Document Converter

Applies to: SharePoint 2016 | SharePoint Foundation 2013 | SharePoint Online | SharePoint Server 2013

Each element manifest file that defines document converters must adhere to the Document Converter Definition schema.

Following is a list of the elements in the Document Converter Definition schema. Select the element name for detailed information about that element.

Document converter definition schema example

The following example is the document converter definition file for a custom document converter that converts files of "File Type A" format to "File Type B" format.

    <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8" ?>
    <Elements xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/sharepoint/">
      <DocumentConverter ID="{3f8ae156-93dc-46de-bcb3-0a89416a20b3}"
        Name="FileTypeA to FileTypeB"
        App="FTA2FTB.exe"
        From="fta"
        To="ftb"
        ConverterUIPage="FTA2FTB.aspx"
        ConverterSpecificSettingsUI="FTA2FTBConfig.aspx"
        ConverterSettingsForContentType="FTA2FTBConfig.ascx"
      />
    </Elements>


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