Converting PDF to Word for Mac

Learn how to use the Nuance PDF Converter for Mac to assist with converting PDF to Word for Mac.

Nuance PDF Converter for Mac

Nuance PDF Converter for Mac allows you to easily convert PDF filed into various formats, including Word, WordPerfect, Excel PowerPoint and text, to name a few.  Below are the step by step instructions for using Nuance PDF Converter for Mac – Converting PDF to Word for Mac.

Converting PDF to Word for Mac

  1. Click the Nuance PDF Converter for Mac application from the Dock. Nuance PDF Converter for Mac Image 1
  2. Nuance PDF Converter for Mac will open, prompting you to select a file to open. Navigate to the file you wish to convert and select it. Nuance PDF Converter for Mac Image 2
  3. Once you have selected the appropriate file, click Open.
  4. The file will then be opened within the application. Click the File tab and select Convert PDF. Nuance PDF Converter for Mac Image 4
  5. The conversion window will open. Click the drop down arrow to the right of Convert to: and select Word 2007 Document (DOCX). Nuance PDF Converter for Mac Image 5
  6. Verify the correct language is selected for the document and click Convert.
  7. The first time you convert, you will be prompted with the License Agreement dialog box.  This gives you the agreement for the Nuance OmniPage Cloud Document Conversion Service.  Note:  Please read the licensing terms carefully.  Clicking agree allows your document to be sent to the cloud for conversion.  If you agree, click Agree. Nuance PDF Converter for Mac Image
  8. During the conversion process, a window will pop up showing the status of the conversion. Nuance PDF Converter for Mac Image 6
  9. Once the conversion is complete, the save dialog box will open. Nuance PDF Converter for Mac Image 7
    • Save As: Name the newly converted file.
    • Where: Choose the location to save the file.
    • Check the box for Open after saving if you wish to open the file once it is saved.
  10. Once you have filled in the appropriate information, click Save.
  11. The file is now opened within Word. Nuance PDF Converter for Mac Image 8

Below is a side by side of the PDF and Word documents.  As you can see, it does a very good job of converting the pdf to word, including the table towards the bottom of the page.  Note:  As with converting any document, you must proof and clean up the document as no conversion tool is perfect.Nuance PDF Converter for Mac Image 9

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