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February 11, 2018

How To Convert PDF To Word or Any Other Format On The Go

by John_A

Since its introduction in the early 90s, the PDF (Portable Document Format) has become the most popular and commonly used file format in the world. Now it is used in almost every profession, from lawyers and accountants, all the way to professors and students. It gained enormous popularity thanks to its security and ability to look exactly the same regardless the operating system it is viewed on.

The other thing that made PDF popular is a shift in people’s minds about saving the environment and ecology in general. To be more precise, the term paperless office was the one that started all in the business world.

 

What Is Paperless Office?

The paperless office is a term used for describing business methods that are used for improving the environment by reducing the paper usage. Most big enterprises strive to completely eliminate paper processes and shift to digital ones that are managed through computer software or services. Yes, it is great for the environment, but for the company’s budget, too.

By going paperless, companies can vastly lower their costs and increase efficiency.

How Can You Go Paperless?

First of all, you should completely cut off the usage of paper. That could be accomplished by sending reports, paying bills or doing most processes in your company electronically. The next step should be lowering the paper clutter you have in your company and recycling it. That could be accomplished by digitizing all documents you posses in a paper form.

That is easier said than done. You will need to scan all your documents in order to store them in the centralized digital database. Not only that, but those documents should be in a text editing file format so you can use them when needed. That could be easily accomplished by converting scanned or PDF documents to Word or any other text editing format with the desktop grade PDF conversion software.

But what about small business owners who are constantly on the go and who use their smartphone as a scanner device? Luckily, there are plenty of converter mobile apps available on the market, but most of them provide not so accurate and low-quality results.

One app that has shown excellent results is Cometdocs PDF Converter Ultimate. Some of its most notable features are:

  • You can convert PDFs to more than 20 popular formats like MS

Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher…

  • There is no limit on file size or number of files you can convert.
  • You can convert Gmail attachments, as well as files from Dropbox, Box, Google Drive, OneDrive, and iCloud directly from the app.

Although the app has a friendly UI and the process of conversion is pretty straightforward we provided you with a step-by-step guide to walk you through the whole process.

  1. Download PDF Converter Ultimate from the App Store

Open the App Store, type “PDF Converter Ultimate” in the search bar and click the download button.

 

  1. Open the app and locate the file you want to convert

When the download is complete, open the app and select the file you want to convert. You can do that directly from your phone, Gmail or listed cloud services.

  1. Choose the conversion type

Here you can choose from various file types you can convert your document to, such as Microsoft Office files, Microsoft Publisher (.pub), XPS files and the list goes on. Just select the desired one and continue to the last step.   

  1. Wait for the file to upload

Depending on the size of your file, you will need to wait for a few seconds for it to be uploaded to the servers. During this time, your app has to be open and when the upload is completed you can close the app in order to save your battery. Notification will pop up on your screen when the conversion process is finished. And you are done! All it took was 4 easy steps and a few minutes of your time. Now you can open the file in text editing app of your choice and start modifying it.

To Conclude

We hope you enjoyed our little history lesson and that you learned something new today. If you are trying to start your own small paperless revolution or just need to convert some documents on the go PDF Converter Ultimate would be a perfect companion.

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