Introducing Document Parser REST API Solution – GroupDocs.Parser Cloud

We’re pleased to share insight of upcoming GroupDocs.Parser Cloud API, a new addition to product list. GroupDocs.Parser Cloud is a document parsing solution. As a developer, you’ll be able to add document parsing feature in your applications on any platform without depending on any third-party plugin or tool. The main feature of this REST API will be to parse documents on user-defined templates to extract data from your invoices, quotation or other kinds of business documents.

Some of the supported features in upcoming API are as following. The REST API will not be limited to the following features, but we will be keep adding new useful features.


  • Parse Document by Template
  • Extract Text
    • Extract only text
    • Extract formatted text using extraction mode option; Plain Text, HTML and Markdown
    • Extract text from specific pages by setting the page range
  • Extract Images
  • Document information extraction
  • Template Management

Supported formats

In the first release of GroupDocs.Parser Cloud API, we will be supporting the following file formats:

DOC Microsoft Word Document
DOT Microsoft Word Document Template
DOCX Office Open XML Document
DOCM Office Open XML Macro-Enabled Document
DOTX Office Open XML Document Template
DOTM Office Open XML Document Macro-Enabled Template
TXT Plain text
ODT Open Document Text
OTT Open Document Text Template
RTF Rich Text Format
PDF Portable Document Format File
HTML Hypertext Markup Language File
XHTML Extensible Hypertext Markup Language File
MD Markdown
CHM Compiled HTML Help File
EPUB Digital E-Book File Format
FB2 FictionBook 2.0 File
XLS Microsoft Excel Spreadsheet
XLT Microsoft Excel Template
XLSX Office Open XML Spreadsheet
XLSM Office Open XML Macro-Enabled Spreadsheet
XLSB Office Open XML Binary Spreadsheet
XLTX Office Open XML Spreadsheet Template
XLTM Office Open XML Macro-Enabled Spreadsheet Template
ODS Open Document Spreadsheet
OTS Open Document Spreadsheet Template
CSV Comma Separated Values
XLA Excel Add-In File
XLAM Excel Open XML Macro-Enabled Add-In
NUMBERS Apple iWork Numbers
PPT PowerPoint Presentation
PPS PowerPoint Slideshow
POT PowerPoint Template
PPTX Office Open XML Presentation
PPTM Office Open XML Macro-Enabled Presentation
POTX Office Open XML Presentation Template
POTM Office Open XML Macro-Enabled Presentation Template
PPSX Office Open XML Presentation Slideshow
PPSM Office Open XML Macro-Enabled Presentation Slideshow
ODP Open Document Presentation
OTP Open Document Presentation Template
PST Outlook Personal Information Store File
OST Outlook Offline Data File
EML E-Mail Message
EMLX Apple Mail Message
MSG Outlook Mail Message
ONE OneNote Document
ZIP Zipped File

Security and Authentication

The GroupDocs.Parser Cloud REST API is secured and requires authentication. You will need AppSID and AppKey for authentication, which can be created at the dashboard.

API Explorer

We will provide a Web-based API Reference Explorer for GroupDocs.Parser Cloud. So you will be able to try the REST APIs right away in your browser. And also you can get information about all the resources in the API.


GroupDocs.Parser Cloud will come with SDKs for all popular programing languages hosted on our GitHub repository along with working examples, that will allow you to integrate it into existing systems. The SDKs will be wrapped around REST API. The SDK will take care of low-level details of making requests and handling responses, that will let you focus on writing code specific to your particular project.

Our first version

We are currently finalizing the documentation and examples for GroupDocs.Parser Cloud. We have planned to release the first version of new product soon with features shared above. If you have any questions or suggestions, please feel free to write us on Forum.

Please stay tuned to blog for further updates.