archmage

CHM decompressor


Keywords
chm, HTML, Help, Compiled, Compressed
License
GPL-2.0+
Install
pip install archmage==0.4.2.1

Documentation

arCHMage

arCHMage converts CHM files to HTML, plain text and PDF. CHM is the format used by Microsoft HTML Help, also known as Compiled HTML.

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Usage

Extract CHM content into directory

archmage -x <chmfile> [output directory]

Extraction does not overwrite existing directories.

Dump HTML data from CHM

archmage -d <chmfile>

Convert CHM file into another format

archmage -c (html|text|pdf) <chmfile> [output file]

This feature requires htmldoc(1), and lynx(1) or elinks(1) installed.

Installation

pip install archmage

Requirements

arCHMage has the following dependencies:

  • Python 3.5+
  • PyCHM
  • BeautifulSoup4

Optional dependencies:

  • htmldoc - converting to plain text, single HTML, PDF formats (Debian/Ubuntu: htmldoc)
  • Lynx or ELinks - converting to plain text (Debian/Ubuntu: lynx)