Description



PDF to Text is used to quickly convert PDF documents to plain text files in batch mode. It works without Adobe Acrobat or Adobe Reader, and has Command Line Interface (CLI), fast and accurate conversion ability, friendly interface, small size.

It retains the original text, format and layout (as much as possible) in the output text files.

Also, PDF to Text supports converting the PDF files that have some restrictions, such as "Content Copying", "Saving as Text" are not allowed.

If you want to let your documents management system supports PDF search or want to extract the text from PDF files, it might be useful.
Download Download v3.2 for Microsoft® Windows®, 1.35 MB, Updated at Jul 20, 2015

Descriptions in Other Languages



Português (Brasil) Português (Brasil)



PDF para Texto converte rapidamente documentos PDF para arquivos de texto simples em lote. Ele funciona sem o Adobe Acrobat ou Adobe Reader, e tem uma Interface de Linha de Comandos (CLI), conversão rápida e precisa, interface amigável e tamanho pequeno. Ele mantém o texto original, formato e layout (o máximo possível) nos arquivos convertidos. Além disso, suporta a conversão de arquivos PDF que tenham restrições, quando "Copiar conteúdo", "Salvar como texto" e "Extração de páginas" não são permitidos. Se você quiser deixar o seu sistema de gerenciamento de documentos suporta pesquisa PDF ou deseja extrair o texto de arquivos PDF, ele pode ser útil.

Principais Características
  • Suporta Interface de Linha de Comandos (CLI).
  • Rápido, preciso, pequeno e amigável interface.
  • Trabalha sem o Adobe Acrobat ou Adobe Reader.
  • Suporta a conversão de documentos PDF para arquivos de texto simples.
  • Mantém o texto original, formato e layout (o máximo possível) nos arquivos de texto de saída.
  • Suporta conversão de PDF para TXT no modo de lote.
  • Converte todas as páginas de um PDF em um arquivo de texto simples.
  • Suporta a conversão de arquivos PDF que têm algumas restrições, quando "Copiar conteúdo", "Salvar como texto" não são permitidos.

简体中文 简体中文



PDF to Text 用来以批量方式快速转换 PDF 文档为纯文本文件。不必安装 Adobe Acrobat 或 Adobe Reader 即可工作,且拥有命令行接口(CLI)、快速而精确的转换能力、友好的图形用户界面(GUI)、小巧等特点。它会在输出文本文件中保留 PDF 文件的原始文本、格式及布局(尽可能多)。此外,支持转换有所限制的 PDF 文件,例如不允许拷贝内容、保存为文本及页面提取的 PDF。如果您打算让您的文档管理系统支持 PDF 查询或提取 PDF 文件中的文字,本产品将会很有用。

主要特色
  • 支持命令行接口(CLI)
  • 快速、精确、小巧、界面友好。
  • 无须安装 Adobe Acrobat 或 Adobe Reader 即可工作。
  • 支持转换 PDF 文档为纯文本文件。
  • 在输出文本文件中保留 PDF 文件的原始文本、格式及布局(尽可能多)。
  • 支持批量转换 PDF 为文本。
  • 转换 PDF 所有页到一个纯文本文件。
  • 支持转换有所限制的 PDF 文件,例如不允许拷贝内容及保存为文本的 PDF。

繁體中文 繁體中文



PDF to Text 用來以批量方式快速轉換 PDF 文檔為純文字檔。不必安裝 Adobe Acrobat 或 Adobe Reader 即可工作,且擁有命令列介面(CLI)、快速而精確的轉換能力、友好的圖形化使用者介面(GUI)、小巧等特點。它會在輸出文字檔中保留 PDF 檔的原始文本、格式及佈局(盡可能多)。此外,支援轉換有所限制的 PDF 檔,例如不允許拷貝內容、存儲為文本及頁面提取的 PDF。如果您打算讓您的文檔管理系統支援 PDF 搜詢或提取 PDF 檔中的文字,本產品將會很有用。

主要特色
  • 支援命令列介面(CLI)
  • 快速、精確、小巧、介面友好。
  • 無須安裝 Adobe Acrobat 或 Adobe Reader 即可工作。
  • 支援轉換 PDF 文檔為純文字檔。
  • 在輸出文字檔中保留 PDF 檔的原始文本、格式及佈局(盡可能多)。
  • 支援批量轉換 PDF 為文本。
  • 轉換 PDF 所有頁到一個純文字檔。
  • 支援轉換有所限制的 PDF 檔,例如不允許拷貝內容及存儲為文本的 PDF。
Download Download v3.2 for Microsoft® Windows®, 1.35 MB, Updated at Jul 20, 2015

Softpedia.com's Review



QuoteConvert multiple PDF files to plain text format with the aid of batch processing operations offered by this handy piece of software

PDF to Text is a small software application whose purpose is to help you convert PDF files to plain text file format using batch processing operations.

