Convert FODS to XML in the Cloud

Excel & OpenOffice spreadsheet conversion with open source Cloud SDK for .NET

FODS to XML Conversion in .NET Apps

  1. Create an account at Dashboard to get free API quota & authorization details
  2. Initialize CellsApi with Client Id, Client Secret, Base URL & API version
  3. Upload FODS file to default Cloud Storage with CellsApi.Upload method
  4. Call CellsApi.CellsSaveAsPostDocumentSaveAs method to get the resultant XML file

Get Started with Excel REST API

Get Excel Cloud SDK for .NET source code from GitHub to compile the SDK yourself or head to the Releases for alternative download options.

Also have a look at Swagger-based API Reference to know more about the Excel REST API.

C# .NET Code for FODS to XML Conversion

// For complete examples and data files, please go to https://github.com/aspose-cells-cloud/aspose-cells-cloud-dotnet/
CellsApi instance = new CellsApi(clientId, clientSecret, apiVersion, baseurl);
string name = BOOK1;
SaveOptions saveOptions = new SaveOptions();
saveOptions.SaveFormat = "xml";
instance.UploadFile(folder + @"\" + name, File.Open( @"C:\TestData\" +name), "DropBox");
var response = instance.CellsSaveAsPostDocumentSaveAs(name, saveOptions,  "output.xml", null, null, folder, "DropBox");

FAQ

  • How can I get started with Aspose.Cells REST APIs?
    Quickstart not only guides through the initialization of Aspose.cells Cloud API, it also helps in installing the required libraries.
  • Where can I see the release notes for Aspose.Cells Cloud API?
    Complete release notes can be reviewed at Aspose.Cells Cloud Documentation.
  • Is it safe to convert FODS to XML in the Cloud?
    Of course! Aspose Cloud uses Amazon EC2 cloud servers that guarantee the security and resilience of the service. Please read more about Aspose's Security Practices.
  • What file formats are supported by Aspose.Cells Cloud API?
    Aspose.Cells Cloud can convert FODS to MD, TIFF, XLSM, XLSB, DIF, XLT, XLTX, TSV, XLSX, TXT, FODS, XML, HTML, XLTM, CSV, PDF and more. Checkout the complete list of supported file formats.
  • I can not find the SDK for my favorite language. What should I do?
    Aspose.Cells Cloud is also available as a Docker Container. Try using it with cURL in case your required SDK is not available yet.
  • I do not have time to set up. Is there a quick demo for FODS to XML that I can try?
    Indeed! Checkout the FODS to XML Conversion App.

Other Conversion Options

Convert FODS TO MD (Markdown Language)
Convert FODS TO TIFF (Tagged Image File Format)
Convert FODS TO XLSM (Macro-enabled Spreadsheet)
Convert FODS TO XLSB (Excel Binary Workbook)
Convert FODS TO DIF (Data Interchange Format)
Convert FODS TO XLT (Excel 97 - 2003 Template)
Convert FODS TO XLTX (Excel Template)
Convert FODS TO TSV (Tab Seperated Values)
Convert FODS TO XLSX (Open XML Workbook)
Convert FODS TO TXT (Text Document)
Convert FODS TO FODS (OpenDocument Flat XML Spreadsheet)
Convert FODS TO HTML (Hyper Text Markup Language)
Convert FODS TO XLTM (Excel Macro-Enabled Template)
Convert FODS TO CSV (Comma Seperated Values)
Convert FODS TO PDF (Portable Document Format)

FODS What is FODS File Format?

A file with .fods extension is a type of OpenDocument Spreadsheet document format that stores data in rows and columns. The format is specified as part of ODF 1.2 specifications published and maintained by OASIS. FODS files cannot be opened with Excel, another Spreadsheet software application by Microsoft. FODS files can be saved as ODS using LibreOffice and can be converted to other formats such as XLS and XLSX.

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XML What is XML File Format?

XML stands for Extensible Markup Language that is similar to HTML but different in using tags for defining objects. The whole idea behind creation of XML file format was to store and transport data without being dependent on software or hardware tools. Its popularity is due to it being both human as well as machine readable. This enables it to create common data protocols in the form of objects to be stored and shared over network such as World Wide Web (WWW). The “X” in XML is for extensible which implies that the language can be extended to any number of symbols as per user requirements. It is for these features that many standard file formats make use of it such as Microsoft Open XML, LibreOffice OpenDocument, XHTML and SVG.

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