What is OCR and What Does It Do?

If you work in an office equipped with a document scanner, you’ve absolutely used a PDF. And perhaps you’re familiar with the best friend of the PDF, its acronymic relative, OCR, or Optical Character Recognition. But what is OCR? Why is it beneficial for PDFs? This article examines what OCR is and uncovers the most […]

How To Convert PDF to Excel with DocParser

PDF to Excel - PDF to Excel Converter

PDFs are used for a variety of reasons from Business, to Government and Education. Their ability to be viewed from a broad range of environments makes them especially appealing for exchanging important data. However, batch converting PDFs to Excel can be a challenging task without the right tools. This article explains how to easily convert PDF […]

PDF to XML: How to Convert PDF to XML for Free

This post covers how to use Docparser for PDF to XML conversion. You’ll learn why converting PDF to XML is usually a challenging task and how easy it is to convert PDF to XML with Docparser. If you’re in business, there’s a good chance you deal with PDFs regularly. But what if you need to convert PDF […]

Use Zonal OCR to Extract Data From Scanned Documents

Zonal OCR

Zonal OCR, or Zonal Optical Character Recognition, also sometimes referred to as Template OCR, is a technology used to extract text located at a specific location inside a scanned document. This article will explain how Zonal OCR works and how it can automate data-entry workflows. Most of today’s document and PDF scanning offer out-of-the-box Optical Character Recognition (OCR) capabilities that convert your scanned […]

What is a PDF Parser? How to Extract Data From PDFs

What is a PDF Parser? An introduction to PDF and Document Parsing

A PDF Parser (also sometimes called PDF scraper) is a software that can be used to extract data from PDF documents. PDF Parsers can come in form of libraries for developers or as standalone software products for end-users. PDF Parsers are used mainly to extract data from a batch of PDF files. Manual data entry […]

Read Barcodes from PDF & Image – QR Code Scanner Software

Read barcodes from PDF with Docparser

In today’s times when almost every single item comes with its own barcode, reading barcodes and QR codes seems to be the simplest thing to do. After all, just place the barcode or the QR code under the laser or camera-based scanner, and your barcode is scanned. However, reading physical barcodes on items is one […]

Extract Tables from PDF and Export to Excel, CSV, & More

extract tables from PDFs

Converting scanned files to PDF (Portable Document Format) and extracting tables from PDF is necessary in today’s modern times. Often, essential business data is trapped inside these documents, and extracting data from PDF is, unfortunately, more often than not, a manual and tedious task. This task becomes even more daunting when you need to extract tables from PDFs or scanned images. […]

How to Convert PDF to Database Records (MySQL, PostGres, MongoDB, …)

PDF to Database

You have business documents you get in pdf format: invoices, work orders, purchase orders, and others. Sometimes data is in the pdf as a table or documents were scanned into a pdf. They hold data you need to process in your ERP or other database-driven information systems. Unfortunately, PDF documents do not come with an […]

Try Our OCR PDF Scanner

OCR PDF Scanner

Docparser is an OCR PDF Scanner that uses OCR to extract data from PDF documents. It allows you to convert PDF to Excel files, convert PDF to JSON, and even update cloud platforms through integrations.   What is OCR on a scanner? Optical Character Recognition (OCR) is a technology that allows you to extract data from scanned documents resulting in a text which you […]