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Conversion of Outlook .msg format and attachments to PDF files

We have an INTRANET web application running on Windows Server 2003 (soon to be W2K8).<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />

Within that application, there is a "File Manager" that is essentially an organization of documents and e-mails associated with a particular customer.

Our internal users want to be able to connect to Outlook and select an e-mail. That selected ".msg" file and any non-PDF attachments need to be converted and then saved to the appopriate internal directory.

We have the Outlook connection and import of the ".msg" files and the attachments.

We want this step to include converting the .msg file and non-PDF attachments.

Do you offer/license a version of your product that will do this for us? If so, how much (initially and annual maintenance cost) if possible?

Besides the .msg, we want to be able to convert all Office formats up through Office 2010 to PDFs. We have a product that can do that, but we want/need one that will do the .msg formats (and attachments).

Thank you.

Hi Chris,

Thanks for considering Aspose.

From your description I can take it that you want to convert the .MSG format to PDF and also any attachments?

For the .MSG file you can achieve this using Aspose.Words + Aspose.Network. Please see the following video for details:

Regarding the attachments, could you please clarify what typical formats you would encounter here?


The attachments will be MS office (xls, doc, xlsx, docx) up through Office 2010. There'll be some txt and some others, but primarily office docs.

Documents attached are whitelisted, so attachments that are individually added are restricted.

Ideally, having the enduser just select the mail .msg item and have the conversion done for all applicable objects in that .msg file with minimal interactive steps is what we'd want.



Thank you for additional information. Aspose.Words does not work with MS Excel documents; it works only with MS Word documents. Please see the following link to learn more about file formats supported by Aspose.Words:

Using Aspose.Words you can load any MS Word document to Aspose.Words Document object and then convert to any supported format.

Best regards,

Hi there,

Just a quick addition, you can also convert Excel documents using Aspose.Cells as well.


Which aspose product would support conversion from HTML to PDF?



Thanks for your request. You can use Aspose.Words or Aspose.Pdf to convert HTML to PDF.

Best regards,