PDF to OCR API

Convert PDF scans to searchable PDF documents.

PDF OCR

The API for converting scanned PDF documents to searchable and editable PDF documents using optical character recognition (OCR). Add textual layer to scanned PDF document.

Copy parameter's URL Secret Secret
Type: String
Authentication secret must be provided as a query parameter. If omitted, token must be provided.
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Copy parameter's URL Token Token
Type: String
Authentication token must be provided as a query parameter. If omitted, secret must be provided.
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Copy parameter's URL File File Required
Type: File
File to be converted. Value can be URL or file content.
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Copy parameter's URL StoreFile Store file
Type: Bool
Store converted file on our secure server and provides download URL.
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Copy parameter's URL FileName File name
Type: String
Converted output file name without extension. The extension will be added automatically.
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Copy parameter's URL OutputType Output Type
Type: Collection
This property is used to determine how the OCR layer should be returned. If the output type is PDF, the OCR layer will be embedded into the PDF file. Alternatively, if a text output is selected, the OCR layer will be returned as a text file.
Default: pdf Values: pdf txt Show all
Copy parameter's URL Timeout Timeout
Type: Integer
Conversion timeout in seconds.
Default: 600 Range: 10 .. 1200 Show all
Copy parameter's URL Password Open Password
Type: String
Sets the password to open protected documents.
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Copy parameter's URL PageRange Page Range
Type: String
Set page range. Example 1-10 or 1,2,5.
Default: 1-2000 Show all
Copy parameter's URL OcrLanguage OCR Language
Type: Collection
Set the OCR language. Ask support to add your language if missing.
Default: en Values: ca da nl de es en he pl pt ru sv tr lt Show all

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