Convert XLSB to XPS via Python
Export Excel spreadsheets to XPS format using Python APIs.
How to Convert XLSB to XPS Using Python
In order to convert XLSB to XPS, we will use
API which is a feature-rich, powerful and easy to use document manipulation and conversion API for Python platform.
Steps to Convert XLSB to XPS via Python
Python developers can easily load & convert XLSB files to XPS in just a few lines of code.
- Load XLSB file with an instance of Workbook
- Call the Workbook.Save method
- Pass output path with XPS extension as parameter
- Check specified path for resultant XPS file
XLSB What is XLSB File Format
XLSB file format specifies the Excel Binary File Format, which is a collection of records and structures that specify Excel workbook content. The content can include unstructured or semi-structured tables of numbers, text, or both numbers and text, formulas, external data connections, charts and images. Unlike XLSX (which is based on Open XML file format), the XLSB represents binary Excel workbook file. XLSB files can be read and written to faster which makes them useful for working with large files. XLSB is seldom used to store workbooks as XLSX (and previously XLS) are the most common user selected file formats for saving workbooks. It can be opened by Microsoft Office 2007 and above.Read More
XPS What is XPS File Format
An XPS file represents page layout files that are based on XML Paper Specifications created by Microsoft. It was developed as a replacement of EMF file format and is similar to PDF file format, but uses XML in layout, appearance, and printing information of a document. It is, in fact, more justified to say that XPS is an attempt on PDF, but could not get enough popularity as owned by PDF for many reasons. Microsoft provides XPS Document Writer by default from Windows 7 onwards for the creation of XPS files. XPS files can be generated by selecting the "Microsoft XPS Document Writer" as printer while printing the document.Read More
Other Supported Conversions
You can also convert XLSB into many other file formats including few listed below.