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MSWordDocument 1.48
extract text from MS Word documents

TMSWordDocument () allows to read any Word document directly without OLE automation of MS Word application. MS Word installed is not required at all.
TMSWordXDocument is a parser for MS Word 2007/2010 documents. This is a native parser and no external libraries required.
TWordPerfectFile allows to read any Word Perfect (Corel Office) document (without any external library too) with all formattings (fonts/colors/alignments etc).
TWRIFile allows to read any MS Write document and extract plain text and all formattings.
TOpenOfficeTextDocument, TOpenOfficeSpreadsheet, TOpenOfficePresentation allows to parse the files from Open Office documents, spreadsheets and presentations
TSMPDFReader allows to parse any Acrobat Reader documents and extract the text.
TPalmDocFile and TFictionBook allows to read the text from ebook formats (PalmDoc and FB2).

Direct text extraction allow to process large documents very-very fast. Summary Information is available too.
You may use this component to provide a search engine - for example, find document where some substring is occured or to display summary information and text preview in own file manager.

Complex documents (fast-saved, multi-piece files) are supported.
Localized MS Word versions are supported too - German, French, Dutch, Spanish, Portuguese, Italic, Danish, Swedish, Cyrillic (Russian, Ukrainian etc), Hebrew and others

Documents from files or streams (BLOB, archive, memory etc) could be parsed for plain text...

Additionally the parsers for Word Perfect and MS Write could convert the original document to html-file or rtf-file.

Download (last updated: November 20, 2023)

  Size HTTP
RAD Studio 12 Athens package v1.48b 700Kb
RAD Studio 11 Alexandria package v1.48b 700Kb
RAD Studio 10 Seattle/10.1 Berlin/10.2 Tokyo/10.3 Rio/10.4 Sydney packages v1.48b 3.3Mb
RAD Studio XE7/XE8 packages v1.48b 1.2Mb
RAD Studio XE6 package v1.46b 0.6Mb
RAD Studio XE5 package v1.48 0.7Mb
RAD Studio XE4 package v1.46b 0.6Mb
RAD Studio XE3 package v1.48b 0.6Mb
RAD Studio XE2 package v1.47b 0.6Mb
RAD Studio XE package v1.40b 0.4Mb
RAD Studio 2010 package v1.38b (Delphi and C++Builder) 0.8Mb
BDS2009 package v1.45 (Delphi and C++Builder) 0.8Mb
BDS2007 package v1.48b (Delphi and C++Builder) 0.5Mb
BDS2006 package v1.32b (Delphi and C++Builder) 0.4Mb
Delphi 2005 package 0.6Mb
Delphi 7 package v1.47 0.4Mb
Delphi 3/4/5/6/7/C++Builder 3/4/5/6 packages+demo 1.2Mb
Compiled demo application (VCL) 1.1Mb
Compiled demo application (FMX) 8.3Mb

You may use the shareware trial version for 30 days with Delphi IDE running only.
If after 30 days you would like to continue using it, then you should purchase a license.
PS: the trial version allows to read first 30Kb of text.


  License fee is
full suite with sources 50 EUR
standard suite without sources 35 EUR

* you can distribute the own applications absolutely free without any additional hidden fees
** one license allow to work with this component suite on one computer only (one developer). You need as many licenses as many developers will use these components
.*** the site license allow to use these components in company with unlimited number of developers. The license fee is 5*(developer's fee)


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Install instructions

1) Unzip it to a created folder
2) Run Delphi or C++Builder IDE
3) Select Install packages... item in Component menu
4) Press Add button and select a package file (SMWordD3.DPL for D3, SMWordXX.BPL for Delphi 4/5/6/7/2005/2006/2007/2009/2010/XE/XE2/XE3/XE4/XE5/XE6/XE7 and C++Builder 3/4/5/6) in installed directory
5) Press Ok button
6) Enjoy it. In the component palette on SMWord page you can find installed new component


You can find answers on frequently asked questions <here>

Activate methods

TMSWordDocument component have an Execute method. Call this method when you specified a correct document to FileName property:
MSWordDocument.FileName := 'C:\My Documents\Data_2002.doc';

After that you may read parsed text using PlainText property. For example, to load in Memo1 component:
Memo1.Lines.Text := MSWordDocument.PlainText.Text;

Also you may read SummaryInformation property that have a lot of sub-properties (like Author, LastSaved, PageCount etc)

Activate methods

Also you may read SummaryInformation property that have a lot of sub-properties (like Author, LastSaved, PageCount etc)


MS Word sample

TSMWordDocument sample

SMWord sample for FMX (FireMonkey)


Try the MSWordDocument 1.48 before you buy it.

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