Convert PDF to DOCX using C#

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C# PDF to Word

Convert PDF to DOCX

Aspose.PDF for .NET API lets you read and convert PDF documents to DOCX using C# and any .NET language. DOCX is a well-known format for Microsoft Word documents whose structure was changed from plain binary to a combination of XML and binary files. Docx files can be opened with Word 2007 and lateral versions but not with the earlier versions of MS Word which support DOC file extensions.

For quick conversion use Save() method with SaveFormat.DocX options:

public static void ConvertPDFtoWord_DOCX_Format()
    // Open the source PDF document
    Document pdfDocument = new Document(_dataDir + "PDFToDOC.pdf");
    // Save the resultant DOC file
    pdfDocument.Save(_dataDir + "saveOptionsOutput_out.doc", SaveFormat.DocX);

The DocSaveOptions class has a property named Format which provides the capability to specify the format of the resultant document, that is, DOC or DOCX. In order to convert a PDF file to DOCX format, please pass the Docx value from the DocSaveOptions.DocFormat enumeration.

Please take a look over the following code snippet which provides the capability to convert PDF file to DOCX format with C#.

public static void ConvertPDFtoWord_Advanced_DOCX_Format()
    // For complete examples and data files, please go to
    // Open the source PDF document
    Document pdfDocument = new Document(_dataDir + "PDFToDOC.pdf");

    // Instantiate DocSaveOptions object
    DocSaveOptions saveOptions = new DocSaveOptions
        // Specify the output format as DOCX
        Format = DocSaveOptions.DocFormat.DocX
        // Set other DocSaveOptions params
        // ....
    // Save document in docx format
    pdfDocument.Save("ConvertToDOCX_out.docx", saveOptions);