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How to Open PDF in Word in Mac/Windows PC

Ready to open a PDF in Word document, but do not know how? In daily life, people can easily find a free PDF reader to open a PDF file for reading. However, sometimes people prefer to open PDF in Word, Word 2010, Word 2007 or even Word 2003. Some people are not willing to install an extra app to open PDF. And some are in need of editing PDF in Word. Anyhow, if you need to open PDF in Word, just follow the steps below to learn how to open PDF in Word either on your MacBook Pro or Windows PC.


To open a PDF in Word (Word 2010/Word 2007/Word 2003), the first thing to do is converting PDF to Word doc, because generally Word processor cannot open PDF directly. To do the task, try Wondershare PDF to Word Converter Software or Wondershare PDF to Word Online Converter, professional PDF tools that allow users to convert PDF to Word document fast and accurately while fully preserving the original PDF layout and formatting. In the following, I talk about how to use them to convert PDF to Word documents respectively.


Solution 1: Convert PDF to Word with the desktop PDF to Word Converter (easy-to-use)

Step 1. Download and install the PDF to Word Converter

Click the download button to download Wondershare PDF to Word Converter. And then install it on your computer. If you have a Mac computer, please download Mac PDF to Word Converter Software.

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Step 2. Import PDF files

Click the PDF to Word Converter quick start icon on the desktop to launch it. And then drag and drop PDF files to the app. Batch conversion is supported. To save time, I suggest you upload several PDF files to perform the batch conversion.

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Step 3. Convert PDF to Word

Click the Convert button to start the PDF to Word conversion. In a few minutes, the conversion will be done. All the output Word documents are in the output folder. To find these Word documents, on Mac PDF to Word Converter, go to PDF to Word > Preferences… >Destination; On Windows PDF to Word Converter, click the Open button at the lower part of the main interface to see these Word documents.

Solution 2: Convert PDF to Word with the online PDF converter (free)

See the PDF to Word Converter Online below? You can click Choose File to upload a PDF file that you want to convert. Select the output Word document type and click Convert PDF to Word Now to begin the conversion.

Note: If the PDF file that you're going to convert is larger than 10MB, you should try solution 1. Solution 1 has no file size limit and it allows you to convert a batch of PDF files each time.


After the conversion, just click the word document to read the PDF content. Now, you can not only copy PDF content to Word document, but also edit the PDF in Word. After the editing, you can convert Word back to PDF as well. See, this is how to open PDF in Word document. It is pretty easy, right? Have more fun in reading PDF files!

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