Convert HTML Files to Word Document in Java

Convert HTML Files to Word DOCX DOC in Java

In various cases, you may need to convert the HTML content to a Word document. For example, for generating the document from a WYSIWYG HTML editor or converting a web page to DOCX or DOC format. To perform this conversion programmatically, this article covers how to convert HTML files to Word DOCX, DOC, DOCM, or other formats in Java.

Java Library to Convert HTML to Word

To convert HTML to DOCX, DOC, DOT, DOCM, and other Word formats, we will use Aspose.Words for Java. It is a powerful library to create and manipulate Word documents programmatically. Moreover, it provides a built-in document converter that provides high fidelity conversion of/to Word processing documents. You can download the API’s JAR from the downloads section or install it using the following Maven configurations in pom.xml.

<repository>
    <id>AsposeJavaAPI</id>
    <name>Aspose Java API</name>
    <url>https://repository.aspose.com/repo/</url>
</repository>
<dependency>
    <groupId>com.aspose</groupId>
    <artifactId>aspose-words</artifactId>
    <version>21.11</version>
    <type>pom</type>
</dependency>

Convert HTML to DOCX/DOC/DOCM in Java

Using Aspose.Words for Java, the conversion of an HTML file to Word format can be done in a couple of steps, which are mentioned below.

The SaveFormat enum in Document.save() method specifies the format in which you want to convert the HTML file. The following code sample shows how to generate a Word document from HTML in Java.

Convert a Web Page to Word using URL in Java

You can also convert a web page to a Word document directly from its URL. The following are the steps to convert HTML to DOCX using URL in Java.

The following code sample shows how to convert a web page to a Word document using a URL.

Convert an HTML String to Word using Java

Aspose.Words for Java also allows you to generate a Word document from HTML string dynamically. The following are the steps to perform this operation.

The following code sample shows how to convert an HTML string to a DOCX file using Java.

Get a Free API License

You can use Aspose.Words for Java without evaluation limitations by getting a free temporary license.

Conclusion

In this article, you have learned how to convert HTML files to Word DOCX, DOC, DOCM, or other formats programmatically using Java. Moreover, you have seen how to convert an HTML string or a web page from a URL to a Word document dynamically. You can simply install Aspose.Words for Java and use the provided code to build your HTML to Word converter. Besides, you can visit the documentation to explore more about Aspose.Words for Java. Furthermore, you can share your queries with us on our forum.

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