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This package lets the users to extract date from the text. This package identifies the date component and extracts it.

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DatExtractor - It is a very useful tool to extract data from text

DatExtractor - Extract date from text

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The DatExtractor module provides the most efficient way of extracting date from text in the required format you need, available in Python.


DatExtractor can be installed from PyPI using pip (note that the package name is different from the importable name):

pip install DatExtractor


DatExtractor is available on PyPI

The documentation is hosted at:


The code and issue tracker are hosted on GitHub:


  • This Package help you to extract date from the text.
  • You can get the date in what ever format you actually want it.
  • Currently the package can handle formats seperated by [/.-].
  • Generic parsing of dates in almost any string format.
  • You can extract multiple dates as well and you can use it as per the requirement.

Quick example

Here’s a snapshot, just to give an idea about the power of the package. For more examples, look at the documentation.

Suppose you want to extract date from a text. you need to provide the text to the function as an argument. the default format of date you get is (mm/dd/yyyy). However you can modify the date format by passing the date format argument, so that you get the date in expected format.:

from DatExtractor import date_parser date_parser(“Please extract date:- 29/10/2020.”) [‘10/29/2020’] date_parser(“Please extract date:- 29/10/2020.”,”%Y/%d/%m”) [‘2020/29/10’] date_parser(“Please extract dates:- 29/10/2020, 12/21/2018”,”%d/%Y/%m”) [‘29/2020/10’,’21/2018/12’]


The DatExtractor module was written by Sri Phani Subramanyam in 2021.

It is maintained by:


For queries please contact


Copyright (C) 2007 Free Software Foundation, Inc. Everyone is permitted to copy and distribute verbatim copies of this license document, but changing it is not allowed. GNU General Public License v3.0>.

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