Convert FODS to XML in Java

FODS to XML conversion with a few lines of Java code


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About GroupDocs.Conversion for Java API

GroupDocs.Conversion for Java can be used to convert Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF, Visio and other formats. GroupDocs.Conversion is a standalone API that is suitable for back-end and internal systems where high performance is required. It does not depend on any software such as Microsoft or Open Office.

Convert your FODS files to XML in Java easily. You can use just a couple of Java code lines in any platform of your choice like - Windows, Linux, macOS. You can try FODS to XML conversion for free and evaluate conversion results quality. Along with simple file conversion scenarios you can try more advanced options for loading source FODS file and for saving output XML result.

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

  • auto-detect file format;
  • specify password for protected files (if file format supports it);
  • replace missing fonts to preserve document appearance.

There are also advanced convert options for the XML file:

  • convert specific document page or page range;
  • add a watermark to the converted XML file and many more.

Once conversion is completed you can save your XML file to the local file path or any third-party storage like FTP, Amazon S3, Google Drive, Dropbox etc. Please note - to convert FODS to XML there is no need for any additional software installed - like MS Office, Open Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader etc.

Steps to convert FODS to XML in Java

GroupDocs.Conversion for Java makes it easy for developers to convert a FODS file to XML with a few lines of code.

  • Create an instance of the Converter class and provide the file FODS with the full path
  • Create and set ConvertOptions for XML type.
  • Call the Converter.Convert method and pass the full path and format (XML) as a parameter

System Requirements

Basic conversion with GroupDocs.Conversion for Java can be done in just a few simple steps. 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 XML
ConvertOptions convertOptions = new FileType().fromExtension("xml").getConvertOptions();
// Convert to XML format
converter.convert("output.xml", convertOptions);

FODS to XML Live Demo

Convert FODS to XML now by visiting the GroupDocs.Conversion App website. Online demo has the following advantages

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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