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Use this simple PDF-to-Excel converter to convert your files to Excel in a flash.

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Convert PDF To Excel In One Click

Convert PDF to Excel with our online converter, which lets you change your file’s format quickly and easily. Forget about having to download and install new programs on your device, as this service works entirely in the cloud.

Once you finish converting, you can make the necessary changes and edits to the file. Remember that you can always convert your document back after.

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Converting Is Safe And Private

With FormatPDF, converting files is 100% safe. For us, privacy is a priority and once you’ve finalized your task, we delete your files from our service. What’s more, by changing a PDF to Excel online without downloading any programs, you avoid the risk of getting viruses on your device.

Avoid Advertising And Watermarks

When you use our tool to convert files, we won’t add any watermarks to the finalized document that you download. Also, forget about the invasive advertising that other cloud-based tools may add to your files. Here, you won't accidentally click any ads, because the resulting files you receive are clean.

Transforming PDF to Excel, The Easiest Task In The World

To start with, our PDF-to-Excel converter is totally online, which simplifies things a lot compared to searching for and installing third-party software. Also, the procedure here is as easy as uploading your file, clicking the “Convert To Excel” button, then downloading the new document.

Compatible With All Devices And OSs

No matter if you use Windows, Mac or Linux, you can convert files hassle-free with our tool. In addition, you can do so whether you’re working on a PC at home or in the office, or if you’re using your Android smartphone or iPhone on the go.

100% Online Conversion

Another of the main advantages of this PDF-to-Excel converter is that the process is done in the cloud, on our servers. In this way, you avoid downloading and installing programs, which may take up space and slow your computer down. The only thing you save on your device is the resulting document.

Free To Use, No Registration Required

On some websites, you may need to pay or register an account to convert files. Here, however, it’s free for all users and you can do so the moment you arrive, without having to share any of your personal details with us. Give the tool a go, and see the excellent results you’ll get!

Step By Step: How To Convert PDF To Excel

Here's how you can convert files with our tool:

  1. At the top of this page, click on the "Select PDF file" button.
  2. In the pop-up window, select the file you want to convert to Excel.
  3. Once uploaded, click on "Convert to Excel" and wait a few seconds to download the resulting file. Taa-daa!

Alternatives To Convert PDF To Excel

Windows PCs have several in-built tools to convert PDF to XLS, such as Adobe Acrobat Reader. With Acrobat, the procedure to save a PDF file as an Excel is as follows:
  1. First, open your file with Acrobat Reader. It will most likely be your default program for opening PDFs.
  2. On the right of your screen, you'll see a series of tools and, among them, one that reads "Export PDF file".
  3. Now, go to the "Convert to" section and select “Microsoft Excel”.
  4. Lastly, click on the "Convert" button, and you’ll get the expected result.
Alternatively, there’s also the option to save PDFs as Excels using Google Drive. To do this, add the PDF to your Drive account and follow these steps:
  1. Once you've uploaded the PDF to Google Drive, open it with Google Viewer.
  2. Then, in the main menu, click "File" > "Download" > "Microsoft Excel".
To convert documents on a Mac, the fastest way is to use Google Drive’s spreadsheet app, Google Sheets. The procedure is simple, just follow these steps:
  1. First, upload your file to Google Drive.
  2. Then, open the document with Google Viewer.
  3. Once the document’s open, look for the "File" menu. Click on it, and in the drop-down menu, you’ll find the "Download" option, which is the one we want.
  4. Lastly, just select "Microsoft Excel (.xlsx)".
If you need to save PDFs as Excels on Android, you can search the Google Play Store for a tool to do so. When you look for "pdf to Excel converter" in the American giant's official store, you’ll see several options. Choose the best rated by users.After choosing the application, there’s usually a common procedure to follow for this type of app:
  1. First, select the document to convert.
  2. Then, select the Excel extension you want for the document, either .xls or .xlsx.
  3. After this, perform the conversion and download the file.
  4. To find the new Excel document, we recommend that you look in the "Downloads" folder.
Transforming PDFs to Excels on an iPhone or iPad is also possible. To do this, search the App Store for a tool to do so. The most common thing is to search for "PDF to Excel converter" and pick from among the available options.The conversion procedure for these sorts of apps is usually the same. The only difference is that, if the app is free, some advertising may be included in the resulting file:
  1. First, open Files, the document viewer of your iPhone or iPad, and press on the file to convert.
  2. At the bottom of your device, a menu will appear. There, look for the icon of an arrow pointing upwards.
  3. You'll see a list of apps, including the conversion app you’ve downloaded from the App Store.
  4. Click on it and execute the conversion procedure, following the app’s instructions.

After This, You May Also Need:

Once you’ve converted a PDF to Excel to easily edit it, you may want to convert it back. If that's the case, you’ll need an online tool to enable you to get a PDF file again:

Frequently Asked Questions About Converting PDF To Excel

The answer is simple: although PDFs are very versatile, when it comes to editing, the XLS format is more complete. Whether to alter tables or edit texts, a spreadsheet is much better to work in.
PDF is the starting format you have before the conversion. Later, once you use the tool, the resulting file will be in XLS or XLSX format. Note that, if your file’s format is based on XML, Excel's macros need to be enabled, in which case the resulting format will be XLSM.
You shouldn't have problems in this regard, since FormatPDF.com allows you to convert a file even when your PDFs are protected. Equally, however, we recommend that you unlock said file before converting it, so that no information is lost during the conversion.
It usually takes a few seconds, although this depends on the size of the file, its complexity, and your internet speed. Likewise, you’ll have to take into account the number of PDF documents you upload to convert to Excel. The more files, the longer it may take.
No, there are tools online that let you edit a PDF file. The main drawback of these tools is that they’ll never offer the wide editing versatility of an Excel file. So if you need to perform complex tasks on your file, it’s best to first convert it to Excel. However, if you only need to make simple adjustments, you can edit the PDF directly.
Yes, there are PDF editors that let you make small changes to your document. Among other modifications, you can add text, images, shapes and other elements to the file.
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