Extract Attachments

PDF documents can contain attachments. Attachments have a name, but it might not be unique. For this reason, the value of reader.attachments["attachment_name"] is a list.

You can extract all attachments like this:

from pypdf import PdfReader

reader = PdfReader("example.pdf")

for name, content_list in reader.attachments:
    for i, content in enumerate(content_list):
        with open(f"{name}-{i}", "wb") as fp: