Convert XLSX to XLS via Python
Export Excel spreadsheets to XLS format using Python APIs.
Convert XLSX to XLS Using PythonHow to convert XLSX to XLS? With Aspose.Cells for Python library, you can easily convert XLSX 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 XLSX to XLS in Python Online for Free
The following example demonstrates how to convert XLSX to XLS in Python.
Follow the easy steps to convert XLSX to XLS. Upload your XLSX file, then simply save it as XLS file. For both XLSX reading and XLS writing you can use fully qualified filenames. The output XLS content and formatting will be identical to the original XLSX document.
import jpype import asposecells jpype.startJVM() from asposecells.api import Workbook workbook = Workbook("Input.xlsx") workbook.save("Output.pdf") jpype.shutdownJVM()
How to Convert XLSX to XLS via Python
Python developers can easily load & convert XLSX to XLS in just a few lines of code.
- Load XLSX file with an instance of Workbook
- Convert XLSX to XLS by calling Workbook.save method
Python library to convert XLSX 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:
- Install Aspose.Cells for Python via Java in Windows. See Documentation
- Install Aspose.Cells for Python via Java in Linux. See Documentation
- Install Aspose.Cells for Python via Java in macOS. See Documentation
Aspose.Cells for Python 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.
XLSX What is XLSX 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
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 XLSX to many other file formats including few listed below.