Convert Word, PDF, Web documents in Python

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

Use our document conversion API to develop high-level, platform independent software in Python. This is a powerful software solution to import and export Word, PDF, Web documents using Python.

Convert documents between various formats using Python

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

Powerful Python 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 Python. 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 Python to convert document formats
Input file
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Output format
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import aspose.words as aw

doc = aw.Document("Input.docx")
doc.save("Output.pdf")
import aspose.words as aw doc = aw.Document("Input.docx") doc.save("Output.pdf") import aspose.words as aw doc = aw.Document(Input.docx) for page in range(0, doc.page_count): extractedPage = doc.extract_pages(page, 1) extractedPage.save(f"Output_{page + 1}.pdf") import aspose.words as aw doc = aw.Document() builder = aw.DocumentBuilder(doc) builder.insert_image("Input.docx") doc.save("Output.pdf") import aspose.words as aw doc = aw.Document() builder = aw.DocumentBuilder(doc) shape = builder.insert_image("Input.docx") shape.image_data.save("Output.pdf")
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How to convert PDF, Word, JPG and other file formats in Python

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

Python library to convert files

We host our Python packages in PyPi repositories. Please follow the step-by-step instructions on how to install "Aspose.Words for Python via .NET" to your developer environment.

System Requirements

This package is compatible with Python 3.5, 3.6, 3.7, 3.8 and 3.9. If you develop software for Linux, please have a look at additional requirements for gcc and libpython in Product Documentation.

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