ODT to TXT API

The API for converting Word documents to Text files.

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ODT to TXT features

The API for converting Word ODT documents to TXT files. Easily extract text from Word documents.

API Endpoint

ConvertAPI offers a cloud-based solution, which makes ODT to TXT conversion effortless with just a single REST-API call:

HTTP POST

Authenticate your API call

Converting odt to txt via REST-API is now easier than ever. Sign up for a free account to obtain your authentication secret, append it as a query string parameter to the conversion URL, and voilĂ ! You can find advanced authentication techniques in our docs.

QUERY AUTHENTICATION

Convert ODT to TXT using REST-API in no time!

Once you have your authentication in place, you can convert your files using application/json, multipart/form-data and application/octet-stream content types. A simple HTTP POST request using JSON would look like this:

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Conversion request using cURL

You can easily convert odt to txt with a simple cURL request. Our documentation provides more advanced cURL request techniques.

File conversion using CLI

ConvertAPI CLI allows you to convert files using our command-line file conversion utility tool. Check out CLI documentation for a detailed explanation and usage examples.

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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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