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A package to extract text from PDF

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pip install pdf2textlib

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Simple Multilingual PDF text extraction, Also extracts from images

import pdf2textlib

# parameter 1 : Path to the PDF file
# parameter 2 : string of language codes separated by '+' sign

OS Dependencies

Debian, Ubuntu, and friends

sudo apt-get install build-essential libpoppler-cpp-dev pkg-config python-dev

Fedora, Red Hat, and friends

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


brew install pkg-config poppler

Conda users may also need libgcc:

conda install -c anaconda libgcc


Currently tested only when using conda:

  • Install the Microsoft Visual C++ Build Tools
  • Install poppler through conda:
    conda install -c conda-forge poppler


pip install pdf2textlib

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