PDF.co vs Tabula

Tabula is a free tool for extracting data from PDF files into CSV and Excel files. Tabula works on Mac, Windows and Linux.

PDF.co is an on-demand web API for easy data extraction, form filling, document conversion, document parsing, pdf manipulation, barcode reading/generation, and much more with over 300 integrations.

PDF.co vs Tabula: Features

Tabula Features

PDF Extractor

  • PDF to CSV
  • PDF to JSON (Dimension)
  • PDF to JSON (Data)
  • PDF to TSV
  • PDF to Script
  • PDF to Zip of CSVs

PDF.co Features

Document Parser

  • Lots of pre-made templates based on different types of documents
  • Easy to use template creator for your document
  • Easy to use macros
  • Download your parsed data as CSV, JSON, or XML

PDF Tools

  • Merge and Split PDF
  • Delete pages from PDF
  • Fill PDF Forms
  • Read detailed PDF information
  • Make PDF searchable/unsearchable
  • Convert HTML codes or URL into PDF
  • Search and Replace text in PDF
  • Translate PDF to another language
  • Compress PDF

PDF Extractor

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

Generate PDF

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

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 Tabula: Source and Outputs

PDF to CSV Sample Invoice

Sample Source File
Sample Source File

PDF.co PDF to CSV Extracted Table Output

PDF.co PDF to CSV Extracted Table Output
PDF.co PDF to CSV Extracted Table Output

Tabula PDF to CSV Extracted Table Output

Tabula PDF to CSV Extracted Table Output
Tabula PDF to CSV Extracted Table Output

PDF.co vs Tabula: Integrations

PDF.co Integrations

PDF.co has over 300+ integrations available:

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

Tabula Integration

  • Tabula integration is not supported