Projects

Infrastructure libraries

librevenge
A base for all the other libraries, providing document interfaces and common types. It also allows export to several formats: plain text, HTML, CSV and SVG.

Export libraries

libodfgen
ODF export library.
libepubgen
EPUB export library.
librvngabw
AbiWord export library.

Import libraries

libwpd
Corel WordPerfect import library.
libwpg
Corel WordPerfect Graphics import library.
libwps
Microsoft Works import library.
libmwaw
A library for import of many legacy Mac document formats.
libabw
AbiWord import library.
libcdr
Corel Draw import library.
libmspub
Microsoft Publisher import library.
libvisio
Microsoft Visio import library.
libetonyek
Apple Keynote/Pages/Numbers import library.
libfreehand
Aldus/Macromedia/Adobe FreeHand import library.
libe-book
A library for import of many e-book formats.
libpagemaker
Adobe PageMaker import library.

All these libraries also provide command line tools for conversion to useful formats, like plain text, XHTML, SVG or CSV. In addition, the writerperfect project (available as a subproject of libwpd) provides command line tools for conversion to ODF.

Our wiki contains more detailed overview of the libraries.

Introspection tools

OLEToy
A visualizer for many binary formats. The internal structure of a format is described programmatically in Python code.
colupatr
A hex editor with support for breaking lines and adding comments.
mso-dumper
Dumper tool for Microsoft Office binary file formats.

Ideas for future development

Import

The above list is just a selection: we keep a complete list of suggested file formats in our wiki.