How to extract text contents from scanned PDF to Word with OCR technology

Have some scanned PDF documents and want to copy and paste the text contents from scanned PDF to Word? If so, please read on to see how to convert scanned PDF to searchable and editable Word with the application EEPDF PDF to Word OCR Converter.

EEPDF PDF to Word OCR Converter is a professional PDF tool that can convert scanned and image PDF files to highly-editable Word documents with OCR technology. And what is OCR? Well, OCR (Optical Character recognition) is used in the mechanical or electronic conversion of scanned images of handwritten, typewritten or printed text into machine-encoded text.

Only in 5 simple steps, you will extract texts from scanned PDF document to Word successfully.

Step 1. Download and install

Please download the installation package of EEPDF PDF to Word OCR Converter firstly.. Then, please double-click the downloaded EXE file and follow the installation wizard to install it on the computer.

Step 2. Import scanned PDF

Please open this application and you can see its GUI interface on the screen. To import scanned PDF into the application, you can click the button Add PDF File(s) at bottom of the GUI interface and then choose file in the opened file picker window. To save your time, you can also directly drag and drop the scanned PDF files into the application.

Step 3.Choose OCR option

This smart tool supports six languages in OCR PDF files including English, French, German, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese. Please choose a suitable OCR option in the drop-down list of “Output Options” according to the language of your scanned PDF documents. Please see it in the following snapshot.

convert scanned PDF to Word with EEPDF PDF to Word OCR Converter

Step 4. Select output format

This application supports two output formats: MS Word Document (*.DOC) and Rich Text Format (*.RTF). Please check one of the radio buttons in the “Output Format” group box.

Step 5. Convert

To start the conversion, please click the Convert button at bottom of the GUI interface, and then specify a name and an output folder for the converted Word file in the “Save As” dialog box. At last, please click the Save button in the “Save As” dialog box to extract texts from scanned PDF document to Word file.

In a few minutes, you can get the output Word document in the output folder and then you can edit, copy and paste scanned PDF contents freely on Microsoft Word processor.

Please see the conversion effects from the following snapshots.

Scanned PDF
Scanned PDF file

Output Word file
Output Word file

Looks great, right? Just get EEPDF PDF to Word OCR Converter yourself and have a try.

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