In our earlier post, we discussed about many different tools to edit or convert PDF files. PDF extracts or editors are become a necessary tool in an office environment. WIthout a featured PDF editor, you need to retype the entire document to make the necessary changes. There are many free and paid On-line OCR Software tools are available to Convert Images Into Searchable PDF, Doc, HTML or Text. But most of the free versions have limited editing features or limits applied to number of files you can edit or extract. But nevertheless they are useful to some extend.

## Able2Extract 10.0 or A2E :An excellent PDF editor with some interesting features.

Able2Extract is a PDF editing and converting software from Investintech that comes with interesting features. Be it editing your PDF or convert PDF to other formats such as MS Word or Excel is straightforward and easy with few mouse clicks. A2E has a user-friendly interface with nicely arranged buttons and commands.
Using Able2Extract you can create two types of PDF documents, standard PDFs and secure PDFs.You can secure your PDF by using the Able2Extract’s Secure PDF option. By creating a secure PDF, you will be preventing users from manipulating the PDF.
One of the notable feature of Able2Extract PDF Converter is its ability to keep the data and graphics of each PDF file intact during the conversion.
The software comes with OCR technology, allowing you to convert your low-quality scanned PDFs into superior editable files. There’s neither need of any OCR tool nor of Acrobat Software. With Able2Extract, you will be able to view, edit, select, zoom and rotate text for converting them.

## Create Secure PDF

Create Secure PDF feature can be used in Able2Extract by choosing the View option in the File menu and selecting PDF creation options → Security. You will be able to add a password to set file permissions for different levels. You can prevent users from doing anything with the file or you can allow the viewer selective access to copy and modify content, insert comments, fill in forms, assemble the document, etc.

## Convert your PDF document to other file types and visa versa.

You can convert a PDF document to many different formats using Able2Extract. Similar way you can convert other file types to PDF documents. PDF conversion options to Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, HTML, Text, OpenOffice, AutoCAD, CSV and image formats are available.

## Edit PDF Pages and Batch Conversion

Able2Extrct lets you add text or remove texts from PDF documents.You can also delete pages or rotate, scale, and resize pages. You can customize the PDF’s font style, colour and size.
If you have several documents that you need converted in the same manner, you can have them processed with just a few clicks.

## Splitting and manipulating pdfs with Able2Extract pdf converter

To split a large PDF document to make it smaller sized multiple documents, you can use Able2Extract to achieve this. You can convert the PDF into another format such as MS Word and then edit it to keep what you need to have in each of the small document. An editable MS Word file will be much easier to break up into smaller files, because we can select exactly where we want to “split” the document. Afterwards we can use Able2Extract’s PDF Creator to convert these smaller files back into PDF format.

## System requirements

Operating system:
Windows: Windows 10, 8, 8.1, 8,7, Vista, XP SP3, 2008, 2003
Mac OS X: Intel Mac running OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion), 10.9 (Mavericks), 10.10 (Yosemite), 10.11 (El Capitan)
Linux: Fedora 20, 21, 22, 23 or newer (x32 edition), Ubuntu 13.10, 14.04, 14.10, 15.04, 15.10 or newer

## Conclusion

### Prons

Ultimately Able2Extract allows you to get quick, near accurate, transfer of native PDFs into editable MS Word and formatted MS Excel spreadsheets for editing, analysis and other reversioning. Able2Extract will be your choice, if you’re looking for a PDF conversion and editing tool and a balance between ease of use and end product quality.
Clean, modern, easy to use interface and workflow process and available for Mac, Linux and Windows.
Full licence cost is affordable with $99.95 price tag for electronic only (For CD, additional$10.00).

### Cons

It appears that Microsoft Office dependency leads to some issues while converting the PDF document to MS Office formats. But it is still possible to convert to Open Office formats.
Also when you try to convert files other than TXT or PDF files, you will get ‘unsupported file format’ error dialog. The dialog ask to use the Able2Extract Printer.

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