You can find utilities that allows users to reliably transfer data from PDF documents and save them in their original format. So it should be possible to recover spreadsheets from .pdf files and save them as Excel spreadsheets (.xls, .xlsx) so they can be further edited if the user needs to.
Convert Adobe Portable document format to Microsoft Excel Open XML workbook and spreadsheet.
We found 5 software records in the database related to .pdf to .xlsx file format conversion.
Microsoft Windows software - convert pdf to xlsx on Windows
An universal picture and document converter
Convert from pdf file format
|Yes, All File to All File Converter 3000 supports pdf file conversion as a source file type.||No||No||No||No||No||No||No|
|Yes, All File to All File Converter 3000 supports xlsx file conversion as a target file type.||No||No||No||No||No||No||No|
The tables with software actions are a good pointer for what a certain program does with various file types and often may give users a good hint how to perform certain file conversion, for example the above-mentioned pdf to xlsx. However, it is not perfect and sometimes can show results which are not really usable because of how certain programs work with files and the possible conversion is thus actually not possible at all.
A web-based OCR conversion and text recovery service
Apple macOS / Mac OS X software - convert pdf to xlsx on OS X
A tool for converting PDF files to other file formats
Symbian software - convert pdf to xlsx on Symbian
An Office document editing app running on S60 based smarthones
Multiplatform software - convert pdf to xlsx on any platform
A dedicated PDF conversion solution