Portable Document Format or PDF in short is an open standard file format that is quite commonly in use nowadays. One common question I’ve run across a lot these days in the office is how to convert a PDF file to plain text format (txt), Microsoft Word format (doc), Excel format (xls), or JPG picture format. As in text file, there are a number of options to track changes and correct them.
Usually, people want to know how to convert a text file to PDF, but it’s also nice to be able to convert back the other way. Converting PDF to Text is actually pretty simple and can be done directly using a program called Wondershare PDF Converter Mac.
Wondershare PDF Converter For Mac is a PDF to Text converter specially designed for Mac OS X users. It not only converts PDF to Text, but also converts PDF to other formats (Word/HTML/EPUB/JPG). It preserves all the text, images, layouts, hyperlinks, tables and graphics with high accuracy. After conversion, Mac users can easily edit PDF files or reuse the contents in other applications. This brief tutorial will guide you through converting .pdf files into .txt files on Mac.
How to convert pdf to txt on Mac
Step 1: Install and import PDF Files to the program.
Drag your PDF files into the program. And they will appear in the program as below. You can import 50 PDF files in the program at one time. If the PDF file is password protected, this PDF to TXT Converter can also handle it without any problem. Sound really nice!
Step 2: Customize the settings (optional).
Click on the gear icon beside the Word icon of the selected PDF file, you can customize the page ranges or select the Text as output format . The default options are All pages and Ms Office Word (.doc)
To set the output folder for the converted Word documents, choose File-> Output Settings-> Output Folder in the menu bar.
Step 3: Start the conversion process.
Click the Convert button and wait for a little while, this PDF to Word for Mac will convert your imported PDF files to Word documents in seconds.