Copying text content from PDF files is often not allowed since the PDF document is password protected from copying, therefore, to successfully extract text from PDF files, you will first have to remove the PDF password, and then convert the PDF format to text-based Word/Excel/PPT/RTF/Text formats.
PDF Text Extractor Mac will deliver a pretty easy and convenient solution to copy text from encrypted PDF files Mac OS X Mountain Lion in the following 3 steps:
1.Download, install and start PDF Text Extractor Mac application on your computer.
2.Add encrypted PDF files to the program.
Drag and drop PDF files to the program, then click the little settings button on each PDF item bar, in the pop out window, select .docx, .xlsx,
.pptx, .rtf, .txt as the output format.
3.Extract text from encrypted PDF files Mountain Lion.
Hit the “Convert” button to start PDF text extraction. When the conversion is over, click the output format on each PDF item bar to check the output files.
How to copy Text from Encrypted PDF files on Mac OS X Mounta