Pdf to Image Conversion using Python

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In this blog we will learn how you can convert any pdf file into images such as png, jpg and jpeg  formate using python code.

We make a simle GUI using Tkinter .This GUI take (by passing a pdf file ) a pdf file from your local directy and will convert into image formate. 

Step 1

1st of all Download Poppler from here here,Then extract it.In the code section just add poppler_path=r’C:Program Filespoppler-0.68.0bin’(for eg.) like below

Step 2

you need to install pdf2image library by using the commond below

# install this library
pip install pdf2image

step 3

Write a python script and also put download file name poppler into same directly


from tkinter import filedialog as fd
filename = fd.askopenfilename()

from pdf2image import convert_from_path
from tkinter import *
from tkinter import messagebox
def pdf2img():
        images = convert_from_path(filename,dpi=200,poppler_path=r'poppler-0.68.0\bin')
        for i, image in enumerate(images):
            fname = 'image'+str(i)+'.png'
            image.save(fname, "PNG")

    except  :
        Result = "NO pdf found"
        messagebox.showinfo("Result", Result)
        Result = "success"
        messagebox.showinfo("Result", Result)
master = Tk()
Label(master, text="File Location").grid(row=0, sticky=W)
b = Button(master, text="Convert", command=pdf2img)
b.grid(row=0, column=2,columnspan=2, rowspan=2,padx=5, pady=5)

Run the script and it will show you results like this

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