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Why Convert XLSX to Word formats?

The conversion of XLSX files to Word formats serves multiple essential purposes. Firstly, Word files offer enhanced editability compared to XLSX files. This facilitates easy modifications, making Word an ideal choice for documents that may require updates or revisions. Secondly, Word files boast broader compatibility with various software programs, ensuring that the content can be accessed and edited across different platforms and applications. This versatility is especially crucial when sharing documents or collaborating with others who may not have specialized spreadsheet software.

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

Aspose.Total for .NET API is a valuable solution for converting XLSX files to Word formats, offering a comprehensive set of features and options. With this API, users gain the ability to convert XLSX files to Word files in various formats such as DOC, DOCX, RTF, and HTML. Additionally, they can select whether to convert all sheets within an XLSX file or choose specific ones for conversion. This API also empowers users to specify page setup options, including page orientation, paper size, and margins, tailoring the document to their requirements. Furthermore, Aspose.Total for .NET allows users to password protect Word files, add watermarks, headers, and footers, and customize text and image wrapping. The flexibility to embed fonts, include comments, and select the data to include in the Word file ensures a tailored conversion process. Users can even preview the Word file before saving and choose from multiple locations for saving, including local drives, network drives, or FTP servers. Aspose.Total for .NET is a versatile and user-friendly solution for seamless XLSX to Word conversions, enabling users to adapt and enhance their data for various purposes.

How to Convert XLSX to WORD?

  1. Open XLSX file using Workbook class
  2. Convert XLSX 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

Conversion Requirements

Install from command line as nuget install Aspose.Total or via Package Manager Console of Visual Studio with Install-Package Aspose.Total.

Alternatively, get the offline MSI installer or DLLs in a ZIP file from downloads .

.NET C# Code for XLSX to WORD Conversion

var book = new Aspose.Cells.Workbook("input.xlsx");
// save XLSX 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); 

Free Online Converter for XLSX to WORD

What is XLSX File Format?

The XLSX file format is a widely used file format for storing spreadsheet data in Microsoft Excel. It is the default and standard format for Excel workbooks in recent versions of the software.XLSX files are designed to store data in a structured and efficient manner. They utilize the Open XML format, which is an open standard for storing and manipulating office documents. This format offers several advantages, including smaller file sizes and improved data recovery capabilities.

With XLSX files, users can create, edit, and analyze data in Excel with a wide range of features and functionalities. The format supports various types of data, such as numbers, text, formulas, charts, and formatting options. It also allows for the creation of multiple worksheets within a single workbook, providing organization and flexibility for complex data sets.

One of the significant benefits of the XLSX format is its compatibility with different platforms and software applications. XLSX files can be opened and edited not only in Microsoft Excel but also in other spreadsheet programs like Google Sheets, LibreOffice Calc, and Apple Numbers. This makes it easier to collaborate and share data across different platforms and software environments.

Furthermore, XLSX files offer robust data protection and security features. Users can apply passwords to restrict access to the workbook or specific worksheets, ensuring the confidentiality and integrity of sensitive information.

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 XLSX to WORD Online?
    Online App for XLSX conversion is integrated above. To start the conversion process, you can either drag and drop your XLSX file or click inside the designated area to import the document. Next, click on the "Convert" button to initiate the XLSX 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 XLSX?
    The speed of this online converter is fast, but it primarily relies on the size of the XLSX file. If you have a small XLSX 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 XLSX to WORD using free Aspose.Total converter?
    Of course! After the XLSX 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 XLSX 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 XLSX?
    You have the flexibility to use any up-to-date web browser for online XLSX to WORD conversion, such as Google Chrome, Firefox, Opera, Safari. However, if you are building a desktop application, you can seamlessly integrate Aspose.Total XLSX Conversion API.

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