Export Excel to Word via Java or Online App

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Why Convert Excel files to Word formats?

Converting Excel formats to Word formats using the Java API provides numerous benefits. These advantages include enhancing data presentation, offering customization options, compiling data, effectively handling textual content, enabling robust editing and collaboration, ensuring uniform document formats, simplifying data documentation, streamlining data distribution, and creating user-friendly presentations. This Java-based solution is highly versatile, allowing for the conversion of numerical data from Excel into well-structured and visually appealing Word documents, thereby improving data accessibility, comprehension, and shareability.

How Aspose.Total can help in Excel to Word Format Conversion?

Aspose.Total for Java simplifies the process of converting Excel files to Word formats by seamlessly integrating two potent APIs, Aspose.Cells and Aspose.Words. This tool allows for automated data transfer, advanced formatting, data compilation, and effective handling of textual content. It guarantees compatibility with a wide range of Excel and Word formats, making it a versatile and efficient solution for tasks involving the conversion of Excel data into Word documents. This not only saves time but also minimizes the potential for errors.

How to Convert Excel to Word via Java API

Rendering Excel to Word is a two step process. You’ll first use Aspose.Cells for Java API to convert the given Excel document to PDF, and then by using Aspose.PDF for Java API, you can easily convert your PDF document to Word. Both APIs come under the collection of Aspose.Total for Java file format automation libraries.

Excel to Word Conversion via Java

  1. Open Excel file using Workbook class
  2. Convert Excel to PDF and set SaveFormat to AUTO
  3. Load the converted PDF file using Document class
  4. Save the document to DOC format using save method and set Doc as SaveFormat

Requirements for Excel to Word Conversion

You can easily use Aspose.Total for Java directly from a Maven based project and include Aspose.Cells and Aspose.Pdf in your pom.xml. Alternatively, you can get a ZIP file from downloads

Java Code for Excel to Word Conversion

Workbook book = new Workbook("input.csv");
// save Excel as PDF"pdfOutput.pdf", com.aspose.cells.SaveFormat.AUTO);
// load the PDF file using Document class
Document document = new Document("pdfOutput.pdf");
// save document in DOC format"output.doc", com.aspose.pdf.SaveFormat.Doc);  

Online Converter for Excel to Word


  • How can I convert Excel to Word Online?
    Online App for Excel conversion is integrated above. The conversion process involves adding your Excel file either by dragging and dropping it into the white area or clicking inside the area to import the file. Once the file is added, simply click the Convert button to start the conversion process. Once completed, you can download your newly converted Word file with just a single click.
  • How long does it take to convert Excel?
    The speed of this online converter is largely determined by the size of the Excel file being converted. Smaller Excel files can be converted to Word within just a few seconds. Additionally, if you have incorporated the conversion code within a Java application, the efficiency of the application will also influence the conversion process.
  • Is it safe to convert Excel to Word using free Aspose.Total converter?
    Of course! After the conversion process is complete, a download link for the Word file will be made available immediately. Uploaded files are deleted automatically after 24 hours, and the download links will no longer be active beyond that time frame. You can be assured that your files are safe, and file conversion, including Excel, is completely secure. The free app has been integrated primarily for testing purposes, allowing you to verify the results before integrating the code into your project.
  • What browser should I use to convert Excel?
    For online conversion, you can use any modern web browser such as Google Chrome, Firefox, Opera, or Safari. However, if you are developing a desktop application, the Aspose.Total Excel Conversion API is an excellent choice as it is designed to work seamlessly in such environments.

Explore EXCEL Conversion Options with Java

Convert EXCEL to DOC (Microsoft Word Binary Format)
Convert EXCEL to DOCX (Office 2007+ Word Document)
Convert EXCEL to POWERPOINT (Presentation Files)
Convert EXCEL to PPTX (Open XML presentation Format)

What is EXCEL File Format?

Microsoft Excel is a widely used spreadsheet software known for its ability to save and share data in various file formats. The different file formats supported by Excel offer flexibility and compatibility with other software applications.

The default file format in Excel is XLS, while the newer and more efficient XLSX format has gained popularity. XLSX files have advantages such as smaller file sizes, improved data recovery, and better compatibility with other programs.

For simpler data exchange, Excel supports CSV (Comma-Separated Values) and TXT (Plain Text) formats. CSV files use commas to separate data, making them easily readable by different applications. TXT files store plain text data without any formatting.

To preserve formatting and layout when sharing data, Excel allows saving files in the PDF (Portable Document Format) format. PDF files are widely used for publishing Excel data while retaining its visual presentation.

For collaborative projects, Excel offers the ODS (OpenDocument Spreadsheet) format, which is open-source and compatible with various software applications.

DBF (dBASE File) is a less commonly used format in Excel, but it is advantageous for handling large datasets and is compatible with dBASE software.

Excel also supports formats like XLT (Excel Template), XLTX (Excel Open XML Template), XLTM (Excel Macro-Enabled Template), and XML (eXtensible Markup Language) for template usage or data exchange between different software applications.

What is WORD File Format?

Microsoft Word is a widely used word processing software that provides various file formats for saving and sharing documents. Understanding the different file formats in Word is important for compatibility, accessibility, and preserving formatting.

The default file format in Word is DOC (Word Document). DOC files are compatible with older versions of Word but may have limitations in compatibility with other software applications. However, with the introduction of newer versions, the DOCX (Word Open XML Document) format has gained popularity. DOCX offers advantages such as smaller file sizes, improved data recovery, and enhanced compatibility with other programs.

In addition to DOC and DOCX, Word supports other file formats like PDF (Portable Document Format). PDF files are widely used for sharing and publishing documents because they retain the formatting, layout, and fonts of the original document, ensuring consistent viewing across different devices and platforms.

Word also allows saving documents in formats like RTF (Rich Text Format) and TXT (Plain Text). RTF files maintain basic formatting and are compatible with various word processing applications. TXT files store plain text without any formatting and are commonly used for transferring text between different software programs.

For compatibility with open-source software and online platforms, Word supports formats like ODT (OpenDocument Text) and HTML (Hypertext Markup Language). ODT files can be used with software like LibreOffice and Google Docs, while HTML files allow documents to be displayed in web browsers.