.NET APIs to manipulate Word documents

Create, edit, convert or print Word documents (20+ file formats) from any .NET framework based application.

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Aspose.Words for .NET

Aspose.Words for .NET


Aspose.Words for .NET is an advanced Word document processing API that enables you to perform a wide range of document processing tasks directly within your .NET applications.

Aspose.Words for .NET supports DOC, OOXML, RTF, HTML, OpenDocument, PDF, XPS, EPUB and other formats. With Aspose.Words you can view, generate, modify, convert, render and print documents without using Microsoft Word.


Advanced .NET Word Document Processing API Features



Perform mail merge & generate reports


Insert formatted text, paragraphs, images and tables


Populate tables using data retrieved from database


Create mailing labels


Move sections between documents


Mail merge data from multiple tables


Insert watermark to document


Format date and numeric fields during mail merge


Join and split documents


Encrypt documents


Load encrypted documents


Find and replace text, enumerate over document content


Preserve or extract OLE objects and ActiveX controls


Preserve or remove VBA macros


Preserve VBA macros' digital signature


Detect digital signatures


Insert HTML contents


Interconvert document format

Rendering, Printing & Viewing Word Documents

Aspose.Words for .NET allows you to print or convert whole documents or even individual pages from Word documents to a number of image formats. You can also render (draw) any document page onto a .NET Graphic object while setting the size and zoom level to create thumbnails or for displaying images in browser.

Aspose.Words for .NET has its own rendering engine specially designed for rendering & printing with highest of fidelity to the Microsoft Word. Developers find it easy to print or preview documents within their own applications, this is due to Aspose.Words for .NET's integration with the .NET printing infrastructure and the ability to completely customize the process.

Programming with Document Object Model

Aspose.Words for .NET allows you to create, build and modify documents - including document formatting with an intuitive document object model that consists of over 100 classes.

.NET developers can programmatically create, modify, extract and replace all document elements including sections, headers, footers, paragraphs, lists, tables, text, fields, hyperlinks, bookmarks and images. The API also allows to specify detailed formatting for drawing objects including shapes, textboxes, images, OLE objects and controls.

Reporting & Mail Merge

You can easily use the Aspose.Words for .NET API as a fully featured reporting solution. Design your reports in Microsoft Word and then allow Aspose.Words for .NET to populate documents with data from a number of data sources.

Aspose.Words for .NET allows developers to use standard Microsoft Word mail merge fields in reports. Additionally, you can use the API's extended syntax for mail merge fields to perform more complex operations during mail merge operations such as inserting images or repeatable regions whereas the data that drives the reports and mail merge can come from ResultSet objects, business objects or from a completely custom data source.

All .NET Framework Versions Supported

You can use Aspose.Words for .NET to build any type of 32-bit or 64-bit .NET applications including ASP.NET, Web Services and WinForms for any .NET Framework version from 2.0 to 4.7 in your favorite .NET languages like C# and VB.NET etc.

It is possible to use Aspose.Words for .NET via COM Interop from ASP, Perl, PHP and Python. You can even use Aspose.Words for .NET to build applications with Mono.

Microsoft Office Automation - Not Needed

Aspose.Words for .NET is built using managed code that does not need Microsoft Office or Microsoft Word to be installed on the machine to work with Word document formats. It is a perfect Microsoft Office automation alternative in terms of supported features, security, stability, scalability, speed and price.


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