Convert OST to DOT using Python

OST to DOT conversion in your Python Applications without installing Microsoft Word® or Outlook.


Why to Convert OST to DOT

For a Python developer, the need to convert OST to DOT arises when they are trying to add a feature within their application that requires the conversion of Outlook data files to Microsoft Word documents. OST files are Outlook data files that contain emails, contacts, calendar entries, and other data, while DOT files are Microsoft Word documents. Converting OST to DOT is a complex process that requires the use of specialized software.

How Aspose.Total Helps for OST to DOT Conversion

Aspose.Total for Python via .NET is a comprehensive package of various APIs that can help automate the conversion process. It includes Aspose.Words for Python via .NET and Aspose.Email for Python via .NET, which are specifically designed to convert OST to DOT. The conversion process is a two-step process. Firstly, the OST file is loaded and rendered into HTML using Aspose.Email for Python via .NET. Secondly, the converted HTML is loaded using Aspose.Words for Python via .NET and saved into the respective Word DOT format. This makes the conversion process easy and efficient for Python developers.

How to Convert OST to DOT in Python

  • Open the source OST file using MailMessage.load class
  • Call the save method while specifying output HTML file path and relevant HTML Save options as parameter. So your OST file is converted to HTML at the specified path
  • Now Load the saved HTML file using Document
  • Call the save method with relevant file path. So finally the OST is converted

Conversion Requirements

  • For OST to DOT conversion, Python 3.5 or later is required
  • Reference APIs within the project directly from PyPI ( Aspose.Words and Aspose.Email )
  • Or use the following pip command pip install aspose.words and pip install Aspose.Email-for-Python-via-NET
  • Moreover, Microsoft Windows or Linux based OS (see more for Words and Email ) and for Linux check additional requirements for gcc and libpython and follow step by step instructions INSTALL

Save OST To DOT in Python


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