Use Java PDF extraction to access and extract specific content from a document. Easily extract text and images from a document, or even low level content, such as individual graphical elements and decoded byte streams.
Use Java PDF extraction to extract digital signatures (timestamps, etc.)
Intuitive page content extraction based on a concept of graphical elements
High-quality and efficient text recognition engine (pdftron.PDF.TextExtractor). Use TextExtractor to extract structured Unicode text including style and positioning information from any PDF document. The simple-to-use API has advanced options related to hidden or duplicated text, ligature expansion, etc.
Low-level text extraction (including positioning information for text runs and individual characters)
Complete access to the graphics state (for color spaces and colorants, dash properties, etc.)
Full access to fonts, including glyph outlines
Image extraction. All compression filters allowed in PDF are supported and images can be optionally extracted in RAW format
Image color-conversion and normalization filters
Full access to marked content (e.g. used in tagged PDF documents to preserve logical structure or to mark transparency groups)
Full access to page form fields and annotations
Extraction of embedded fonts, ICC color profiles, U3D streams, embedded files, etc.
Access to a document's metadata
High-level Logical Structure API and support for 'Tagged' PDF documents
Extract and render PDF layers (also known as Optional Content Groups, or OCGs)