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6 Great Tools for Converting PDF to HTML

PDF to HTML Converters

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If you have a PDF document that you want to put on a web page, you can post it to the web as a PDF, but sometimes you want it to be a real HTML web page. These PDF to HTML converters will help. And if you're looking to convert HTML web pages to PDF, check out my list: 5 Great Tools for Converting HTML to PDF

1. Adobe Acrobat

Adobe Acrobat 9 Pro
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If you want the most flexibility and functionality for your PDF to HTML conversions, Acrobat is the tool you should look at. Other, less sophisticated tools, convert PDF files to images and then put them into an HTML file. Or they don't include links or don't add them well. Acrobat is the program that was created to manage PDF files, and it is still the best tool for the job.
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2. PDF2HTML Online

PDF2HTML Online
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This is probably my favorite free PDF to HTML tool. It extracts the images to a separate directory, writes HTML 4, and keeps the hyperlinks that you already have in your PDF file. Plus, it's online and it's free.

3. Some PDF to HTML Converter

Some PDF to HTML Converter
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This tool will convert PDF files to HTML for free. It handles encrypted PDF files and can handle batch PDF conversion. It is a Windows program.

4. IntraPDF

Intrapdf
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This is a nice PDF tool that offers more than just PDF to HTML conversion. They also have tools to convert your PDF files to images and text as well as web pages. IntraPDF is a paid tool with a free trial. It's for Windows.

5. Convert PDF to HTML

Convert PDF to HTML
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Upload your PDF file and this online tool will convert it to HTML. Unfortunately, when I tested it, I couldn't open the zip file on my Mac.

6. pdf2htmlEX

pdf2htmlEX
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This is a source based program that you have to download and compile it on your system. But once you have it, you can use it to convert PDF files to HTML that remain consistent with the fonts, formatting, and so on.

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