How to Convert MSG to PNG in Node.JS

If you have done any digging on MSG files, you will know that they are notoriously difficult to parse, containing content in HTML, RTF, or sometimes plain text. This means that you need to have a parsing solution that can handle all three, not to mention dealing with the rest of the process of converting a document into a set of PNGs. How about I just show you the easy way to do it?

First, installation.

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

Now we call convertDocumentMsgToPng. Here are the details for setting that up.

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.convertDocumentMsgToPng(inputFile, callback);


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