Convert PDF to Word using Zapier and PDF4me

By Nishanth Asokan | Automation

Convert PDF to Word using Zapier and PDF4me

Converting your file from PDF to Word is easy. Automate your PDF conversion to a Microsoft Word file in easy steps. You might also have PDFs created using scanned document images or images of documents captured using a camera. It is not easy to create Word files from these images or PDFs in such cases. It requires the implementation of OCR for recognizing the text in such PDF files.

PDF4me’s powerful converter recognizes the layout and formatting of your text content to achieve this. Quickly transform PDF files from Cloud storage, attachments, or other file storage automatically to Word files using the PDF4me PDF to Word action in Zapier. The process of converting the scanned PDF file into an editable Word doc may take a few extra seconds, but the high-quality OCR engine ensures that all possible text is recognized accurately.

How to automate PDF to Word conversion?

Automation of PDF to other format conversions can be easily achieved with PDF4me integration with Zapier. Create easy document automation logic with zero coding. Let us look at an example of how to automate this process with a sample Zap.

Add a trigger to detect source files

Add and configure a Google Drive trigger to initiate the automation as soon as new files are detected in the configured folder. The Zap is triggered when the PDF files reach the configured folder.

Google drive trigger for PDF to Word Zap

Add PDF4me PDF to Word action

Add the PDF to Word action and configure the following -

  • File Content - Map the file content from the trigger
  • File Name - File name of the file from Onedrive trigger
  • Quality type - Select the quality type - Draft or High
    • We recommend High quality profile as it implements a powerful OCR engine that ensures maximum accuracy.
PDF4me PDF to Word action for Zapier

Add an action to save output files

Add a Save File action from Google Drive to store back the output Word files to the folder you desire. Once processed the files are automatically uploaded to this location.

Output file upload to Google Drive

With a PDF4me Developer Subscription, you can create Zaps in Zapier that can automate the conversion of PDF to Word at a low cost. The subscription ensures your automation never stops due to any shortage in the number of API calls.

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