Wednesday, August 08, 2007

Converting PDF to Word

PDF was supposed to be the ultimate document distribution solution. You take a document (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc), convert it to PDF, and you get a perfect copy of that document that you can send around with 100% confidence that the recipients will see exactly what you see. What a perfect world.... but think about these for a moment:

- What if you need to quickly modify the PDF?
- What if you need to extract data from the PDF?
- What if you just don't like PDF?
- What if the original document is lost?

If all you have is a PDF document, then you are stuck (unless you buy hundreds of dollar worth of software solutions).

We have just released BCL easyConverter Desktop, a tool that can convert PDF to Word. It's easy to use and reasonably priced at $19.95. In fact, it's so easy to use, all you need to do is to select a PDF, select a target filename, and press the convert button. That's it. Now, the best part is that if you document has less than 3 pages, you can use it for free! Simply download the free trial and start converting your PDF to Word.

4 Comments:

Anonymous Deepak Vasudevan said...

I have been using BCL's Free PDF conversion service for a long time. It is really an excellent service. Now I feel that the PDF service for weblogs is another excellent one from BCL.

I have also signed up for an account. I have a few queries regarding the same:

1) Can BCL itself auto-detect whether Portrait/Landscape would best suit the webpage? That would be more better right since all pages of the blog might not be best with portrait and/or landscape and vice-versa.

2) Can we have the same code for other weblogs that we publish or should we individually signup for an account for each one?

Please advise.

Deepak Vasudevan
deepak.vasudevan (at) inbox.com

3:46 AM  
Anonymous Noah said...

Thanks for your great service. Unfortunately, today mid-morning EST something happened and I haven't been able to convert anything online; in fact, I can rarely even get on the www.pdfonline.com site. Others have tried from different locations and have reported the same problem. Please help!

(noah underscore bopp at yahoo dot com)

6:34 PM  
Anonymous Jenson said...

I would also recommend Text Mining Tool (http://text-mining-tool.com).

Its features:

- No payment or license restrictions. Tool is absolutely free.
- Works as [B]converter of PDF, DOC, RTF, CHM, HTML files to text[/B].
- User-friendly interface with hotkeys available.
- Console tool [B]minetext[/B] for automation of text converting is included.
- .NET 2.0 framework based.
- No installation is need. Just unpack the program and use.

7:52 AM  
Anonymous Raisa said...

Good words.

10:10 AM  

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