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How to Convert Scanned PDF to Excel on Mac (OS Sierra Included)

“I was wondering if there is any program out there that can reliably convert scanned PDF into an editable Excel on Mac. I've tried using but the words came out all out of order because it has the German word and English definition parallel to it. Can you recommend a reliable way to convert PDF to Excel?” 


As we know it is a hassle to perform data calculation or editing in PDF files. While if we converting PDF to Excel on mac, we are able to manage, analyze and organize data in Excel documents much easier. But when talking about handling scanned PDF to Excel on mac, a professional OCR PDF Converter for mac might be your best bet.

Since PDF to Excel conversions are economically significant (possibly saving hours of re-keying and checking), in this tutorial I will use 2 professional OCR tools to convert scanned PDF files to Excel on mac in a simple and easy to use manner.

If You have Installed Adobe Acrobat

With its new Adobe Acrobat DC, Adobe products take in a large number of subscribed users again. If you have already installed Adobe Acrobat DC, convert scanned PDF to Excel on mac with this amazing tool now. If not, try its free trial to decide if it want to invest such a great money.

  1.  Run Adobe Acrobat DC and open scanned PDF with Adobe
  2. Go to “Tools”, then choose “Export PDF”convert scanned pdf to excel on mac with adobe 02
  3. Choose Export format “Spreadsheet”, then Export>Choose a different folder to save the file. Your scanned PDF will be converted to Excel on macconvert scanned pdf to excel on mac with adobe 03

If You are Looking for a Dedicated Scanned PDF to Excel Converter

Cisdem PDF Converter OCR is the ideal solution to convert scanned PDF to a fully formatted Excel on mac, available for editing or calculation. It retains the original table’s row and column structure allowing you to easily format and manipulate numerical data from a price-list, or analytic report. In addition, Cisdem PDF Converter OCR can batch export native and scanned PDFs into 16 formats, with over 50 languages supported.

Step 1. Launch and upload your scanned PDF

After you download the program, launch it on your computer, then click “+” or drag&drop to add your scanned PDF into the program.convert scanned pdf to excel on mac with cisdem 01

Step 2. Prepare for Scanned PDF to Excel on Mac

First, turn the OCR button ON to get OCR ready. Choose the page range that you want to convert to Excel on Mac. Don’t forget to select the output format as Excel before scanned PDF to Excel conversion on mac.convert scanned pdf to excel on mac with cisdem 02

Step 3.Convert Scanned PDF to Excel on Mac

Click "Convert” to start the scanned PDF to Excel conversion on mac. The conversion status bar will indicate a successful conversion. Find the Excel file in output folder.convert scanned pdf to excel on mac with cisdem 03

Final Words

No matter you have installed Adobe or not, you can have a try on the professional OCR PDF Converter for Mac, with the feature to convert scanned PDF to various editable formats on mac, this tool won’t let you down on conversion status and easy operations.

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6 Responses

  • Dana

    It is really convenient to edit the table within the program, saves time.

    4 months ago REPLY
  • Evan

    It can extract the table from even scanned file, amazing, i don't have to re-type another complicate table any more, just save it as in excel.

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