Developers prefer Aspose file format APIs

Developers building business applications depend on Aspose to provide the most complete set of file format APIs and components across all platforms. Its .NET, Android, and Cloud APIs allow developers to build powerful Microsoft Office-like and other capabilities into their applications without requiring the brand name products on the server. More than 14,000 customers in 104 countries including 72 percent of Fortune 100 choose Aspose.

“We offer the most complete and powerful set of file management APIs on the market so we are committed to supporting all the popular business-centric file formats that businesses use,” said Justin Anderson, associate marketing director at Aspose. “We are the preferred vendor for business-centric file APIs on any platform.”

Aspose APIs and components currently support Microsoft Word documents, Excel spreadsheets, PowerPoint presentations, Outlook emails and archives, Visio diagrams, Project files, OneNote documents, and Adobe Acrobat PDF documents. The company also offers Optical Character Recognition (OCR), Optical Mark Recognition (OMR), barcode generation and recognition, and image manipulation APIs. The products are available for .NET, Java, Cloud, Android, and SharePoint applications. Aspose also offers rendering extensions for SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) and JasperReports exporters. Platform-specific toolkits containing all products for a particular platform are available as Aspose.Total. Developers also have the option of purchasing individual components.
Aspose is among the SD Times 100 once again for its contributions to the APIs, Libraries, and Frameworks category.

Aspose expands its offerings
Aspose has a long history of providing .NET and Java libraries that are easy to use, flexible, and powerful. Last year, the company introduced Android and Cloud suites. All Aspose APIs are recognized for their stability, flexibility, and well-thought out structure. With Aspose, developers can save months of unnecessary effort.

“Using Aspose components, developers have the ability to create, manipulate, and convert business-centric files within their applications without needing Microsoft Office Automation,” said Anderson. “You don’t have to install Microsoft Office since our components are totally independent and are a pure .NET alternative to the Microsoft Office Object Model.”

Aspose.Total for .NET, Java, Android, and Cloud include Aspose Cells, Aspose.Words, Aspose.PDF, Aspose.Slides, and Aspose.Email. Aspose.Cells and Aspose.Words allow developers to add Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word functionality to their applications, respectively. Aspose Cells supports XLS, XLSX, XLSM, XLTX/XLTM, HTML, CSV, ODS, Tab Delimited, SpreadsheetML and PDF formats, while Aspose.Words supports DOC, OOXML, RTF, HTML, OpenDocument, PDF, XPS, EPUB and many other formats. Aspose.Slides offers similar functionality and corresponds to Microsoft PowerPoint. Using Aspose.Cells, Aspose.Words, and Aspose.Slides, users can generate, modify, convert, render and print documents. Aspose.PDF is also popular. It can read write, and manipulate PDF documents without using Adobe Acrobat. Aspose.Email makes it easy to work with Outlook PST, EML, MSG and MHT files.

Aspose.Total for .NET, Java, and Cloud also includes Aspose.Tasks, Aspose.Barcode, and Aspose.OCR. Aspose.Tasks allows applications to read Microsoft Project documents in MPP and XML formats, and write Project documents in XML format. Aspose.Barcode generates and recognizes barcodes. Aspose.OCR allows developers to add Optical Character and Optical Mark Recognition functionality to their applications. It provides a simple set of classes that recognize characters and optical marks from images.

Aspose.Diagram and Aspose
.Imaging are currently included in the Aspose.Total for .NET and Java suites. Aspose.Diagram is a Microsoft Visio Object Model alternative that is easier to use and provides better performance. It manipulates and converts diagrams. Using Aspose.Imaging, developers can create, edit, draw or convert images in their .NET applications, and save them in a variety of formats including PSD, TIFF, GIF, BMP, JPEG and PNG without needing an image editor.

The latest addition to Aspose.Total for .NET is Aspose.Note for creating, reading, converting, editing and manipulating Microsoft OneNote files. It is a high-performance alternative to the Microsoft OneNote Object Model that is much easier to use.

Collaborate online or on-premise
GroupDocs is an Aspose venture that began as an online service for document management and collaboration. It is now available as a download.

“GroupDocs focuses on collaboration, whereas Aspose products focus on file creation, manipulation and conversion,” said Anderson.

GroupDocs enables document storage and conversion, assembly and sharing, collaboration, and comparison. It even provides support for digital signatures. GroupDocs used its public APIs to create its GroupDocs.Viewer, GroupDocs.Signature, GroupDocs.Comparison, and Group.Docs Assembly applications. Developers can also use the APIs to build their own cloud applications.

GroupDocs.Viewer allows users to read any document in a browser, search the document, copy text, embed the document in a Web page, and print it. Group.Docs.Signature is a digital signature service that reminds signers to sign documents. GroupDocs.Comparison compares documents so users can track changes and consolidate different versions. GroupDocs assembly automates document creation and completion. It is often used to create standard forms.

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