How to analyze PDF format and extract text and images separately?

Question:I need to extract the "articles" from this PDF magazine which has both text and images. The image content has to be placed separately, the text extracted (as far as possible) and placed separately.How do I go about doing this? Is there any solution on VeryPDF?

Answer:According to your needs, you need to use two tools to finish this job. For one thing, please use VeryPDF PDF to TIFF Extractor to extract image in the PDF magazine  and save it as tiff image file. For another thing, you can use software VeryPDF PDF to Word Converter to extract text part from it. Actually, if you do not extract image from PDF in batch, you can convert PDF to word and then copy image from it. Please choose the proper method according to your needs. Say if your main difficulty lies in extracting image, please use the first software. If your main question lies in extracting text, please use software PDF to word. Here I will introduce the cheaper method, one software can handle two question even if it is a little time consuming- PDF to word converter.

Step 1. Free download PDF to Word Converter.

  • Please do not buy this software in a hurry as it allows you to try it more 30 times free. So you can try it and then pay for it if you feel good.
    • This software is GUI version, when downloading finishes, there will be an exe file. Please install this software by double click the downloaded exe and following installation message till there is icon showing up on desktop. Simply click it then you will see the following snapshot. Click button File then you will see menu option next to it.

software of PDF to word

Step 2. Converting PDF to word for extracting text and image separately.

  • When you open software interface, please do the setting part first. According to your question, simply choose the first one Layout page contents automatically good.
  • Then you can drag PDF to software interface and wait a few seconds.  The output word will be opened automatically after conversion.
  • The following snapshot is from the converted word document, please have a check.

copy image out of PDF

  • Now you can extract text and image in the output word document separately. Like I said above, the problem is that by this software you need to extract text and image separately by hand. But this is the cheapest method to finish this task.

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