Microsoft Office Binary Formats – Availability under OSP


Brian Jones has announced the posting of the Microsoft Office Binary Format specs on this blog.


Along with these formats we have also provided a few additional format specs:



  • Windows Compound Binary File Format Specification PDF | XPS

  • Windows Metafile Format (.wmf) Specification PDF | XPS

  • Ink Serialized Format (ISF) Specification PDF | XPS

And the “Office Binary (doc, xls, ppt) Translator to Open XML” project is now live on sourceforge: http://b2xtranslator.sourceforge.net/


Happy Coding.