PDF file getting converted to a Microsoft Word file

PDF to Word


PDF to Word is a REST API tool that converts PDF documents to Microsoft Word documents to support easy file editing.

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Required Parameters
curl -X POST "https://api.pdfrest.com/word" \ 
  -H "Accept: application/json" \ 
  -H "Content-Type: multipart/form-data" \
  -H "Api-Key: xxxxxxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxxxxxxxxxx" \
The response for your API Call will display here.
Once you've sent your POST request and received a valid response, you can download your output file using the output URL.
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Pro Tools are powerful API Tools that require a Pro or Enterprise plan for unrestricted access. All plans may be used to test Pro Tools, but output will be watermarked or otherwise limited below the Pro plan level.

Why is pdfRest the best API to convert PDF to Word?

pdfRest offers the best solution for converting PDF files to Word documents, because it supports easy document editing, reliable results, and simple integration.

Easy Editing

Microsoft Word is a widely used word processing software that is known for its ease of editing. Converting PDF documents to Word (.docx) format makes it easier to edit the content, add comments, and track changes. This can be especially useful for collaborative projects where multiple people need to work on the same document. For example, a legal team might convert a PDF contract to Word format so that they can easily review and edit the terms and conditions and track revisions.

Reliable and Accurate Results

pdfRest leverages the highest quality conversion technology on the market to ensure reliable, accurate results. Other tools that claim to convert PDF to Word commonly produce output files with a range of problems, including:

  • Formatting Errors
  • Loss of Data
  • Compatibility Issues

pdfRest employs advanced techniques to avoid these issues and preserve the original formatting and data integrity of the PDF document.

Simple, Streamlined

Converting PDF to Word is a complex process, but pdfRest makes it easy. Simply select a PDF, and that's it! No tweaking settings or adjusting parameters. We'll take care of all the required steps to turn your PDF into a high quality Word document, every time.

Integrate your PDF to Word conversion process into any development project with a flexible and intuitive REST API interface. Of course, if you run into any challenges, we're always happy to help.

Start from Code Examples
  1. First, you'll need an API Key - to:
    • Stay anonymous with a Guest API Key for 10 free API Calls
    • Sign up for an upgraded API Key with unlimited, continuous service
  2. Choose your programming language
  3. Copy and paste the code to your project
  4. Update Api-Key field with your unique API Key
  5. Update file with the local path to your input
  6. Run this code to send an API Call
See more code examples in our
GitHub repository
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curl -X POST "https://api.pdfrest.com/word" \
  -H "Accept: application/json" \
  -H "Content-Type: multipart/form-data" \
  -H "Api-Key: xxxxxxxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxxxxxxxxxx" \
  -F "file=@/path/to/file" \
  -F "output=example_out"

Customize Your Solution

The file parameter allows you to select a local file to be uploaded to pdfRest’s processing server.

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