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Save Time By Converting PDFs to MS Word Or Other Formats Using Watch Folders

If you spend a lot of time convert PDF files to other file formats such as Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, JPG and more, then you know how tedious it can be.

There are of course many tools that you can use to carry out PDF file conversion but almost all of them require you to either manually upload the files and then download the results or open the software on your computer, select the files and then run the conversion process.

When you have to do this more than a few times a day, week or month, it can become a tiresome chore.

Watch Folders To The Rescue!

In a nutshell, Watch Folders allow you to convert PDF files to other format by just dropping them into a folder

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You can use Watch Folders by defining one or more folders that All-About-PDF monitors and what conversions to automatically carry out as files are added. Once the Watch Folder is defined, you don’t even need to open the app to convert the files; you just drop it into the Watch Folder.

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Setting up Watch Folders couldn’t be simpler.

  1. From the application’s main window, click on the three dots in the top right side to open the menu

  2. Select Watch Folders

  3. Hit the Add (+) button to create your Watch Folder

  4. Select the folder you would like All-About-PDF to monitor

  5. Specify the filter you would like to use. The default is *.pdf however you can use any filter as long as it has the .pdf extension

  6. Select the conversion actions that you would like to occur when a file matching your filter is added to the Watch Folder.

  7. Select folder where the conversion output should be placed. This folder cannot be the same as the Watch Folder.

  8. You may also specify if you would like All-About-PDF to delete the original PDF file in the Watch Folder and whether or not to overwrite any existing files in the Output folder.

  9. Once saved, the Watch is live and you can begin dropping it like its hot!

To get started with Watch Folders and more, download All-About-PDF today!

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How to Edit a PDF Document

If you have ever tried to edit a Portable Document File, also known as a PDF, you most likely have found that its not a straight-foward as editing a Microsoft Word document.

This is because the PDF format was not designed for document editing at all.

How to Convert a PDF to Word

We can agree that the PDF document format is superior when it comes to packaging and sharing rich documents. There are however times when you need to convert a PDF into a Microsoft Word document in order to edit the text or share it with other people that prefer the DOC format.

With All-About-PDF, it is very easy and fast to convert a PDF to Word document.

  1. If you havent already, download and install All-About-PDF from here

  2. Once installed, launch the application and select the “Convert” card

  3. You can select one or more PDF files to convert to MS Word

  4. Hit the MS Word button to begin converting all the selected PDF files to MS Word

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Thats all it takes to convert PDF files to the Microsoft Word format.

Go ahead and give it a try by downloading the free trial from here