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Giveaway of the day — AnyBizSoft PDF to Excel Converter

AnyBizSoft PDF to Excel Converter is a practical conversion tool to help you convert PDF files to Excel Spreadsheets.
$39.95 EXPIRED
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AnyBizSoft PDF to Excel Converter was available as a giveaway on August 12, 2010!

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AnyBizSoft PDF to Excel Converter is a practical conversion tool to help you convert PDF files to Excel Spreadsheets. In the generated Excel spreadsheets after accurate conversion, users can modify content, manage data, perform calculations, and re-organize the sheets of PDF files with Microsoft Office Excel.

Key features:

  • Support Encrypted PDF Conversion
  • 3 Conversion Modes
    Support batch (up to 200 files once), partial, and right-click conversion modes
  • Flexible Conversion Method
    Allow users to convert PDF to Excel with formatting or not
  • More Details

Note: To activate the software, please get the registration keycode on the manufacturer’s page. After fill in the form with your name and Email address, you will get the keycode in seconds.

Additional Events:

System Requirements:

Windows XP/ Vista (x32)/ 7

Publisher:

AnyBizSoft

Homepage:

http://www.anypdftools.com/pdf-to-excel-converter.html

File Size:

6.0 MB

Price:

$39.95

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#37

Tried this out. I'm sure it works great for standard formatted row and column spreadsheets, but the PDFs I need to convert are multiformatted with cross-column headers and labels. This software, while potentially very useful in most cases, converts these into a format that is so useless that it is easier and faster to just manually re-enter all the data by hand.

The result has all the important data spread out, and entire row of data in a single cell, sometimes three or more rows in a single cell. It also places the entire page, which has several column and width formats, into 1 column. So all the data presents in one column, with 1-18+ rows placed in individual rows. While I would love to have the use of this software for my needs, it seems that it is ill suited in its present, simple form.

Reply   |   Comment by Platz  –  9 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#36

#35 Dave F:

I just now saw your comment.

Sorry, I don't know the answer. I don't have access to a scanner anymore. If it is doing as you say, all I can think of is that there is some problem with this program. You could try converting one of your pdf files to Excel online to see if that works. (You can find one with an online search such as Google.) If it does, that will tell you that the fault is in this program, not in the scanner software.

If all else fails, don't forget to try asking the developer--especially if you were considering purchasing their software. Their helpfulness (or lack-of) would be a major selling point.

Reply   |   Comment by Jim  –  9 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+1)
#35

#30 Jim, My scanner (Lexmark) has ocr in its software, and generates a PDF with cut-able, paste-able data in the resulting file. Yet the PDF does not convert that with this program. I end up with a data-free excel file. What am I missing?

Reply   |   Comment by Dave F  –  9 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#34

I've been trying other software, trials, to convert a 78 page PDF with 4 columns. Most mangled the conversion.

This installed and activated fine on XP 32 just fine. Converted all 78 pages and columns were correct in Excel!

SUPER!

Thanks!

Reply   |   Comment by Popeye  –  9 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-1)
#33

downloaded and register with no problems. However, when I convert any file including their samples windows box comes up saying a problem arose and it is shutting the program down. Any suggestions as to why?

Reply   |   Comment by jo  –  9 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-1)
#32

I installed it and converted a PDF file to Excel. The conversion was flawless.

I did the same conversion again with "Retain original formatting of forms" selected, and the resulting Excel file was not formatted very well - rows were too small to view all the text and has to be manually dragged to make the text viewable.

However as I said above the conversion using the default setting was flawless. Also I really like the ability to do batch conversions - which other PDF To Excel converters I have used have lacked.

I highly recommend this software.

Reply   |   Comment by Roger  –  9 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+2)
#31

Loaded fine on WinXP, SP3. Appears to be totally accurate. I converted an Excel worksheet (.XLS) to .PDF and then used PDF to Excel converter to create new spereadsheet. Compared the two my taking columns of numbers from each and placing in a new spreadsheet. Subtracted one colum from other, match was 100%.

The onkly problem is that I cannot get a keycode so it only works with 5 pages of data, stuck with thetrial version.

Reply   |   Comment by Larrie  –  9 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-5)
#30

#26 John:

A scanner creates a graphic image. You can't convert a scanned image into a spreadsheet or other document as text and numbers without using OCR. "Optical Character Recognition" tries to recognize text from its shape etc., and create editable text from the image. You might have OCR software that came with your scanner for that purpose.

