You can use the arc PDF document.load functionality within IronPDF to parse a PDF file, and then read its contents. Some of the most common operations people form are extracting indexable plain text from a PDF, and also extracting images from a PDF.
Version: 2020.11.0You can use the arc PDF document.load functionality within IronPDF to parse a PDF file, and then read its contents.
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Some of the most common operations people form are extracting indexable plain text from a PDF, and also extracting images from a PDF. You may extract embedded images or render an entire PDF as image files.
Using the PDF document dot extract text from page method allows us to accurately extract UTF eight or other encoding text from a PDF document so that it can be extracted and used for other applications. It is often used for indexing PDFs within search engines.
IronPDF exposes the PDF document.extract images from the page method. Doing so allows us to extract any embedded images from a PDF.
In addition, we also have rendering or rasterizing functionality allowing any existing PDF to be turned into image files rendered page by page which are verbatim identical to the original PDF document.
Can IronPDF read the text out of images embedded in PDFs? IronPDF is not an OCR library. We suggest you useIronOCR, our sister product for extracting text from images and PDF files.
Do our maker tools OCR the text from images inside a PDF file?
Yes, IronOCR is an advanced PDF OCR Technology Building upon Tesseract, allowing PDF files to be turned into plain text whether or not the content is embedded as PDF text objects or within images. It is perfect for extracting test text from PDF scans.
Can I read a PDF in C# to a string? Yes. PDF can be read to and from streams using IronPDF.
The from stream functionality and the stream property of the PDF document allows you to save to and from streams. Any type of stream. File Stream, memory stream, every type of stream supported by .Net.
Are there other ways to read PDF file contents on IronPDF? Well we can already read PDF file contents from streams and from files.
We may also wish to extract them from byte arrays, something IronPDF fully supports. It is a comprehensive C# PDF reader.
Version 2020.11.0: This is a how to read content in its original content using IronPDF. Using this C# library, we can read PDF files, extract content, and even extract high quality and original images.