User-friendly layout

The tool implements an intuitive behavior, so even less experienced users can easily discover and tweak its functions. Files can be added in the working environment using the built-in browse button or drag-and-drop support.

What's more, you can view information about each PDF, such as file path, size, and status, remove the selected items from the lists, and clear the entire workspace with just one click.

Conversion options

PDF to Text gives you the possibility to save the converted items to the source folder or specify a user-defined saving directory. It is important to mention that the program is not able to process password-protected PDF files.

Additionally, the application asks you if you want to check out the output directory at the end of the task. It provides support for batch operations, which means you can process multiple files at the same time.

Performance

Since it doesn't require much computer knowledge to set up the dedicated parameters, you can learn to master the process in no time. During our testing we have noticed that PDF to Text carries out a task quickly and provides very good output results. It doesn't eat up a lot of CPU and memory, so the overall performance of the computer is not hampered.

Bottom line

All things considered, PDF to Text offers a straightforward software solution and comes bundled with basic features for helping you convert PDF files to plain text file format using batch processing operations.
ILoveFreeSoftware.com's Review



Quote..., Overall, this PDF to Text Converter offers a simple and easy way to allow editing of text through a text editor. It also supports PDF files which have restrictions on them such as 'Content Copying' and 'Saving as Text' which are not allowed. It is a neat and clean PDF converter that provides basic, yet excellent functionality and ease of use...

ILoveFreeSoftware.com's Description



QuotePDF To Text is a PDF converter software that helps you to convert PDF files into plain text files. For using PDF To Text you don't need Adobe Acrobat or Adobe Reader. It converts the PDF files in batch mode. On conversion of PDF files to the new text files, it retains the original text, layout, and format. When there is much use of PDF files like if you are using PDF files in documents management system or if you wish to extract some text from the PDF file then PDF To Text proves to be really helpful.

# Features Of PDF To Text

  • Very simple UI, easy to understand.
  • No need to have Adobe Acrobat or Adobe Reader installed in the system.
  • Original text, layout, and format are retained to maximum in the output text files.
  • Converts all pages of PDF file into a single plain text file.
...

# Final Verdict

PDF To Text is a very efficient software to convert the PDF files into text files. Working with PDF To Text is very easy and the output files created have the same text, format, and layout as that of the original PDF file. Option to customize the output folder makes it easy for you to organize the work.
Download Download v3.2 for Microsoft® Windows®, 1.35 MB, Updated at Jul 20, 2015

Update History



Version
Release/Update Date
New Features Bug Fixes
3.2
Jul 20, 2015
  • Important: supports Command Line Interface (CLI).
  • Important: supports multi-language.
  • Important: fully supports native Portuguese (Brazil), 简体中文 and 繁體中文.
  • Important: now the installer supports multi-language also, and let you choose when install. Even, PTT can directly use the language that selected during installing.
  • Important: uses Golden Ratio for the main interface and its start position.
  • Important: supports shortcut keys for all operations on the main interface.
  • Supports to open the selected PDF by pressing <Enter> key.
  • Moved all actions which need to run the default eMail client to the online webpages, in order to avoid the confusion if who has not a default eMail client.
  • Optimized the source code to improve efficiency.
  • Shortened the executable file name ("PDF to Text.exe") as "PTT.exe", in order to facilitate Command Line call.
  • Optimized the location of the drop-down menus on the main interface.
  • Allows you to run multiple instances.
  • Optimized the user interface.
  • Open translation interface for multi-language version.
  • Published as shareware (because now supports Command Line Interface (CLI)).
  • Important: this function cannot work: double-click an item to open the corresponding PDF file.
3.1
Aug 15, 2013
  • Supports Unicode filename and path.
3.0
Nov 24, 2012
  • Published as freeware.
  • Supports to drag and drop PDF files to the listing.
  • Do not quit adding when selected a duplicate PDF file, just skip it.
2.2
Aug 12, 2012
  • Supports converting the PDF files that have some restrictions, such as "Content Copying", "Saving as Text", "Page Extraction" are not allowed.
2.1
Feb 22, 2012
  • Supports viewing the output plain text files directly after converted.
2.0
Oct 10, 2011
  • Supports opening the original PDF files in the list.
  • Gives prompt if there are converted files.
1.2
Mar 29, 2011
  • Supports customizing the output path.
1.1
Nov 05, 2010
  • Adds <Open Result> button to the selected item if it has already been converted.
1.0
Jun 08, 2010
  • New release.
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