How to convert PDF to image from uploaded file for PDF to image API in Python and PDF.co Web API

Step-by-step tutorial:How to convert PDF to image from uploaded file to have PDF to image API in Python

The easy to understand coding guides help you check the features without any need to write your own code. PDF to image API in Python can be applied 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.

Use the code displayed below in your application to save a lot of time on writing and testing code. Open your Python project and simply copy & paste the code and then run your app! Further improvement of the code will make it more robust.

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ConvertPdfToImageFromUploadedFile.py

      
import os import requests # pip install requests # The authentication key (API Key). # Get your own by registering at https://app.pdf.co/documentation/api API_KEY = "******************************************" # Base URL for PDF.co Web API requests BASE_URL = "https://api.pdf.co/v1" # Source PDF file SourceFile = ".\\sample.pdf" # Comma-separated list of page indices (or ranges) to process. Leave empty for all pages. Example: '0,2-5,7-'. Pages = "" # PDF document password. Leave empty for unprotected documents. Password = "" def main(args = None): uploadedFileUrl = uploadFile(SourceFile) if (uploadedFileUrl != None): convertPdfToImage(uploadedFileUrl) def convertPdfToImage(uploadedFileUrl): """Converts PDF To Image using PDF.co Web API""" # Prepare requests params as JSON # See documentation: https://apidocs.pdf.co parameters = {} parameters["password"] = Password parameters["pages"] = Pages parameters["url"] = uploadedFileUrl # Prepare URL for 'PDF To PNG' API request url = "{}/pdf/convert/to/png".format(BASE_URL) # Execute request and get response as JSON response = requests.post(url, data=parameters, headers={ "x-api-key": API_KEY }) if (response.status_code == 200): json = response.json() if json["error"] == False: # Download generated PNG files part = 1 for resultFileUrl in json["urls"]: # Download Result File r = requests.get(resultFileUrl, stream=True) localFileUrl = f"Page{part}.png" if r.status_code == 200: with open(localFileUrl, 'wb') as file: for chunk in r: file.write(chunk) print(f"Result file saved as \"{localFileUrl}\" file.") else: print(f"Request error: {response.status_code} {response.reason}") part = part + 1 else: # Show service reported error print(json["message"]) else: print(f"Request error: {response.status_code} {response.reason}") def uploadFile(fileName): """Uploads file to the cloud""" # 1. RETRIEVE PRESIGNED URL TO UPLOAD FILE. # Prepare URL for 'Get Presigned URL' API request url = "{}/file/upload/get-presigned-url?contenttype=application/octet-stream&name={}".format( BASE_URL, os.path.basename(fileName)) # Execute request and get response as JSON response = requests.get(url, headers={ "x-api-key": API_KEY }) if (response.status_code == 200): json = response.json() if json["error"] == False: # URL to use for file upload uploadUrl = json["presignedUrl"] # URL for future reference uploadedFileUrl = json["url"] # 2. UPLOAD FILE TO CLOUD. with open(fileName, 'rb') as file: requests.put(uploadUrl, data=file, headers={ "x-api-key": API_KEY, "content-type": "application/octet-stream" }) return uploadedFileUrl else: # Show service reported error print(json["message"]) else: print(f"Request error: {response.status_code} {response.reason}") return None if __name__ == '__main__': main()

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