How to convert PDF to plain Text in Windows/Mac

Why Text format is so world-widely used? As Text format is high compatible with any operating system in any computer, even in many kinds of mobile phone, so, people would like to convert PDF to text, especially in case they are in need to reuse contents of a PDF file. Here I would like to introduce a good PDF conversion tool and show you how to use it to convert PDF to plain text in three steps.

Simpo PDF to Text is a simple PDF to Text Converter. It will help to preserve only text and layout from .pdf to .txt when you do not need the images or graphics in the PDF. It also supports to convert a batch of PDF files to .txt format one time. Both Windows and Mac version are available; you can download and use it to convert PDF to plain text. Both Windows and Mac versions are ready for downloading.

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After installing the PDF to Text converter on your computer, just follow below steps to convert PDF to Text.

Step 1. Launch PDF to Text converter to add PDF files

Click the desktop icon to launch Simpo PDF to Text or find Simpo PDF to Text for Mac from the Application list, and then click the Add PDFs button to import the PDF files that need to convert to Text format. And you can drag and drop batch of PDF files to save a lot of time, the PDF to Text converter lets you add as many as 200 PDF files one time to convert to Text.

Step 2. Convert PDF to plain text

If you add a PDF file with user password, you need to enter right password to unlock it first. Of course, you can select specific pages from PDF files to convert to Text. Then click the Convert button to convert PDF to plain Text, wait for seconds, all the text contents are preserved from PDF to plain text.

If you want to keep the images, tables and graphics from a PDF file, you need to convert PDF to Word with a PDF to Word converter.

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