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I want to automatically convert Excel files (.xls, .xlsx) to OpenDocument spreadsheets (.ods)

Is there a PHP library for that?

Or at least a command-line utility that I could call from PHP?

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  • .odf is for mathematical equations; probably you meant .ods?
    – Snowball
    May 26 '14 at 4:59
  • @Snowball: Yes thanks! Fixed.
    – Nicolas Raoul
    May 26 '14 at 5:00
  • I was going to suggest PHPExcel since I've used that for reading a few spreadsheet types but I just checked and it can't write to OpenDocument only read. May 26 '14 at 6:37
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unoconv does this.

<?php
exec('unoconv -f ods -o output.ods input.xlsx');

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