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What is the best way to convert a big PDF into Word file (excluding images)?

PDF has many images but in converted Word file i don't want those images, means in conversion process i want to exclude images. but i need text in same formatting like PDF.

Any online tool will not work because PDF is too big. and i need instant result. don't wan to upload PDF and get in email.

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If you aren't dead-set on work, pdftohtml works pretty well, and you could convert the html file to word if you really need a .doc file.
It's a little out of date, but assuming your pdf isn't using the bleeding-edge aspects of the file-format, it will probably work.

If it is a really recent pdf, there is xpdf. It doesn't preserve as much of the formatting, but it should handle anything.

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Well, there are some free tools around but they don't seem to work fine. IMO, the best offline way to convert your PDF documents into MS Word format is to use Adobe Acrobat. Another good alternative is OmniPage.

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Adobe Acrobat gives error almost on all files which i want to convert and I think it's because of images. I don't need images can i exclude images in PDF to word conversion process in Adobe Acrobat 8? –  metal gear solid Apr 2 '10 at 7:56
    
I guess Acrobat has no option to exclude images. There is another alternative (pdf2word) which supports deletion of graphics and pictures from the generated Word document. It's a shareware as well. Link: verypdf.com/pdf2word/index.html –  Mehper C. Palavuzlar Apr 2 '10 at 8:33

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