Convert an OCR PDF to Excel for Free


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"I have a scanned PDF file, which has a table with about 200 numbers. I need to take out all these numbers. Is there any way for me to extract the numbers into a single file?" As we all know, scanned PDF also known as image PDF comprises series of images that have been merged together to form a single document for reading and sharing. To extract texts from a scanned PDF, we need to convert the file to an editable format by using a PDF conversion tool with OCR feature. Here are the best two ways to OCR PDF to Excel. PDFelement Pro is your best choice.

Method 1. Convert OCR PDF to Excel on Mac (macOS Mojave) with PDFelement Pro

For many cases, you might need to edit the scanned PDF before converting. If so, you can use PDFelement Pro as the OCR PDF editor and converter. With the help of this PDF editor tool, you can easily OCR scanned PDF documents and convert an OCR PDF to Excel easily.

Steps to Convert Scanned PDF to Excel

Below are the detailed steps for converting scanned PDF to Excel for further editing on Mac OS X (including macOS 10.14 Mojave). And you can check more PDF solutions here.

Step 1. Import your PDF File into the Program

When the download and installation have been complete, you can click the "Open File" button to load you PDF. Select the file you need from local folder and then click Open to confirm your choice.

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Step 2. Convert PDF to Excel with OCR

Then you need to click on the "Convert" button and select the option "To Excel". Then you can enable the OCR on the right side toolbar of the main interface. Then click on the "Convert" button to start PDF to Excel OCR conversion.

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Why Choose PDFelement Pro as The Best OCR Tool

PDFelement Pro is a powerful PDF tool that allos you to edit, add, or delate texts, links, images, and other elements in scanned PDF. And you even can convert the scanned PDF to Excel, Word, PPT, and other formats.

Why choose this PDF editor:

  • Edit native and scanned PDF with various editing tools.
  • Convert OCR PDF to Excel, Word, PPT, HTML, and more.
  • Quickly stamp and add signature or watermark to PDF.
  • Create PDF from existing PDF, webpages, HTML, images, etc.
  • Easily annotate, mark up or add comment on PDF documents.
  • Come with industry-leading OCR feature and multiple OCR languages.
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