#7: Free PDF to Word Converter from SmartSoft

This converter is ranked #7 in our comparison of free PDF to Word converter tools (i.e. out of 16 converters, it is #7).

A free, fully functional desktop-based PDF to Word program that produces good (but not excellent) results. If you just want a decent, quick, FREE PDF to Word conversion without uploading your files to the internet and without going through hoops and complications, this is a good option.

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Overall Rating: B. TIER 1. Although not as good as some of the other online tools this is one of the best FREE desktop converters and we consider it a ‘Tier 1’ tool.

Desktop vs. Online: Desktop (Windows).

Converts to (file type): .DOC

Handling of Text: C Handling of Images: B Handling of Tables: B

Reliability: A OCR Support: No Max File Size: No limit.

Is it Free?: Yes. There is a paid and trial versions; as well as a free version. Make sure you download the free version from the link below.

Where to download?: download on this page.  (The download button is in the top middle).

Strengths: Does a good job overall. Is the second best desktop PDF to Word conversion app. Will produce a .DOC file that looks and feels like a pretty good conversion of your original PDF.

Weaknesses: Is not as advanced as some of the online tools. Text rendering can be subpar for some PDFs (although most documents will be just fine). Does not render an actual table but rather simulates tables using text boxes and images (although it does a good job at that).[/tabla]


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