PDF to Excel: How to Convert PDF to XLS or XLSX on Computer, Phone

A PDF document has a good number of advantages, however, it is not always easy to edit tables in PDF. In a situation where you are trying to extract a table into a PDF document or you just want to edit some text in a spreadsheet format, it is always better to convert that PDF to a .xlsx file or an Excel document. Keep reading this article as we tell you how to convert a PDF to an Excel document.

Convert PDF to Excel Online

The first method we suggest is absolutely free and works on all major operating systems including, Windows 10, Mac OS, Android and ios. By using this method, you don’t even need to download a third-party app for your device. Follow these steps.

  1. Visit ilovepdf.com and select PDF to Excel.
  2. On the next screen, click Select PDF file to choose the PDF for your device. Once selected, press Choose.
  3. After the file loads, press Convert to EXCEL.
  4. On the next screen, press Download EXCEL to save the converted Excel document on your device.
  5. Besides this website, you can also visit smallpdf.com, pdf2go.com, or hipdf.com to convert PDF to Excel.

Convert PDF to Excel on Android, iPhone

The following method allows you to convert PDF to Excel on your iOS or Android device. Note that for this you will be asked to download a third-party app and it only works if you have an active internet connection on your device. With that said, follow these steps.

  1. to download PDF to Excel Converter by airSlate from the App Store. The application is called Alto PDF to Excel Converter on Google Play.
  2. Once the application is installed, open in your iPhone and upload the PDF that you would like to convert to Excel.
  3. After selecting the file, press Turn into in the upper right> wait a few seconds and that’s it.
  4. Your new spreadsheet will now download to your iPhone. You can access and edit it in Microsoft Excel or Numbers.
  5. Similarly, if you have an Android phone, open the app and upload the PDF you want to convert to Excel.
  6. After selecting the file, press Turn into in the upper right> wait a few seconds and that’s it.
  7. On the next screen, tap to download.
  8. The new file will now be saved to your phone’s internal storage. You can use a compatible application such as Microsoft Excel to access it.

Convert PDF to Excel offline

The last method that we are about to suggest is a paid method. If you don’t mind subscribing to Adobe Acrobat DC, this is the method that will allow you to easily convert any PDF to Excel offline. Follow these steps.

  1. Open the PDF file in Adobe Acrobat DC.
  2. To go Tools > click Export PDF.
  3. Click on Convert to and choose Spreadsheet as an export format.
  4. Then click To export to save the new file in Excel format.

As we have already mentioned that this is a paid method, you can check Adobe’s plans and prices by clicking on here.

Those were some of the methods that allowed you to easily convert PDF files into Excel spreadsheets.

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