More and more businesses nowadays have been adopting a paperless system for their database, files, and documents. This helps the documents be accessible in a streamlined manner within the company and be consistent all through every department. Additionally, it’s a great step in helping preservation of the environment.
Digital documents in PDF
PDF (Portable Document Format) is currently the open-standard for digital documents. It was created by Adobe to give corporations and businesses an option to digitize their documents without compromising security. Nowadays, businesses put almost all their documents, especially the sensitive ones and publish in in PDF.
Limitations of a PDF file
There are circumstances, however, where on would need to revise a document in PDF format. Unfortunately, word processing programs such as Microsoft Word, cannot open a PDF file into an editable format. Since PDF are not editable for security purposes and to remedy the need for a way to make important revisions in files that have already been published in PDF, developers have created services and programs that will convert PDF files to editable versions.
Online PDF converters are a security-risk
You can convert a PDF file into a .docx or .doc file by availing online PDF converter services. Most of which offer their services for free. However, the downside of using these online services is it makes your documents prone to security breaches because before a document is converted, it has to be uploaded to the company’s server. You can see here a sample of what on online PDF converter service site looks like.
Secure and Safe PDF converters
There are programs, on the other hand, that does not require uploading the PDF file to a cloud server. These programs can be purchased, usually at a relatively costly price, and be installed in one’s computer. This means the conversion happens within the security of one’s own device. This means that nobody gets access to your documents, and you can easily publish documents in editable form into a secure PDF file.