This program converts a "pdf" file that was saved from a spreadsheet or document -- not one that was scanned from paper without OCR. That's probably how the "samples" were created. Either make or find some pdf's that weren't scanned to test it on.

Hope this helps.

Reply   |   Comment by Jim  –  9 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+2)
#29

I installed and never received a registration code. All I got was a link to the website for an account

Reply   |   Comment by noah body  –  9 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-5)
#28

TO try out AnyBizSoft PDF to Excel Converter I *printed* a couple of PDF files using the free PDF Creator -- one was a TV listing [titantv.com], & the other was the default tool listing at videohelp.com... I wanted to see how today's GOTD worked with tabular data that wasn't so perfectly arranged like in the samples provided. Results were mixed, but if/when using the option to "Retain original formatting of forms", it was imperfect but usable. The resulting .xls files all opened in Excel 2007 with warnings, & with "Retain formatting..." on, only the 1st page had cell borders mimicking the original .pdf. Without the "Retain formatting..." option, anything above the web pages' table structure really threw this app for a loop, though if you were desperate enough I suppose the data could be made usable once you scrolled past the twenty something mostly empty columns. Long story short, like most all PDF converters, what you get out of AnyBizSoft PDF to Excel Converter depends a Lot on what you feed it. When I took the same TitanTV page, *printed* just the table to .pdf [Print Selection], without headers/footers [IOW made it look more perfect like the included samples], results were Much better.

That out of the way, AnyBizSoft PDF to Excel Converter needs to be fully installed to register -- if you have problems with it not accepting the key, I'd suggest looking at the installation process 1st [i.e. maybe it didn't work properly]. [Extracting all of the files from setup.exe the app ran, but wouldn't register -- after running setup.exe registration worked OK -- after restoring a registry backup, the (again un-registered) app registered fine --> while this may not be the cause of every registration problem, if one or more files aren't correctly created / configured during install, registration will not work.]

The setup file itself includes the Microsoft Visual C++ runtime install file [vcredist.msi], though for me, monitoring install, it did not run -- Personally I dread that particular setup file, because installation setups for other apps have used it in ways that screwed up Windows & Windows Installer for me. That file [vcredist.msi], & IMHO several others that are unnecessary once an app's installed are carried over into the program's folder -- of the total 260 files, 25 folders, the "PDFEncoding" sub-folder stores 181 files, 15 folders, that are mainly alternate language related... taking up ~7MB out of a total ~20MB isn't a terribly big deal, but I would have been more impressed with the developers if they made it an optional download, or gave me the option during install etc. InstallWatch Pro recorded roughly 400 new registry entries created, but I only saw 7 changes that raised an eyebrow -- Explorer shell folders were either deleted or changed, & I didn't/don't see a reason for that.

Reply   |   Comment by mike  –  9 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+6)
#27

if you want my email your should ask for my email not just my ''mail.''
I am tired of trying to get these 'free' programs to work. Today's was especially annoying and I could not understand how to install and run the program. Since there is so much TRULY FREE stuff on the internet, I am through bothering with GAOTD. There's always a trick or a password or handing out my info etc. I have not been able to get one program to work correctly. I download to an external to keep my Lptp clean. When I come back later to run the program it does not work. Please take my account off your data base and send me no more fake free programs!

Reply   |   Comment by Mury Hallman  –  9 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-8)
#26

I've downloaded both to windows 7 and xp. I'm running windows 7 pro. the sample copies translated fine. it wasn't able to convert anything on spreadsheets i scanned from the office copier. I suspect it may be the format the copier is putting them into. But even ones I've made on my small scanner using adobe 5 i came up nothing. Some of you have been saying it works great. I'll have to play with the adobe format settings to see if I can get this to work. So far I'm coming up blank pages!

Reply   |   Comment by John  –  9 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-1)
#25

Installed and works on Win7 64-bit for me.

Reply   |   Comment by John B  –  9 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-5)
#24

Installed on Windows XP, no problem! Tested on an order receipt in PDF format. Converted to an Excel file - perfect! This software will save me absolutely hours trying to convert orders to my Excel file, which involved lots of parsing formulas and editing for character delimiters! THANKS GOTD!!

Reply   |   Comment by Pat Baker/Silver Rabbit Studio  –  9 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-4)
#23

Installed on Vista Ultimate 64-bit with no problems. (Please remember to follow the instructions in the readme... when you get to the registration pop-up, press the button to request the keycode. You'll get a long hex code in a few minutes.)

