How to Convert PDFs and Images to Google Docs in Google Drive

Quick and easy-to-follow guide for Google Drive users

IntroductionaYou can convert .pdf and image files to Google Docs files using Google Drive.

When to convert images and .pdf files to Google Docs

  • This can be useful if you wish to extract text from an image quickly or if you just need to edit a .pdf in Drive.

How to convert images and .pdf files to Google Docs

Step 1

How To Convert PDFs And Images To Google Docs In Google Drive - Step 1

Go to Google Drive at

Right-click the image or .pdf file and select Open with > Google Docs.

How the conversion process works

The original formatting will be preserved as much as possible. You can press Control/Command + A to select all the text, then click the Clear formatting icon on top to reset formatting.

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