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Effortless Conversion: Turning PDF to Text Arabic with UPDF

The ability to convert PDF to text Arabic seamlessly is more critical than ever. This blog post dives into the tools and techniques for making Arabic PDFs fully editable and searchable, enhancing your document management. Keep reading to unlock these essential insights.

Part 1. How to Convert an Arabic PDF to a Text File?

When it comes to converting an Arabic PDF to text, there are two scenarios to consider. One involves converting the Arabic PDF to a TXT file, while the other entails making a scanned Arabic PDF editable. In this part, we'll focus on the solution for the former. For users who want to convert a scanned Arabic PDF to text, read Part 2 to learn more.

Converting an Arabic PDF to editable text is simple with UPDF. You can easily transform it into a TXT file, leveraging one of UPDF's vital capabilities. This functionality proves indispensable for users who require text manipulation or analysis within programming environments, text editors, or for content repurposing purposes.

You may want to convert your Arabic PDF into a TXT file because you want to edit it in an editable format. No worries, UPDF has your back without any conversion required! With its intuitive editing features, users can easily modify Arabic text, images, and even the layout of their PDFs. The annotation tools allow for comprehensive feedback, making it ideal for collaborative work, including commenting, highlighting, and drawing. Read on to Part 3 to learn more or directly click the button below to get a free trial.

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Steps to Convert an Arabic PDF to a Text File with UPDF

If you still want to convert an Arabic PDF to a TXT file, then follow the steps below:

  • Start by launching UPDF on your device to access its extensive features.
  • Upload the Arabic PDF you wish to convert by either dragging and dropping the file into UPDF or selecting it through the file chooser.
  • Navigate to the "Export" option within UPDF. From there, choose the "Text (.txt)" option to initiate the conversion process.
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  • You can choose to export a specific page range to a TXT file. Simply select the desired page range, then click on the "Export" button.
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  • Once the conversion is complete, the text file will be available for saving. Choose your location to save the file, making the text easily accessible for any future needs.

Dive into the world of efficient document management with UPDF, the premier Arabic PDF editor that streamlines your workflow without the need for PDF-to-Text conversion. Elevate your productivity and unlock advanced editing capabilities.

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If you're interested in converting the scanned Arabic PDF into an editable PDF, continue reading to Part 2.

Part 2. How Can I Convert Scanned Arabic PDF to Searchable Text?

Converting scanned Arabic PDFs into searchable text is a crucial step for many users who aim to enhance accessibility and efficiency in handling documents. Whether it's for academic research, business analysis, or personal archiving, searchable text enables quick information retrieval, vastly improving the usability of previously static documents.

For those looking to convert scanned Arabic PDFs into searchable text, i2OCR emerges as an indispensable tool. This OCR tool is specially designed to recognize and convert Arabic text within scanned documents into editable and searchable formats.

Steps to Convert Arabic PDF Document to a Searchable PDF

Converting a scanned Arabic PDF document into a searchable format using i2OCR involves a straightforward process:

  • Go to i2OCR website and upload your scanned Arabic PDF.
  • Select Extract Page Text and it will start the OCR process.
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  • After it completes, you can choose to download the converted file.
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You can then use UPDF to edit or annotate the converted Arabic PDF.

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UPDF also features OCR capability with support for 38 document languages, including English, Italian, French, German, and more. However, Arabic OCR is not currently supported.

To discover the full extent of what UPDF offers, continue reading to the next part of our guide.

Part 3. Bonus: How Can I Write Arabic in PDF without Converting It to Text?

UPDF stands out not only for its conversion capabilities but also as a dynamic tool that allows users to write directly in Arabic within PDF documents without the need for conversion. This functionality is useful for users who need to add or edit Arabic text seamlessly.

To write Arabic in a PDF using UPDF, follow these steps:

Step 1. Launch UPDF and open the PDF document where you want to edit, and then choose the Edit mode.

Step 2a. To edit the existing Arabic text, double-click on the text, delete it and type a new text there.

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Step 2b. To add new text, choose the 'Text' tool and click where you want to add text, and type in Arabic. UPDF supports changing the font, size, and color of your text, ensuring that it matches your document's layout and style.

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Step 3. With UPDF, you can also adjust the alignment and spacing of your text, making your document look professional and easy to read.

In addition to these editing capabilities, UPDF offers a wide range of features, including annotating, converting, organizing, and AI chatting with PDFs, making it an all-in-one solution for your PDF needs. Start using UPDF today to enhance your document workflow and explore its versatile features.

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Concluding, the journey from PDF to text Arabic is made effortlessly simple with UPDF, a tool designed to meet your every document need. From converting PDFs to creating searchable text files and writing in Arabic directly on your PDFs, UPDF stands as your all-encompassing solution. Elevate your document management by choosing UPDF today.

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