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A library for converting HTML to plain text.

Project description

August - a html-to-text converter

August is an html to text converter specifically intended for producing text versions of HTML emails. The main code is all written in Rust, this packages is includes python bindings.

Getting Started

Install using PIP

$ pip3 install august

Then, import it and run convert

import august

html = '<p>I\'m <em>so</em> excited to try this</p>'
print(august.convert(html, width=20))

which prints

I'm /so/ excited to
try this


  • html2text: Coverts HTML into markdown, and supports a bazillion options. It's a great project if you want to produce markdown; but markdown, because it's designed to be turned into HTML, has a little more noise than is strictly necessary, and the header formatting is pretty unclear.
  • html-to-text: Converts HTML to text. Javascript/node project.

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