PHPExcel VS PHPWord

Compare PHPExcel vs PHPWord and see what are their differences.

PHPExcel

By PHPOffice

PHPWord

A pure PHP library for reading and writing word processing documents (by PHPOffice)
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PHPExcel PHPWord
1 3
11,365 5,984
- 2.8%
0.0 6.5
almost 3 years ago 7 days ago
PHP PHP
GNU Lesser General Public License v2.1 only GNU General Public License v3.0 or later
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PHPExcel

Posts with mentions or reviews of PHPExcel. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-11-18.

PHPWord

Posts with mentions or reviews of PHPWord. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-11-11.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing PHPExcel and PHPWord you can also consider the following projects:

PhpSpreadsheet - A pure PHP library for reading and writing spreadsheet files

ExcelAnt - Simple yet powerful Excel manipulation library for PHP 5.4+

PHPPowerPoint - A pure PHP library for reading and writing presentations documents

CryptPad - Collaboration suite, end-to-end encrypted and open-source.

ownCloud documents

Dompdf - HTML to PDF converter for PHP

ONLYOFFICE - ONLYOFFICE Document Server is an online office suite comprising viewers and editors for texts, spreadsheets and presentations, fully compatible with Office Open XML formats: .docx, .xlsx, .pptx and enabling collaborative editing in real time.

CVE-2021-40444 - CVE-2021-40444 - Fully Weaponized Microsoft Office Word RCE Exploit

Report-From-DocX-HTML-To-PDF-Converter - .NET Core library to create custom reports based on Word docx or HTML documents and convert to PDF