Convert FODS to PDF in Java

FODS to PDF conversion with a few lines of Java code

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About GroupDocs.Conversion for Java API

GroupDocs.Conversion for Java is an advanced file format conversion API for converting between popular image and document formats such as Microsoft Office, OpenDocument, PDF, HTML, email, CAD. and much more with just a few lines of code. The native API automatically detects the formats of the original documents and offers many options for customizing the converted documents. Along with the function of extracting information from a document, it also supports caching of the conversion results to the local disk by default. However, any type of cache storage can be supported by implementing the appropriate interfaces - Amazon S3, Dropbox, Google Drive, Windows Azure, Reddis, or any others.

Convert your FODS files to PDF in Java. It only takes a couple of lines of Java code on any platform of your choice, such as Windows, Linux, macOS. You can try converting FODS to PDF for free and evaluate the quality of the conversion results. Along with simple file conversion scripts, you can try more sophisticated options for loading the FODS source file and storing the PDF output.

For example, for the source FODS file you may use the following load options:

  • automatic detection of the file format;
  • specify a password for protected files (if the file format supports it);
  • replace missing fonts to preserve the appearance of the document.

There are also advanced convert options for the PDF file:

  • convert a specific page of a document or a range of pages;
  • add a watermark to the converted PDF.

Once the conversion is complete, you can save the PDF file to your local file path or to any third party storage such as FTP, Amazon S3, Google Drive, Dropbox etc. Please note - to convert FODS to PDF, you do not need to install any additional software, such as MS Office, Open Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader etc.

Steps to convert FODS to PDF in Java

GroupDocs.Conversion for Java allows developers to easily convert FODS file to PDF with a few lines of code.

  • Create a new instance of the Converter class and upload the file FODS with the full path
  • Set ConvertOptions for document type to PDF
  • Call the convert() method and pass the document name (full path) and format (PDF) as a parameter

System Requirements

Basic conversion with GroupDocs.Conversion for Java API can be done with just a few lines of code. Our APIs are supported on all major platforms and operating systems. Before executing the code below, make sure you have the following prerequisites installed on your system.

  • Operating systems: Microsoft Windows, Linux, MacOS
  • Development environments: NetBeans, Intellij IDEA, Eclipse, etc.
  • Java runtime: J2SE 6.0 and above
  • Get the latest GroupDocs.Conversion for Java from Maven

// Load source file FODS for conversion
Converter converter = new Converter("input.fods");
// Prepare conversion options for target format PDF
ConvertOptions convertOptions = new FileType().fromExtension("pdf").getConvertOptions();
// Convert to PDF format
converter.convert("output.pdf", convertOptions);

FODS to PDF Live Demo

Visit our GroupDocs.Conversion App website and try FODS to PDF conversion now. The free demo has the following benefits

No need to download API

No need to write any code

Just upload the source file

Get download link to save the file

Other supported FODS conversions in Java

You can also convert FODS to many other file formats. Please see the list below.

Convert FODS to CSV

(Comma Seperated Values)

Convert FODS to DIF

(Data Interchange Format)

Convert FODS to EPUB

(Open eBook File)

Convert FODS to FODS

(OpenDocument Flat XML Spreadsheet)

Convert FODS to HTM

(Hypertext Markup Language File)

Convert FODS to HTML

(Hyper Text Markup Language)

Convert FODS to JSON

(JavaScript Object Notation File)

Convert FODS to MHT

(MHTML Web Archive)

Convert FODS to MHTML

(Web Page Archive Format)

Convert FODS to ODS

(OpenDocument Spreadsheet)

Convert FODS to PDF

(Portable Document Format)

Convert FODS to SXC

(StarOffice Calc Spreadsheet)

Convert FODS to TEX

(LaTeX Source Document)

Convert FODS to TSV

(Tab Seperated Values)

Convert FODS to XLAM

(Excel Macro-Enabled Add-In)

Convert FODS to XLS

(Microsoft Excel Spreadsheet (Legacy))

Convert FODS to XLSB

(Excel Binary Workbook)

Convert FODS to XLSM

(Macro-enabled Spreadsheet)

Convert FODS to XLSX

(Open XML Workbook)

Convert FODS to XLT

(Excel 97 - 2003 Template)

Convert FODS to XLTM

(Excel Macro-Enabled Template)

Convert FODS to XLTX

(Excel Template)

Convert FODS to XPS

(XML Paper Specifications)

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