Learn how to export a PDF document to a fully editable Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, or Microsoft PowerPoint file.

With Adobe Acrobat DC, it’s easy to export a PDF to a fully editable Microsoft Word, Excel, or PowerPoint file so you can spend your time editing instead of retyping.

Export PDF's to Microsoft Office formats

Open the PDF file 

Start Acrobat, and open the PDF file you want to export. If you’re using our sample assets, select the Summary.pdf file to export to Word, Analysis.pdf file to export to Excel, or Overview.pdf file to export to PowerPoint.

open pdf files

Use the Export PDF tool 

Click Export PDF in the Tools pane. Then choose a format, such as Microsoft Word, Spreadsheet, or Microsoft PowerPoint. Use the format radio buttons to select the desired file type, and click Export.

export pdf tool

Export the file 

Select a folder for the exported file, or click Choose a Different Folder and navigate to the appropriate folder. Name your document, and click Save. Learn more about exporting PDFs.

Tip: Select Open file after export in the Export dialog box if you want to work with the file immediately.

Export the file

Get to work in Office

Open the document in Word, Excel, or PowerPoint if it’s not already open. Your document is now in the native Office format, so you can edit text, images, and other data just as you can in any other Office document.

edit in Office
10/24/2018

Contributors: AFStudio Design, The Royal Studio, Brie Gyncild

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