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    qwertyman Posts: 109, Reputation: 15
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    #1

    Jan 16, 2006, 10:07 PM
    Need a free PDF converter...
    Does any one know of a free PDF to WORD or HTML converter... Preferably free?

    Thanks...
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    colbtech Posts: 740, Reputation: 65
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    Jan 17, 2006, 12:59 AM
    This is one I have used.

    http://globalpdf.com/pdf2word/

    It isn't free, but there again what is nowadays. The easiest way is to scan a pdf and use OCR software to recognise the words. Scan the pictures or diagrams into paintshop/photoshop.
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    RickJ Posts: 7,762, Reputation: 864
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    Jan 17, 2006, 04:52 AM
    Here's a bunch of converters, one as cheap as $26.

    Seems there are freebies for creating and editing PDFs, but I haven't been able to find a freebie for converting from PDF.
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    NeedKarma Posts: 10,635, Reputation: 1706
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    Jan 17, 2006, 05:16 AM
    This is the one I use: http://www.primopdf.com/

    Edit: crap, just noticed you wanted PDF --> Word, that program I mentioned doesn't do that. If you are lucky and the PDF settings are correct you can copy the text and paste into Word.
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    qwertyman Posts: 109, Reputation: 15
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    Jan 18, 2006, 12:01 PM
    Thanks guys!
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    phillysteakandcheese Posts: 973, Reputation: 356
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    Jan 18, 2006, 12:52 PM
    Not free, but...
    It's not free, but if you can afford it, Acrobat Professional will allow you to SAVE AS, and select the file format.

    The "quality" of the conversion will depend on how the PDF file was initially generated. Something created from MS Word will convert back without too much trouble. Something that was scanned to PDF may not give you very much editable text if saved as a Word doc.

    I know the Pro version is $400+, but it is pretty powerful if you work with PDF files all the time.
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    karengrimes94 Posts: 102, Reputation: 1
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    Aug 23, 2012, 05:34 AM
    Here are some free PDF to Word converters:
    http://www.pdftowordconverter.net/
    http://www.convertpdftoword.net/
    http://www.pdfonline.com/pdf-to-word-converter/
    http://www.cometdocs.com/

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