PHPWord VS PHPExcel

Compare PHPWord vs PHPExcel and see what are their differences.

PHPWord

A pure PHP library for reading and writing word processing documents (by PHPOffice)

PHPExcel

By PHPOffice
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PHPWord PHPExcel
5 1
6,233 11,365
1.1% -
3.2 0.0
7 days ago over 3 years ago
PHP PHP
GNU General Public License v3.0 or later GNU Lesser General Public License v2.1 only
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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 2022-03-09.

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.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing PHPWord and PHPExcel 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+

Spout - Read and write spreadsheet files (CSV, XLSX and ODS), in a fast and scalable way

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

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

ownCloud documents

Dompdf - HTML to PDF converter for PHP

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

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.

EtherCalc - Node.js port of Multi-user SocialCalc