It is hardly to convert scanned PDF to XLSX format file with the normal document converter without OCR technology. But if you use the application VeryPDF PDF to Excel OCR Converter, this conversion will be only a piece of cake to it. Six kinds of languages are supported to be recognized by the application. You can also use PDF to Excel OCR Converter to specify the page range of the converted scanned PDF document.
Before working, please download the application at first. You are recommended to download the free evaluation version of PDF to Excel OCR Converter to see whether it is suitable for you. The link for getting the application is www.verypdf.com/dl.php?file=verypdf2excelocr.exe. You need to install it by following the installation wizard after double clicking the setup file of the application.
If you want to buy the application, please enter its homepage to see which kind of license is the one you need and you can purchase it: https://www.verypdf.com/pdf-to-excel-ocr/index.html.
You need to open the application at first. If you have created a desktop icon for the application, you can directly double click the icon or right click it and choose “Open” button in dropdown list. On the contrary, you need to click “Start”—“VeryPDF PDF to Excel OCR Converter v2.0”—“VeryPDF PDF to Excel OCR Converter v2.0” to open the application.
Then please add scanned PDF document into the opened window of PDF to Excel OCR Converter, which is shown in Figure 1. The most convenient way is to drag and drop the file into the file list of the application. Or you need to click “Add PDF File (s)” or right click anywhere of the file list to choose “Add files” option in popup floating item. In opened “PDF to Excel” dialog box, you are able to choose scanned PDF documents that you want to convert.
Then please choose the language you need to OCR in top-right dropdown list from six supported OCR options. For example, if the language to be OCRed is Italian, you need to select the 5th option “OCR PDF file (Language: Italian)” in dropdown list. In “Output Options” group box, you can choose the layout format for the created Excel file from three choices. If you want to convert scanned PDF to XLSX file, please check “MS Excel 2007 format (XLSX)” option in “Output Formats” group box. If you need to set the page range of the converted scanned PDF document, please check “Select Range” option in “Page Range” group box at first, then input the page number in “From” and “To” edit boxes.
At last, please click “Convert” button for opening “Save as” dialog box in which you can specify the output location in “Save in” dropdown list and input the name for the target file in “File name” edit box and click “Save” button to run the conversion from scanned PDF to XLSX file. Please see “Save as” dialog box in Figure 2.