Convert Word to TXT in C#

High-speed C# library for converting Word to TXT

Use our document conversion API to develop high-level, platform independent software for .NET and .NET Core platforms. This is a professional software solution to import and export Word, TXT, and many other document formats using C#, F#, VB.NET.

Convert Word to TXT using C#

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

Modern document-processing C# API creates TXT from Word with high speed. Test the quality of Word to TXT conversion right in a browser. Powerful C# library allows converting Word files to many popular formats.

Save Word as TXT in C#

The following example demonstrates how to convert Word to TXT in C#.

Follow the easy steps to turn a Word file into TXT format. Read Word file from the local drive, then simply save it as TXT, specifying the required file format by TXT extension. For both Word reading and TXT writing you can use fully qualified filenames. The output TXT content and formatting will be identical to the original Word document.

Code example in C# to convert DOCX to TXT format
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using Aspose.Words;

var doc = new Document("Input.docx");
doc.Save("Output.txt");
using Aspose.Words; var doc = new Document("Input.docx"); doc.Save("Output.txt"); 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}.txt"); } using Aspose.Words; var doc = new Document(); var builder = new DocumentBuilder(doc); builder.InsertImage("Input.docx"); doc.Save("Output.txt"); using Aspose.Words; var doc = new Document(); var builder = new DocumentBuilder(doc); var shape = builder.InsertImage("Input.docx"); shape.ImageData.Save("Output.txt");
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How to convert Word to TXT

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

C# library to convert Word to TXT

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.

Other Supported Word Conversions

You can convert Word to many other file formats:

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