Product Name: Enolsoft PDF to Text for Mac
Version Reviewed: 2.0.0
Date Released: March 2nd, 2011
Publisher: Enolsoft Corporation
Price: $29 free lifetime upgrade and technology support (free trial available with up to 3 pages per conversion)
Supported Operating Systems: Mac OS 10.5 or above
Tested using: Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard
Pros and Cons
- Intuitive and user-friendly interface
- Batch and Partial PDF to text conversion allows users to either convert multiple PDF files at a time or convert specific page(s)
- Convert PDF to text with super fast converting speed
- Convert PDF to text with good accuracy
- Enables to specify output path for converted Text files
- Free lifetime upgrade and technology support
- Saves all the pages in one .txt document
- This version didn’t support to convert encrypted PDF files
- Free trial version has a limitation of only converted 3 pages
- It loses tables and pictures
- Occasionally strips spaces from words and thus links them together
It does what it’s supposed to and was fast to download. Batch and partial conversion supported and convert all the pages into one .txt document.
Ease of Use: ★★★★★
Working with an intuitive and user-friendly interface, the Converter is actually quite straightforward and surprisingly easy; you need only two steps to finish PDF to Text conversion on Mac. (Import PDF to Text > Hit Convert)
Performance with a good accuracy, enables to convert PDF to text formats while remains fonts and formatting, but loses of table and pictures. Copying and pasting content from PDF doesn’t really work very well. Enolsoft PDF to text for Mac is able to accurately convert PDFs to an editable text format with less error.
$29with free lifetime upgrade and technology support is a right price since this performance with simple functions of only convert PDFs into text formats. However this kind of utilities actually performs as needed. It does exactly what it claims and meets what user expected.
Help & support: ★★★★☆
Come along with the program, a step-by-step help document helps to easily manage your PDF to text conversion. Provides a direct entrance to feedback & support and promises a 30-day money back guarantee.
The full download is 6.23 MB. Download and installed easily. When you first start the program, it will ask to select either enter key code to register now or continue evaluation.
You will notice the interface is very simple. Just click the “Add Files” button, you are able to add multiple PDF files by drag and drop. Remove the selected files or clear the imported PDF files within one-click of the button. You can also specify the pages for converting. For this review, I used a 59-page PDF file and select to convert from page 1 to page14.
If you have multiple documents that you need to process, a batch conversion feature is also available for you to save a lot of time. Batch conversion completed relatively quickly. The only fly in the ointment is that it loses tables and pictures and occasionally strips spaces from words when converted to Text files.
Enolsoft PDF to Text for Mac is a good program for users of all skill levels that quickly and easily converts PDF file into text formats. Its intuitive commands and user-friendly interface makes it extremely easy to use. In my testing, it has a good accuracy of convert all of my PDF files into text file formats.