Whether you’re using the free Unstructured API, the Unstructured Serverless API, Unstructured API on Azure/AWS or your local deployment of Unstructured API, you have several methods of accessing it. The functionality is the same across different methods.

Choose your preferred method:

The API parameters for all these methods are documented on the API parameters page.

If you’d like to try out the Unstructured API interactively by using the Free Unstructured API to process a single file, you can do so by using the Swagger UI.

  1. Go to the Swagger UI.
  2. For Servers, select https://api.unstructured.io - Hosted API Free.
  3. Click Authorize.
  4. In the Available authorizations dialog box, for Value, enter your Free Unstructured API key. Get a Free Unstructured API key.
  5. Click Authorize.
  6. Click Close.
  7. Expand the POST section.
  8. In the Request body section, next to files, click Choose File.
  9. Browse to and select a file for the Free Unstructured API to process.
  10. Enter any other settings as desired. Learn how.
  11. At the end of the list of settings, click Execute.
  12. See the results in the Responses section below the Execute button.