Convert Word to PDF in Python

High-speed Python library for converting Word to PDF

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

Convert Word to PDF using Python

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

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

Save Word as PDF in Python

The following example demonstrates how to convert Word to PDF in Python.

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

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

doc = aw.Document("Input.docx")"Output.pdf")
import aspose.words as aw doc = aw.Document("Input.docx")"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)"Output_{page + 1}.pdf") import aspose.words as aw doc = aw.Document() builder = aw.DocumentBuilder(doc) builder.insert_image("Input.docx")"Output.pdf") import aspose.words as aw doc = aw.Document() builder = aw.DocumentBuilder(doc) shape = builder.insert_image("Input.docx")"Output.pdf")
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How to convert Word to PDF

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

Python library to convert Word to PDF

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 Word Conversions

You can convert Word to many other file formats:


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