Convert PNG to XLS in C#
Perform optical character recognition on PNG document and save text as PNG document using Aspose.OCR for .NET library.
How to convert PNG to XLS using C#
Aspose.OCR for .NET is a powerful yet easy-to-use and cost-effective library for converting PNG images to XLS documents. Supporting 26 languages based on Latin, Cyrillic and Chinese, its state-of-the-art optical character recognition engine provides superior recognition speed and accuracy, while isolating you from formulas, neural networks, and other complex technical details. It allows you to add OCR functionality to your .NET applications in less than 10 lines of code.
processes scanned images or even smartphone photos in PNG format and creates PNG documents containing recognized text. To add it to your project, you just need to install the Aspose.OCR
package in your project with the following command:
Package Manager Console Command
PM> Install-Package Aspose.OCR
Steps to Convert PNG to XLS
With .NET OCR and just a few lines of code, you can create full-featured application that converts an PNG image to XLS document:
- Create an instance of AsposeOcr class
- Call AsposeOCR.RecognizeImage method
- Pass the PNG file path as parameter
- AsposeOCR.RecognizeImage returns a String or file of XLS type
Before running the example, make sure that .NET API compatible with NET Standard 2.0 specification is installed on your system and all external dependencies of Aspose.OCR package are referenced in your project.
- NET Standard 2.0+ compatible solution
- Aspose.OCR for .NET referenced in your project.
This sample code shows PNG to XLS .NET Conversion
// initialize an instance of AsposeOcr AsposeOcr ocr = new AsposeOcr(); // recognize image string riText = ocr.RecognizeImage("template.PNG"); // print text File. File.WriteAllText("document.XLS", riText);
PNG What is PNG File Format
PNG, Portable Network Graphics, refers to a type of raster image file format that use loseless compression. This file format was created as a replacement of Graphics Interchange Format (GIF) and has no copyright limitations. However, PNG file format does not support animations. PNG file format supports loseless image compression that makes it popular among its users. With the passage of time, PNG has evolved as one of the mostly used image file format. Almost all Operating Systems have support for opening PNG files. For example, Microsoft Windows viewer has the capability to open PNG files as the OS has by default the support available as part of installation.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
Using C#, one can easily convert different formats including.