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Convert EXCEL to XLS in Python Excel Library

High-speed Python excel library for converting EXCEL to XLS. This is a professional software solution to import and export EXCEL, XLS, and many other formats using Python.

Convert EXCEL to XLS Using Python Excel Library

How do I convert EXCEL to XLS? With Aspose.Cells for Python library, you can easily convert EXCEL to XLS programmatically with a few lines of code. Aspose.Cells for Python is capable of building cross-platform applications with the ability to generate, modify, convert, render and print all Excel files. Python 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.

Save EXCEL to XLS in Python Excel Library

The following example demonstrates how to convert EXCEL to XLS in Python excel library.

Follow the easy steps to convert EXCEL to XLS. Upload your EXCEL file, then simply save it as XLS file. For both EXCEL reading and XLS writing you can use fully qualified filenames. The output XLS content and formatting will be identical to the original EXCEL document.

Sample Code to Convert EXCEL to XLS via Python Excel Library
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  import  jpype     
  import  asposecells     
  jpype.startJVM() 
  from asposecells.api import Workbook
  workbook = Workbook("Input.xlsx")
  workbook.save("Output.pdf")
  jpype.shutdownJVM()
	
                
            

How to Convert EXCEL to XLS via Python

Need to convert EXCEL files to XLS programmatically? Python developers can easily load & convert EXCEL to XLS in just a few lines of code.

  1. Install ‘Aspose.Cells for Python via Java’.
  2. Add a library reference (import the library) to your Python project.
  3. Load EXCEL file with an instance of Workbook.
  4. Convert EXCEL to XLS by calling Workbook.save method.
  5. Get the conversion result of EXCEL to XLS.

Python Excel Library to Convert EXCEL to XLS

There are three options to install “Aspose.Cells for Python via Java” onto your system. Please choose one that resembles your needs and follow the step-by-step instructions:

  1. Install Aspose.Cells for Python via Java in Windows. See Documentation
  2. Install Aspose.Cells for Python via Java in Linux. See Documentation
  3. Install Aspose.Cells for Python via Java in macOS. See Documentation

System Requirements

Aspose.Cells for Python via Java is platform-independent API and can be used on any platform (Windows, Linux and MacOS), just make sure that system have Java 1.8 or higher, Python 3.5 or higher.

  • Install Java and add it to PATH environment variable, for example: PATH=C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.8.0_131;.
  • Install Aspose.Cells for Python from pypi, use command as: $ pip install aspose-cells.

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.

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XLS What is XLS File Format?

Files with XLS extension represent Excel Binary File Format. Such files can be created by Microsoft Excel as well as other similar spreadsheet programs such as OpenOffice Calc or Apple Numbers. File saved by Excel is known as Workbook where each workbook can have one or more worksheets. Data is stored and displayed to users in table format in worksheet and can span numeric values, text data, formulas, external data connections, images, and charts. Applications like Microsoft Excel lets you export workbook data to several different formats including PDF, CSV, XLSX, TXT, HTML, XPS, and several others. The XLS file format was replaced with a more open and structured format, XLSX, with the release of Microsoft Excel 2007. The latest versions still provide support for creating and reading XLS files, though XLSX is the first choice of use now.

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Other Supported Conversions

You can also convert EXCEL to many other file formats including few listed below.

EXCEL TO BMP (Bitmap Image)
EXCEL TO EMF (Enhanced Metafile Format)
EXCEL TO GIF (Graphical Interchange Format)
EXCEL TO HTML (Hyper Text Markup Language)
EXCEL TO MD (Markdown Language)
EXCEL TO MHTML (Web Page Archive Format)
EXCEL TO ODS (OpenDocument Spreadsheet File)
EXCEL TO PDF (Portable Document Format)
EXCEL TO PNG (Portable Network Graphics)
EXCEL TO SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics)
EXCEL TO TIFF (Tagged Image Format)
EXCEL TO TSV (Tab-Separated Values)
EXCEL TO TXT (Text Document)
EXCEL TO XLS (Excel Binary Format)
EXCEL TO XLSB (Binary Excel Workbook File)
EXCEL TO XLSM (Spreadsheet File)
EXCEL TO XLSX (OOXML Excel File)
EXCEL TO XLT (Microsoft Excel Template)
EXCEL TO XLTM (Excel Macro-enabled Template)
EXCEL TO XLTX (Office OpenXML Excel Template)
EXCEL TO XML (Extensible Markup Language)
EXCEL TO XPS (XML Paper Specifications)
EXCEL TO JSON (JavaScript Object Notation)