Convert AI to DOT in C#

Native and high performance AI to DOT conversion using server side GroupDocs.Conversion for .NET APIs, without the use of any software like Microsoft or Open Office.

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About GroupDocs.Conversion for .NET API

GroupDocs.Conversion API can be used to convert Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF, Visio and various other formats. GroupDocs.Conversion is a standalone API that is suitable for server side and backend systems where high performance is required. It does not depend on any software like Microsoft or Open Office.

Steps to Convert AI to DOT in C#

GroupDocs.Conversion makes it easy for developers to convert the AI file to DOT using a few lines of code.

  • Create an instance of Converter class and load the AI file with full path
  • Create & set ConvertOptions for the dot type
  • Call Converter.Convert method and pass the full path and format (DOT) as parameter

System Requirements

A basic conversion with GroupDocs.Conversion for .NET APIs can be done by implementing a few easy steps. Our APIs are supported on all major platforms and operating systems. Before executing the code below, please make sure that you have the following prerequisites installed on your system.

  • Operating Systems: Microsoft Windows, Linux, MacOS
  • Development Environments: Microsoft Visual Studio, Xamarin, MonoDevelop
  • Frameworks: .NET Framework, .NET Standard, .NET Core, Mono
  • Get the latest version of GroupDocs.Conversion for .NET downloaded from Nuget

C# code snippet to convert AI to DOT

// load the AI file
var converter = new GroupDocs.Conversion.Converter("");
// set the convert options for DOT format
var convertOptions = converter.GetPossibleConversions()["dot"].ConvertOptions;
// convert to DOT format
converter.Convert("", convertOptions);

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AI About AI File Format

A file with an .ai extension is an Adobe Illustrator Artwork file that contains vector graphics in a single page. it uses points to create paths for displaying the image data, thus making it safe from losing image quality if it is enlarged. AI file format is base don the PGF file format which are similar to AI files. AI format finds its major usage for logos and print media, and its initial versions were considered similar to that of EPS files. AI files can be opened with Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Acrobat DC, PaintShop Pro, and CorelDraw Graphics tools.

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DOT About DOT File Format

Files with .DOT extension are template files created by Microsoft Word to have pre-formatted settings for generation of further DOC or DOCX files. A template file is created in order to have specific user settings that should be applied to subsequent files created from these. These settings include page margins, borders, headers, footers, and other page settings. Such templates are used in official documents such as company letterheads and standardized forms. The DOT file format is specific to Microsoft Word 2003 and earlier, but is supported by higher versions as well. Microsoft Word by default opens every new document based on file. If modified, all the new files created will result in same settings as from the template file. In Microsoft Word 2007, the DOT file format has been replaced with Office OpenXML based DOTX file format.

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Other Supported Conversions

You can also convert AI into many other file formats. Please see the complete list below.

AI TO EPUB (Digital E-Book File Format)
AI TO XPS (Open XML Paper Specification)
AI TO TEX (LaTeX Source Document)
AI TO PPT (PowerPoint Presentation)
AI TO PPS (Microsoft PowerPoint Slide Show)
AI TO PPTX (PowerPoint Open XML Presentation)
AI TO PPSX (PowerPoint Open XML Slide Show)
AI TO ODP (OpenDocument Presentation File Format)
AI TO OTP (Origin Graph Template)
AI TO POTX (Microsoft PowerPoint Open XML Template)
AI TO POTM (Microsoft PowerPoint Template)
AI TO PPTM (Microsoft PowerPoint Presentation)
AI TO PPSM (Microsoft PowerPoint Slide Show)
AI TO XLS (Microsoft Excel Binary File Format)
AI TO XLSX (Microsoft Excel Open XML Spreadsheet)
AI TO XLSM (Microsoft Excel Macro-Enabled Spreadsheet)
AI TO XLSB (Microsoft Excel Binary Spreadsheet File)
AI TO ODS (Open Document Spreadsheet)
AI TO XLTX (Microsoft Excel Open XML Template)
AI TO XLTM (Microsoft Excel Macro-Enabled Template)
AI TO TSV (Tab Separated Values File)
AI TO XLAM (Microsoft Excel Macro-Enabled Add-In)
AI TO CSV (Comma Separated Values File)
AI TO DOC (Microsoft Word Document)
AI TO DOCM (Microsoft Word Macro-Enabled Document)
AI TO AI (Microsoft Word Open XML Document)
AI TO DOT (Microsoft Word Document Template)
AI TO DOTM (Microsoft Word Macro-Enabled Template)
AI TO DOTX (Word Open XML Document Template)
AI TO RTF (Rich Text File Format)
AI TO ODT (Open Document Text)
AI TO OTT (Open Document Template)
AI TO TXT (Plain Text File Format)
AI TO MD (Markdown)
AI TO TIFF (Tagged Image File Format)
AI TO TIF (Tagged Image File Format)
AI TO JPG (Joint Photographic Expert Group Image File)
AI TO PNG (Portable Network Graphic)
AI TO GIF (Graphical Interchange Format File)
AI TO BMP (Bitmap File Format)
AI TO ICO (Microsoft Icon File)
AI TO PSD (Adobe Photoshop Document)
AI TO WMF (Windows Metafile)
AI TO EMF (Enhanced Metafile Format)
AI TO WEBP (Raster Web Image File Format)
AI TO SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics File)
AI TO JP2 (JPEG 2000 Core Image File)
AI TO EMZ (Enhanced Windows Metafile Compressed)
AI TO WMZ (Windows Metafile Compressed)
AI TO HTML (Hyper Text Markup Language)
AI TO MHT (MIME Encapsulation of Aggregate HTML)
AI TO MHTML (MIME Encapsulation of Aggregate HTML)