Acrobat SDK – extract text  from PDF files without having it installed. No additional tools needed. Use C# and Visual Basic .NET source code samples below to extract from PDF to TXT with PDF Extractor SDK.

VB.NET

 ' Create Bytescout.PDFExtractor.TextExtractor instance
 Dim extractor As New TextExtractor()
 extractor.RegistrationName = "demo"
 extractor.RegistrationKey = "demo"

 ' Load sample PDF document
 extractor.LoadDocumentFromFile("sample2.pdf")

 ' Save extracted text to file
 extractor.SaveTextToFile("output.txt")

C#

// Create Bytescout.PDFExtractor.TextExtractor instance
 	TextExtractor extractor = new TextExtractor();
 	extractor.RegistrationName = "demo";
 	extractor.RegistrationKey = "demo";

 	// Load sample PDF document
 	extractor.LoadDocumentFromFile("sample2.pdf");

 	// Save extracted text to file
 	extractor.SaveTextToFile("output.txt");