Convert PDF to Excel

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How to convert PDF to Excel

  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 or XML

Free trial

We offer 75 free page credits to all visitors to our site. If you need more, simply head to our pricing page to top up.

Choose your format

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

Excel and API

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

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.

Fast conversions

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


Need control over your own privacy and security? Our On-Premises solution is for you. We offer a full service level agreement.

Common questions

What output formats are supported?

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

What 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)?

We are happy to sign NDAs with our enterprise customers, so please contact us if this 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 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.