How to Convert Password Protected PDF to Excel Spreadsheet?

Converting all the data from a PDF file to an excel sheet will take a lot of time and also a lot of effort. Also the process will be extremely boring and lengthy. What if you could do it very simply with the help of a software that is not only quick but also very reliable? It is none other than Wondershare PDFelement.

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The following are the steps with which you can convert your password protected PDF files to Excel spreadsheets with the help of Wondershare PDFelement.

Convert Password Protected PDF to Excel Spreadsheet

Step 1: Import PDF Files

If you’re using the Windows version of Wondershare PDFelement, you can go to the “Home” menu and select the “To Excel” button. You will now see a pop-up window to which you will be asked to add your PDF files. Click on the “Add Files” button to cruise through your computer.

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Then select all the files that you wish to convert. Since Wondershare PDFelement allows batch conversion, you can many files at a time. This will save you the effort of having to add individual files. One other option is of dragging and dropping. You can drag and drop files into the window.

If a PDF file has a password which you need to enter to even open it, a lock will appear on the PDF item bar, enter the password here. If the PDF is just password protected from printing, copying, or editing, just move to the next step.

Step 2: Customize the Output Excel and Convert Password Protected PDF to Excel

After you have imported all the necessary files, you can customize the output Excel by changing its format version in the number three position (refer to image below) and customize the pages you want to convert in the number five position.

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After the password protected PDF files are scanned, you will need to tick the checkbox of “Enable OCR” in the number four position. After customization, click “Convert” to convert password protected PDF to excel.

Note: For the Mac version of Wondershare PDFelement, you will find the Convert button on the upper right corner on the primary interface window. And after clicking the on the button, you will receive a popup which will let you add your password protected PDF files.

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I hope this How to Convert Password Protected PDF to Excel Spreadsheet was of use to you. Do download PDFelement and follow the steps listed above. Do let me know if you come across any difficulty and I would be happy to assist you. If you find this article useful then do share it with your friends online.