I successfully converted a 40-page financial PDF that was full of tables, and it worked well, converting the company names and prices correctly. A minor misalignment with some of the column headers was easy to correct.


It also

Reply   |   Comment by Rajah  –  9 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-2)
#22

I just uninstalled it, gets cross field inaccuracy and wrong data in cells.
It is no go for me. Win XP Pro, 4GB 3.0GHZ.

Reply   |   Comment by John2  –  9 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-9)
#21

By coincidence, yesterday as part of my work I to convert Excel files into PDFs, so I had the perfect PDF files to test this on. The conversion back into excel files worked perfectly; no formatting issues at all. I then went to see if it could extract/convert a table embedded in a journal article, and it could not. So, obviously this limited in what it can convert. But still, even if it's only useful for some documents, can't beat free!

Reply   |   Comment by Aaron  –  9 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+1)
#20

Installed and activated OK on windows 7 64-bit. Runs well but no right click menu.

Reply   |   Comment by Pat  –  9 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-13)
#19

Win 7/32HP: Installation and registration without any problem. Downloaded bank statement as PDF (make sure you check the box to keep PDF format) and converted, quickly, to XLXS. The converted file was acceptable for a paperless record; but was not good enough to print out an accurate copy. Worked better on a less structured PDF form. I could not see any improvement from previous version.

Reply   |   Comment by Painter  –  9 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-2)
#18

Downloaded and installed fine on XP SP3.
Tried on a rather tough pdf and it seemed to run fine but ended up with an Excel file with blank sheets. One sheet for every page in the pdf.
It's a no-go for me. Will uninstall.

Reply   |   Comment by rangergord  –  9 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-8)
#17

PDF to Excel Converter and two others progs (5-in-1 PDF Converter and PDF to Word Converter) don't work correct with Hebrew. Therefore they are not very useful for me.

Reply   |   Comment by Rustem  –  9 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-9)
#16

Installed gotd version from anybiz site using XP64 got DEP messages cancelled DEP for specific app -- got other messages forced closing app ... no output with sample or other input uninstalled

Reply   |   Comment by Frank  –  9 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-7)
#15

Downloaded, installed, followed the steps, only e-mail I got was my passcode for my new account for their website. No key to run the software.

So failure on this one so far.

Reply   |   Comment by Wayne  –  9 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-10)
#14

PDF to Excel installed as expected.
I noticed the offer of a free PDF to Word v3
I opened the GOTD version of PDF to Word I installed to determine the version number and it displayed a message that the PC World trial had expired and dumped me to the buy version 3 page.
I hope this PDF to Excel hangs around a bit longer for my very infrequent but appreciated use.

Reply   |   Comment by Harlie  –  9 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-6)
#13

installs and registers on win7 x32 with no errors. clicking the "ADD Files" button will only display an outline of the Add Files screen but no filenames.
I have anybiz's pdfmerge, pdfsplit and pdftoword which all run with no problem on win7 x32 and don't require an ADMIN password where pdftoexcel requires ADMIN password.
thumbs down for me. NOT a keeper!

thanks but NO thanks!

Reply   |   Comment by John  –  9 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-8)
#12

For #11, I did get the email registration info, even though the message said that it was invalid. All is well.

Reply   |   Comment by Rick Siegert  –  9 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-11)
#11

Hmm.. I have installed it, but when I try to get the keycode, it tells me that my email is invalid. I do use an underscore "_" in my email name, but it usually gets past name edits...

Reply   |   Comment by Rick Siegert  –  9 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-10)
#10

thinks it is a very good tool in class-leading

Reply   |   Comment by vasilis  –  9 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-27)
#9

The output is not readable
I am On Win 7 Ultimate with office 2007.
Dr Nitin

Reply   |   Comment by Dr Nitin  –  9 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-17)
#8

copy of email sent to support@anybizsoft.com
Subject: AnyBizSoft - PDF to Excel - No visible window
===

I just downloaded this from GOTD and got the registration - entered with no problem.
System in use: WinXP SP3

Having done this I can see AnyBizSoft PDF2Excel in my Taskbar but it has no visible window. It appears in Alt+Tab list but trying to activate it (eg. by clicking on taskbar button) just shows a brief flash (as if the window were opening) but nothing appears.

Usually when I see this it means that window has been created with off-screen co-ords.
I tried to use Ctrl-click context menu on the taskbar button to "find" the window but *NO RESULT*
- Move: The 4-arrow icon expected does not appear..
- Size: This option is grayed out.

