If you have ever had to get text or images from a PDF file to a Word document or another word processor then this tutorial will help you out. It used to be that PDF files were made not only to make them universal to work on different systems like Windows or Mac and it also meant you didn’t need the software like Word, Illustrator, Excel etc to read the document, but it also meant you couldn’t copy the material from them, this gave them some protection. However, that is not why they were created, well now you can extract that information.
Here are two tutorial, one on how to do this using Windows and the other on how to do it using a Mac, there are many similarities
Converting PDF to Word Using Windows
Converting PDF to Word Using a Mac