Converting PDF to XLS in a Few Clicks

by Emily on December 13, 2014

in Articles

pdf-logoWorking with PDF documents can be a joy. They are viewable on practically any device without the need for specialized software. Sharing information has become much easier with the widespread use of PDF files.

There is a downside with working with PDF file formats though. The design of this format ensures the security of information as users share it. This means that the documents are not editable. This makes it difficult to extract information when you need to. It is especially difficult to transfer information from PDF to XLS documents.

You may try to copy and paste the information but this will not result in the transfer for formatting. Formatting, as we all know, is vital in Excel. Many people therefore resort to transferring the information manually. However, this can be tedious and time consuming especially when dealing with large sets of data. You are likely to make mistakes in the transfer too.

The best way to extract information from the PDF files is to convert them into editable format XLS documents. You can do this using an online converter. There are many such converters available on the internet. However, not all of these converters provide you with high quality results. Many of them are unable to transfer information accurately. In many cases, formatting is lost in the process.

[tp lang=”en” only=”y”]PDFBurger.com[/tp][tp not_in=”en”]PDFBurger.com[/tp] offers a simple and effective way to [tp lang=”en” only=”y”]convert your PDF files into editable XLS format[/tp][tp not_in=”en”]convert your PDF files into editable XLS format[/tp]. The process is quite simple. There is no need to copy and paste information into the browser. In fact, PDF Burger enables you to convert the PDF files directly from your disk.

The process takes a few clicks:

Click 1: 

Click on the ‘’PDF to Excel’ tab. This will enable you to convert PDF files to Excel.

Click 2: 

Click on the ‘Select files….’ button. A dialogue box will open. Browse to the folder where your PDF file is and select the file. You can convert more than one PDF file at a time with PDF Burger. You simply need to select all the PDF files that you want to convert into Excel format. You can do this by holding down the CTRL key as you select the documents.

The resulting documents when converting several PDF files to Excel format corresponds the original PDF documents. You therefore do not have to worry about mixing up of the information.

Click 3: 

Once you have selected the file(s) you want to convert, click on ‘Start’. This will start the conversion process.

Click 4: 

The conversion process takes a few minutes depending on the complexity of the document you are converting. Simple files with simple tables take few seconds. The resulting documents are stored on your account on PDF Burgerfor a limited time. Click on ‘Download’ to save the files to disk.

The process for converting PDF files on this website is one of the simplest available today. It ensures that information is not lost in the process. It also ensures that anyone with any level of skill in the use of online applications can utilize the website.

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