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Extract Text from PDF
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Convert PDF to text in an easy and safe way

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Extract text from PDF at no cost

You don’t have to pay to get an editable file to work with. Our PDF to TXT converter is free of charge. Just visit the website and start working with documents right away.

Offline PDF extractor

You can convert PDF to TXT without an Internet connection if you download PDF Candy Desktop. This Windows-based software also supports batch files processing.

Safety first

Worried about the security of your data? Your files get automatically deleted in 2 hours after the creation. You can manually remove them from our system once we have converted your PDF to TXT.

Boost productivity with PDF Text Extractor

Need to quickly polish an uneditable file for work or studies? We’ve got you covered. Extract text from PDF on the go: on the way to work, at the university, and anywhere. A stable Internet connection is all it takes.

No lengthy installation

With our service you don’t need to waste time downloading a program or an app and check the compatibility with your device. Upload your doc in the browser of your choice, then wait a few seconds for the PDF to text converter to process the file.

Automatic OCR

This is the perfect tool for scans when you need to extract data from PDF so as to be able to edit it. If no text objects are found, OCR feature is automatically applied.
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How to extract text from PDF?

1Click the “Add file” button to upload a document and convert PDF to text. If you are using a PC, drag and drop mechanism is supported. As an alternative, upload a file from Google Drive or Dropbox.
2The conversion will start automatically.
3Get the output TXT file.
4Download or share it as a link or a QR code. Or upload the document back to cloud storage (Google Drive/Dropbox).