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Pythonic API for parsing PDF files

Project description

Info:See the tutorials & documentation for more information.
Author & Maintainer:Maksym Polshcha <maxp@sterch.net>

See GitHub for the latest source.

About

pdfreader is a Pythonic API for:
  • extracting texts, images and other data from PDF documents (plain or protected)
  • accessing different objects within PDF documents
pdfreader is NOT a tool (maybe one day it become!):
  • to create or update PDF files
  • to split PDF files into pages or other pieces
  • convert PDFs to any other format

Nevertheless it can be used as a part of such tools.

See Tutorials & Documentation.

Features

  • Extracts texts (plain text and formatted text objects)
  • Extract PDF forms data (pure strings and formatted text objects)
  • Supports all PDF encodings, CMap, predefined cmaps.
  • Extracts images and image masks as Pillow/PIL Images
  • Supports encrypted and password-protected PDF documents
  • Allows browse any document objects, resources and extract any data you need (fonts, annotations, metadata, multimedia, etc.)
  • Follows PDF-1.7 specification
  • Lazy objects access allows to process huge PDF documents quite fast

Installation

pdfreader can be installed with pip:

$ python -m pip install pdfreader

Or easy_install from setuptools:

$ python -m easy_install pdfreader

You can also download the project source and do:

$ python setup.py install

Support, Bugs & Feature Requests

pdfreader uses GitHub issues to keep track of bugs, feature requests, etc.

Donation

If this project is helpful, you can treat me to coffee :-)

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