Convert Word, PDF, Web documents in C#

High-speed .NET library for converting office documents to a variety of file formats

Use our document conversion API to develop high-level, platform independent software for .NET and .NET Core platforms. This is a powerful software solution to import and export Word, PDF, Web documents using C#, F#, VB.NET and any other CLI/CLS compliant programming language.

Convert documents between various formats using C#

Need to convert a document from one format to another programmatically? With Aspose.Words for .NET any developer can convert files with just a few lines of C# code.

Powerful C# library allows converting documents to many popular formats with professional quality:

  • Microsoft Word: DOC, DOCX, RTF, DOT, DOTX, DOTM, DOCM
  • OpenOffice: ODT, OTT
  • Fixed Layout: PDF, XPS, OpenXPS, PostScript
  • Pictures: JPG, PNG, TIFF, BMP, SVG, EMF, GIF
  • Web: HTML, MHTML
  • Others: EPUB, MOBI, Xaml, PCL, etc.

The following example demonstrates how to convert a document in C#. Load a file from the local drive, then simply save it, specifying the required file format in extension. For both input and output files you can use fully qualified filenames. The output content and formatting will be identical to the original document.

Code example in C# to convert document formats
Input file
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Output format
Select the target format from the list
using Aspose.Words;

var doc = new Document("Input.docx");
doc.Save("Output.pdf");
using Aspose.Words; var doc = new Document("Input.docx"); doc.Save("Output.pdf"); using Aspose.Words; var doc = new Document("Input.docx"); for (int page = 0; page < doc.PageCount; page++) { var extractedPage = doc.ExtractPages(page, 1); extractedPage.Save($"Output_{page + 1}.pdf"); } using Aspose.Words; var doc = new Document(); var builder = new DocumentBuilder(doc); builder.InsertImage("Input.docx"); doc.Save("Output.pdf"); using Aspose.Words; var doc = new Document(); var builder = new DocumentBuilder(doc); var shape = builder.InsertImage("Input.docx"); shape.ImageData.Save("Output.pdf");
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How to convert PDF, Word, JPG and other file formats in C#

  1. Install 'Aspose.Words for .NET'.
  2. Add a library reference (import the library) to your C# project.
  3. Open the source file in C#.
  4. Call the 'Save()' method, passing an output filename with required extension.
  5. Get the result of conversion as a separate file.

C# library to convert files

There are three alternative options to install "Aspose.Words for .NET" onto your system. Please choose one that resembles your needs and follow the step-by-step instructions:

System Requirements

Our product is fully cross-platform and supports all major .NET implementations following '.NET Standard 2.0' specification:

  • Microsoft .NET Framework, starting from the earliest 2.0 version, and ending with the latest '.NET Framework 4.8'
  • .NET Core, starting from the earliest 2.0, and ending with the latest '.NET 6'
  • Mono >= 2.6.7

As far as .NET code doesn't depend on the underlying hardware or operating system, but only on a Virtual Machine, you are free to develop any kind of software for Windows, macOS, Android, iOS and Linux. Just make sure you have installed the corresponding version of .NET Framework, .NET Core, Windows Azure, Mono or Xamarin.

We recommend using Microsoft Visual Studio, Xamarin, and MonoDevelop integrated development environments to create C#, F#, VB.NET applications.

Fore more details please refer to Product Documentation.

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