Compress Word in Ruby SDK

Reduce Word size using Ruby

Using the REST API in Ruby, 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 Ruby

Using our powerful Ruby 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 Ruby

As mentioned, our Ruby 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 Ruby with the following example:

Upload a file you want to optimize/compress
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require 'aspose_words_cloud'

AsposeWordsCloud.configure do |config|
  config.client_data['ClientId'] = '####-####-####-####-####'
  config.client_data['ClientSecret'] = '##################'
@words_api =

request_document ='Input.docx')
request_compress_options =
   {:ImagesQuality => 75, :ImagesReduceSizeFactor => 1})
compress_document_request =
   document: request_document, compress_options: request_compress_options)
compress_document = @words_api.compress_document_online(compress_document_request)

convert_document =
   document: compress_document.document.values[0], format: 'docx')
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How to compress Word Ruby REST API

  1. Install Aspose.Words Cloud for Ruby
  2. Add a library reference (import the library) to your Ruby 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

Ruby library to use DOCX compression

Install Aspose.Words Cloud SDK for Ruby using RubyGems hosting service. Run gem install aspose_words_cloud to install the package. As an alternative, you can manually clone Aspose.Words Cloud SDK for Ruby source code from GitHub and use it in your project. Please follow these Instructions to quickly get the necessary security credentials and access our REST API.

System Requirements

Ruby 2.6 or newer

Refer to the Repository Documentation to see the details.

Other supported file formats

You can perform document compression for other file formats:


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