There are lots of tools out there that you can use to convert PDF files. Including the ones available online. With an online PDF converter, you can convert your PDF files from anywhere regardless of the platform you use. However, you never really know what happens with your files if you use an online tool. Converting a PDF file with an online converter means that you upload your file to the server of the tool you use. There is no 100 percent guarantee that the tool you use doesn’t copy your file.
Plus, in most cases, you have to deal with annoying ad banners if you use the free version of an online tool.
For security and privacy reason, you might want to use an offline PDF converter instead. If so, PDF WIZ is the tool you should give a try.
What is PDF WIZ
PDF WIZ is a safe tool to convert your PDF files. We said so since this tool works offline. No internet connection is required to use this tool. Plus, you don’t need to spend a dime to use PDF WIZ. This tool is completely free.
You can use PDF WIZ to convert a PDF file to a wide range of raw formats such as DOCX, PPTX, and XLSX. You can also use it to convert a raw document format to PDF. PDF WIZ is available for Windows.
What PDF WIZ can do?
If you think that PDF WIZ can only convert PDF files, you are wrong. PDF WIZ is an all-in-one PDF tool. In addition to converting PDF files to a raw document format and vice versa, this tool also has the capability to merge PDF files, split a PDF file, extract images from a PDF file, compress a PDF file and protect a PDF file with a password. Here is the main window of this tool.
We have tested this tool to perform several tasks related to PDF document and everything went well. Well, not 100 percent perfect. For instance, we used this tool to convert a 25-page PDF document to a DOCX format. Following is the look of the original PDF file before it was converted.
And following is the look of the file after being converted (in a DOCX format).
As you can see, the conversion missed the blue background on the first page of the document. But, we can tell you that no other parts were missed by PDF WIZ. Other parts, other than the blue background on the first page, were perfectly converted. We are not sure that other PDF converters are able to convert the document above precisely the same as the raw format before it was converted to a PDF format. Besides, we don’t know the original raw format of the document. Whether it’s DOCX or not. So, what PDF WIZ did is not bad at all.
PDF WIZ allows you to convert several files at once, which is great if you need to convert a pile of PDF documents with the aim to edit them. Once the documents are converted, you can open them right away. PDF WIZ will open a converted file with a default app on your computer according to the concerned format. For instance, if you set Microsoft Word as the default app to open DOCX files, PDF WIZ will launch Microsoft Word once you click the open button on a file converted to Word.
Before hitting the convert button to convert the PDF document into a raw format, you can set the conversion priority. If your purpose of converting the PDF document is to edit it, you can select the Editability first option. Conversely, if your emphasis is the format, you can select the Format first option.
In addition to Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, you can also use PDF WIZ to convert a PDF file into an image or vice versa, convert an image into PDF. Here the formats supported by PDF WIZ.
PDF WIZ is also a great tool if you need to save images from a PDF file. As mentioned earlier above, this tool also has the capability to extract images from a PDF file. We have also tested this feature it worked perfectly.
What PDF WIZ is ideal for?
Privacy and security are common issues with online tools, including PDF converters. No one really knows what an online do with your data. PDF WIZ is a desktop app that works without an internet connection. You don’t need to provide any data regarding your personal information to use this tool. Thus, PDF WIZ is a great tool if you need to convert sensitive data such as legal documents, government documents, college papers, and other types of sensitive documents.
PDF WIZ is a great tool if you need to convert sensitive PDF files. Be it from PDF format to a raw (editable) format or vice versa, from raw format to PDF. PDF WIZ is a safer tool since it doesn’t require an internet connection to work. You don’t need to be paranoid about data theft or privacy breach. Plus, since it works offline, there is no limitation regarding the file size. You can convert as many files as you want. PDF WIZ is completely free. It’s not a freemium tool. You can use it on Windows.
If you are ok using an online tool, there is also UsefulPDF as an alternative to PDF WIZ which you can use to convert your files to PDF. In addition, UsefulPDF also comes with features to split PDF files, edit PDF files, and a watermark to PDF files.