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Pdfminer.six is a tool for extracting information from PDF documents. It
focuses on getting and analyzing text data. Pdfminer.six extracts the
text from a page directly from the sourcecode of the PDF. It can also be
used to get the exact location, font or color of the text.

It is built in a modular way such that each component of pdfminer.six
can be replaced easily. You can implement your own interpreter or
rendering device that uses the power of pdfminer.six for other purposes
than text analysis.


* Written entirely in Python.
* Parse, analyze, and convert PDF documents.
* Extract content as text, images, html or hOCR.
* PDF-1.7 specification support. (well, almost).
* CJK languages and vertical writing scripts support.
* Various font types (Type1, TrueType, Type3, and CID) support.
* Support for extracting images (JPG, JBIG2, Bitmaps).
* Support for various compressions (ASCIIHexDecode, ASCII85Decode,
LZWDecode, FlateDecode, RunLengthDecode, CCITTFaxDecode)
* Support for RC4 and AES encryption.
* Support for AcroForm interactive form extraction.
* Table of contents extraction.
* Tagged contents extraction.
* Automatic layout analysis.

Pdfminer.six comes with two handy tools: and

The tool extracts all the text from a PDF. It uses layout
analysis with sensible defaults to order and group the text in a
sensible way.

The tool can be used to extract the internal structure from a
PDF. This tool is primarily for debugging purposes, but that can be
useful to anybody working with PDF’s.

This requires: typing-extensions, cryptography

Maintained by: Alexander Verbovetsky
Keywords: pdf,pdf2txt,dumppdf
ChangeLog: python3-pdfminer.six


Source Downloads:
pdfminer.six-20221105.tar.gz (2fce670d2df8f37ccd5149c8ea77413e)

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python3-pdfminer.six.tar.gz.asc (FAQ)

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