remove metadata from Word document in Outlook attachment

Aspose.Words Metadata Cleaner is a metadata removal tool that protects organizations from accidental information and metadata leaks. Unintentional leaks have the potential to embarrass or negatively impact a company’s financial well-being. Aspose.Words Metadata Cleaner integrates tightly with Outlook to ensure all hidden metadata is removed from documents sent from an organization. It works in the background before sending an email, Verify all Word attachments in the email and clean all built-in and custom properties from these attachments.

Features in this Release

The release of this add-on supports the following features:

  • This plugin executes automatically before sending any email from Outlook.
  • Automatically read all attachments using Aspose.Words in background.
  • Remove all Built-in Properties from word processing document attachments.
  • Remove all custom Properties from word processing document attachments.
  • Re-attach the attachments automatically after clearing metadata.
  • It provides ability to enable or disable add-on from the top ribbon button.
  • Supports Outlook 2010 and Outlook 2013

Download, Installation and Usage

Please check the links below to find instructions on downloading, installing, configuring and using these development templates.


Please check this video to see it in action.

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