<div> <ul class="breadcrumb"> <li><a href="/">Home</a></li> <li><a href="/diy-platform">DIY Platform </a></li> <li><a href="/diy-platform/app-store-index/">App Store </a></li> <li> Searchable-PDF Convertor </li> </ul> </div> # Searchable-PDF Convertor Using this application, you can convert any document to [searchable-PDFs](https://www.filecenterdms.com/kb-what-is-a-searchable-pdf.html). Searchable-PDFs are used to build **Cognitive Document Understanding** solutions like Named Entity Extraction, Document Classification etc. ## How to build my first Searchable-PDF Convertor app? ### Data Preparation Create a dataset under **Datasets** by uploading your documents that need to be converted to Searchable-PDFs. This application supports below document types: - **PDF** - **Image**: *jpeg*, *png*, *tif* *Note:* Contact sales@datoin.com for other document types ### Build App 1. Go to the app store, build a Searchable-PDF Converter app by searching for *Searchable PDF Converter* 2. You will be redirected to the app settings page where you can configure and run the app 3. Under **Quick Settings**, 3.1. Select the dataset created during *Data Preparation* step above 3.2. Provide the name of the result dataset that will contain the converted Searchable-PDF documents 4. Now click on **Run Now** to start the app. The app may run for 5 to 20 minutes (dependending on the size of input data) and then the result dataset will be created. ### Output The result dataset containing the converted searchable-PDF documents will be created as output of this application. > Go ahead and build your [Searchable-PDF Convertor](https://app.datoin.com/app-store)