PDF Text Extraction
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Extract Text from PDF in Java

JPedal provides PDF to PNG, PDF to TIF and PDF to JPG conversion using Java. There are a wide range of options to tailor the conversion to your exact requirements for example scaling, allowing you to create small thumbnails of PDF files, or big poster size images.


Text can be extracted in your Java code, or via the User Interface in the Java PDF Viewer.

Extract Text in the Java PDF Viewer


Text Extraction

The JPedal Java PDF Viewer includes built-in tools to allow you to select and extract text on the page.

Extract Text From PDF Files Automatically In Your Java Code

Text can also be extracted programmatically. Our documentation shows you how to extract text from a PDF from your Java code.

Extraction Options


JPedal provides several options for extracting text from PDF files. It can:

  • Extract structured content (if present)
  • Extract text from any rectangular area
  • Generate a list of words on the PDF page
  • Extract the PDF outline tree from a PDF file (if present)
Text Extraction