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How To Export Form Data Into Excel With PDFelement 6?

Two steps to export form data into Excel with PDFelement 6

Wondershare released the PDFelement 6 in April 2017. According to the release announcement, PDFelement 6 is the last PDF solution, which integrates cutting edge techniques in user-centric design and breakthroughs in PDF form technologies and editing at an affordable price. The new version features a unified office 2016-look on Windows and Mac.

Benefits of PDFelement 6

With the continuous use of PDFs, PDFelement 6 continues to be the best alternative to deal with PDFs and PDF forms. PDFelement has a feature that supports the extraction of PDF form data and exports it to Excel within few clicks. The introduction of this functionality makes it essential in exporting data from a PDF form to an Excel document for easier analysis. The feature helps minimize the time that users may have wasted while copying the PDF form content to an Excel document. Now users can just choose the content they want from the form and export it, or they can export the whole form data with the help of PDFelement 6.

A step by step Guide on how to Export Form Data to Excel

Exporting form data to Excel using PDFelement 6 occurs in only two simple steps. The steps are simple, and they are discussed in details below such that even new users can understand and apply them without any limitation.

Step 1: Open a PDF Form

Run the PDFelement 6 on your computer once you have launched the program, import the PDF form that you want to use. You can import the PDF form by clicking the “Open File.” The program’s finder will help you browse for your PDF form, and you can search and open the PDF form that you want to use once you click the PDF form, it will be opened in the program.

Alternatively, you can also right-click on the PDF form from its location and then choose “Open With > PDFelement 6.

The third ways of opening the PDF form is going to your document folders and drag and drop the PDF form to the application’s window.

Step 2: Export Data from PDF Form to Excel

To proceed with the data extraction process, click the “Forms” option and under the menu, you choose “Data Extraction.” After clicking that button, a dialogue box will appear prompting you to set the options for your data extraction. Select “Extract data from PDF Fields.” Then click the “Start” button to begin the data extraction process.

All the information in the PDF form will be exported to an Excel CSV file. Once the data transfer is complete, click “Finish” to open the Excel spreadsheet.


Many staffs are employed in offices and industries where critical details such as employees’ details, accounting details, and shipping details have to be filled. It would be tedious and time-consuming to move all the information contained in the PDF form to an Excel spreadsheet manually. But with a data extractor such as PDFelement 6 that is built with a functionality that can scan PDF files and extract them to Excel spreadsheet, it makes works easier at when handling files at the office. Users can now capture and retrieve data from thousands of interactive PDF forms filled by their clients into one Excel.CVS spreadsheet in a moment. Now you can double-click on file to check the extracted data. It is easy, right?

Free download PDFelement 6 here: Windows & Mac.

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