Convert Word to Excel Python | Convert DOCX to XLSX Python

Sometimes we encounter tasks where we need to convert Word document (DOC or DOCX) into Excel document. This can be useful, for example, for data analysis and reporting, or if you have received any text data and want to convert it into a table format (XLS or XLSX) for further work.

In this article, we will explore the process of converting DOC or DOCX files to XLSX using Python:

Word to XLSX Converter Library using Python

To convert documents from Word to Excel format, the Aspose.Words for Python library was developed. This is a set of tools that provide developers with the ability to integrate document conversion functionality into their Python applications without the need for Microsoft Word or Microsoft Excel. Aspose.Words for Python offers a convenient and efficient way to handle programmatic document conversion tasks.

Download and install the Aspose.Words for Python library to convert a DOC or DOCX document to XLSX format. For more information on installation, explore the Installation page of the official documentation.

Steps to Convert a Document to Excel format

We can export formatted and plain text, images, tables and other Word document objects into a table format in just a few steps:

  1. Load your Word DOCX/DOC file
  2. Convert it to XLSX format
  3. Save the result

The big advantage of using the Aspose.Words for Python library and its software conversion is high accuracy and speed. In addition, as we said, you don’t need to use third-party applications such as Microsoft Word or Excel.

How to Convert Word Document to XLSX in Python

We can easily convert a Word (DOC or DOCX) document to XLSX file in Python by following the steps below:

  1. Load a document in DOCX or DOC format, using the Document class
  2. Convert a DOCX or DOC to XLSX format using Aspose.Words and save the result, use Document.Save method

The following code example shows how to convert DOCX to XLSX in Python:

doc = aw.Document(docs_base.my_dir + "Pdf Document.pdf") + "BaseConversions.PdfToXlsx.xlsx")
Convert Word to Excel Example | Convert DOCX to XLSX Example

When converting a document to XLSX format, you can set additional options to obtain a specific result: find and replace certain text, specify сompression level, etc. These settings can be specified by using the XlsxSaveOptions class.

Convert DOC or DOCX to XLSX Online

You can also use our free online Word to XLSX converter to convert DOC or DOCX files to XLSX format. Convert Word documents to XLSX with high quality, accuracy and speed:

The conversion speed mainly depends on the size of the source Word file, and the download link for the converted Excel file is available instantly after the process is completed.

Сonverting Word to Excel – Useful Resources

  1. Read the Convert a Document section of the official documentation to learn more about document conversion feature
  2. Read the Find and Replace article to get additional information on finding and replacing the content

Get a Free Converter License

You can get a free temporary license to convert Word files to XLSX format without trial restrictions. To do this, go to the Temporary License page for short and clear instructions on how to obtain a free license.

Also be sure to check out our Online converter from Word to XLSX to see how it works.

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