Manipulate Metadata by Java API

Develop Java Applications to Access, Modify, Delete, Find, Compare, Replace & Export Metadata of all Popular Document Formats.

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Java metadata API

GroupDocs.Metadata for Java

 

GroupDocs.Metadata for Java is a metadata manipulation API that developers use to build Java applications through which end-users can create metadata or access existing metadata of both built-in and custom type. Moreover, our metadata API can help you edit or modify metadata for better information management. GroupDocs.Metadata for Java API can be integrated into your Java applications to work with numerous types of metadata for vast variety of file formats. It also offers you features, such as, metadata search, replace metadata properties, compare metadata of supported file formats to identify similarities as well as differences. The metadata information can also be exported through GroupDocs.Metadata for Java API.

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GroupDocs.Metadata for Java Features

 

 

Manipulate Built-in & Custom Metadata

 

Access & Delete Hidden Data in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint & PDF

 

Detect Document File Type at Run-time

 

Identify/Delete Digital Signatures in Word, Excel, PDF

 

Detect Document Password Protection in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and PDF

 

Fetch Thumbnails of Supported Formats

 

Read Image Cover & Detect MIME Type of an EPUB File

 

Supports Enumeration of any Metadata Type

 

Read Metadata Property using Defined Key for any Supported Format

 

Get/Delete Metadata of Email Messages & Remove Attachments

 

Manipulate Metadata of Audio & Video Files

 

Fetch Metadata of Torrents & Archive Formats

 

Identify Difference or Similarities in Metadata of Supported Formats by Comparison

 

Search Properties of Document, EXIF, & XMP Metadata

 

Replace Metadata Properties of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and PDF

 

Export Metadata of Supported File Formats to Excel, CSV or DataSet

 

Search Photos Captured by Specific Camera

 

Manipulate Image Metadata Properties & Delete Photo Location Information

 

Delete Metadata of Reports and Documents

 

Delete Comments from Reports and Documents

 

Reducing Memory Consumption of PDF, Excel & Image Formats

Efficiently Fetch Metadata Properties

With GroupDocs.Metadata for Java API, Metadata Properties of supported file formats can be fetched pretty efficiently. The code to do so is quite simple and straight forward. Following is an example that shows how easy it is to fetch metadata properties of a DOC file using Java:

Efficiently Fetch Metadata Properties using Java

// initialize DocFormat 
try(DocFormat docFormat = new DocFormat("D:\\Documents\\sample.doc")){
// Get Document Metadata
DocMetadata properties = docFormat.getDocumentProperties();
}

Retrieve Hidden Data for Manipulation

GroupDocs.Metadata for Java provides you a comprehensive way to get and delete hidden data from Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint files. You can also do the same for PDF documents. Following list elaborates the sort of metadata you can access and manipulate through GroupDocs.Metadata for Java:

  • Microsoft Word (Comments, Hidden Text, Merge Fields)
  • Microsoft Excel (Comments, Hidden Sheets)
  • Microsoft PowerPoint (Comments, Hidden Slides)
  • PDF Documents (Attachments, Annotations, Bookmarks, Form Fields)

Support and Learning Resources

 

GroupDocs.Metadata offers file metadata APIs for other popular development environments as listed below: