Word Automation Services Class Library

Applies to: Office 365 | SharePoint Online | SharePoint Server 2010

Word Automation Services is a component of SharePoint Server 2010. It gives developers a way to manipulate Microsoft Word documents in an unattended environment that does not require the presence of the Word client application on the server. Specifically, Word Automation Services provides developers the ability to perform document conversion tasks programmatically through the Word Automation Services application programming interface (API).





Contains all the types relating to bulk file conversion.


Provides an object model that you can use to access and configure the Word Automation Services.

This documentation provides descriptions for the following types in the Microsoft.Office.Word.Server.Service namespace:

See Also

Other Resources

Deciding Which SharePoint 2010 API to Use

What's New in SharePoint Server 2010

What's New in SharePoint Foundation 2010

Setting Up the Development Environment for SharePoint 2010 on Windows Vista, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008

SharePoint Server 2010 General Reference

Video: Using the SharePoint 2010 SDK Help

Word Automation Services Resource Center

SharePoint Developer Center

SharePoint Developer Team Blog

SharePoint Stack Exchange