.NET API to Manipulate Metadata

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.NET metadata API

GroupDocs.Metadata for .NET

 

GroupDocs.Metadata for .NET API, easily integrates with your C#, ASP.NET and other .NET based applications to help your end-users manipulate metadata of documents, images, archives, torrents and various other file formats. It makes reading, editing, replacing, removing of metadata a very quick and easy process. Through GroupDocs.Metadata for .NET API, you can also compare two documents to identify differences and similarities present in their metadata properties. You can also export metadata of required documents to Excel, CSV or DataSet.

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GroupDocs.Metadata for .NET Features

 

 

Identify Built-in & Custom Metadata

 

Retrieve & Remove Hidden Data in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint & PDF

 

Run-time Recognition of Document File Type

 

Ability to Detect/Remove Digital Signatures

 

Identify Password Protection

 

Retrieve Thumbnails

 

Detect MIME Type of a Specific File or File Stream

 

Enumerate any Type of Metadata

 

Use Defined Key to Read Metadata Property of Supported Formats

 

Read Metadata of Email Messages

 

Retrieve Metadata of Audio & Video Files

 

Get Metadata of Archive formats & Torrents

 

Compare Metadata Properties of Supported Formats & Identity Differences or Similarities

 

Search Metadata Properties of Files

 

Replace Metadata Properties of Supported File Formats

 

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

 

Find Photos Made on Specific Camera

 

Import Images Metadata Properties & Remove Location Info from Photos

 

Remove Metadata From All The Reports/Documents

 

Remove All The Comments From The Reports/Documents

 

Reducing Memory Consumption of Documents & Images

Quickly Fetching Metadata Properties

Using GroupDocs.Metadata for .NET API, manipulating any sort of metadata for supported file formats is pretty straight forward business. Following piece of code demonstrates how easy it is to fetch metadata of a DOCX file using C#:

Quickly Fetching Metadata Properties using C#

// initialize DocFormat
Using (DocFormat docFormat = new DocFormat("sample.docx")){
// Get Document Metadata
DocMetadata docMetadata = docFormat.DocumentProperties;
}

Retrieval and Manipulation of Hidden Data

GroupDocs.Metadata for .NET provides a handy mechanism to fetch and remove hidden data in PDF as well as Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint documents. Following is a list of metadata information that you can manipulate using GroupDocs.Metadata for .NET:

  • 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: