A-PDF Data Extractor is a simple utility program that lets you batch extract certain text information within the PDF to XLS, CSV or XML file format. It provide a visual PDF data extraction rule editor to verify and define what data fields to be gathered conveniently and automatically.
When you need to copy customer data or messages from lots of PDF files, maybe you will meet a problem as below?
Q: I have a large 600 page PDF document. Each page contains a set of data in the same order eg. Name, Address, DOB, etc. Is there a way to quickly extract this data to a spreadsheet or csv file without manually typing it? (From answers.yahoo.com)
PDF Data Extractor is an easy-to-use tool for extracting PDF data. With the useful software, you can customize extraction rule and fields, and then batch extract partial data, text from PDF files automatically. Then extracted PDF data can be saved as Excel, CSV, XML file format.
1. Free download, install and run PDF Data Extractor.
2. Select PDF files
Click "Add PDF files" button to batch import PDF files to the software.
3. Add extraction rule
Click Add icon in "Rule list", you can get a new windows. Then you can make a rule as below.
a. click "Browse" button to open a sample PDF.
b. Right click filed item to define filed name.
c. Input rule name and click "Save Rule" button to save current rule.
4. Output setting
Click "Option" button, you can choose output method and output format (Excel, CSV, XML).
5. Extract data from PDF
At last, click "Extract All" to batch extract data from PDF automatically. Then the extracted PDF data can be saved as Excel, CSV, XML.