Text extraction is a task that many developers face every day. As superficially simple as it may sound, this task becomes a real problem when the program should efficiently work with a large number of document types and formats.
Writing your own components may require too much time and efforts, which otherwise could have been invested into improving the program core and general optimization.
There are many extractors available on the market for each document type, but their aggregate cost may by far exceed your budget for this aspect of your application. If you are looking for an affordable, stable, easy-to-use and elegant solution for text extraction in .NET environment, make sure you don't miss Gears.IFilterHelper!
Based on a proprietary technology by Microsoft Corp. - IFilters - and a corresponding API, Gears.IFilterHelper greatly facilitates and expedites tasks related to extracting text from a variety of sources, from familiar Word documents to Adobe PDF files and much, much more. The goal and motto of Gears.IFilterHelper developers was to turn the complexity of the IFilters API into the transparent and intuitive approach implemented in Gears.IFilterHelper, and to focus on the most important and demanded areas of functionality.
The main advantages of the library:
- Extracts text from files
- Supports .NET 1.1, 2.0, 3.5
- C#, VB.NET and other CLS-compliant languages
- Works with any well-written IFilters
- Supports more 50 document formats
- Automatically detects installed IFilters
- Provides extended information about IFilters
Being a simple and focused .NET library written entirely in C#, Gears.IFilterHelper can be used for any .NET application, allowing you to start extracting text by adding just a few lines of code. Apart from being an efficient IFilters wrapper, the component is great at what it was designed for - getting this text out of a wide assortment of f...
System Requirements: .Net Framework 1.0 or later
Operating System Support: WinXP, WinVista, WinVista x64, Win7 x32, Win7 x64, Win2000, WinOther, Windows2000, Windows2003, WinServer, Windows Vista Ultimate, Windows Vista Ultimate x64, Win98, WinME, Windows Vista Starter, Windows Vista Home Basic, Windows Vista Home Premium, Windows Vista Business, Windows Vista Enterprise, Windows Vista Home Basic x64, Windows Vista Home Premium x64, Windows Vista Business x64, Windows Vista Enterprise x64
Tags: text, extraction, text extraction, .NET, IFilter, IFilters, pdf extractor