I need to convert 1K pdf files to doc on a debian server. I can convert a PDF to word using libreoffice commandline:

libreoffice --headless --invisible --convert-to doc Sample-doc-file-100kb.pdf

Or using soffice:

soffice --nocrashreport --nologo --nolockcheck --nofirststartwizard --invisible --headless --convert-to doc Sample-doc-file-100kb.pdf

The main problem with the above two commands, is that the doc file doesn't include images in the pages, it only contains the formatted text. Is there a better way to convert pdf to doc, including also the images present in the pdf? I am not interested in web services like zamzam, I need to do that from command-line on the server. Thank you.

  • an idea maybe dose it work to convert it to html and then to doc? – GiannakopoulosJ Jun 21 '16 at 19:57

You could try abiword software. e.g:

abiword --to=doc example.pdf
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    Already tried, it only converts the text without the images – user2972081 Jun 21 '16 at 19:50

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