Check out this tutorial to convert PDF to JSON using PDF.co Web API and Postman. Follow this step-by-step tutorial to extract PDF files in JSON format.
IMPORTANT: You need to set up Postman first, use this link to set up PDF.co for Postman.
Go to Collections Tab and click on PDF.co API v.1 folder
Look for and click on the File Uploader folder
Click on PDF to JSON folder and click GET /pdf/convert/tojson
You can send your request with cURL
curl --location --request POST 'https://api.pdf.co/v1/pdf/convert/to/json' \
--header 'Content-Type: application/json' \
--header 'x-api-key: INSERT_YOUR_API_KEY_HERE' \
Or you can send it with Postman by going to the Body tab and select Form-Data
Set the inline key to true and enter your pdf file link on the URL key’s value. To upload your PDF file in the temporary storage click here
Click on the Send button
Scroll down and make sure that the Status is 200 OK.
Scroll down to see the generated JSON code result
Click on the copy to clipboard icon on the left to copy the code and paste it to your favorite editor
Note: If you set the inline key to false, it will allow you to download the output instead.
NOTE: The JSON 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 JSON format using PDF.co Web API and Postman.