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Convert PDF to XLS

You have the option to convert your pdf file to xls, as well as a variety of other formats, using our free online converter.

Converting your pdf file to xls is easy with these steps.

Converting your xls file to pdf is easy with these steps.

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Step 1

Upload pdf-file

You can select pdf file you want to convert from your computer, Google Drive, Dropbox or simply drag and drop it onto the page.
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Step 2

Select «to xls»

Choose xls or any of the other 200+ supported formats you'd like to convert to.
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Step 3

Download your xls file

Please wait for the conversion to complete, then click on the download button to obtain your converted file in the xls format.

Converting pdf to xls

Fast and easy
Simply drag and drop your pdf files onto the webpage, and you'll be able to convert them to xls or over 250 different file formats, all without having to register, provide an email address, or include a watermark.
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As soon as you upload your pdf files, we instantly delete them. Converted files are then deleted after 24 hours. Furthermore, we ensure that all file transfers are secure through advanced SSL encryption.
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You don't have to go through the hassle of installing any software. We handle all pdf to xls conversions in the cloud, which means that none of your computer's resources will be used in the process.

Portable Document Format

Extension.pdf
Category🔵 documents
Programs
🔵 Ghostscript
🔵 Ghostview
🔵 Xpdf
🔵 gPDF
Main program🔵 Adobe Viewer
Description🔵 .pdf (Portable Document Format) The .pdf format, developed by Adobe Systems, is a file format used to present documents in a manner independent of application software, hardware, and operating systems. Each PDF file encapsulates a complete description of a fixed-layout flat document, including the text, fonts, graphics, and other information needed to display it. PDFs are widely used for distributing documents over the internet and in print publishing due to their ability to preserve the formatting of a document regardless of the device or software used to view it.
Technical details🔵 The `.pdf` format, Portable Document Format, is widely used for documents. Here are the key technical details: - Standardization: ISO 32000 standard ensures reliability. - Content Preservation: Captures text, fonts, graphics, and layout. - Versatility: Supports text, images, vectors, hyperlinks, forms, multimedia, and 3D. - Compression: Offers file size reduction options. - Security: Encryption, digital signatures, access controls. - Interactivity: Forms, annotations, hyperlinks, and scripting. - Accessibility: Supports features for users with disabilities. - Embedded Fonts: Ensures consistent text display. - Color Management: Precise color reproduction. - Layer Support: Allows content context-based display. - Scalability: Vector graphics and text are infinitely scalable. - Compatibility: Works across various software. - File Extension: Standardized as `.pdf`. PDF excels in preserving document appearance across different platforms, making it valuable in document exchange, digital publishing, and professional applications.
Developer🔵 Adobe Systems
MIME type
🔵 application/pdf

Microsoft Excel Binary File Format

Extension.xls
Category🔵 documents
Programs
🔵 Microsoft Office
🔵 LibreOffice
🔵 Kingsoft Office
🔵 Google Docs
Main program🔵 Microsoft Office
Description🔵 .xls The .xls format is the default file format for spreadsheets created in Microsoft Excel, particularly in versions before Excel 007. This binary file format can store data in cells organized in rows and columns, and it supports formulas, charts, graphs, and various formatting features to manipulate and visualize dataThe .xls format was commonly used in business, finance, and any field requiring data analysis and presentation but has since been largely replaced by the more advanced .xlsx format.
Technical details🔵 The `.xls` format, primarily for Microsoft Excel versions before 2007, stores spreadsheet elements like worksheets, formulas, and macros. As a proprietary binary format by Microsoft, its undocumented internal structure made third-party software compatibility challenging. This format includes binary records encapsulating data, formatting, and embedded objects, supporting multiple worksheets, various functions, and inter-sheet referencing. `.xls` files may contain Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) macros, enabling automation and complex calculations. It's supported not just in Excel but also in applications like OpenOffice Calc, with options to convert between `.xls` and other formats like `.xlsx`. Despite security concerns with macros, `.xls` is still used, mainly for its compatibility with older Excel versions and legacy systems, although the newer `.xlsx` format, introduced in Office 2007 with XML and ZIP technologies, offers improved efficiency and security.
Developer🔵 Microsoft
MIME type
🔵 application/vnd.ms-excel

FAQ

❓ How do I change pdf to xls?
To get started, either pick a file you want to convert from pdf and select it or drag and drop it into the conversion tool. Next, select the desired format that you wish to convert your file to. Once you have selected the format, click the "convert" button and wait for the tool to finish converting your file.
⏳ What is the estimated time it will take to convert pdf to xls?
Typically, image conversions only take a few seconds, so you can expect a speedy conversion when changing pdf to xls.
🛡️ Can I trust OnlineConvertFree to convert pdf to xls securely?
Absolutely! We take your security seriously, and guarantee the protection of your uploaded and converted files. No one will have access to your information since we delete all files once the conversion process is complete. You can trust that all types of conversions, including pdf to xls, are 100% safe on OnlineConvertFree.
📱 Is it possible to convert pdf to xls without having to install any software?
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