In hopes that somehow bad co-ords had been saved in config.ini I closed PDF2Excel, renamed config.ini - BAD IDEA - I guess registration code is stored in it because it asked me to register again and when I supplied same email and the reg code you sent me it rejected it. I removed the new config.ini that was created and renamed the old one back to original name. It stopped asking for me to re-register but still doesn't create a visible window.

I tried uninstalling and reinstalling. It did not require re-entry of co-ords but still no visible window.
(I'll post this to GOTD site as well)

--
Regards ... Alec (buralex@gmail& WinLiveMess - alec.m.burgess@skype)

Reply   |   Comment by Alec_Burgess  –  9 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+3)
#7

Crashes on Windows 7 64-bit also.

Reply   |   Comment by reghacker  –  9 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-17)
#6

1 Easy to install
2 Works with no issues on Windows 7( Home Premium)
3 Converts to Excel format .XLS and .XLSX
4 Converts with NO loss of formatting
5 Found it useful when converting financial info. in PDF files
especially bank transactions.(better than CSV flies offered by bank)
6 Never commented here before. But really wanted to share that this
is a great piece of software. Thanks GOTD.
7 No Links with developer. Cannot understand why ASHraf notes poor conversion

Reply   |   Comment by jacob John  –  9 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+12)
#5

Download, installation, activation and registration went off without a hitch on Vista x32. GUI is simple and program is easy to use without reading online Help File.

Actual use of program - I was able to convert the two PDF sample files provided by the AnyBizSoft developer (1 encrypted and 1 unencrypted) - and both files were converted accurately, with the resulting documents retaining the tables of the original PDF files. The program (in the options section) allows users to select whether or not to maintain the original formatting of the source files in the resulting files - so, this designation is left up to the user's desired specifications.) The resulting output was good.

@1 (Ashraf) - it would be helpful if you would specify what these "couple of bugs" are for the benefit of GOTD users who read this comments section and who don't have time to read your detailed review on your website. Also, the right-click context issue mentioned in your "The Bad" section, is not really that bad (in my humble opinion) as users who don't like the program would probably uninstall it from their computers anyway, and those users who do like the program would want to keep the "right-click-context" setting in place for their use and benefit.

Summary: Program is easy to use and produces accurate output that retains the source file's original format (if designated as such by the user in the options setting) - so two-thumbs-up for today's offer. Thanks much, GOTD and AnyBizSoft.

Free Online, Web-based Alternative:

Nitro PDF-to-Excel Online

Reply   |   Comment by Inas  –  9 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+6)
#4

Great software!

I have both versions!

But I'd like more functions.

Reply   |   Comment by Kni  –  9 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-56)
#3

Get the Mac version for free on AnyBizSoft's Facebook is not working!!

Reply   |   Comment by BobRuth  –  9 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-29)
#2

The Good
* Straightforward and easy to use.
* Supports batch conversions (up to 200 PDFs in batch).
* Allows users to convert whole PDF or select pages.
* Can convert encrypted PDFs.
* Supports drag + drop.
* Gives user the option to add a entry into right-click context menu for quick access.
* Works fairly quickly.
* Does not require Microsoft Office/Excel installed to use.

The Bad
* Poor conversion quality/accuracy.
* Has a couple of bugs. (Windows 7 only?)
* Users are not given the option to select between XLS or XLSX formats; the type of Microsoft Office installed determines if output Excel file is XLS or XLSX.
* No way to add or remove right-click context menu entry after installation.

Free Alternatives
PDF to Excel Online

For final verdict, recommendations, and full review please click here.

Reply   |   Comment by Ashraf  –  9 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+66)
#1

Installation and Registration Guide

Please follow the steps below to register the program, please run the program under administrator account to ensure successful registration.

1. Unzip the package you have downloaded from Giveawayoftheday.com and run Setup.exe to install AnyBizSoft PDF to Excel Converter.
2. Run the software you have installed.
3. Click Register on software interface, then click Get Keycode to visit the webpage, or click here to quick visit.
4. Type your name and Email in the box, and click Get Keycode, then you may find the keycode in your mailbox.
5. Copy the Email and Keycode, paste them to the register box.
6. Click Register.

Note:
The keycode is only available on August 12, 2010. Please register the software during the giveaway or your keycode will be invalid.

AnyBizSoft Studio provides free online technical support for this giveaway. If you have any questions about our products, please feel free to contact us via support[at]anybizsoft.com

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Reply   |   Comment by Giveaway of the Day project team  –  9 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+30)
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