Converting an XPS file to an IMAGE image in Java is a simple two-step process. The first step is to use the Aspose.PDF for Java API to export the XPS file to a JPEG image. Aspose.PDF for Java is part of the Aspose.Total for Java package, which provides a comprehensive set of APIs for working with documents, images, and other file formats.
Once the XPS file has been converted to a JPEG image, the second step is to use the Aspose.Imaging for Java API to render the JPEG image to an IMAGE image. Aspose.Imaging for Java is a powerful image processing API that provides a wide range of features for manipulating images, including resizing, cropping, rotating, and more.
By using the two APIs together, you can easily convert an XPS file to an IMAGE image in Java. The process is straightforward and requires minimal coding, making it a great option for developers who need to quickly and easily convert XPS files to IMAGE images.
Export XPS to IMAGE via Java
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Convert XPS to IMAGE in a Single File via Java
The API also allows you to export XPS file to IMAGE to a single file. In order to convert all pages, you can first render your XPS document to one TIFF file and after that, you can export the TIFF file to IMAGE. You can open the input file using Document class and create Resolution, TiffSettings, & TIFF device objects. You can get a single TIFF image using process method of TiffDevice class. Finally, you can load TIFF file using Image class and save it to JPEG2000 format using save method.
Convert XPS to IMAGE With Watermark via Java
Using the API, you can also export XPS file to IMAGE with watermark in your IMAGE document. In order to add a watermark to you can first convert XPS to JPEG and add a watermark in it. In order to add watermark, load an image file using the Image class, create an object of the Graphics class and initialize it with Image object, create a new Matrix object and set translation and transformation to the desired angle and add watermark using Graphics.drawString method. After adding the watermark in your image, you can save the JPEG as JPEG2000 format.
Convert & Rotate XPS to IMAGE File via Java
Using the API, you can also rotate the output IMAGE image as per your needs. The Image.rotateFlip method can be used to rotate the image by 90/180/270-degrees and flip the image horizontally or vertically. The library provides simple methods to perform complex operations while encapsulating all ugly details. You can specify the type of rotation and flip to apply to the image. In order to rotate and flip the image, you can load the converted JPEG image using the Image class and call the Image.rotateFlip method while specifying the appropriate RotateFlipType .
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What is XPS File Format?
XPS, short for XML Paper Specification, is a file format created by Microsoft to represent fixed-layout documents. XPS files contain the content and print settings of a document, making them suitable for preserving the layout and appearance of a document across different devices and platforms.
The XPS format is based on XML (eXtensible Markup Language), a widely used markup language for structured data representation. XPS files encapsulate document content, such as text, images, vector graphics, and annotations, in a structured XML format. This enables easy interpretation and rendering of the document’s visual elements.
XPS files are conceptually similar to PDF (Portable Document Format) files in that they both aim to provide a reliable way to present and share documents while preserving their formatting and layout. However, PDF files have gained broader support across different software applications and hardware devices, making them more widely accepted and compatible.
To view and work with XPS files, Microsoft provides an XPS Viewer as part of the Windows operating system. Various third-party applications and tools also offer support for opening, creating, and converting XPS files. However, compared to PDF, the range of software and hardware supporting the XPS format may be more limited.
What is IMAGE File Format?
Image files are computer files specifically designed to store digital images. These files come in various types, such as bitmap, JPEG, GIF, and TIFF, each with its own characteristics and applications. The file type determines the software program used to open and view the image.
Bitmap files, also known as raster images, consist of a grid of individual pixels, each assigned a specific color value. When viewed from a distance, these pixels blend together to create a cohesive image. Bitmap files tend to be large in size due to the amount of detailed information they contain.
JPEG files are compressed image files that utilize a mathematical algorithm to reduce file size while preserving image quality. This makes them ideal for storing and sharing photos online, as they can be efficiently compressed without significant loss of quality.
GIF files, another type of compressed image format, employ a different algorithm than JPEG. GIF files can store more colors and produce better image quality, but they are limited to a maximum of 256 colors, making them less suitable for storing high-quality images. GIF files are commonly used for animated images and simple graphics.
TIFF files, on the other hand, are uncompressed image files. They do not utilize any compression algorithms, resulting in larger file sizes compared to other image formats. TIFF files are typically used for storing high-quality images that require editing or printing.
Each image file format serves different purposes and is suited for specific use cases. Bitmap files are detailed but large, JPEG files offer efficient compression, GIF files are suitable for animations and simple graphics, and TIFF files provide uncompressed, high-quality images.