How to Convert PDF To Word Document without any Software

Portable Document Format basically known as PDF is a very convenient and easily accessible open standard file format. It was introduced in the early 1990s by Adobe. It is the best way to share documents, including text formatting and inline images independent of application software, hardware, and operating systems. PDFs are immensely popular when it comes on sharing either personal or professional documents.


Same is the case with Word documents. Word documents come with a file extension of .doc or docx and is widely used for almost every purpose whether it is about the office or any other personal use. Even though both the file format are important in their own place. But there is not any compatibility in both of them.

The major disadvantage which can be experienced with pdfs is, they are not editable. If at any point of time you want to edit the pdf, either you have to drop the idea of doing so, or you have to look for third-party software.

In this guide, I’ll show you the easiest method to convert pdf to word document without software. Yes, you can convert your pdf file into a word document using google drive. Once the pdf is converted into .DOC extensions, you can edit them anytime. Either it is about text or images, pdf would be fully into your control just like a word documents. Converting file extension using google drive is one of the easiest ways down which easy and hassle free. No much time required, just a few clicks and you are done.

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How To Convert pdf To Word Document Without Software:

To convert pdf to word document without software, all we need is a google account so that we can access google drive. Once we have that, we are all ready to get our pdf converted. Let’s head to the steps.

Step 1. First of all, you need to open google drive enter your google account credentials and click on sign in.

Step 2. Once you are on the google drive homepage, you can see a big red button on the left of the page written NEW over it, just click on it. A list of the drop-down menu will open up. See the screenshot to understand it better.

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Step 3. In the options provided, click on File upload. Have a look on the screenshot.

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Step 4. Now in the open window, navigate through the PDF you want to convert into the word document and click on Open.

Step 5. Once the PDF file is uploaded, select it(single click on it to select) and click on the three dots i.e. more actions button in the top of the page, you will see another set of options.

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Step 6. Now in these set of options, click Open with and then Google docs. The moment you do this, your pdf file will get opened in google docs. Now you can do desired changes in the pdf and edit its fonts, change images etc.    

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Step 7. Once you are done, click on the file menu, placed on the top left and click on Download as..> Microsoft Word(.docx). Navigate through the location where you would like to save your file and click on Save.

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That’s it. Your pdf file has been successfully converted into word documents. This way you can convert your file not only in word document but also in Open document format(.odt), Rich text format(.rtf), Plain text(.txt) etc.

Isn’t the method very simple to convert a pdf file into word documents?? That too without using any third party software. Though, there are a number of ways through which we can convert file extension from pdf to word document, but for them we have to take help of either any third party software or they are not that easy ways. Apparently, Google drive seems to be the best method to Convert pdf To Word Document.

If you also liked this method or you know any other better ways to convert pdf into word documents, do let me know in the comments section.

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  1. Ankit April 20, 2016 Reply

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