PDFlib TET (Text Extraction Toolkit) reliably extracts text, images and metadata from any PDF file. It is available as a library/component and as a command-line tool. PDFlib TET makes available the text contents of a PDF as Unicode strings or structured XML, plus detailed glyph and font information. With PDFlib TET you can retrieve the corresponding Unicode values for text in a PDF document, as well as its position on the page.

In addition to low-level text retrieval TET contains advanced content analysis algorithms for determining word boundaries, removing redundant duplicate text (such as shadows and artificial bold). Using the auxiliary pCOS interface you can retrieve arbitrary objects from the PDF, such as metadata, hypertext, etc.

With PDFlib TET you can:

  • Extract text from PDF, e.g. to store it in a database
  • Implement a search engine for processing PDF
  • Convert the text content of PDF pages to XML for processing...

Latest News

PDFlib TET 5.4
PDFlib TET 5.4
January 12, 2023New Version
Improves all language bindings and adds the latest language versions including .NET 6/7 and PHP 8.1/8.2.
PDFlib TET 5.3 (maintenance release)
PDFlib TET 5.3 (maintenance release)
November 22, 2021New Version
Adds support for Microsoft Windows 11.
PDFlib TET 5.3
PDFlib TET 5.3
May 4, 2021New Version
Optimizes PDF resource handling, and enhances language bindings for .NET 5, PHP 8, Perl 5.32 and Ruby 3.0.
PDFlib TET 5.2
PDFlib TET 5.2
July 26, 2019New Version
Improves table detection with row and column span identification.
PDFlib TET 5.1
PDFlib TET 5.1
June 1, 2017New Version
Numbered and unnumbered lists are identified and expressed in TETML.
 PDFlib TET improves Language Binding Support
PDFlib TET improves Language Binding Support
March 2, 2015Feature Release
New version adds support for PHP 5.6, Perl 5.20, Python 3.4, Ruby 2.1 and 2.2.

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