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Conversions For Many Popular Document Formats

Using Aspose.Words, developers can easily open and save DOC, OOXML, RTF, WordprocessingML, HTML, MHTML, TXT and OpenDocument documents. Aspose.Words for .NET can also save any document as PDF, XPS or EPUB.

Aspose.Words lets you convert documents between any of its supported formats, conversions from Microsoft Word documents to PDF are performed with high fidelity that ensures minimal formatting loss.

With Aspose.Words for Reporting Services and JasperReports you can easily convert your reports to DOC, DOCX, RTF, ODT, HTML and TXT formats. Aspose.Words for Reporting Service also supports conversion to XML, MHTML, XPS and EPUB formats.

Programming With A Document Object Model

Aspose.Words allows developers to create, build and modify documents including document formatting by using our intuitive document object model that consists of over 100 classes.

Developers can programmatically create, modify, extract and replace all document elements including sections, headers, footers, paragraphs, lists, tables, text, fields, hyperlinks, bookmarks and images.

Developers can specify detailed formatting for any document element. All drawing objects including shapes, textboxes, images, OLE objects and controls are supported through this model and you can perform many tasks such as inserting watermarks in pages or extracting images from a pre existing document.

Aspose.Words also provides useful security and utility features such as joining or splitting documents, copying fragments between documents, protecting and unprotecting documents, modifying document properties and inserting HTML fragments into documents.

Rendering, Printing And Viewing

With Aspose.Words for .NET you can print or convert whole documents or even individual pages from documents to TIFF, PNG, BMP or EMF images. You can also render (draw) any document page onto a .NET Graphic object, you can set its size and zoom level to create thumbnails or for displaying images in a browser.

Aspose.Words for .NET is specially designed to render documents into pages and print with highest of fidelity to the Microsoft Word format meaning that the output is of the highest quality, you would be forgiven for thinking that the conversion had actually been performed by Word itself!

Developers will find it easy to print or preview documents within their own applications, this is due to Aspose.Words for .NET's integration with the .NET printing infrastructure and the ability to completely customize the printing process.

Reporting And Mail Merge

You can easily use Aspose.Words as a fully featured reporting solution. Design your reports in Microsoft Word and then allow Aspose.Words to populate documents with data from a number of data sources.

Aspose.Words for .NET allows developers to use standard Microsoft Word mail merge fields in reports. Additionally, you can use the Aspose.Words for .NET extended syntax for mail merge fields to perform more complex operations during mail merge operations such as inserting images or repeatable regions.

The data to drive your reports or mail merges can come from an ADO.NET data table, business objects or from a completely custom data source.

Platform Independence

Aspose.Words is available for .NET, Java, Reporting Services, JasperReports and SharePoint. You can use Aspose.Words for .NET to build any type of 32-bit or 64-bit .NET application including ASP.NET, Web Services and WinForms. It is possible to use Aspose.Words for .NET via COM Interop from ASP, Perl, PHP and Python. You can even use Aspose.Words for .NET to build applications with Mono.

Aspose.Words for Java is available for Java 1.4, 1.5 and 1.6 and will run in any place where Java is installed. It is possible to use Aspose.Words for Java from Perl, PHP and Python.

Aspose.Words for Reporting Services supports Microsoft SQL Server 2000, 2005 and 2008 Reporting Services (32-bit and 64-bit), Microsoft Report Viewer 2005 and 2008, and Business Intelligence Development Studio 2005 and 2008.

Aspose.Words for JasperReports supports JasperReports (2.0, 3.0 or higher) and JasperServer (2.0, 3.0 or higher).

Aspose.Words for SharePoint supports Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 and Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007.

No Microsoft Word Automation

Aspose.Words does not require Microsoft Office to be installed on the machine in order to work. In short, Aspose.Words is a better alternative to automation in terms of security, stability, scalability, speed, price and features.

High Fidelity, Identical To The Report Design

Aspose.Words for Reporting Services and JasperReports exports reports to Microsoft Word documents in such a way that they appear identical to the original report design as produced by Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services’ or JasperReports' built-in exporters. All report features are converted to the highest degree of precision to make your Microsoft Word documents look as close to the original design as possible.

Easy And Lightweight Deployment

Aspose.Words for Reporting Services comes with a MSI installer. The installer integrates Aspose.Words for Reporting Services with Microsoft Visual Studio Report Designer and registers to run with all Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services installations found on the computer.

Aspose.Words for JasperReports is provided as a single JAR file that can easily be deployed on the machines running JasperReports or JasperServer.