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The Java Word Framework is a high-performance and feature-rich framework that performs advanced Word document processing operations faster without Microsoft Office or interop dependencies. This framework offers a Word creation and editing library that allows you to create, read, and edit Word documents programmatically in a Java application. Its powerful conversion APIs make it easy to convert Word documents to HTML, RTF, and TEXT formats. It also offers advanced editor components to view, edit and print Word documents in your applications.

Why choose Syncfusion Java Word Library?

Java Word.

No Server Deployment Fees

There are no distribution fees, per-server licensing fees, or royalties, which makes the Java Word processing solution very cost-effective.

Java Word blazing fast performance.

Blazing-fast performance

It is optimized for server environments where speed and low memory usage is critical.

Java Word powerful APIs.

Powerful and comprehensive APIs

All the elements in a typical Word document like text, formatting, images, shapes and tables are accessible through a comprehensive set of APIs.

Proven Word Library.

Proven Word Processing Solution

The Java Word Framework (Essential DocIO) is a mature, proven product used in mission-critical applications.

Java Word fully documented.

Fully documented

The Java Word Framework comes with an extensive documentation and samples. It only takes a few lines of code to create, view, or edit richly formatted Word documents.

Cross platform support in Java Word.


Provides a single, uniform API across all platforms.

Word document - Create and edit using APIs

Create Word documents from scratch with text, formatting, images, shapes, tables and more. Edit an existing Word document with just a few lines of code.

Mail merge in Java Word documents.

Mail merge

Generate reports like invoices, payrolls, and more, by performing mail merge faster in a batch process without Microsoft Office or interop dependencies.

Merge multiple Java Word documents.

Merge documents

Merge multiple documents into a single document by importing content with several formatting options, like using destination styles, keeping source formatting, and more.

Split Java Word document into multiple small documents.

Split documents

Split a document into multiple smaller documents based on sections, placeholder text, or any document element.

Edit bookmark contents in Java Word document.

Edit bookmark content

Navigate to a bookmark in the document and insert, edit, retrieve, or delete its content. This framework also supports replacing bookmarked content with text, part of a document, or an entire document.

Tables in Java Word document.


Create, edit, and format simple and nested tables in a Word document. Polish the appearance of tables by applying built-in styles and conditional styling options.

Styles and Formatting in Java Word document.

Styles and formatting

Customize the appearance of the document with several formatting options at the text level and paragraph level, add bullets and numbering, create styles, and more.

Form filling in Java Word document.

Form filling

Create fillable forms with legacy form fields and content controls in Word documents. Then, fill the form and extract the data from the form fields effortlessly.

Secure Java Word documents with a password.


Encrypt a Word document with a password and open an encrypted Word document with a valid password. Restrict edit permissions for specific content in a Word document.

Java Word Code Example

Easily get started with the Java Word Library using a few simple lines of Java code example as demonstrated below. Also explore our Java Word Library Example that shows you how to create and configure the Java Word.

package helloworld;

import java.io.File;
import java.io.FileInputStream;
import com.syncfusion.docio.*;
import com.syncfusion.javahelper.system.*;
import com.syncfusion.javahelper.system.drawing.*;

public class HelloWorld {
	public static void main(String[] args) throws Exception {
		//Creates an instance of WordDocument Instance (Empty Word Document).
        WordDocument document = new WordDocument();
        //Add a section and paragraph in the empty document.
        //Append text to the last paragraph of the document.
        document.getLastParagraph().appendText("Hello World");
        //Save and close the Word document.
		System.out.println("Word document generated successfully.");

Create and manipulate Words on many platforms

Unleash the full potential of document processing with our Word Library. Our powerful framework enables seamless creation, reading, manipulation, and conversion of Word documents programmatically across various platforms, including .NET, Blazor, .NET MAUI, .NET Core, Java, WinUI, Xamarin, and UWP. Explore the features of our Word creation and manipulation library by platform.

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Microsoft Word-like Editor

The Syncfusion Java Word framework offers an editor component compatible with Microsoft Word. It allows end users to create, view, edit, format and print rich text and Word documents in your application.

Edit Java Word documents faster.

High performance

Edit document content faster. Virtualized pages help load large documents instantly and use less runtime memory.

Edit Java Word documents seamlessly.

Seamless editing

Provides a seamless, Microsoft Word-like editing experience through touch, mouse, and keyboard interactions.

Highly intuitive user interfaces of Java Word Editor.

Intuitive user interface

Offers highly intuitive user interfaces. Edit and format document contents interactively using built-in menus and dialogs.

Microsoft Word-compatible File Formats.

Microsoft Word-compatible file formats

Create, view, and edit documents in Microsoft Word compatible file formats like DOCX, WordML, DOC, HTML, RTF, and TXT.

Find and replace text in Word Editor.

Find and Replace

Provides a Microsoft Word-inspired navigation pane to search text, navigate through search results, and modify text in the document.

Print documents in Java Word Editor.

Print the Word document interactively, allowing users to choose all pages or a specific page.

Edit word documents in many platform

Our UWP Word Framework offers editor components tailored for web and desktop applications, providing a comprehensive suite of tools and allowing you to integrate Word editing functionality seamlessly. Explore the features of our Word editor components by platform.

Word Conversions

The Syncfusion Java Word framework can convert Word documents to TXT, RTF, and HTML formats. Also, it can convert RTF, TXT, and HTML files to Word documents.

Convert Word documents to RTF and vice versa in Java.

Word to RTF

Convert Word documents to RTF for reading and editing rich text independently with any rich text editor. Also, convert RTF files to Word documents.

Convert Word documents to Text and vice versa.

Word to Text

Convert Word documents to plain text for reading and editing text. Also, convert text files to Word documents.

Convert Word documents to HTML and vice versa.

Word to HTML

Convert Word documents to HTML for viewing and printing HTML content with any browser. Also, convert XHTML 1.0 compliant HTML files to Word documents.

Frequently Asked Questions

The Syncfusion Java Word Framework supports the following features:

No, this is a commercial product and requires a paid license. However, a free community license is also available for companies and individuals whose organizations have less than $1 million USD in annual gross revenue, 5 or fewer developers, and 10 or fewer total employees.

A good place to start would be our comprehensive getting started documentation.

Apart from Java, the Syncfusion Word Framework supports platforms for web (Blazor, ASP.NET Core, ASP.NET MVC, and ASP.NET Web Forms), mobile (.NET MAUI, Xamarin and UWP), and desktop (Windows Forms, WPF, WinUI, .NET MAUI, Xamarin, and UWP).

You can find our Java Word Framework demo, which demonstrates how to render and configure the Java Word.

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