Microsoft® Word is an amazing popular writing tool. However, its main drawback is that, once your document is complete, you cannot do much with it: print it, convert it to PDF or send it as is by email.

XMLmind Word To XML aims no less than to suppress Microsoft® Word main drawback. This 100% Java™ software component allows to automate the publishing —in its widest sense— of contents created using Microsoft® Word 2007+.

More precisely, XMLmind Word To XML (w2x for short) allows to automatically convert DOCX files to:

Of course, deploying w2x does not require installing MS-Word on the machines hosting the software. Also note that w2x does not require the authors to change their habits while using MS-Word: no strict writing discipline, no specific styles, no specific document templates, no specific macros, etc.

This document explains: