Convert ODS to XLS in Python
High-speed Python library for converting ODS to XLS. This is a professional software solution to import and export ODS, XLS, and many other formats using Python.
Convert ODS to XLS Using PythonHow do I convert ODS to XLS? With Aspose.Cells for Python library, you can easily convert ODS 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 ODS to XLS in Python
The following example demonstrates how to convert ODS to XLS in Python.
Follow the easy steps to convert ODS to XLS. Upload your ODS file, then simply save it as XLS file. For both ODS reading and XLS writing you can use fully qualified filenames. The output XLS content and formatting will be identical to the original ODS document.
How to Convert ODS to XLS via Python
Need to convert ODS files to XLS programmatically? Python developers can easily load & convert ODS to XLS in just a few lines of code.
- Install ‘Aspose.Cells for Python via Java’.
- Add a library reference (import the library) to your Python project.
- Load ODS file with an instance of Workbook.
- Convert ODS to XLS by calling Workbook.save method.
- Get the conversion result of ODS to XLS.
Python library to convert ODS 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:
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:
- Install Aspose.Cells for Python from pypi, use command as:
$ pip install aspose-cells.
ODS What is ODS File Format?
Files with .ods extension stand for OpenDocument Spreadsheet Document format that are editable by user. Data is stored inside ODF file into rows and columns. It is XML-based format and is one of the several subtypes in the Open Document Formats (ODF) family. The format is specified as part of the ODF 1.2 specifications published and maintained by OASIS. A number of applications on Windows as well as other operating systems can open ODS files for editing and manipulation including Microsoft Excel, NeoOffice and LibreOffice. ODS files can also be converted into other spreadsheet formats as well like XLS, XLSX and others by different applications.Read More
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.Read More
Other Supported Conversions
You can also convert ODS to many other file formats including few listed below.