Convert PDF to WORD via C#

PDF to WORD C# conversion. Programmers can use this example code to export PDF to WORD within any .NET Framework, .NET Core, .NET 5-7

Convert PDF to WORD in .NET

How to convert PDF to WORD? You can easily convert programmatically a document from PDF to WORD format with a modern document-processing .NET API. Use just a few lines of С# code to convert files with high quality. The Aspose.PDF library will allow any developer to efficiently solve the tasks of converting PDF to WORD using .NET.

For a more detailed description of the code snippet and other possible conversion formats, see the Documentation pages. Also, you can check the other conversions of formats, which are supported by our library.

In order to convert PDF to WORD, we’ll use Aspose.PDF for .NET API which is a feature-rich, powerful, and easy-to-use conversion API for .NET platform. Check the details of Installing the Library on the Documentation pages. To verify the benefits of the library, try using the conversion PDF to WORD code snippet. You may also use the following command from the Package Manager Console:

Package Manager Console

PM > Install-Package Aspose.PDF

How to Convert PDF to WORD


.NET developers can easily load & convert PDF files to WORD in just a few lines of code.

  1. Create an instance of DocSaveOptions class for export
  2. Set DocSaveOptions.Format property
  3. Call Document.Save method with output file path
  4. Pass instance of DocSaveOptions as second parameter

System Requirements


Aspose.PDF for .NET is supported on all major operating systems. Just make sure that you have the following prerequisites.

  • Microsoft® Windows™ or a compatible OS with .NET Framework, .NET Core, and PHP, VBScript, C++ via COM Interop.
  • Development environment like Microsoft Visual Studio.
  • Aspose.PDF for .NET DLL referenced in your project.

Here is an example that demonstrates how to convert PDF to WORD in C#. You can follow these easy steps to convert your PDF file to WORD format. First, upload your PDF file and then simply save it as a WORD file. You can use fully qualified filenames for both PDF reading and WORD writing. The output WORD content and formatting will be identical to the original PDF document.

Example: Convert PDF to WORD via C#

This sample code shows PDF to WORD C# Conversion

Input file:

File not added

Output format:

WORD

Output file:

        public static void ConvertPDFtoDOCX()
        {
            // load PDF with an instance of Document                        
            var document = new Document("template.pdf");

            // save document in DOC format
            document.Save("output.doc", Aspose.Pdf.SaveFormat.DocX);
        }

Convert PDF to WORD using .NET library

Aspose.PDF for C# API provides a wide range of features for working with PDF files. Some of the features include:

  • Create PDF documents from scratch or from HTML, XML, or images.
  • Edit existing PDF documents by adding or removing pages, text, images, and other content.
  • Convert PDF documents to other formats such as HTML, XML, and images.
  • Render PDF documents to images or XPS format.
  • Print PDF documents directly from your application.
  • Digitally sign PDF documents.

You can find more information on Aspose.PDF for C# API in this Aspose documentation