How to Extract Text from Protected PDF

You may receive many PDF files that are not allowed copying, even printing is restricted, but you need the text in the PDFs and want to extract text from PDF to Word, what to do then? After all, it's not easy to extract text from protected PDF, you need a PDF to Word converter for help then.

To efficiently extract text from protected PDF, you have to download some PDF to Word converter that supports to convert secured PDF to Word or Text and you can give Simpo PDF to Word for a shot. It not only supports to convert protected PDF to Word while preserving text, tables, images and graphics from PDF to Word, but also allows you to extract only text from PDF to Text format. You can click below buttons to download it for a try!

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Then follow below steps to extract text from protected PDF files.

Step 1, Import the PDF files

Just drag and drop the PDF files you want to extract text from to the PDF to Word converter's interface.

import PDF files to extract text

Step 2, choose ways to extract text from PDF to Word

At the bottom in Format field, you can choose Word format to extract text from PDF to Word with images, tables and graphics, etc. all contents from PDF to Word; or Text format to extract text from protected PDF to plain text.

Step 3, extract text from protected PDF

Click the Convert button to extract text from PDF to Word or Text. Seconds later, the process to extract text from protected PDF is done and you will get what you want, plain text or a word document with whole PDF content. Just up to your choice!

It is as easy to extract text from protected PDF as to copy text from secured PDF if you choose a right PDF tool, right?

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