Convert PDF to Word for Mac OS X free Online

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Convert PDF to Word for Mac OS X FREE Online

Although you can easily create and read PDF files on any Mac, taking on more advanced tasks can be a bit of a hassle. You sometimes will want to edit your PDF in Word format, which is completely understandable, but not all PDF conversion software are compatible with Mac devices.

Sure, you can pay for expensive PDF software to get the job done, or you can do it online – for free.

How to Convert PDF to Word on Mac?

Since we assume you’d prefer the latter option, we’re happy to provide you with a quick guide on how to convert PDF to Word for Mac.

Steps to converting PDF to Word for Mac using Soda PDF

Step 1. Open your preferred web browser (Chrome, Firefox, Edge)

Step 2. Go to

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NOTE: In order to use Soda PDF to the fullest, you’ll need to make sure you’re signed in. Be sure to click on the profile icon in the top right corner of the app to sign in:

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Once you’ve signed in successfully, the profile icon will show your name and have a green circle next to it, like so:

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Don’t have an account? You can click “Create Account” to easily create your own Soda PDF account to access Soda PDF Online right away.

Step 3. Open the PDF file you want to convert to Word

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Here’s what your PDF will look like once you click on Open in Soda PDF Online:

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Step 4. Once your PDF is open, go to the “Create & Convert” tab in the top ribbon

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Click on the Export tool option. You will then see options to convert your PDF to various file formats, including Word.

Step 5. Select “PDF to Word”

Choose the PDF to Word tool icon (the similar Microsoft Word logo) to begin to convert your PDF to Word:

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Set the conversion settings by checking or unchecking the boxes. Then simply click on the blue EXPORT button.

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Once you have converted your PDF file, the Word document will automatically be downloaded to your device. All you need to do is open the file and save your previously-a-PDF-turned-Microsoft-Word document. It’s as simple as that!

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Other conversion features

If you want to perform other PDF tasks such as converting your PDF to Excel, PowerPoint, or even to an image, you can do all those things on your Mac, too. Soda PDF offers a free converter tool that allows you to convert your PDFs to the most popular file formats.

In order to convert to those file types, you simply need to follow the same steps mentioned above. You’ll just have to select the appropriate action once you get to the final conversion step.

Other free PDF tools for Mac OS

Sometimes it’s easier not to download software to view a PDF file. It takes time and uses up precious space on your Mac. So what’s the solution? Going online, of course.

Soda PDF offers a free online PDF viewing tool with some extra nifty features that will make your reading experience more enjoyable.

  1. Read your PDFs in 3D mode
  2. View all bookmarks
  3. Rotate your pages
  4. Choose your preferred document view (continuous, facing, facing continuous)
  5. Go into full-screen mode

Soda PDF also offers a free creation tool for Mac devices that allows you to create a PDF from blank or from any printable file format, including Word, Excel, PPT, image, and TXT. Plus, you can merge multiple files into a single document and you can batch import several files and convert them all to PDF at the same time.

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