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A simple CLI tool that allow to extract all text contained into a document.

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#Document Parser

A simple CLI tool that allow to extract all text contained into a document.


Execute the followings command to before installing DocumentParser


  • sudo apt-get update
  • sudo apt-get install build-essential libpoppler-cpp-dev pkg-config python-dev
  • apt-get install python-dev libxml2-dev libxslt1-dev antiword unrtf poppler-utils pstotext tesseract-ocr
    flac ffmpeg lame libmad0 libso-fmt-mp3 sox libjpeg-dev swigx
  • pip install docparser


  • brew install pkg-config poppler
  • brew cask install xquartz
  • brew install poppler antiword unrtf tesseract swig

Fedora / CentOS

Before you start you've to know that there's no a quickly way to install DocParser in a Fedora based system. This is caused by some missing dependences. This can be the hardest way, but in the end you'll be proud of yourself XD.

  • yum -y update
  • yum install python-pip

Required by the .docx parser which uses lxml via python-docx.

  • yum install libxml2 libxslt-devel libxml2-devel

Required by the .docx parser which users lxml via python-docx.

  • yum install libxslt

Required by the .doc and .ps parser.

Require by .pdf parser

*yum install poppler-utils

Requred by .jpg, .png, gif parser

  • cd /opt

  • yum -y install libstdc++ autoconf automake libtool autoconf-archive pkg-config gcc gcc-c++ make libjpeg-devel libpng-devel libtiff-devel zlib-devel

Install AutoConf-Archive

Install Leptonica from Source

Install Tesseract from Source

  • wget
  • tar -zxvf 3.05.01.tar.gz
  • cd tesseract-3.05.01
  • ./
  • PKG_CONFIG_PATH=/usr/local/lib/pkgconfig LIBLEPT_HEADERSDIR=/usr/local/include ./configure --with-extra-includes=/usr/local/include --with-extra-libraries=/usr/local/lib
  • LDFLAGS="-L/usr/local/lib" CFLAGS="-I/usr/local/include" make
  • make install
  • ldconfig
  • cd ..

Download and install tesseract language files

Download Hindi Cube data

Required by .mp3 and .ogg parser

  • yum install sox
  • rm cert-forensics-tools-release-el7.rpm

Install textract without unsupported features

  • git clone

  • rm textract/requirements/python && cp requirements/textract/python textract/requirements/python

  • cd textract && chmod +x

  • python install

  • yum install gcc-c++ pkgconfig poppler-cpp-devel python-devel redhat-rpm-config

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