How to Convert a PDF to a Google Doc

How to Convert a PDF to a Google Doc

Google Drive also offers the option to convert PDF to Google Doc. All you have to do is drag and drop the PDF to your Drive, double-click on it, and pick the option to open as a Google Doc. Google will use OCR to extract the content of your document into an editable Google Doc.

How do you convert a PDF into a Google Doc?
Right-click on the PDF file in the file list and select Open With > Google Docs. The PDF file is converted to a Google Doc containing editable text. Notice that the Google Docs version of the file still has the . pdf extension on it, so the files have the same name in the list.

How do I convert a PDF to a Google Doc for free?
Converting PDF Files to DOC Free with Google Docs
  1. Go to Google Docs and login.
  2. Click the little upload icon (it looks like a plus button) to upload the PDF file in question (older versions had a “Create” button)
  3. Choose “File” menu within Google Docs and select the PDF file you want to convert to an editable DOC.

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