How to Convert PDF to Word and Edit

by Wesley DeBoy ; Updated September 28, 2017

Items you will need

  • Computer

  • Internet Connection

  • PDF File

  • Microsoft Word

A PDF can be conveniently converted to Word for editing using a free online converter such as PDFtoWord.net, PDFonline.com or FreePDFconvert.com. Once converted to Word, the file can be opened in Microsoft Word and edited to your liking. The restrictions of a PDF file will no longer apply in Word, and you will be able to freely manipulate the content of the document.

Using PDFtoWord.com

Navigate to http://www.pdftoword.com/ and click the “Browse” button to select the PDF file you want to convert to Word and edit.

Choose “DOC” as the format for the PDF file to be converted to. Then fill in your email address in the “Email File To” section.

Click the “Convert” button and the PDF file will be converted to Word and emailed to you.

Log into your email account, download the converted Word file and open it in Microsoft Word. You will now be able to freely edit the content of this document in Microsoft Word.

Using PDFonline.com

Navigate to http://www.pdfonline.com/pdf2word/index.asp and click the “Browse” button to select the PDF file you want to convert to Word and edit.

Click the “Upload and Convert” button and the PDF will be converted to Word.

Right click on the “Right Click Here to Download the Word File” hyperlink. Then select “Save Link As,” select where you would like to save the file on your computer and click “Save.”

Find the converted Word file on your computer and open it in Microsoft Word. You will now be able to freely edit the content of this document in Microsoft Word.

Using FreePDFconvert.com

Navigate to http://www.freepdfconvert.com/convert_pdf_to_source.asp and click the “Browse” button to select the PDF file you want to convert to Word and edit.

Choose “Word (doc)” as the format for the PDF file to be converted to. Then fill in your email address in the “Email Address” section.

Check the “Attach files to email” box and then click the “Convert Your File” button. The PDF file will be converted to Word and emailed to you.

Log into your email account, download the converted Word file and open it in Microsoft Word. You will now be able to freely edit the content of this document in Microsoft Word.

About the Author

Wesley DeBoy has been a writer since 2004. He has a variety of arts and entertainment articles published on various websites. DeBoy specializes in writing about professional audio, music and computer technology. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in telecommunications production from Ball State University.

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