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Convert PDF to Image From URL - Python

PDF to PNG sample in Python demonstrating ‘Convert PDF to Image From URL’
import requests # pip install requests

# The authentication key (API Key).
# Get your own by registering at
API_KEY = "***************************************"

# Base URL for Web API requests

# Direct URL of source PDF file.
# You can also upload your own file into and use it as url. Check "Upload File" samples for code snippets:    
SourceFileURL = ""
# Comma-separated list of page indices (or ranges) to process. Leave empty for all pages. Example: '0,2-5,7-'.
Pages = ""
# PDF document password. Leave empty for unprotected documents.
Password = ""

def main(args = None):

def convertPdfToImage(sourceFileURL):
    """Converts PDF To Image using Web API"""

    # Prepare requests params as JSON
    # See documentation:
    parameters = {}
    parameters["password"] = Password
    parameters["pages"] = Pages
    parameters["url"] = sourceFileURL

    # Prepare URL for 'PDF To PNG' API request
    url = "{}/pdf/convert/to/png".format(BASE_URL)

    # Execute request and get response as JSON
    response =, data=parameters, headers={ "x-api-key": API_KEY })
    if (response.status_code == 200):
        json = response.json()

        if json["error"] == False:

            # Download generated PNG files
            part = 1

            for resultFileUrl in json["urls"]:
                # Download Result File
                r = requests.get(resultFileUrl, stream=True)

                localFileUrl = f"Page{part}.png"

                if r.status_code == 200:
                    with open(localFileUrl, 'wb') as file:
                        for chunk in r:
                    print(f"Result file saved as \"{localFileUrl}\" file.")
                    print(f"Request error: {response.status_code} {response.reason}")

                part = part + 1
            # Show service reported error
        print(f"Request error: {response.status_code} {response.reason}")

if __name__ == '__main__':
    main() Web API: the Web API with a set of tools for documents manipulation, data conversion, data extraction, splitting and merging of documents. Includes image recognition, built-in OCR, barcode generation and barcode decoders to decode bar codes from scans, pictures and pdf.

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