Extract text from PDF files

Easily extract text from PDF files online for free

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Easily extract text from PDF files

This online tool allows you to easily extract text from PDF files. All you have to do is upload your PDF file and then download the extracted text shortly after.

How to extract text from PDF files

  • Choose or drop the PDF file from which you would like to extract text
  • Wait a few seconds while the text is being extracted
  • Download the file with the extracted text

Security for your sensitive data

Data security is key for pdfforge. As a German company we are subject to strict data policy laws and our servers are located in the EU. Files that you upload will automatically be deleted from our system after two hours.

Protip:

Even though your data is safe with us, there are always documents which should not be sent to a public service. We recommend to use our PDFCreator for files that contain sensitive personal data. The desktop version is not only popular for private use but is also used by many of our clients world wide. One of its advantages are the extra layers of security. PDFCreator prevents unauthorized access to your PDFs and lets you encrypt your files with AES while protecting them with a password. You can use the free version or one of our professional solutions.