCR to select the right language for the PDF file.

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Step 3. Select text as the output format and convert PDF to Text on Mac

Click the little setting icon on each PDF item bar to bring out the output drop-down list. From the list, select Plain Text or Rich Text Format as the output format. And then click Convert to begin the PDF to Text on Mac conversion.


Bingo! In a second the conversion is done. Then you can open the output folder to check the output text or RTF documents. You’re capable of opening the output documents for copying and editing. Converting PDF to text in Mac is very easy, isn’t it? Why not download Mac PDF to Text Converter to have a try right now?

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