Native and Scanned PDF File Converter to Microsoft Excel.

Are you dealing with large amounts of scanned data (images) trapped in Adobe PDF files? Let PDF2XL OCR extract the data from any Native or Scanned PDF files so you can focus on delivering results!

Convert native and scanned PDF files of any size and almost any type with our leading PDF to Excel converter solution for scanned PDF files.

  • Convert Scanned PDF files with error correction control

    – PDF2XL OCR supports scanned and image based PDF files and gives you a simple to use interface to control OCR corrections when necessary. Sometimes even a computer needs to make sure the letter ‘O’ is not the number zero :)
  • Convert long PDF files by applying a “Single Page Structure” to multiple pages

    – By re-applying a single “page structure”, PDF2XL allows you to convert PDF files of any size.
  • Save time and convert up to 500 pages per minute

    – PDF2XL allows you to convert multiple pages and multiple documents at a speed of up to 500 pages per minute, which means that even the longest files and batch directories will be converted in minutes.
  • Convert scanned documents in over 30 languages

    – English, Spanish, Chinese, German, French, Italian, Portuguese and more – PDF2XL OCR includes over 30 OCR dictionaries to ensure that scanned text is identified correctly in your local language.
  • Extract data from almost any type of PDF

    – Documents with different tables on different pages, documents with several tables on a single page, rotated pages, PDFs with tiny or unreadable fonts, PDF documents with a combination of fields and tables, and dozens other types of PDFs.
  • Multilingual User Interface

    – The PDF2XL OCR User Interface (UI) is available in Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, German, French and Dutch, making it easy for you to use PDF2XL OCR in your native language.
  • Use your PDF data in a variety of applications

    – Aside from Excel, PDF2XL will extract the data to a CSV file (comma separated values) so that it can be uploaded into other applications. You can also export data directly into Microsoft Word, copy it to the clipboard, and to other formats.
  • And Much More

    – For Example, PDF2XL allows you to use “layouts” you created for one PDF document to instantly convert other (similar) documents. PDF2XL also allows you to work efficiently by using over 20 “little” productivity features.

The world’s largest companies enjoy the benefits of advanced data conversion… and now you can too!

At CogniView we’ve spent more than 10 years providing data conversion solutions for some of the world’s leading companies.

Now we’ve leveraged that knowledge into PDF2XL OCR – an affordable, reliable, highly intuitive product that lets you enjoy the same speed and efficiency benefits the “big guys” enjoy while converting PDF data to Excel.

To provide you the best OCR results in the market, we have partnered with a globally leading OCR solutions company IRIS which enables you to use PDF2XL to convert scanned PDF files to multiple languages, without any extra effort.

As a Microsoft ‘Silver Certified Partner’ and an Adobe ‘Development Partner’, CogniView brings you proven field-tested products. Thousands of companies use our PDF to Excel converters to convert countless of documents every day.

No matter how simple or complex, or how large or small your conversion needs are, CogniView’s PDF2XL OCR will get the job done.

PDF to Excel Case Studies

Case Study: Price List

Case Study

Convert a 100-page PDF price list into editable Excel tables in minutes

  • Extract PDF data at a click
  • Convert both scanned and native PDFs
  • Convert up to 500 pages/minute
View Original PDF View Converted Excel

Case Study: Financials

Case Study

Analyze financial statements – convert them to Excel and look at the data your way

  • Create reusable layouts
  • Validate OCR results for improved output quality
  • Split, Merge and Modify tables during conversion
View Original PDF View Converted Excel

Case Study: Unstructured

Case Study

Convert non-tabular data, such as contact lists, into organized Excel tables

  • Convert invoices, receipts, business cards and more
  • Share document layouts
  • Organize any non-tabular data into tables
View Original PDF View Converted Excel

Case Study: Inventory List

Case Study

Supplier inventory lists turn into data that can be tracked, compared and shared

  • Open Office, CSV, and additional output formats
  • Top of the line OCR
  • Pre-conversion preview window
View Original PDF View Converted Excel

Our risk free commitment

At CogniView, we want you to be satisfied. So…

  • Test the product before you buy. Download the free evaluation version. Use it to extract the data from your document. And…
  • Purchase safely. Order the product directly from us or through PayPal®, our third-party billing partner.
  • 30 days money-back Guarantee. If for any reason you want to return the product, we will refund your money, no questions asked.
  • Enjoy full support. Free email support is available 24/7.

PDF2XL Product Prices and Comparisons

  • Which PDF to Excel Converter is best for you? Compare the different PDF2XL editions

    Compatible with Windows OS

    PDF2XL Basic

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    PDF2XL Enterprise

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  • Multiple Page Conversion
  • Native PDF Documents
  • Scanned (Image) PDF documents
  • Convert image files such as JPG, BMP, GIF, PNG, TIF and more
  • Scan paper documents directly to Excel
  • Reports and screens data extraction
  • Batch conversion

Is converting a PDF file to an Excel spreadsheet really that easy?

  • Converting PDF to Excel is extremely easy with PDF2XL OCR. If you know how to create a simple table in Excel or Word, then you have all the computer skills you need to use PDF2XL OCR.
  • Simply use the tutorial on the left side of the application window and follow the instructions.
  • However, if you’d like some guidance, CogniView offers free, unlimited email support when you purchase the full version of the PDF2XL OCR Converter. We want to make sure you get the full benefit of PDF2XL OCR!

Follow these 3 steps and you will be able to convert any PDF document to Microsoft Excel within minutes

Step 1: Watch the PDF2XL OCR introduction movie

Spending only one minute on the PDF2XL OCR video product tour will ensure that you get the most out of PDF2XL.

You will be able to watch the video while you wait for your download to finish:

Click here for the Quick Tour and Download

Step 2: Download and test the Evaluation version

Download the evaluation version. Install it and test PDF2XL OCR in your environment, on your PDF files.

Step 3: Order PDF2XL OCR

Order PDF2XL OCR and let it handle all your future PDF to Excel conversions so you can focus on what matters – getting great results!

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The PDF2XL product family is supported on the following operating systems:

Desktops: Windows® XP (all) SP2+, Windows® Vista (all) SP1+, Windows® 7 (all), Windows® 8 (all) (x64 editions supported), Windows® 10 (all) (x64 editions supported)

Servers: Windows® 2000 Pro/Server SP4, Windows® Server 2003 (all), Windows® Server 2008 (all), Windows® Server 2008 R2, Windows® Server 2012 (Terminal Server and Citrix XenApp/Access Essentials configurations supported)

Note that x64 operating systems are fully supported, but printing into PDF2XL Enterprise's Cogniview Printer in ia64 (Itanium) is not.

PDF2XL has the following requirements for operation:

  • Processor: 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster processor
  • RAM: 256 MB system memory (1 GB recommended)
  • Display:  800×600 screen resolution (1024×768 recommended)
  • Installer size: 25 MB
  • Installation footprint: 37 MB
  • Available space: Up to 100 MB of available hard drive space
  • Microsoft Excel/Word 97 or newer* (required for Microsoft Office integrated features such as conversion to Excel).

*If Microsoft Excel/Word or Office is not installed, the supported conversion formats will be Clipboard, CSV and OpenDocument Spreadsheet.

No PDF display application (like Adobe Reader) is required for PDF2XL.