How to convert PDF to PNG from file (node for PDF to image API in JavaScript with PDF.co Web API

How to convert PDF to PNG from file (node for PDF to image API in JavaScript: Step By Step Tutorial

The sample source codes on this page will demonstrate you how to make PDF to image API in JavaScript. PDF to image API in JavaScript can be implemented with PDF.co Web API. PDF.co Web API is the flexible Web API that includes full set of functions from e-signature requests to data extraction, OCR, images recognition, pdf splitting and pdf splitting. Can also generate barcodes and read barcodes from images, scans and pdf.

You will save a lot of time on writing and testing code as you may just take the code below and use it in your application. Sample code in JavaScript is all you need. Copy-paste it to your the code editor, then add a reference to PDF.co Web API and you are ready to try it! Code testing will allow the function to be tested and work properly with your data.

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ConvertPdfToPngFromFile_AsyncApi.js
      
/*jshint esversion: 6 */ var https = require("https"); var fs = require("fs"); // `request` module is required for file upload. // Use "npm install request" command to install. var request = require("request"); // The authentication key (API Key). // Get your own by registering at https://app.pdf.co/documentation/api const API_KEY = "***********************************"; // Source PDF file const SourceFile = "./sample.pdf"; // Comma-separated list of page indices (or ranges) to process. Leave empty for all pages. Example: '0,2-5,7-'. const Pages = ""; // PDF document password. Leave empty for unprotected documents. const Password = ""; // Prepare request uri for `PDF To PNG` API call var query = `https://api.pdf.co/v1/pdf/convert/to/png`; let reqOptions = { uri: query, headers: { "x-api-key": API_KEY }, formData: { password: Password, pages: Pages, async: 'True', file: fs.createReadStream(SourceFile) }, }; // Send request request.post(reqOptions, function (error, response, body) { if (error) { return console.error("Error: ", error); } // Parse JSON response let data = JSON.parse(body); console.log(`Job #${data.jobId} has been created!`); checkIfJobIsCompleted(data.jobId, data.url); }); function checkIfJobIsCompleted(jobId, resultFileUrlJson) { let queryPath = `/v1/job/check?jobid=${jobId}`; let reqOptions = { host: "api.pdf.co", path: encodeURI(queryPath), method: "GET", headers: { "x-api-key": API_KEY } }; https.get(reqOptions, (response) => { response.on("data", (d) => { response.setEncoding("utf8"); // Parse JSON response let data = JSON.parse(d); console.log(`Checking Job #${jobId}, Status: ${data.status}, Time: ${new Date().toLocaleString()}`); if (data.status == "working") { // Check again after 3 seconds setTimeout(function(){checkIfJobIsCompleted(jobId, resultFileUrlJson)} , 3000); } else if (data.status == "success") { request({ method: 'GET', uri: resultFileUrlJson, gzip: true }, function (error, response, body) { // Parse JSON response let respJsonFileArray = JSON.parse(body); let page = 1; respJsonFileArray.forEach((url) => { var localFileName = `./page${page}.png`; var file = fs.createWriteStream(localFileName); https.get(url, (response2) => { response2.pipe(file) .on("close", () => { console.log(`Generated PNG file saved as "${localFileName} file."`); }); }); page++; }, this); }); } else { console.log(`Operation ended with status: "${data.status}".`); } }) }); }

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