Convert PST to RTF in C#

PST to RTF conversion with a few lines of .NET code

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About GroupDocs.Conversion для .NET API

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

For example, for the source PST 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 RTF file:

  • convert specific document page or page range;
  • add a watermark to the converted RTF file.

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

Steps to convert PST to RTF in C#

GroupDocs.Conversion makes it easy for developers to convert a PST file to RTF with a few lines of code.

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

System Requirements

Basic conversion with GroupDocs.Conversion for .NET 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: Microsoft Visual Studio, Xamarin, MonoDevelop
  • Frameworks: .NET Framework, .NET Standard, .NET Core, Mono
  • Get the latest GroupDocs.Conversion for .NET from Nuget

// Load PST file
var converter = new GroupDocs.Conversion.Converter("template.pst");
// Set conversion parameters for RTF format
var convertOptions = converter.GetPossibleConversions()["rtf"].ConvertOptions;
// Convert to RTF format
converter.Convert("output.rtf", convertOptions);        

PST to RTF Live Demo

Convert PST to RTF 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 transformations PST

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

Convert PST to BMP

(Bitmap Image File)

Convert PST to DCM

(DICOM Image)

Convert PST to EMF

(Enhanced Metafile Format)

Convert PST to EMZ

(Windows Compressed Enhanced Metafile)

Convert PST to EPUB

(Open eBook File)

Convert PST to GIF

(Graphical Interchange Format)

Convert PST to JP2

(JPEG 2000 Core Image)

Convert PST to JPEG

(Joint Photographic Expert Group Image)

Convert PST to PDF

(Portable Document Format)

Convert PST to PNG

(Portable Network Graphic)

Convert PST to PSB

(Photoshop Large Document Format)

Convert PST to PSD

(Photoshop Document)

Convert PST to SVG

(Scalar Vector Graphics)

Convert PST to SVGZ

(Compressed Scalable Vector Graphics)

Convert PST to TEX

(LaTeX Source Document)

Convert PST to TGA

(Truevision Graphics Adapter)

Convert PST to TIFF

(Tagged Image File Format)

Convert PST to WEBP

(Raster Web Image Format)

Convert PST to WMF

(Windows Metafile)

Convert PST to WMZ

(Compressed Windows Metafile)

Convert PST to XPS

(XML Paper Specifications)

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