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.

Although these two formats are 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 Convert Word To Excel Online

  1. Access the Smallpdf Document Converter.

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

  3. Download the file, upload it to the tool again.

  4. Now, choose the option to convert it to Excel.

  5. And that’s it—download your Excel sheets to view, analyze and edit.


How to freely convert Word docs to Excel spreadsheets using our online free tools.

As you can see here, Smallpdf will convert a Word file to PDF, and then PDF to Excel. By coupling these two tools, you can save your files from Word to Excel seamlessly. Check out the visual tutorial below.

It might sound a bit lengthy, but with Smallpdf’s powerful conversion capabilities and fast processing speed—we’ll get you those Excel worksheets before you can count to ten!

What Else Can Smallpdf Do?


Our site accepts numerous other input file formats, aside from Microsoft Word and Excel. We can transform PPT, PDFs, and many image files, such as JPG and BMP. Following the same logic, you can save your data 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 a day, to convert Word documents to Excel.

Easy Access To Smallpdf's Online Portal


Our tool suite is free for you to use the PDF to Excel converter freely. As a cloud-based platform, all you need is an internet connection and internet browser to use our Word to Excel converter.

We have 20 other free tools to smoothen your document management process; all are available via our homepage.

Thankfully, as an online platform, you can use Smallpdf to convert plain text files from Word to Microsoft Excel on any operating system, including Mac, Windows, and Linux.

Better yet, we’ve gone mobile! If you are an iPhone or Android user—the official Smallpdf Mobile App is available in your respective app store for you to download and use.

Dealing With Scanned Word Files


Scans aren’t an issue. Smallpdf has OCR capabilities to convert even scanned documents to editable Excel spreadsheets; you can then modify your doc files’ content to your heart’s content.

Continuous improvements of our OCR ability means that you can now extract 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 our OCR technology within your file conversion process.

Batch Processing Word Files To Excel Format


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.

Regardless (of whether you’re a Pro user or use our site for free), we will ensure maximum protection for your document data on our servers. Once you exit our tool from your web browser, we will remove all documents (Word documents, PDF pages, Excel files, etc.) from our servers after 60 minutes. This period should permit you with more than sufficient time to process your documents.

Hung Nguyen
Hung Nguyen
Content Marketing Manager @Smallpdf