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Hi, I need to find about the Aspose products in relation to converting word to pdf documents. Please get in touch.
Hi there,

Thanks for your interest in Aspose.Words. You can easily render any Microsoft Word document (e.g. DOC, DOCX, RTF etc) to PDF format. I would suggest you please read the following article for more details:
http://www.aspose.com/docs/display/wordsnet/How+to++Convert+a+Document+to+PDF

Please let me know if I can be of any further assistance.

Hi Tahir,

Thanks for the response, I am actually confused about which product is right for PDF conversion. The scenario is as follows:

I have a set of documents in a SharePoint document library (mostly Word format), which I need to convert to PDF, and store it back in SharePoint for further processing. I do not have a requirement to convert the document by a user action i.e. select the document and convert to PDF. The conversion needs to happen in code/workflow and transparent to the user.

The requirements for conversion are flexible; as in; documents can be converted to PDF in batch (overnight using a timer job), or on the fly, or using some workflow which activates on each item etc.

So, I would love to know which products suits my requirement the best. We are using SharePoint 2010 Foundation.

Along with the above, if I can get some pricing around the products, it would be great.

I was confused between the products, Aspose.PDF for .Net, Aspose.Words for .Net, Aspose.PDF for SharePoint, Aspose.Words for SharePoint.

Hi,


Thanks for your inquiry and sorry for the delayed response.

Aspose.Words for SharePoint has two main features: document conversion and report generation. It integrates with SharePoint and provides a user interface for these features. You can use these features programmatically as well. But, Aspose.Words for SharePoint does not expose the whole document object module like Aspose.Words for .NET does. For example, the MailMerge feature is available in Aspose.Words for .NET; but you cannot use the MailMerge class via Aspose.Words for SharePoint.

So, in case you just want to open a document and save it to PDF in SharePoint library and nothing else, then you should choose ‘Aspose.Words for SharePoint’. On the other hand, if you want to take advantage of the whole Aspose.Words API then I would recommend you please go for ‘Aspose.Words for.NET’ component. And of-course, you can integrate Aspose.Words for .NET with SharePoint environment. For this, I would suggest you please go through the following blog post and video tutorial:
Using Aspose.Total for .NET with SharePoint for File Creation and Manipulation.

Best regards,