Convert PDF to Excel

If you'd like to convert your PDF using VBA, take a look at our how-to VBA guide.

The PDFTables tool can save lots of time, instead of copying-and-pasting each cell.

Our PDF to Excel conversion algorithm can 'see' tables, and understands the spacing between items to identify the rows and columns, much as your eye does when you scan a page. You can use our PDF converter in your browser to convert PDF to Excel, and this guide will show you how.

  1. 1
    PDFTables homepage.
  2. 2
    Click “CONVERT A PDF”
    What the PDFTables conversion button looks like on the home page.
  3. 3
    Find the PDF file on your computer
    Windows file open dialog with a PDF highlighted.
  4. 4
    Check the preview looks OK
    Sample preview of a table extracted from a PDF to Excel spreadsheet.
  5. 5
    Download it as Excel
    The Excel spreadsheet download button.
  6. 6
    Well done, you’ve successfully converted a PDF with tables to an XLS file!
    Screenshot of a spreadsheet that has been extracted from a PDF in LibreOffice Calc.

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