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Convert XLS to XLSM via Python

Export Excel spreadsheets to XLSM format using Python APIs.

How to Convert XLS to XLSM Using Python

In order to convert XLS to XLSM, we will use

Aspose.Cells for Python

API which is a feature-rich, powerful and easy to use document manipulation and conversion API for Python platform.

Steps to Convert XLS to XLSM via Python

Python developers can easily load & convert XLS files to XLSM in just a few lines of code.

  1. Load XLS file with an instance of Workbook
  2. Call the Workbook.Save method
  3. Pass output path with XLSM extension as parameter
  4. Check specified path for resultant XLSM file

System Requirements

Aspose.Cells for Python is platform-independent API and can be used on any platform (Windows, Linux), just make sure that system have Python 3.7 or higher.

  • Install Aspose.Cells for Python from pypi, use command as: $ pip install aspose-cells-python.
Free App and Sample Code to Convert XLS to XLSM
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  import  aspose.cells 
  from aspose.cells import Workbook
  workbook = Workbook("Input.xlsx")
  workbook.save("Output.pdf")
	 
                
            
An Excel Spreadsheet Programming Library 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.

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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XLSM What is XLSM File Format

Files with XLSM extension is a type of Spreadsheet files that support Macros. From application point of view, a Macro is set of instructions that are used for automating processes. A macro is used to record the steps that are performed repeatedly and facilitates performing the actions by running the macro again. Macros are programmed with Microsoft’s Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) from within the Excel Workbook using the Visual Basic Editor and can be run/debug directly from there.

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Other Supported Conversions

You can also convert XLS into many other file formats including few listed below.

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