PyPDF2 and PyMuPDF, both of them can extract text from pdf files. However, which one is better? In this tutorial, we will compare them with some examples. You can select one by your situation.
Extract text from pdf by PyPDF2
Extract text from pdf by PyMuPDF
By running these examples on some pdf files, we find:
PyMuPDF is bettern than PyPDF2, because PyPDF2 may occur some invalid symbols. Here is an example:
Text extracted from pdf by PyPDF2.
Text extracted from pdf by PyMuPDF.
They are extracting text from the some page of a pdf. From the result, we can find PyMuPDF is better than PyPDF2.