Convert PDF to Excel

Try our PDF to Excel converter online for free!

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Convert a PDF document!

You can also drag your PDFs onto the button above.

How to convert PDF to Excel for free!

  1. 1
    Click the green
    “CONVERT A PDF” button
  2. 2
    Find the PDF on your computer and click “Open”
  3. 3
    Click the “Download as Excel” button or the arrow to download CSV, XML or HTML
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Choose your format

Choose to download your converted PDF in XLSX, CSV, XML or HTML format.

Artificial eyes

Our algorithm understands the spacing between items, much as your eye does. It works reliably with large quantities of data to give you the best output.

Excel and API

Effortlessly convert PDF to XLSX online. Or CSV, XML or HTML. If you're a coder, automate it using the PDFTables web API.

Fast conversions

Our processors can convert up to 12 pages per second and stream the output back immediately, giving you your data fast.

Privacy and security

Need control over your own privacy and security? We offer a full service level agreement.

Common questions about converting PDF to Excel

Which output formats are supported?

Can you convert PDF to Excel? You can convert PDF to Excel (XLSX) format, Comma Separated Values (CSV) format, eXtensible Markup Language (XML) format or Hypertext Markup Language (HTML). A PDF converted to an XML file will contain HTML-style tables.

Which text formats are supported?

PDFTables only supports left-to-right text at the moment. We are hoping to take right-to-left text into consideration for future versions of the service.

How good is your uptime?

Our uptime is very good. You can see our historical uptimes as checked by independent third party Pingdom.

How do you protect the privacy of my data?

Please see the Data Privacy section on our Privacy & Security page.

Will you sign a Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) or Business Associate Agreement (BAA)?

We are happy to sign NDAs or BAAs with our enterprise customers, so please contact us if this is a requirement.

Do you have a PDF to Excel API?

Yes, we do offer an API. You'll need a free account to get your API key. If you'd like to use it, check out our documentation. There is no extra cost to use our API.

Does PDFTables do OCR?

PDFTables doesn't perform Optical Character Recognition (OCR) to turn scanned PDF images into text. uses cookies to provide a service and collect information about how you use our site. If you don't want us to collect information about your site behaviour, please go to our privacy page for more information. Read about our use of cookies.