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HTML to VCF Converter for Java Applications

Intuitive Java API to convert email files between formats. HTML to VCF conversion code sample and its integration with Java projects.

Convert HTML to VCF using Java API

Aspose.Email for Java provides an efficient and reliable solution for converting email files between various formats. It simplifies the process of email format conversion by providing a straightforward and efficient API. Try the concise and straightforward code sample that demonstrates the ease and efficiency of the email format conversion process. The code represents classes and methods for creating objects and manipulating them enabling developers to handle email data with ease and precision and achieve reliable and accurate results.

With the Java API, you don’t have to worry about complex algorithms or tedious manual work, saving time and effort for more important tasks to take your email processing applications to the next level.

How to Install Aspose.Email for Java Library

To start utilizing the capabilities of the powerful and feature-rich Java API is easy with one of the following actions:

  • download its latest version from Maven

  • install it within your Maven-based project by adding the following configurations to the pom.xml.

<name>Aspose Java API</name>
<version>version of aspose-email API</version>

In case of difficulties or questions regarding the installation process of the API, please visit the Installation section of our documentation .

How to Convert HTML Contacts to VCF Format

Converting HTML contacts to vCard format (vcf) allows for better compatibility and easier transfer of contact information between different applications and devices. vCard files are widely supported by various email clients, address books, and devices, making it a convenient and standardized format for storing contact details.

Aspose.Email for Java is a powerful API that provides comprehensive functionality for working with email messages, contacts, calendars, and tasks in Java applications. To convert HTML contacts to VCF, the library offers a MapiContact class to create an object representing Outlook contact item that can be created, manipulated, and saved in various formats. In this code snippet, a new MapiContact object is created and populated with contact information such as display name, email address, body content, and HTML content read from a file. For more information about the API high code features, please visit our reference resources .

Steps to Convert HTML to VCF via Java

Java programmers can easily convert HTML file to VCF in just a few lines of code.

  1. Read the HTML content from the file “content.html” using the Files class’s readAllBytes() method, and convert it to a String.
  2. Create a new MapiContact object to represent the contact.
  3. Set the display name of the contact to “John Doe” using the setDisplayName() method of the MapiContactNamePropertySet class.
  4. Set the email address of the contact to “ ” using the setEmailAddress() method of the ElectronicAddress class.
  5. Set the HTML content of the contact’s body using the setBodyContent() method, providing the previously read HTML content and specifying BodyContentType.Html .
  6. Save the contact to a VCF (vCard) file “contact.vcf” using the save() method of the MapiContact object, with ContactSaveFormat.VCard .

System Requirements

Before running the Java conversion code, make sure that you have the following prerequisites.

  • Microsoft Windows or a compatible OS with Java Runtime Environment for JSP/JSF Application and Desktop Applications.
  • Get latest version of Aspose.Email for Java directly from Maven .

Convert HTML to VCF - Java

// Read HTML content from file
String content = new String(Files.readAllBytes(Paths.get("content.html")));
// Create a new MapiContact
MapiContact contact = new MapiContact();
contact.getNameInfo().setDisplayName("John Doe");
contact.setBodyContent(content, BodyContentType.Html);
// Save the contact to a VCF file"contact.vcf", ContactSaveFormat.VCard);

What is HTML File Format?

HTML (Hyper Text Markup Language) is the extension for web pages created for display in browsers. Known as language of the web, HTML has evolved with requirements of new information requirements to be displayed as part of web pages. The latest variant is known as HTML 5 that gives a lot of flexibility for working with the language. HTML pages are either received from server, where these are hosted, or can be loaded from local system as well. Each HTML page is made up of HTML elements such as forms, text, images, animations, links, etc. These elements are represented by tags such as img, a, p and several others where each tag has start and end. It can also embed applications written in scripting languages such as JavaScript and Style Sheets (CSS) for overall layout representation.

What is VCF File Format?

VCF (Virtual Card Format) or vCard is a digital file format for storing contact information. The format is widely used for data interchange among popular information exchange applications. Most operating systems such as Windows and MacOS come with default applications to create and open these files. A single VCF file can contain contact information for one or multiple contacts. A VCF file usually contains information such as contact’s name, address, phone number, email, birthday, photographs and audio in addition to a number of other fields. Being supported by email clients and services, there is no loss of data during the transfer of contacts via using the vCard format. The media type for VCF file format is text/vcard.

File Format Conversions supported by Aspose.Email for Java

Aspose.Email for Java offers an extensive set of file format conversions designed to seamlessly handle emails, contacts, calendars, attachments. It empowers developers to effortlessly manipulate and transform data to meet the diverse needs of their applications. Implementing file format conversions in email applications facilitates their interoperability and elevates efficiency. Overall, the library supports conversion from EML , EMLX , ICS , MBOX , MHTML , MSG , OFT , OLM , OST , PST , VCF to other formats elevating user experience.
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    Other Supported HTML Conversions

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

    HTML TO EML (Outlook Email Messages)
    HTML TO EMLX (Apple EMLX Format)
    HTML TO ICS (iCalendar)
    HTML TO MBOX (Electronic Mail Messages)
    HTML TO MHTML (Web Page Archive Format)
    HTML TO MSG (Outlook & Exchange Format)
    HTML TO OFT (Outlook Email Templates)
    HTML TO OST (Offline Storage Files)
    HTML TO PST (Outlook Personal Storage Files)