How to convert an ODT to DOCX in Node.JS

ODTs aren’t always convenient of files to deal with, so converting them is often the best option. Unfortunately, converting an Office Open Document Text (ODT) file to a Word DOCX file doesn’t always run as smoothly as one would hope. Thankfully, there is hope in sight. Let me show you an easy way to do this with a Cloudmersive API.

Ready? Let’s do the easy route, which starts with installation:

npm install cloudmersive-convert-api-client --save

Alright, almost there. Now it’s time to call our function, which you can use this code for.

var CloudmersiveConvertApiClient = require('cloudmersive-convert-api-client');var defaultClient = CloudmersiveConvertApiClient.ApiClient.instance;// Configure API key authorization: Apikeyvar Apikey = defaultClient.authentications['Apikey'];Apikey.apiKey = 'YOUR API KEY';// Uncomment the following line to set a prefix for the API key, e.g. "Token" (defaults to null)//Apikey.apiKeyPrefix = 'Token';var apiInstance = new CloudmersiveConvertApiClient.ConvertDocumentApi();var inputFile = "/path/to/file"; // File | Input file to perform the operation on.var callback = function(error, data, response) {if (error) {console.error(error);} else {console.log('API called successfully. Returned data: ' + data);}};apiInstance.convertDocumentOdtToDocx(inputFile, callback);

And...just like that you are done. Not so bad, right? If you are looking for more easy solutions, feel free to check out our other APIs for more helpful tools.

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