How to Convert an Uploaded PDF File to Text in Java: OCR API

Sometimes image-based PDFs can be tough to de-rasterize. If you’re looking for a convenient PDF OCR solution to this problem, you’ve come to the right place. Our PDF OCR API will transform an uploaded PDF file into text, and it supports dozens of different languages (outlined in the documentation below) for your convenience.

To take advantage of this API using Java, start by installing the Java SDK with Maven. First, add a reference to the pom.xml repository:

Then add one to the pom.xml dependency:

Last but not least, add the import classes, input your Cloudmersive API key where indicated, and call the OCR function:



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