How to convert Excel to XML

You can easily convert Excel .xls or .xlsx files to XML files with Easy Data Transform (including ‘escaping’ special characters):

Excel to XML

convert Excel to XML

Excel to XML converter

Example Excel input:

Excel input

Example XML output:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<!-- File created by Easy Data Transform v1.6.0 at 2020-06-16 12:52:09. -->
<root>
  <record>
    <CustomerID>ALFKI</CustomerID>
    <CompanyName>Alfreds Futterkiste</CompanyName>
    <ContactName>Maria Anders</ContactName>
  </record>
  <record>
    <CustomerID>ANATR</CustomerID>
    <CompanyName>Ana Trujillo Emparedados y helados</CompanyName>
    <ContactName>Ana Trujillo</ContactName>
  </record>
  <record>
    <CustomerID>ANTON</CustomerID>
    <CompanyName>Antonio Moreno Taquería</CompanyName>
    <ContactName>Antonio Moreno</ContactName>
  </record>
</root>


To output values as XML attributes or nested nodes see the XML documentation.

If you have large number of files to convert you can do it using the batch processing feature.

As well as changing file format, Easy Data Transform also allows you to combine 45 transforms (such as join, filter and dedupe) to quickly and easily create complex data transformations. See our quick start guide for more details.

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