C# API to Render XPS to MD

Export XPS File to MD via C# without using Microsoft® Excel or Adobe® Acrobat Reader

 

Using Aspose.Total for .NET you can easily convert XPS file to MD within any .NET, C#, ASP.NET and VB.NET applications. Firstly, by using Aspose.PDF for .NET , you can export XPS to XLSX. After that, by using Aspose.Cells for .NET Spreadsheet Programming API, you can convert XLSX to MD.

.NET API to Convert XPS to MD

  1. Open XPS file using Document class
  2. Convert XPS to XLSX by using Save method
  3. Load XLSX document by using Workbook class
  4. Save the document to MD format using Save method and set Md as SaveFormat

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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 .

Convert Protected XPS to MD via C#

If your XPS document is password protected, you cannot convert it to MD without the password. Using the API, you can first open the protected document using a valid password and convert it after it. In order to open the encrypted file, you can initialize a new instance of the Document class and pass the filename and password as arguments.

Convert XPS File to MD with Watermark via C#

While converting XPS file to MD, you can also add watermark to your output MD file format. In order to add a watermark, you can create a new Workbook object and open the converted XLSX document, select Worksheet via its index, create a Shape and use its AddTextEffect function. After that you can save your XLSX document as MD with Watermark.

Other Conversion Options

XPS TO CSV (Comma Seperated Values)
XPS TO XLTM (Excel Macro-Enabled Template)
XPS TO TXT (Text Document)
XPS TO XLSM (Macro-enabled Spreadsheet)
XPS TO XLSB (Excel Binary Workbook)
XPS TO SXC (StarOffice Calc Spreadsheet)
XPS TO XLT (Excel 97 - 2003 Template)
XPS TO FODS (OpenDocument Flat XML Spreadsheet)
XPS TO XLAM (Excel Macro-Enabled Add-In)
XPS TO XLTX (Excel Template)
XPS TO ODS (OpenDocument Spreadsheet)

XPS What is XPS File Format?

An XPS file represents page layout files that are based on XML Paper Specifications created by Microsoft. It was developed as a replacement of EMF file format and is similar to PDF file format, but uses XML in layout, appearance, and printing information of a document. It is, in fact, more justified to say that XPS is an attempt on PDF, but couldn’t get enough popularity as owned by PDF for many reasons. Microsoft provides XPS Document Writer by default from Windows 7 onwards for the creation of XPS files. XPS files can be generated by selecting the Microsoft XPS Document Writer as printer while printing the document.

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MD What is MD File Format?

Text files created with Markdown language dialects is saved with .md or .MARKDOWN file extension. MD files are saved in plain text format that uses Markdown language which also includes inline text symbols, defining how a text can be formatted such as indentations, table formatting, fonts, and headers.  MD files can be converted to HTML with a program called Markdown. Markdown language is released by John Gruber.

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