Extract MPP Metadata in Java

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About GroupDocs.Metadata for Java API

GroupDocs.Metadata for Java is an advanced metadata management solution, allowing developers to easily view, add, edit, delete, search, compare, replace and export metadata information from images and document formats without using any external software. Extract metadata details from Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote, Visio, Project, PDF, AutoCAD, Archive, Audio and Video file formats.

Steps for MPP Metadata Extraction in Java

GroupDocs.Metadata makes it easy for Java developers to get metadata information from MPP files from within their applications by implementing a few easy steps.

  • Load the MPP file to be searched for metadata properties.
  • Make up a predicate to examine all extracted metadata properties.
  • Pass the predicate to the FindProperties method.
  • Iterate through the found properties.

System Requirements

GroupDocs.Metadata for Java APIs are supported on all major platforms and operating systems. Before executing the code below, please make sure that you have the following prerequisites installled on your system.

  • Operating Systems: Microsoft Windows, Linux, MacOS
  • Development Environment: NetBeans, Intellij IDEA, Eclipse etc
  • Java Runtime Environment: J2SE 6.0 and above
  • Get the latest version of GroupDocs.Metadata for Java from Maven

Java code snippet to extract metadata

try (Metadata metadata = new Metadata("input.mpp")) {
	if (metadata.getFileFormat() != FileFormat.Unknown && !metadata.getDocumentInfo().isEncrypted()) {

		// Fetch all metadata properties that fall into a particular category
		IReadOnlyList properties = metadata.findProperties(new FallsIntoCategorySpecification(Tags.getContent()));
		System.out.println("The metadata properties describing some characteristics of the file content: title, keywords, language, etc.");
		for (MetadataProperty property : properties) {
			System.out.println(String.format("Property name: %s, Property value: %s", property.getName(), property.getValue()));

Live Demos of Extracting Metadata

Retrieve metadata information of MPP file right now by visiting GroupDocs.Metadata Live Demos website.
The live demo has the following benefits

  No need to download GroupDocs API.
  No need to write any code.
  Upload the file to get metadata information of MPP.
  Get the download link to save the file on your machine.

mppAbout MPP File Format

A file with MPP extension is Microsoft Project data file that stores information related to project management in an integrated manner. It is proprietary file format developed by Microsoft as file format for Microsoft Project (MSP) which is a project management application software. Besides MPP, MSP supports other file formats as well like project XML schema. Several APIs and applications provide the facility to convert MPP file format to others. Microsoft now has online Project Server where project management files can be uploaded for collaboration by multiple users.

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