PDF.co vs PyMuPDF

PyMuPDF Python bindings for MuPDF, which is a lightweight PDF and XPS viewer. The library can access files in PDF, XPS, OpenXPS, epub, comic, and fiction book formats, and it is known for its top performance and high rendering quality.

PDF.co is an API and automation platform for PDF, Barcodes, Data Extraction, and Data Transformations. It also presents online tools for conducting fundamental PDF-related functionalities such as splitting/merging PDF, document parsing, filling PDF forms, search/replace text, PDF data extraction to various formats, barcode reader, etc.

PDF.co vs PyMuPDF: Features

PyMuPDF Features

Key Features

  • Extract Text and Images
  • Add Text and Images
  • Joining and Splitting PDF Documents
  • Modifying, Creating, Re-arranging, and Deleting Pages
  • Inspecting the Links, Annotations, or Form Fields of a Page
  • Working with Pages and Outlines
  • Operator Algebra for Geometry Objects
  • Low-Level Functions and Classes
  • Constant and Enumerations
  • Color Database
  • Encryption
  • Embedded Data

PDF.co Features

PDF Converter

  • PDF to TEXT
  • PDF to CSV
  • PDF to JSON
  • PDF to XML
  • PDF to CSV
  • PDF to XLS
  • PDF to XLSX
  • PDF to HTML
  • PDF to Images(PNG, JPG, TIFF, and WEBP)

PDF Tools

  • Add Text, Signatures, and Images to a PDF
  • Merge PDF, Split PDF, and Delete pages from PDF/li>
  • PDF Filler
  • Read detailed PDF information
  • Turn PDF into searchable or unsearchable
  • Convert HTML codes or URL into PDF
  • Search and Replace text in PDF
  • Translate PDF to another language
  • Compress PDF

Generate PDF

  • Can create PDF from scratch or use PDF templates
  • Convert other documents such as Doc, DocX, RTF, TXT, XPS, HTML, Images (JPG, PNG, TIFF), XLS, XLSX into PDF

Extract Structured Data

  • Export extracted data into different types such as CSV, XML, JSON, HTML, Spreadsheets, etc.
  • Built-in OCR text recognition support
  • Extract unstructured PDF data, PDF with tables, orders, reports, scanned documents, invoices, images.

Barcode Tools

  • Can generate 1D or 2D barcode
  • Can read barcodes from PDF documents, images, and remote documents using the link

Business-oriented Features

  • Email to PDF transformation. Supports emails with attachments include tools to extract important data from emails separately.
  • Auto detector and remover of sensitive data

PDF.co vs PYMuPDF: Source and Outputs

PDF to TEXT Conversion Sample PDF

Sample Source PDF
Sample Source PDF

PyMuPDF PDF to TEXT Conversion Output

PyMuPDF Conversion Output
PyMuPDF Conversion Output

PDF.co PDF to TEXT Conversion Output

PDF.co Conversion Output
PDF.co Conversion Output

PDF.co vs PyMuPDF: Integrations

PDF.co Integrations

PDF.co has over 300+ integrations available:

  • Zapier, Integromat, Bubble, and API for programmers
  • Salesforce, Dynamics 365, Zoho, and other CRM systems
  • SharePoint, Office 365, Box, Egnyte, Dropbox, SignNow plus ready to use 300+ integrations
  • RPA UiPath, BluePrism, Automation Anywhere
  • RapidAPI

PyMuPDF Integrations

  • PyMuPDF integration is not available