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

extract tables from pdf files

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. […]

Ephesoft vs. Docparser: Is Docparser An Ephesoft Alternative?

When we think of data extraction, there are only a handful of companies and tools that spring up to our minds and Ephesoft is one of them (other than Docparser of course). Compared to Docparser, Ephesoft is a much bigger and comprehensive data service, yet Docparser can be perfect Ephesoft alternative for many use-cases. 

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 […]

Extract Data From PDF: How to Convert PDF Files Into Structured Data

Extract Data From PDF: How to Convert PDF Files Into Structured Data

The PDF (Portable Document Format) is here to stay. In today’s work environment, the PDF became ubiquitous as a digital replacement for paper and holds a variety of important business data. But what are the options if you want to extract data from PDF documents? Manually rekeying PDF data is often the first reflex but […]

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

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 […]

Using Zonal OCR to Extract Data Fields 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 […]

Rental Application & Agreement Parsing for Property Managers

Processing rental application forms & agreements can be an overwhelming experience for property managers. Docparser allows you to extract the differences from each rental application, and send that data to precisely the place you need it. Time and again we hear from property managers that have their desks & email inbox is overflowing with applications […]

Convert PDF to XML – Turn PDF files into structured XML data with Docparser

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 […]

Convert PDF to CSV – Extract Tables and Text Data From PDF

PDF’s are a very popular file format, BUT, that doesn’t mean that converting PDF to CSV and extracting text and table data from PDF files has always been a clear and easy mission. Until now. Whether you have 100 or 10,000 PDF files you want to extract single data fields and table data from, Docparser’s smart […]