When need to copy and paste part of your scanned PDF files to Word format for editing, the first thing you may think about maybe looking for a PDF to Word converter through the Internet, right? Indeed, although PDF document maybe better in protecting copyright issue, the format does give us many inconvenience. If you are still looking for such a program, you are in right place now. In this article, I will show you how to convert scanned PDF to Word on Mac OS Sierra and Windows Vista/XP/10/8/7.

Although you can convert Word to PDF primary through Microsoft Office, you just cannot convert PDF to Word directly since Adobe doesn't offer the option. If you want to edit, copy and paste scanned PDF content freely on Microsoft Word processor, you may need the professional program – Wondershare PDF Converter Pro Software to help.

The program is specially designed for you to convert scanned PDF files to Word format. You can easily extract content from scanned PDF and store in Microsoft Word without losing any data. In the following passages, I will show you how to handle the Wondershare PDF Converter Pro tool step by step. Just follow me to have a try now!

Step 1: Get Wondershare PDF Converter Pro to convert scanned PDF to Word

Good news here! We now offer you free trial version of the tool, you can download either the Windows version and the Mac version according to system of your computer. Then please just install it by double clicking and run it to bring up the starting window. You can also launch the converter by clicking the quick start icon on the desktop.

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Step 2: Upload scanned PDF to program, then enable OCR function

Now, please upload the PDF files you want to convert to Word format. You can upload your PDF files by dragging and dropping. When you upload a PDF file successfully, you will see a dialogue box, which remind you to select the right language for the PDF file and enabling the OCR function. Please just choose the language you need and click “Enable OCR”.

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Step 3: Choose “Microsoft Word” as the output format

In the starting window of the Wondershare PDF Converter Pro Software, please choose the “Microsoft Word” in output format drop-down list. By default, all the output documents will be Microsoft Word files.
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Step 4: Convert Scanned PDF to Word documents right now

After the three steps above, please now click the button “Convert” to start the process. You just need to wait for a few minutes since the program will start to convert scanned PDF to Word document automatically.

Want to have a try? Just download our tool to have a try now!

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