ActivePDF Announces Release of Xtractor 9.1.0


ActivePDF has announced the release of Xtractor 9.1.0, its PDF data extraction tool, adding new functionality and an overall improved user experience. Xtractor, a robust .NET API that quickly and accurately extracts targeted data within PDF files, has been reengineered from the ground up based upon direct user feedback.

The latest 9.1.0 version of Xtractor uses 85% less code, provides twice as many API calls, and runs up to 64-times faster than Xtractor 8.10.

“Xtractor 9.1.0 makes it possible for businesses to search and extract targeted data accurately and faster than ever before,” says Tim Sullivan, ActivePDF Chief Architect and CEO. “With these new and upgraded functionalities in place, Xtractor puts powerful search capabilities and data extraction at the fingertips of all businesses within every industry.

“Xtractor carries the load of all PDF data extraction needs while providing the amazing benefits of thorough automation which lightens up workloads across our clients’ organizations. Once again, our users asked for it and we delivered.”

High-security industries such as government agencies and financial institutions use Xtractor to extract high volumes of text, images, location coordinates, and metadata from PDF files in mere minutes. Once extracted, the data is immediately available for automation, editing, indexing, and more.

Xtractor 9.1.0 new and updated features include:

  • New API Calls: Almost all the API calls are new in Xtractor 9.1.0., doubling the number of existing features. Many calls were updated and include all new parameters.
  • Improved Performance: Xtractor 9.1.0 is up to 64-times faster and more powerful than previous releases, providing one of the best data extraction software tools available. Users will notice that it takes up to 85% less code compared to the previous version.
  • Images in Memory: Xtractor 9.1.0 can now handle images in memory. Simply add a reference to the “System.Drawing” assembly to any project to keep images available on demand.
  • Bookmarks: Xtractor 9.1.0 now extracts the bookmark destinations with PDF files.
  • Permission: Extracts document permissions, such as print resolution and information regarding whether form field pages, documents, or annotations can be modified or copied.
  • Text & Search Phrases: Xtractor 9.1.0 can now extract text above and below a search phrase.