#1: UniPDF

This converter is ranked #1 in our comparison of free PDF to Word converter tools (i.e. out of 16 converters, it is #1).

An excellent converter for Windows that provides a technically excellent conversion in every way, and does not require that you upload your files online or have internet access. Simply excellent.

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Overall Rating: A+. TIER 1.

Desktop vs. Online: Desktop (Windows).

Converts to (file type): Word (.DOC/.RTF); Image; HTML; Text.

Handling of Text: A Handling of Images: A Handling of Tables: A

Reliability: A OCR Support: No Max File Size: No limit
Is it Free?: Yes.

Where to download?: download on this page.  (A yellow download button labelled ‘Download It Free Now’).

Strengths: Simple and straightforward; drag and drop and convert. Excellent handling of various elements (text/images/and tables). Renders actual not simulated tables. No security converns or size restrictions (being a desktop program).

Weaknesses: Can sometimes combine disparate images together as one in some documents. Installer bundles crapware (toolbars and such) – but these can be disabled during the installation process. Does not offer OCR — which isn’t really a weakness as OCR is rare in free converters.[/tabla]

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