Learn how to convert PDF to CSV using PDF.co Web API and Postman. Follow this step-by-step tutorial to extract PDF files to CSV format.
- Open PDF.co API v.1
- Select PDF Text and Tables Extraction
- Select PDF to CSV
- Send Request with cURL or with Postman
- Enter CSV File URL and File Name
- Send then Check the Status
- Copy and Paste URL to Browser
- Video Tutorial: Extract PDF to CSV using Postman
IMPORTANT: You need to set up Postman first, use this link to set up PDF.co for Postman.
Step 1: Open PDF.co API v.1
Go to Collections Tab and click on PDF.co API v.1 folder
Step 2: Select PDF Text and Tables Extraction
Look for and click on PDF Text and Tables Extraction subfolder
Step 3: Select PDF to CSV
Click on PDF to CSV subfolder and click Get /pdf/convert/to/csv
Step 4: Send Request with cURL or with Postman
Option 1: You can send your request with cURL
curl --location --request POST 'https://api.pdf.co/v1/pdf/convert/to/csv' \
--header 'Content-Type: application/json' \
--header 'x-api-key: INSERT_YOUR_API_KEY_HERE' \
Option 2: You can send it with Postman by going to the Body tab and selecting Form-Data
Step 5: Enter CSV File URL and File Name
Enter your CSV file URL in URL values and your desired file name on Name values. To upload your CSV file in the temporary storage click here
Enter your PDF file password on the password‘s value for password-protected PDF files. You can set a range for specific PDF file pages that you want to be converted. The first page starts at 0, use dash (-) to set range i.e 2-5 for pages 3 to 6 and 2- for pages 3 to last, otherwise leave the field empty.
Step 6: Send then Check the Status
6a. Click on the Send button
6b. Scroll down and make sure that the Status is 200 OK.
Step 7: Copy and Paste URL to Browser
Copy the URL and paste it in your browser’s address bar to see your converted HTML Code to PDF.
NOTE: The CSV file is temporarily stored in the cloud and will expire in an hour. Be sure to download/move it to permanent storage.
Now, you’ve learned how to quickly convert PDF to CSV using PDF.co Web API and Postman.