Free Word to Excel Converter

by Hung Nguyen

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Free and simple online converter to save Word files to Excel. No registration, installation or watermarks.

Albeit these two formats being under the same roof, Microsoft Office does not allow the conversion between Word to Excel.

However, you can utilize Smallpdf's tool suite to convert Word to PDF within seconds effectively. It won't take more than a few clicks. Oh yes, it's free, too.

How to use the Word to Excel converter


Smallpdf can convert Word to PDF and PDF to Excel. Coupling these two tools allows you to save your files from Word to Excel seamlessly. Here's a visual presentation of this process:

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Step 1: Word to PDF

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Step 2: PDF to Excel

To break it down:

  1. Access the Smallpdf Converter.

  2. Upload the Word file > wait for the initial Word to PDF conversion.

  3. Download the file > Access the converter again > Upload it back up > Convert to Excel.

  4. And that's it. Download your Excel sheets to view, analyze and edit.

It might sound a bit lenghty, but with Smallpdf's powerful conversion capabilities and fast processing speed - this will be done before you even count to 10.😎

What else can Smallpdf do?


Our site accepts numerous other input file format, aside from Microsoft Word and Excel, which includes PPT and many image files, such as JPG and BNP. Following the same logic, you can save your files from any format as you'd like. Remember that you have to keep the file type as PDF in-between.

Free users can use Smallpdf for free, up to twice an hour, to convert word document to excel.

How can I use Smallpdf?


Our tool suite is free for you to freely use the PDF to Excel converter. As a cloud-based platform, all you need is an internet connection and internet browser to use our Word to Excel converter. We've also got 16 other free tools to make your document management process seamless - check them out via our homepage.

Because of your portability, you can use Smallpdf to convert plain text files from word to Microsoft excel on any operating system, including Mac, Windows, and Linux.

The mobile version of Smallpdf is also designed to make the word to excel file conversion easy. If you do not or cannot save output files to your device, export them directly to Dropbox or Google Drive, both of which are integrated within our platform.

What if my documents are scans?


This is not an issue. Smallpdf as OCR capabilities to convert even scanned documents to editable Excel spreadsheets, for you to modify the content of your doc files in this format. We're continuously improving the OCR ability so that you can turn the 100% of the imported data from word in excel format, as accurately as possible.

Check out our step-by-step tutorial on how to utilize OCR and convert documents to editable files if you want to learn more about this procedure.

Batch processing


For the price of a latte each month, you can grab yourself a Pro account, which grants unlimited access to the Word to Excel converter, along with all of our other useful functionalities.

Lastly, we've also got a desktop application if you wish to convert to an excel from word offline, without the need to upload your documents. Give it a try via the Smallpdf Desktop download page.

Hung Nguyen
Hung Nguyen
Marketing Manager
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