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Why Convert Excel to Word formats?

Converting Excel formats to Word formats using .NET offers a range of advantages, including improved data presentation, customization options, data compilation, handling textual content, robust editing and collaboration features, maintaining uniform document formats, facilitating data documentation, simplifying data distribution, and creating user-friendly presentations. It is a versatile solution for transforming numerical data from Excel into well-structured and visually appealing Word documents, making information more accessible, understandable, and widely shareable.

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

Aspose.Total for .NET streamlines the conversion of Excel to Word formats by seamlessly integrating powerful APIs, Aspose.Cells and Aspose.Words. This comprehensive tool enables the automation of data transfer, advanced formatting, data compilation, and textual content handling. It ensures compatibility with various Excel and Word formats, making it a versatile and efficient solution for Excel-to-Word conversion tasks, ultimately saving time and reducing the risk of errors.

How to Convert Excel to Word Documents?

  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

Excel to Word Converter API

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Excel to Word Converter C# Code

var book = new Aspose.Cells.Workbook("input.csv");
// save Excel as PDF
book.Save("pdfOutput.pdf", Aspose.Cells.SaveFormat.Auto); 
// load the PDF file using Document class
var document = new Aspose.Pdf.Document("pdfOutput.pdf");
// save document in DOC format
document.Save("output.doc", SaveFormat.Doc); 

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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.


  • How can I convert Excel to Word Online?
    Online App for Excel to Word conversion is integrated above. To start the conversion process, you can either drag and drop your Excel file or click inside the designated area to import the document. Next, click on the "Convert" button to initiate the Excel to Word conversion. Once the process is complete, you can easily download your converted file with just one click, obtaining your desired output in the Word format.
  • How long does it take to convert Excel to Word?
    The speed of this online Excel to Word converter is fast, but it primarily relies on the size of the Excel file. If you have a small Excel file, it can be converted to Word in just a few seconds. Additionally, if you've integrated the conversion code into your .NET application, the conversion process speed depends on how well you've optimized your application.
  • Is it safe to convert Excel to Word using free Aspose.Total converter?
    Of course! After the Excel to Word conversion process is completed, the download link for the Word files is generated immediately. We prioritize the security of your files, that's why all uploaded files are deleted after 24 hours and the download links stop working after that period. You can be confident that your files are safe during the conversion process, including Excel files. Above free app is for testing purposes, allowing you to check the result before integrating the code.
  • What browser should I use to convert Excel to Word?
    You have the flexibility to use any up-to-date web browser for online Excel to Word conversion, such as Google Chrome, Firefox, Opera, Safari. However, if you are building a desktop application, you can seamlessly integrate Aspose.Total Excel Conversion API.

Explore EXCEL Conversion Options with .NET

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