123PDF Converter is an easy-to-use conversion tool that gives you powerful conversion options. With this same document conversion software, you can convert text docs to PDF’s, and PDF files to Word.
Pros: 1-2-3 PDF Converter converts PDF documents to MS Word documents. It can also be converted to RTF formats. Word documents can also be converted to PDF. So that’s one way of editing a PDF file too. Convert to Word, edit and then convert back to PDF. Complete formatting is maintained while converting. Text, images, tables, paragraphs or columns are retained. The application can identify logos and banners and converts properly into the Word document. Font style, font size or font color are preserved during conversion. Page orientation or line spacing is maintained too. It automatically recognizes rotated pages and its contents and preserves text, layout, and images in the converted Word document as in the original PDF document. If your text, image, or shape is vertical in the PDF document, it will get replicated as it is in your converted Word document. This feature is specifically beneficial for document with graphs and charts etc. Partial conversion is possible with this application. What that means is that if you need to convert only a few selected pages out of a large document, you could simply specify the page numbers you want to get converted. Conversely if there’s a need to convert a list of documents at the same time the batch conversion facility is handy. Convert PDF to Word and Convert Word Docs to PDFs. 1-2-3 PDF Converter is a PDF to Word, Word to PDF converter, and PDF maker rolled into one neat document converter. The converter`s step-by-step wizard interface leads you through the conversion process.
When converted into a Word document, not only editing gets easier but use of material within the original PDF now becomes re-usable. You can cut and paste the sections of material into an Excel application or a PowerPoint presentation. Title, subject and author of a document can be filled in.
Cons: Security & copyright protection related features would have been useful addition to the list of features.
Overall a nice interface, intuitive settings, good features make this application a 4 star one.