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  • Date Added:
    Jan. 21, 2013
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    Free to try (7-day/3-page per conversion trial); $99.95 to buy (Buy it now)

Editors' Review


Though they required minor editing, this file converter quickly and easily converted our PDFs to Word, Excel, and other file formats. We were, however, disappointed by its double-whammy of a trial limitation.

Able2Extract PDF Converter has a sleek and professional-looking user interface. Intuitive commands and navigational buttons reside at the top of the window. Novice users will especially appreciate the tips and the step-by-step guide it employs to walk you through the conversion process. The process was extremely easy and fast. Once we located our PDF, it was simply a matter of selecting the text we wanted to convert, and clicking on the file format icon on the toolbar. When we converted the PDF text to a Word file, we did have to clean it up a bit, removing a few extraneous lines and characters, but the text itself required no editing whatsoever. The program also has the capability to convert PDFs to HTML, Excel, and text files, which worked perfectly when we put them to the test. The Batch Conversion feature let us add multiple files to convert to the same file format in one fell swoop, a very handy tool for users handling numerous files.

The program offers a built-in Help feature. We were a little put off by its meager seven-day trial period, and three-page conversion limit. We also had to manually remove files during the uninstallation. But despite its few drawbacks, we highly recommend this PDF converter for all user levels.

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2 stars

"Works great when it works"

February 07, 2013  |  By T00intense

2013-02-07 21:47:50  |  By T00intense

 |  Version: Able2Extract 8.0.24


Converts PDF's to the most popular MS Office platforms


Fails more often than not. It will continue to process and process until the application is cancelled. Then a Fatal Exception error will finally show up.


If this application worked 90% of the time it would be a great utility to own. Unfortunately, it doesn't live up to the hype. Though I'm sure if enough people complain about the product it will either be improved or you don't have to worry about purchasing it.

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5 stars

"Works perfectly with clean PDF's"

February 04, 2013  |  By janene33

2013-02-04 10:51:35  |  By janene33

 |  Version: Able2Extract 8.0.24


I use this program all the time to convert PDF's to Word and Excel. I've used it with Windows XP Pro and Windows 7, Office 2k3 and 2k7. If the document is straight and is a clean PDF (as in very readable), it works perfectly.


If the PDF is a crooked scanned document, if it's a fax, or otherwise hard-to-read document, the OCR is not accurate.

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Full Specifications

What's new in version 8.0.24
Version 8.0.24 may include unspecified updates, enhancements, or bug fixes.
Publisher Investintech
Publisher web site
Release Date November 29, 2012
Date Added January 21, 2013
Version 8.0.24
Category Business Software
Subcategory Word Processing Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows XP/2003/Vista/Server 2008/7/8
Additional Requirements Microsoft Office 2013/2010/2007/2003
Download Information
File Size 29.09MB
File Name InstallAble2Extract.exe
Total Downloads 897,448
Downloads Last Week 543
License Model Free to try
Limitations 7-day/3-page per conversion trial
Price $99.95

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