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PDF files are widely used among developers as these are easy to create and manipulate with maximum security. PDF files are portable and support interactive functions that make it more popular among different file formats. Now, there might be scenarios where you need to extract text from PDF files . Saaspose.Pdf allows you to extract text from Pdf files in no time. You can also extract text from images using a combination of features of two REST APIs i.e. Saaspose.Pdf and Saaspose.OCR. Consider a scenario where you need to extract text from an image in the PDF file. For this, first you need to extract image from PDF file using Saaspose.Pdf REST API. Once you have extracted the image from PDF file, you can now extract the text from image using Saaspose.OCR REST API. Saaspose.OCR allows you to extract text from BMP and TIFF images. You can extract text and recognize characters from the documents in the cloud using Saaspose.OCR API. You can also recognize the font attributes from extracted text such as font type, font style and font size throughSaaspose.OCR. A series of simple steps allows you to extract the text from images from PDF files in the cloud:
- Extract image from PDF files using Saaspose.Pdf
- Extract text from images using Saaspose.OCR
We have REST and SDK examples for different programming language that you can utilize to extract text from PDF files or images.
Newly added documentation pages and articles
Some new tips and articles have now been added into Saaspose.Pdf documentation that may guide you briefly how to use Saaspose.Pdf for performing different tasks like the followings.
Saaspose is a new cloud-based document generation, conversion and automation platform for developers that offer a unique suite of APIs to work with Word documents, Excel spreadsheets, PowerPoint presentations, PDFs, and email formats and protocols. It supports all features for file processing, document scanning, barcodes creation and recognition, and allows extracting text or images too. You can also work with SaaSpose APIs using REST SDKs that can be called from .NET, Java, PHP and Ruby etc.