Convert Apple Pages Document to Microsoft Word on Mac [Tutorial]


You can convert an Apple Pages document to Microsoft Word (docx) on your Mac using the Pages app from Mac App Store. Here's how it works.

Convert Pages Document to .docx for Microsoft Word Right on Your Mac Using Pages App

Converting documents and files from one format to the other is never anyone's favorite thing to do. But, like most things, we have to do it from time to time anyway. And if you're reading this, then you definitely want to know how you can convert a Pages documents to Microsoft Word (docx) format right on your Mac.

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The entire process is actually quite simple as long as you have the Pages app installed on your Mac. It's free, and you can download it from here first. Once installed, follow the steps outlined below for more details.


Step 1. Open the document in the Pages app which you want to convert to .docx format for Microsoft Word.

Step 2. Once the document is open and in view, click on File in the menu bar.

Step 3. Now go to Export to > Word. Click on Word.

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Step 4. Make sure the Word tab is selected as show in the screenshot below and then click on Next.

Step 5. Select the location where you want to save the file and give it a name if you want to. Click on Export.

Step 6. You can now share the document with anyone who is using Microsoft Word either via Mail, Messages or any other route which you see fit.

You can repeat the steps again multiple times to convert all the documents to .docx file format. But do keep one thing in mind, if you're using special fonts or stylings that are exclusive to Pages, those will not be converted or even viewable in Microsoft Word.

We really wish this was not an issue at all, but it is a reality which cross-platform users are going to experience when we involve ourselves in things like these. But at least you get the luxury of converting documents to another file format without having to upload them to a shady website. This is extremely important as you do not have to risk giving up your private documents to a completely unknown entity with the promise of conversion. And we will choose privacy over mega-convenience any time of the day. We're sure you believe in the same thing.

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