Portable Document Format or PDF for short is the most popular e-book extension by Adobe Corporation. It designed to be rich, lightweight, and logical structure document that easy to read. In some occasions, you probably need to convert PDF to Microsoft Word Document (DOC/DOCX), for example, to edit the document directly.
Converting PDF to Word has been offered by Adobe Acrobat Pro, but it requires $14,99/month and seems not fair if not regularly use its service. There is a bunch document converter service available online, most of them are limited by document size, page limit, or even register restrictions.
As I mention it in the title “convert PDF to word without additional software”, it actually sounds misleading. I mean, you still need a software, like operating system and browser, because we will use a service by Google.
How to Convert PDF to Word without Additional Software
First, log in to your Google account and go to Google Drive. Upload the PDF document onto it simply by drag and drop or file explorer option.
Once it uploaded, right-click on the document, select Open With, choose Google Docs. It will lead you to Google Document service.
After that, you will see the PDF document is able to edit. At this section, you can modify the document without major software like Microsoft Word. Google Docs still going pretty well actually.
Once you have done, click File, select Download as, and pick Microsoft Word (.docx). You also free to choose another format either.
The file should be immediately downloaded and now totally in Word format.
Why using Google service?
While many document converter service focuses on its own business, Google is rich service you can use. Google Documents capable to render image-based content on PDF into text format, this feature usually dubbed as OCR. Also, it has no limitation and free.
Hence, instead of use PDF reader, DOCX reader, and document converter from different services, why not to pick the all-in-one platform, such as Google Documents.