DOC to TXT using PHP

The PHP library for converting Word documents to Text files.

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DOC to TXT features

The PHP SDK for converting Word DOC documents to TXT files. Easily extract text from Word documents.

File conversion library for PHP

ConvertAPI provides a PHP library that allows you to perform a DOC to TXT conversion with just a few lines of code. Convert DOC to TXT documents using PHP programming language with no effort at all!

Execute the following command in your project root:
composer require convertapi/convertapi-php

Or install it manually using ConvertApi autoloader:

Following extensions are required: curl & json
require_once('/path/to/convertapi-php/lib/ConvertApi/autoload.php');

How To Convert DOC to TXT using PHP?

You can convert DOC to TXT in a few simple steps:

DOC to TXT - complete code snippet for PHP

Once you have your authentication in place, simply copy-paste this doc to txt conversion code snippet into your PHP project:

// Code snippet is using the ConvertAPI JavaScript Client: https://github.com/ConvertAPI/convertapi-js

// Code snippet is using the ConvertAPI Node.js Client: https://github.com/ConvertAPI/convertapi-nodejs

// Code snippet is using the ConvertAPI PHP Client: https://github.com/ConvertAPI/convertapi-php

// Code snippet is using the ConvertAPI Java Client: https://github.com/ConvertAPI/convertapi-java

// Code snippet is using the ConvertAPI C# Client: https://github.com/ConvertAPI/convertapi-dotnet

# Code snippet is using the ConvertAPI Ruby Client: https://github.com/ConvertAPI/convertapi-ruby

# Code snippet is using the ConvertAPI Python Client: https://github.com/ConvertAPI/convertapi-python

// Code snippet is using the ConvertAPI Go Client: https://github.com/ConvertAPI/convertapi-go

REM Code snippet is using the command line utility program: https://github.com/ConvertAPI/convertapi-cli

<!-- For conversions with the multiple file result please refer to this example: https://repl.it/@ConvertAPI/HTML-Form-with-multiple-file-result -->

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You can try out advanced conversion parameters and test the conversion result online using our interactive demo tool. This tool will produce the same conversion output as if you were using the library from your solution, and it will auto-generate the code snippet for you!

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Conversion parameters

Password String

Sets the password to open protected documents.

Substitutions Bool

Replace similar symbols with their counterparts in a text file, such as a copyright symbol with (c).

LineBreaks Bool

Inserts line breaks at the end of each line of text.

TextEncoding Collection

Specifies what encoding the parser should use when converting text files.

Values:   auto ascii utf-7 utf-8 iso-8859-1 iso-8859-2 iso-8859-6 iso-8859-15 windows-1252 arabicasmo baltic centraleuropean cyrillic europa extalphalowercase greek hebrew hzgbsimplifiedchinese german japaneseshiftjis koi8-r koi8-u korean thai turkish unicodebigendian unicodelittleendian vietnamese

EndLineChar Collection

Set end of line character. The character which will be used to break lines.

Values:   crlf cr lfcr lf

SaveFormat Collection

Specifies the format to use when saving a document.

Values:   wintext wintextlb dostext dostextlb unicodetext

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