PDF is a popular document format, but it's next to impossible to edit a pdf file with most free programs. Pdf to word converter is a type of software designed to convert pdf files to word format for easier editing.
OpenOffice is a free, open source and cross-platform alternative to Microsoft Office, you can use it to open pdf documents directly by installing the PDF Import Extension.
Where it excels is that it could open pdf documents without any layout changes, and it works well with the pdf files generated with pdf splitter and merger we covered before.
You can modify and save the pdf document to a new pdf file, or copy all contents of it and paste into a new document, then save it as a word document.
OpenOffice is a 150MB download available from CNET, PDF Import Extension is a free download available from Softpedia( Mac version ) .
HelloPdf can convert pdf files to word document while keeping all text, images and page layout. You can convert all pages or only partial pages with it. HelloPdf is a 1.07MB download available from the developer’s website.
This is a free and simple pdf to word conversion program, it allows to convert batches of pdf files to doc or rtf format, you can let it convert only specific pages, remove all graphics and pictures, it could keep the original layout of the pdf file and works on most common Windows OSes, it’s a 587KB download available from the developer’s website.
AnyPic JPG to PDF Converter is a light and easy using freeware dedicated to converting images to pdf format.
AnyPic JPG to PDF Converter is compatible with most common Windows platforms including Windows 7, Windows XP, etc, and supports both 64-bit and 32-bit systems.
AnyPic JPG to PDF Converter is a 2.9MB download available from Softpedia and the programmer’s website.
PDFill PDF Tools is a free pdf manipulation program created to let you split, merge, reorder, encrypt, decrypt, rotate, crop or watermark pdf documents with little effort.
PDFill PDF Tools works on most common Windows platforms such as Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista, etc, and supports 32-bit as well as 64-bit systems.
PDFill PDF Tools is a 9.1MB download available from the developer’s website and CNET.
JPEG to PDF is a free, lightweight and portable utility which allows to convert jpg files to pdf format easily.
JPEG to PDF works on all Windows platforms.
JPEG to PDF is a 80.3KB download available from the developer’s website and Softpedia.
PDF reDirect is a free application that makes creating pdf documents a breeze, it creates pdf files by sending your Word / OneNote / Excel / PowerPoint / Visio / Html / etc document to a virtual printer, it’s very similar to PrimoPDF – the most well known free pdf creator for Windows.
PDF documents printing was never easier. Don’t forget to check out the other free alternatives in the related posts section.
PDF reDirect supports Windows 7 and Windows XP.( 32 bit and 64 bit systems )
PDF reDirect is a free download for Windows only, download it from CNET.
If you’re in need of a free software to create pdf file from word / excel or any other documents, doPDF is a good solution.
( The pdf file created with doPDF )
Once you have installed it, a virtual PDF printer will be installed to your system, you could use the print command in any application to create a pdf document, just select doPDF as the target printer. DoPDF allows you customize the page size, units( inches / points / milimeters ), resolution( dpi ) as well as orientation( portrait / landscape ).
Just like most similar software, the pdf file created with doPDF is not as good as the one created with Adobe Acrobat professional, for example, the hyperlinks inside the pdf document is not clickable.
DoPDF does not support adding watermark / encrypting pdf, but Bullzip PDF Printer supports these features, it’s another free pdf printer which gives you many options to tweak.
DoPDF works on Windows 7, Windows XP / 2000 / 2003 / 2008 / Vista.( 32 bit and 64 bit )