DOCX to TXT using JavaScript

The JavaScript library for converting Word documents to Text files.

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DOCX to TXT features

The JS module for converting Word DOCX documents to TXT files. Easily extract text from Word documents.

ConvertAPI JavaScript library install

ConvertAPI provides a JavaScript module that allows you to perform a DOCX to TXT conversion with just a few lines of code. First, install the convertapi-js@~1.1 package from npm:

NPM package >
npm i convertapi-js@~1.1

If you are interested in our old version of non-module JavaScript library you can find it here.

Authenticate your JavaScript library

Next, obtain your secret key by signing up for a free account. Once you sign up, you'll receive 250 free conversions instantly! Grab your authentication secret from the account dashboard, and authenticate the ConvertAPI JavaScript library like this:

import ConvertApi from 'convertapi-js'
let convertApi = ConvertApi.auth('your-api-secret')

Convert DOCX to TXT using JavaScript in no time!

Once you have your authentication in place, simply copy-paste this docx to txt conversion code snippet into your JavaScript project. Convert DOCX to TXT documents using JavaScript with no effort at all!

// 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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