The PDF standard is very user friendly and retains its leading position in terms of storing and distributing information via the Internet. When you need to disseminate information in the form that you have and to be sure that it will not be distorted depending on the recipients use different software products for viewing, the PDF format is what you need.
You can edit a PDF file using a variety of specialized applications and online services. Today, there are plenty to choose from. Depending on the goals, the user has the opportunity to use both free and paid products.
But, no matter who says, this popular file format is not entirely easy to edit without having the source code available. In the event that you do not have the full version of Adobe Acrobat (not just the reader), you will have to look for a suitable tool that enables you to make the necessary changes to the text content of already prepared PDF documents.
Many of these tools are available for various platforms, and for a very simple and completely free method that works in all operating systems and in all types of desktop and mobile devices, you can safely use Google Docs. It is necessary to have only access to the Internet.
You can complete the whole process on a smartphone using a mobile browser or on a personal computer, also using only your favorite Internet browser. Let’s take a look at the whole process of converting from PDF to DOCX using a PC with Google Chrome browser.
PDF Editing and Convert to DOCX via Google Docs
- In any browser and log in to your google account. Alternately, click on the “Create” or “Upload Files” buttons, then select your PDF file and wait for it to upload to the server;
- After uploading, click on it with the right mouse button and select “Open with” -> “Google Docs”;
- You will be automatically redirected to a new browser tab, where you can start editing PDFs using the built-in text editor;
- You can save the document after editing in various formats, the most preferred of which are .docx, for offline work with Microsoft Word.
That’s all! Now you have an editable copy of the original PDF file stored on your computer or phone, compatible with the word processor.