PDF file getting converted to a Microsoft Excel file

PDF to Excel


PDF to Excel is a REST API tool that converts PDF documents to Microsoft Excel spreadsheets to support advanced data analysis.

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Required Parameters
curl -X POST "https://api.pdfrest.com/excel" \ 
  -H "Accept: application/json" \ 
  -H "Content-Type: multipart/form-data" \
  -H "Api-Key: xxxxxxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxxxxxxxxxx" \
The response for your API Call will display here.
Once you've sent your POST request and received a valid response, you can download your output file using the output URL.
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Pro Tools are powerful API Tools that require a Pro or Enterprise plan for unrestricted access. All plans may be used to test Pro Tools, but output will be watermarked or otherwise limited below the Pro plan level.

Why is pdfRest the best API to convert PDF to Excel?

pdfRest offers the best solution for converting PDF documents to Excel spreadsheets, because it supports streamlined data analysis, high-quality conversion, and easy integration.

Analyze PDF Data

While PDFs are an ideal format for storing and sharing information, Excel files offer a number of features and benefits that make them ideal for data analysis, manipulation, and visualization.  PDF documents often contain valuable data that businesses need to analyze and report on. pdfRest can help businesses extract this data into Excel spreadsheets, where it can be easily analyzed and manipulated using Excel's built-in functions and features, including formulas, Excel macros, and graphs.

High-Quality Conversion

pdfRest uses the best conversion technology available to ensure reliable and accurate results. Other PDF to Excel converters often produce output files with problems such as formatting errors, data loss, and compatibility issues. pdfRest uses advanced techniques to avoid these problems and maintain accurate formatting and data from the original PDF document.

Easy to Integrate

Converting PDF to Excel is a breeze with pdfRest. Simply upload your PDF and let us do the rest. We'll take care of all the technicalities to deliver a high-quality Excel spreadsheet, every time.

Need to automate your PDF to Excel conversions? Our flexible and intuitive REST API makes it easy to integrate pdfRest into any development project. And if you ever need help, our support team is here for you.

Start from Code Examples
  1. First, you'll need an API Key - to:
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    • Sign up for an upgraded API Key with unlimited, continuous service
  2. Choose your programming language
  3. Copy and paste the code to your project
  4. Update Api-Key field with your unique API Key
  5. Update file with the local path to your input
  6. Run this code to send an API Call
See more code examples in our
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curl -X POST "https://api.pdfrest.com/excel" \
  -H "Accept: application/json" \
  -H "Content-Type: multipart/form-data" \
  -H "Api-Key: xxxxxxxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxxxxxxxxxx" \
  -F "file=@/path/to/file" \
  -F "output=example_out"

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The file parameter allows you to select a local file to be uploaded to pdfRest’s processing server.

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