How to Convert Scanned PDF to EPUB Format for e-Readers


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Most e-readers can recognize the ePub format that is used to publish eBooks. If you have a book that you would like to distribute, you should scan it into a PDF format and then convert scanned PDF to EPUB for further use. This is best especially considering that a published book needs to be very clear for people to read it on their devices. When you scan to PDF, you may not have very clear images to distribute, but you can convert the document to OCR, and then edit and polish it, and then convert it to ePub. This article will describe two powerful tools that you can use to convert scanned PDF to EPUB format.

Part 1. The Best Scanned PDF to EPUB Converter

PDFelement Pro is one of the best document converters in the market. It can read scanned PDF images and convert them to OCR with a high degree of accuracy. This accuracy makes it very easy for someone to work with large documents or books, such as those that would be put into ePub. The tool is able to keep the original formatting of the scanned documents, so no more formatting is done after the document is imported and converted.

How to Convert Scanned PDF to EPUB

Step 1. Import Scanned PDF to the Program

Select "Open" and then navigate to the scanned PDF image and import it. Make sure that you have downloaded and installed the OCR plugin since it must be done separately. Once installed, the PDFelement Pro will recognize the scanned PDF images and then automatically go to the OCR feature.

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Step 2. Enable OCR on PDF

Now select "Perform OCR" and there you will go to a new window where you will customize the settings of the OCR. You can change the language of the resultant OCR. Simply select "Change Language" and then go to a window where you can select from 23 different languages.

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Step 3. Select Output Format

Now you can to the convert menu and start to convert PDF files to EPUB. Click on the "Convert" button and there are many file formats available. You can choose the output format according to your needs.

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Step 4. Covnert Scanned PDF to EPUB

Once you have gone through the scanned documents, you can now click on the "To EPUB" to convert and click on the "Apply" button to convert scanned PDF to EPUB. You should ensure that the original format is retained.

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Why Choose PDFelement Pro to Convert Scanned PDF to EPUB

If you want to scan documents into PDF and then get them into a lovely clear format, you can trust PDFelement Pro to do so, thanks to its powerful OCR processing method. Your documents will be edited with no errors making it easy to work with large documents or books.

The main features of PDFelement Pro:

  • Edit and OCR – you can convert any document to a host of other formats by going through the OCR process.
  • Create and Edit PDF – You can create, edit and fill your own PDF forms.
  • Digital signature – now you can easily brand your work using a digital signature.
  • Simplicity – the user interface is well laid out making it easy for you to organize even books of several pages.
  • Create and convert – now you can create documents or import them and then convert them into other formats.


Ivan Cook

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