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Rename, Protect, Convert
Multiple Files at Once with AuthorTec File Doctor

AuthorTec File Doctor assists you with the management of your Office files by efficiently performing four major tasks:

  • Rename any files on your computer; they do not have to be Word files.

  • Add, update or remove password protection for opening and editing Word documents.

  • Convert Word files to .docx, PDF, HTM, or RTF formats.

  • Convert PDF files to .docx Word files.

BONUS: All of these functions can be performed on multiple files at once to save time.


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Free! Use AuthorTec File Doctor for Free

Currently, you can download and use this tool for free. We encourage you to do so right now. It will bring a smile to your face when you complete that file clean-up you’ve been putting off in a couple of minutes instead of a couple of hours.


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How to Access & Use

  1. Open the Word document you want to use File Doctor with and click the Developer tab along the top of your screen to access the AuthorTec File Doctor button.

  2. Use AuthorTec File Doctor to rename files, convert Word files to other document formats, add password protection for opening and editing Word documents, and to convert a PDF to Word .docx format.

  3. Learn how to use AuthorTec File Doctor with our Tutorial and by using the instructions that are built into the software.

  4. If you don’t see your Developer tab, please follow the steps in our Tutorial to allow it to display.


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Password protection?

In Word, there are two types of password protection and you can use one or both. You can add a password to your documents to:

  • Control who can open them, and/or

  • Control who can edit them.

If you decide to use passwords:

  1. Keep them in a safe place. Word can't recover them for you if you forget them.

  2. You will need them to use AuthorTec File Doctor to update or remove passwords.

Luckily, you now know that, and AuthorTec File Doctor will help you keep things shipshape.


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AuthorTec File Doctor is a Microsoft Office add-in.

It runs with:

  • PC Office 2019, 2016, 2013 and 2010

  • Mac Office 2019 and 2016

  • Office 365 with a PC or Mac desktop version of Office.

Please review our System Requirements for additional technical information.