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Extract the text from files. Text mining tool.

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Extract the text from files. Text mining tool.

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You can use aTXT with his name package or with 2txt in your console. For example, if you want to show the help usage:

aTXT -h
2txt -h

Also, you can run the graphical interface (with PySide):

aTXT -i

You should something like this:


Note: aTXT will always generate a FILE for each file path.

Examples: :

$ 2txt prueba.html
$ 2txt prueba.html -o
$ 2txt --file ~/Documents/prueba.html
$ 2txt --file ~/Documents/prueba.html --to ~/htmls

Searching all textable files in a level-2 of depth over ~: :

$ 2txt ~ -d 2
$ 2txt --path ~ -d 2 --format 'txt,html'


pip install atxt

Check dependencies for avoiding surprises:

aTXT --check


This software is available thanks to others open sources projects. The following list itemizes some of those more hard to install:

  • PySide (GUI lib)

  • Tessaract OCR

  • Xpdf

  • scandir (trasversal folders fast)


  • Author: Jonathan S. Prieto C.

  • Email:

  • Notes: Have feedback? Please send me an email.

  • Free software: BSD license


Please be free to comment whatever issue or problem with the installation.

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