Convert DOC to DOCX in Python

High-speed Python library for converting DOC to DOCX

Use our document conversion API to develop high-level, platform independent software in Python. This is a professional software solution to import and export DOC, DOCX, and many other document formats using Python.

Convert DOC to DOCX using Python

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

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

Save DOC as DOCX in Python

The following example demonstrates how to convert DOC to DOCX in Python.

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

Code example in Python to convert DOC to DOCX format
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import aspose.words as aw

doc = aw.Document("Input.doc")
doc.save("Output.docx")
import aspose.words as aw doc = aw.Document("Input.doc") doc.save("Output.docx") import aspose.words as aw doc = aw.Document(Input.doc) for page in range(0, doc.page_count): extractedPage = doc.extract_pages(page, 1) extractedPage.save(f"Output_{page + 1}.docx") import aspose.words as aw doc = aw.Document() builder = aw.DocumentBuilder(doc) builder.insert_image("Input.doc") doc.save("Output.docx") import aspose.words as aw doc = aw.Document() builder = aw.DocumentBuilder(doc) shape = builder.insert_image("Input.doc") shape.image_data.save("Output.docx")
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How to convert DOC to DOCX

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

Python library to convert DOC to DOCX

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.

Other Supported DOC Conversions

You can convert DOC to many other file formats:

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