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Quickly convert multiple .docx documents to .doc or .pdf documents in Word

Sometimes, people may need to convert .docx format documents to .doc format or vice versa in Word. If you are using the Office 2007 or later versions, you can easily save a docx document as doc format in Word. But if you want to convert multiple docx documents to doc format in bulk or vice versa, how could you quickly get it done? Kutools for Word’s Doc/Docx utility can not only quickly convert multiple docx documents to doc format or vice versa, but also convert multiple docx documents to PDF files.


Click Kutools Plus > Doc/Docx. See screenshots:


Convert multiple .docx documents to .doc documents in Word

Supposing you want to convert all docx documents from a folder as shown in the below screenshot to doc documents, you can quickly get it done as follows:

1. Launch the Microsoft Word application, and then apply this utility by clicking Kutools Plus > Doc/Docx.

2. In the Document Format Converter dialog box, please configure the settings as below screenshot shown.

(1): Select Convert Docx to Doc from the Format Convert drop-down list.

(2): Click  > Files or Folder to select documents you will convert to .doc documents.

(3): Click the Browse button  to specify the output directory that you will save the new documents into.

(4): It's optional to tick the Delete source files after conversion option.

(5): It's optional to tick the Keep the modified date of original files option.

3. Click the Ok button to begin converting.

Then you will see all results as below screenshots shown.


Convert multiple .doc documents to .docx documents

If you have a folder with many doc documents as shown in the below screenshot, and you want to convert them to docx documents at once, you can get it done as follow:

1. Please launch Microsoft Word application and then click Kutools Plus > Doc/Docx, it will display a Document Format Converter dialog.

2. In the Document Format Converter dialog, please configure the settings as below screenshot shown.

(1): Select Convert Doc to Docx from the Format Convert drop-down list.

(2): Click  > Files or Folder to select documents you will convert to .docx documents.

(3): Click the Browse button  to specify the output directory that you will save the new documents into.

(4): It's optional to tick the Delete source files after conversion option.

(5): It's optional to tick the Keep the modified date of original files option.

3. Click the Ok button.

Then all doc documents in the selected folder are converted to docx documents in bulk at once. See screenshot:


Convert multiple .docx documents to .pdf documents

If you want to convert all docx documents from a folder as shown in the below screenshot to pdf documents, please do as follows:

1. Launch the Microsoft Word application, and then apply this utility by clicking Kutools Plus > Doc/Docx.

2. In the Document Format Converter dialog box, please configure the settings as follows:

(1): Select Convert Docx to PDF from the Format Convert drop-down list.

(2): Click  > Files or Folder to select documents you will convert to .pdf documents.

(3): Click the Browse button  to specify the output directory that you will save the new documents into.

(4): It's optional to tick the Delete source files after conversion option.

(5): It's optional to tick the Keep the modified date of original files option.

3. Click the Ok button to begin converting.

Then you will see all results as show in the below screenshots.


 

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    Konstantinos · 3 years ago
    Amazing. It is working very good!
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    FMChazak · 3 years ago
    @martin Stumbled upon this today. Same thing happened to me. Got a "failure" message for every file.


    Until I installed the 2007 Microsoft Office Add-in: Microsoft Save as PDF or XPS (you can download yours here: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=7) on my PC.


    I figured that since Kutools does not have provision for converting single doc or docx files to pdf, it cannot know how to convert a batch of files. It only knows how to use a tool which can convert one file, to convert any number of files. So, it first needs a tool which can convert one file. Then it will automate the process of converting a number of files for you with that tool.


    Kutools Rocks!
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    Sanjeev · 3 years ago
    change these al;l files
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    Sean Hunt · 3 years ago
    Same issue as above.
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    admin_jay · 6 years ago
    @martin [quote name="martin"]Hello,
    I cannot convert docx to pdf, it says "failure"
    previously on my old computer, it does not have any problem
    please help
    thanks
    best regards
    Martin[/quote]
    Hello, Please try to contact me at jaychivo#extendoffice.com. Please replace # with @.

    Please try to take some screenshots to demonstrate your issue.

    Thanks. :-)
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    martin · 6 years ago
    Hello,
    I cannot convert docx to pdf, it says "failure"
    previously on my old computer, it does not have any problem
    please help
    thanks
    best regards
    Martin