Remove MPP Metadata in Java

Remove metadata properties from MPP and many other popular documents, images and multimedia file formats using GroupDocs.Metadata for Java API.

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About GroupDocs.Metadata for Java API

GroupDocs.Metadata for Java is an advanced metadata fields manipulation solution to easily read, add, update, delete, find, compare, exchange and export metadata information from images and document formats without using any external software. Remove metadata details from Word documents, Excel spreadsheets, PowerPoint presentations, Outlook emails, OneNote, Visio, Project, PDF, AutoCAD, ZIp, Audio and Video file formats along with the support for working with many other metadata processing features.

Steps for Removing MPP Metadata in Java

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

  • Load the MPP file to be updated.
  • Pass a search predicate to the RemoveProperties method.
  • Check the number of properties that were actually removed
  • Save the changes.

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 remove metadata

try (Metadata metadata = new Metadata("input.mpp")) {
	// Remove all mentions of any people contributed in file creation
	// Remove a custom property with the specified name         
	int affected = metadata.removeProperties(new FallsIntoCategorySpecification(Tags.getPerson()).or(new WithNameSpecification("CustomProperty")));

	System.out.println(String.format("Affected properties: %s", affected));"output.mpp");

Live Demos to Remove Metadata

Remove 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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Removing Metadata Of Other File Formats

Multi format documents and images metadata removing API for Java. Remove metadata details of some of the popular file formats as stated below.