How to Convert EPUB to HTML Using Java

In order to render EPUB to HTML, we’ll use

Aspose.Html for Java

API which is a feature-rich, powerful and easy to use conversion API for Java platform. You can download its latest version directly from

Aspose Maven Repository

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

Repository


<repository>
<id>AsposeJavaAPI</id>
<name>Aspose Java API</name>
<url>https://repository.aspose.com/repo/</url>
</repository>

Dependency

<dependency>
<groupId>com.aspose</groupId>
<artifactId>aspose-html</artifactId>
<version>version of aspose-html API</version>
<classifier>jdk17</classifier>
</dependency>

Steps to Convert EPUB to HTML via Java

Developers can easily convert EPUB file to HTML in just a few lines of code.

  1. Load EPUB file with HTMLDocument class constructor
  2. Call HTMLDocument.save method
  3. Pass output file path with HTML extension
  4. HTML file will be saved at the specified path

System Requirements

Before running the conversion example 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.HTML for Java directly from Maven.
 

EPUB to HTML Java Conversion Source Code

// load HTML document
HTMLDocument document = new HTMLDocument("template.html");
// convert HTML to HTML
Converter.convertHTML(
    document,
    new HTMLSaveOptions(),
    "output.html"
);   
 
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    Java HTML Parser Library

    HTML API is an advanced web scrapping and HTML parsing library. One can create, edit, navigate through nodes, extract data and convert HTML, XHTML, MHTML files to PDF, Images and formats. Moreover, it also handles CSS , HTML Canvas, SVG, XPath and JavaScript out-of-the-box to extend manipulation tasks. Its a standalone API and does not require any software installation.

    EPUB What is EPUB File Format

    Files with .EPUB extension are an e-book file format that provide a standard digital publication format for publishers and consumers. The format has been so common by now that it is supported by many e-readers and software applications. For example, on Mac OS, the pre-installed Books software provides the support for opening such files. In addition, there are a lot of compatible software available for smartphones, tablets and computers. EPUB file standards are maintained by the International Digital Publishing Forum (IDPF). The version EPUB 3 is also endorsed by the Book Industry Study Group (BISG), a leading book trade association for standardized best practices, research, information and events, for packaging of content.

    HTML 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.

    Other Supported Conversions

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

    EPUB TO BMP (Bitmap Image)
    EPUB TO JPEG (JPEG Image)
    EPUB TO MD (Markdown Language)
    EPUB TO PDF (Portable Document Format)
    EPUB TO PNG (Portable Network Graphics)
    EPUB TO TIFF (Tagged Image Format)
    EPUB TO XPS (XML Paper Specifications)