Convert HTML to Markdown in Python

High-speed Python library for converting HTML to Markdown

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

Convert HTML to Markdown using Python

Need to convert Web documents programmatically? With Aspose.Words for Python via .NET any developer can convert HTML to Markdown format and in the opposite direction with just a few lines of Python code.

Modern document-processing Python API creates Markdown from HTML with professional quality. Test the highest quality HTML to Markdown conversion right in your browser. Powerful Python library allows converting Web documents to many popular formats.

Save HTML as Markdown in Python

The following example demonstrates how to convert HTML to Markdown in Python.

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

Code example in Python to convert HTML to MD format
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import aspose.words as aw

doc = aw.Document("Input.html")"")
import aspose.words as aw doc = aw.Document("Input.html")"") import aspose.words as aw doc = aw.Document(Input.html) for page in range(0, doc.page_count): extractedPage = doc.extract_pages(page, 1)"Output_{page + 1}.md") import aspose.words as aw doc = aw.Document() builder = aw.DocumentBuilder(doc) builder.insert_image("Input.html")"") import aspose.words as aw doc = aw.Document() builder = aw.DocumentBuilder(doc) shape = builder.insert_image("Input.html")"")
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How to convert HTML to Markdown

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

Python library to convert HTML to Markdown

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 HTML Conversions

You can convert HTML to many other file formats:


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