Convert EXCEL to XML in C#
High-speed C# library for converting EXCEL to XML. This is a professional software solution to import and export EXCEL, XML, and many other formats on .NET Framework, .NET Core or Mono Platforms.
Convert EXCEL to XML Using C#
How do I convert EXCEL to XML? With Aspose.Cells for .NET library, you can easily convert EXCEL to XML programmatically with a few lines of code. Aspose.Cells for .NET is capable of building cross-platform applications with the ability to generate, modify, convert, render and print all Excel files. .NET Excel API not only convert between spreadsheet formats, it can also render Excel files as images, PDF, HTML, ODS, CSV, SVG, JSON, WORD, PPT and more, thus making it a perfect choice to exchange documents in industry-standard formats. Open NuGet package manager, search for Aspose.Cells and install. You may also use the following command from the Package Manager Console.
Package Manager Console Command
PM> Install-Package Aspose.Cells
Save EXCEL to XML in C#
The following example demonstrates how to convert EXCEL to XML in C#.
Follow the easy steps to convert EXCEL to XML. Upload your EXCEL file, then simply save it as XML file. For both EXCEL reading and XML writing you can use fully qualified filenames. The output XML content and formatting will be identical to the original EXCEL document.
How to Convert EXCEL to XML via C#
Need to convert EXCEL files to XML programmatically? .NET developers can easily load & convert EXCEL to XML in just a few lines of code.
- Install ‘Aspose.Cells for .NET’.
- Add a library reference (import the library) to your C# project.
- Load EXCEL file with an instance of Workbook.
- Convert EXCEL to XML by calling Workbook.Save method.
- Get the conversion result of EXCEL to XML.
C# library to convert EXCEL to XML
There are two alternative options to install “Aspose.Cells for .NET” onto your system. Please choose one that resembles your needs and follow the step-by-step instructions:
Before running the .NET conversion example code, make sure that you have the following prerequisites.
- Microsoft Windows or a compatible OS with .NET, .NET Core, Windows Azure or Mono Platforms..
- Development environment like Microsoft Visual Studio.
- Add reference to the Aspose.Cells for .NET DLL in your project.
EXCEL What is EXCEL File Format?
XLSX is well-known format for Microsoft Excel documents that was introduced by Microsoft with the release of Microsoft Office 2007. Based on structure organized according to the Open Packaging Conventions as outlined in Part 2 of the OOXML standard ECMA-376, the new format is a zip package that contains a number of XML files. The underlying structure and files can be examined by simply unzipping the .xlsx file.Read More
XML What is XML File Format?
XML stands for Extensible Markup Language that is similar to HTML but different in using tags for defining objects. The whole idea behind creation of XML file format was to store and transport data without being dependent on software or hardware tools. Its popularity is due to it being both human as well as machine readable. This enables it to create common data protocols in the form of objects to be stored and shared over network such as World Wide Web (WWW). The "X" in XML is for extensible which implies that the language can be extended to any number of symbols as per user requirements. It is for these features that many standard file formats make use of it such as Microsoft Open XML, LibreOffice OpenDocument, XHTML and SVG.Read More
Other Supported Conversions
You can also convert EXCEL to many other file formats including few listed below.