Scan To Database Software: How To Convert Paper Documents To Database Records

Data is king. And databases are the hub of data. All business organizations have a database – whether SQL based or NoSQL based – that acts as a repository for all of their key business related information. But how would you use this database if the data to be used in it is only available in form of paper documents? Getting the data ‘out’ of scanned documents such as PDF, images or typed invoices is difficult. So what are the options when it comes to “scan to database software” that can create database records from documents? Read on and find out! Continue reading “Scan To Database Software: How To Convert Paper Documents To Database Records”

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

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 system. Unfortunately, PDF documents do not come with an easy ‘PDF to database’ function which can be used to get hold of your data. Continue reading “How to Convert PDF to Database Records (MySQL, PostGres, MongoDB, …)”

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

PDF is here to stay. In today’s work environment, PDF became ubiquitous as a digital replacement for paper and holds all kind 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 fails most of the time for a variety of reasons. In this article we talk about PDF data extraction solutions (PDF Parser) and how to eliminate manual data entry from your workflow. Continue reading “Extract Data From PDF: How to Convert PDF Files Into Structured Data”

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

A PDF Parser (also sometimes called PDF scraper) is a software which 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 (copy & paste) is a common alternative when data needs to be extracted from only a handful of documents. Continue reading “What is a PDF Parser? An introduction to PDF and Document Parsing”

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 for properties that they manage. The problem? Weeding through all of the paperwork to get the core information that varies from application to application. Automate that extraction, and your workflow would be drastically improved, while saving hours of manual data entry and extraction. Enter Docparser. Continue reading “Rental Application & Agreement Parsing for Property Managers”

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

Whether you have 100 or 10,000 PDF files you want to extract text from, Docparser’s smart filters, and fixed & variable location extraction options will get your there. PDF’s are a very popular file format, BUT, that doesn’t mean that converting PDF to CSV and extracting text data from PDF files has always been a clear and easy mission. Until now. Continue reading “Convert PDF to CSV – Extract Tables and Text Data From PDF”