Convert PDF Files to HTML in Python

PDF is a widely used document format that provides cross-platform support. Thus, you can open PDF files without worrying about the underlying platform. However, in certain cases, you have to convert the PDF files to HTML, for example for embedding them into web pages. In this article, you will learn how to convert a PDF document to an HTML file programmatically in Python.

Python PDF to HTML Converter Library

To export PDF files to HTML, we will use Aspose.Words for Python. It is a feature-rich Python library to create, manipulate, and convert Word documents. Moreover, it provides high-quality conversion of PDF documents for free.

The library is hosted on PyPI and can be installed using the following pip command.

> pip install aspose-words

How to Convert a PDF to HTML in Python

The conversion of a PDF document to HTML is as simple as pie using Aspose.Words for Python. You only need to load the PDF document and save it as an HTML file. The following steps show how to convert a PDF file to HTML in Python.

  • Load the PDF document using Document class.
  • Save PDF as HTML using method.

The following code sample shows how to convert a PDF document to HTML programmatically.

Free PDF to HTML Python Converter

You can get a free temporary license to convert PDF files to HTML format without evaluation limitations.


In this article, you have learned how to convert PDF files to HTML in Python. You can simply install the library and integrate PDF to HTML conversion into your Python applications. You can also explore other features of Aspose.Words for Python using the documentation. In addition, you can ask your queries via our forum.

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