Python Document Viewer REST API & SDK

Cloud SDK that communicate with REST API to develop Python applications which can render & view all sorts of popular document and image file formats.

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  • GroupDocs.Viewer Cloud SDK for .NET
  • GroupDocs.Viewer Cloud SDK for Java
  • GroupDocs.Viewer Cloud SDK for PHP
  • GroupDocs.Viewer Cloud SDK for Ruby
  • GroupDocs.Viewer Cloud SDK for Node.js
  • GroupDocs.Viewer Cloud SDK for Android
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Quickly get started using GroupDocs.Viewer Cloud with the help of GroupDocs.Viewer Cloud SDK for Python. The SDK is a modern, open-source Python library that makes it easy to integrate GroupDocs.Viewer Cloud API in your own Python applications. With the SDK, you can benefit from all the features of the API in a much easier and quicker manner. The SDK provides an abstraction over the “low-level” details of making requests and handling responses, for a simpler and more intuitive coding experience.

Frequently Asked Questions

I want to create my own Python application to view documents?

Check out GroupDocs.Viewer Cloud SDK for Python at GitHub if you are looking for the source code to view file in the Cloud.

Can I try GroupDocs.Viewer REST APIs on Python for free?

You can try GroupDocs.Viewer Low-Code Python APIs without any limitations.

I do not want to upload my confidential files anywhere? What are my options?

GroupDocs.Viewer Cloud is also available as Docker image which can be used to self-host the service. Or you may build your own services using GroupDocs.Viewer High-code APIs which currently drive our REST APIs.

Advanced Document Viewer REST API Features

Render documents as HTML5

Render documents as Image

Rotate, reorder & watermark pages

Render documents as PDF

Render document attachments

APIs are secured and require authentication

Quick and Reliable Document Presentation

The cloud-based viewer API has the ability to display different document formats without compromising on the performance. Features of the API can be used via the SDK, with just a few lines of code.

Render any supported document with minimal options - Python

  # Get your App SID and App Key at (free registration is required).
  app_sid = "XXXX-XXXX-XXXX"
  app_key = "XXXXXXXXXXXX"

  # Create instance of the API.
  api = groupdocs_viewer_cloud.ViewerApi.from_keys(app_sid, app_key)

  viewOptions = groupdocs_viewer_cloud.ViewOptions()

  fileInfo = groupdocs_viewer_cloud.FileInfo()
  fileInfo.file_path = "docs\\document.xlsx"
  fileInfo.password = "password"
  fileInfo.storage_name = "Storage Name"

  viewOptions.file_info = fileInfo;

  request = groupdocs_viewer_cloud.GetInfoRequest(viewOptions)
  response = api.get_info(request)

Quickly Get Started with Document Viewing REST API

Get started using GroupDocs.Viewer Cloud REST API with the GroupDocs.Viewer Cloud SDK for Python. It facilitates the users and speeds up the development of applications written in Python while taking care of low-level details of making requests and handling responses and lets the users focus on writing code specific to their particular project.

Easy Customization

GroupDocs.Viewer Cloud SDK is 100% tested and out-of-the-box running. The SDK is open source and has an MIT license. You can use it, and even customize it for absolutely free of any charge.

File Formats

GroupDocs.Viewer Cloud for Python supports a wide range of file formats, including but not limited to:

  • Microsoft Office: DOC, DOCX, XLS, XLSX, PPT, PPTX
  • PDF
  • Images: JPG, PNG, BMP, TIFF, GIF
  • CAD formats: DWG, DXF
  • Ebooks: EPUB, MOBI
  • Email formats: EML, MSG

Rendering Options

With GroupDocs.Viewer Cloud for Python, you can customize the rendering options to meet your specific requirements. Some of the key rendering options include:

  • Zooming and scaling
  • Rotation and flipping
  • Watermarking
  • HTML transformations

Document Rendering

GroupDocs.Viewer Cloud for Python allows you to render documents in various formats, including:

  • Rendering PDF documents as images or HTML
  • Rendering Microsoft Office documents as images or HTML
  • Rendering CAD formats as images or HTML

Document Manipulation

Apart from rendering, GroupDocs.Viewer Cloud for Python provides several document manipulation features, such as:

  • Extracting text from documents
  • Extracting images from documents
  • Splitting documents into pages
  • Merging multiple documents into a single document

Supported Platforms

GroupDocs.Viewer Cloud for Python is compatible with a range of platforms, including:

  • Python
  • .NET
  • Java
  • PHP
  • Node.js

Integration with Third-Party Storage

You can easily integrate GroupDocs.Viewer Cloud for Python with third-party storage providers, such as:

  • Amazon S3
  • Dropbox
  • Google Drive
  • Azure Blob Storage

Security and Authentication

GroupDocs.Viewer Cloud for Python offers secure document viewing with features like:

  • Token-based authentication
  • Secure file storage
  • SSL/TLS encryption
  • Access control and permissions

Caching and Performance Optimization

To optimize performance, GroupDocs.Viewer Cloud for Python provides caching mechanisms, including:

  • Client-side caching
  • Server-side caching
  • Time-to-live settings

Metadata Extraction

GroupDocs.Viewer Cloud for Python allows you to extract metadata from documents, such as:

  • Document properties (e.g., title, author, keywords)
  • Exif data from images
  • CAD file metadata

Cross-Platform Compatibility

GroupDocs.Viewer Cloud for Python is designed to work seamlessly across different platforms, including:

  • Windows
  • Linux
  • macOS

Customization and Branding

You can customize and brand the document viewer with GroupDocs.Viewer Cloud for Python by:

  • Changing the UI colors and styles
  • Adding your logo and watermark
  • Controlling the viewer behavior

Documentation and Support

GroupDocs.Viewer Cloud for Python provides comprehensive documentation and support resources, including:

  • Developer guides
  • API reference
  • Code examples
  • Support forum
  • Email support

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Support and Learning Resources

GroupDocs.Viewer Cloud also offers individual document rendering SDKs for other popular languages as listed below: