Compress Word in PHP SDK

Reduce Word size using PHP

Using the REST API in PHP, developers can compress Word programmatically. With the given solution, the output will be a high quality file after compression.

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Compress Word in PHP

Using our powerful PHP API, developers can compress Word to optimize content and output file size. Reducing file size occurs by cleaning up unused data and resources. You can also compress images to make the output file size even smaller.

The result of content optimization and compression can be saved in the original Word or any available save format – DOCX, DOC, RTF, PDF, HTML and many others.

Reduce Word file size in PHP

As mentioned, our PHP SDK allows you to programmatically reduce the size of Word. And now you can try our powerful functionality and evaluate how to compress Word in PHP with the following example:

Upload a file you want to optimize/compress
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use Aspose\Words\WordsApi;

$wordsApi = new WordsApi('####-####-####-####-####', '##################');

$requestDocument = "Input.docx";
$requestCompressOptions = new CompressOptions(array(
    "images_quality" => 75,
    "images_reduce_size_factor" => 1,
$compressDocumentRequest = new CompressDocumentOnlineRequest(
    $requestDocument, $requestCompressOptions, NULL, NULL, NULL, NULL
$compressDocument = $wordsApi->compressDocumentOnline($compressDocumentRequest);

$convertDocument = new ConvertDocumentRequest(
    $compressDocument->document()->values(), "docx", NULL, NULL, NULL, NULL
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How to compress Word PHP REST API

  1. Install Aspose.Words Cloud for PHP
  2. Add a library reference (import the library) to your PHP project
  3. Configure API using your app keys
  4. Load the source Word to compress
  5. Compress Word, clean unused information
  6. Select the output file format
  7. Get the result of Word compression as a separate file

PHP library to use DOCX compression

Install 'Aspose.Words Cloud SDK for PHP' from Packagist repository. Just run composer require aspose-cloud/aspose-words-cloud to install the SDK, then use require_once('vendor/autoload.php'); to import it into your project.

As an alternative, you can manually clone Aspose.Words Cloud SDK for PHP source code from GitHub. Please follow these Instructions to quickly get the necessary security credentials and access our REST API.

System Requirements

PHP 7.1 or newer

Refer to the Repository Documentation to see more details.

Other supported file formats

You can perform document compression for other file formats:


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