PDF to TXT using Go

The Go library for converting PDF document to a plain text file, extract text from PDF.

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PDF to TXT features

Convert textual and scanned PDF document to a plain text file, extract text from PDF, apply OCR on a scanned PDF document before conversion.

ConvertAPI Go library install

ConvertAPI provides a library for Go programming language that allows you to perform a PDF to TXT conversion with just a few lines of code. Convert PDF to TXT documents using GO language with no effort at all!

Execute this command in your GOPATH:
go get github.com/ConvertAPI/convertapi-go

Authenticate your Go library

You can obtain your secret key by signing up for a free account. Once you sign up, you'll receive 250 free conversions instantly! Grab your authentication secret from the account dashboard, and authenticate the ConvertAPI GO library like this:

# get your secret key here: https://www.convertapi.com/a/auth
config.Default.Secret = "your-api-secret"

Convert PDF to TXT using Golang in no time!

Once you have your authentication in place, simply copy-paste this pdf to txt conversion code snippet into your Golang project:

// Code snippet is using the ConvertAPI JavaScript Client: https://github.com/ConvertAPI/convertapi-js

// Code snippet is using the ConvertAPI Node.js Client: https://github.com/ConvertAPI/convertapi-nodejs

// Code snippet is using the ConvertAPI PHP Client: https://github.com/ConvertAPI/convertapi-php

// Code snippet is using the ConvertAPI Java Client: https://github.com/ConvertAPI/convertapi-java

// Code snippet is using the ConvertAPI C# Client: https://github.com/ConvertAPI/convertapi-dotnet

# Code snippet is using the ConvertAPI Ruby Client: https://github.com/ConvertAPI/convertapi-ruby

# Code snippet is using the ConvertAPI Python Client: https://github.com/ConvertAPI/convertapi-python

// Code snippet is using the ConvertAPI Go Client: https://github.com/ConvertAPI/convertapi-go

REM Code snippet is using the command line utility program: https://github.com/ConvertAPI/convertapi-cli

<!-- For conversions with the multiple file result please refer to this example: https://repl.it/@ConvertAPI/HTML-Form-with-multiple-file-result -->

Try the conversion online - no coding required!

You can try out advanced conversion parameters and test the conversion result online using our interactive demo tool. This tool will produce the same conversion output as if you were using the library from your solution, and it will auto-generate the code snippet for you!

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Conversion parameters

Password String

Sets the password to open protected documents.

PageRange String

Set page range. Example 1-10 or 1,2,5.

OcrLanguage Collection

Set the OCR language.

Values:   automatic ca da de es en fr fi it nl no pl pt ro ru sv sl tr

EnableOcr Bool

Enable optical character recognition(OCR).

IncludeFormatting Bool

Persist formatting while extracting text. Only works when RemoveHeadersFooters and RemoveFootnotes properties are disabled.

RemoveHeadersFooters Bool

Remove headers and footers from the document.

RemoveFootnotes Bool

Remove footnotes from the document.

RemoveTables Bool

Remove tables from the document.

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