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Article ID: 212265 - Last Review: August 29, 2012 - Revision: 11.0

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Summary

The Office File Converter Pack is the latest converter pack and the only converter pack that is available for Microsoft Office products. The Office File Converter Pack installs additional text converters and graphics (image) filters that are not included with the programs that are listed in the "Applies To" section. The Office File Converter Pack can be useful when you use Microsoft Office in a mixed environment that includes earlier versions of Office and other programs, including Office for the Macintosh and third-party productivity programs.

This article describes how to download and install the Office File Converter Pack. This article contains a complete listing of all the text converters and graphic (image) filters that are available in the Office File Converter Pack.

Note The Microsoft Office XP version, the Microsoft Office 2000 version, and the Microsoft Office 97 for Windows version of the Office Converter Pack have been discontinued and are no longer available. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
822346  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/822346/ ) Converter Packs for Office XP, Office 2000, and Office 97 are superseded by the Office 2003 Converter Pack

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How to download and to install the Office File Converter Pack

The Office File Converter Pack is available as an individual download. It is also included with the Microsoft Office 2003 Resource Kit Tools.

To install the Office File Converter Pack, use one of the following methods.

Method 1: Download the Oconvpck.exe package

Download and install Oconvpck.exe. The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:

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Download the Oconvpck.exe. package now. (http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/office-2003-resource-kit/office-converter-pack-available-as-a-separate-download-HA001151363.aspx) For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/119591/ ) How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services
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Method 2: Download the Office Resource Kit

When you download and install the Microsoft Office 2003 Resource Kit, the Office File Converter Pack is copied to your computer by the Microsoft Office 2003 Resource Kit Setup program. You must install the Office File Converter Pack separately.
  1. Download and install the Office Resource Kit (Ork.exe). The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
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    Download the Ork.exe package now. (http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/office-2003-resource-kit/office-2003-editions-resource-kit-tools-HA001140298.aspx)
    For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    119591  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/119591/ ) How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services
    Microsoft scanned this file for viruses. Microsoft used the most current virus-detection software that was available on the date that the file was posted. The file is stored on security-enhanced servers that help prevent any unauthorized changes to the file.
  2. After the Microsoft Office 2003 Resource Kit is installed, run Office File Converter Pack Setup. To do this, follow these steps:
    1. Click Start, and then click Run.
    2. In the Open box, type the following text where Drive is the drive on which the Microsoft Office 2003 Resource Kit is installed, and then click OK:
      Drive:\Program Files\ORKTools\ORK11\TOOLS\Office Converter Pack\OCONVPCK.EXE
      For example type, the following text in the Open box:
      C:\Program Files\ORKTools\ORK11\TOOLS\Office Converter Pack\OCONVPCK.EXE
    3. Click Yes to accept the License Agreement.
    4. Click Close to quit Setup.

Summary of converters and filters

When you install the Microsoft Office Converter Pack, only the converters and the filters that are appropriate for your version of Office are made available for installation.

Text converters

The following text converters are installed by the Microsoft Office Converter Pack for the version of Office that you have installed:
  • Microsoft Word 6 RTF export converter (Wrd6Er32.CNV)
  • Microsoft Word 97 and later import converter (MsWrd832.CNV)
  • Text Converter shared code DLL (MSConv97.DLL)
  • Text Recovery converter (Recovr32.CNV)
  • WordPerfect 5 import converter (Wpft532.CNV)
  • WordPerfect 6 and later import converter (Wpft632.CNV)
  • WordPerfect Equation filter (WpEqu532.DLL)

Image filters

The following image filters are available to install from the Microsoft Office Converter Pack, based on the version of the Office program that you have installed:
  • Computer Graphics Metafile import filter (CGMimp32.FLT)
  • Corel Draw graphic import filter (CDRimp32.FLT)
  • Encapsulated PostScript import filter (EPSimp32.FLT)
  • Graphic Interchange Format import filter (GIFimp32.FLT)
  • JPEG graphic import filter (JPEGim32.FLT)
  • Macintosh PICT graphic import filter (PICTim32.FLT)
  • Portable Network Graphics import filter (PNG32.FLT)
  • WordPerfect Graphic import filter (WPGimp32.FLT)

Additional Setup information

The Office Converter Pack Setup will copy the text converter files and the image converter files to the following default locations:

Text converters:
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\TextConv\
Image converters:
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Grphflt\
The Microsoft Office Converter Pack registers its installed text converters and image converters in the following registry locations:

Text converters:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Shared Tools\Text Converters
Image converters:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Shared Tools\Graphics Filters

References

For more information about the Office File Converter Pack, visit the following Microsoft web site:
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/ork2003/HA011513581033.aspx (http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/ork2003/HA011513581033.aspx)
For more information about the Office 2003 Resource Kit Tools, visit the following Microsoft web site
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/assistance/HA011402981033.aspx (http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/assistance/HA011402981033.aspx)

Applies to
  • Microsoft Office Professional Edition 2003
  • Microsoft Office Small Business Edition 2003
  • Microsoft Office Basic Edition 2003
  • Microsoft Office XP Small Business Edition
  • Microsoft Office XP Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Office XP Developer Edition
  • Microsoft Office 2000 Premium Edition
  • Microsoft Office 2000 Professional Edition
  • Microsoft Office 2000 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Office 2000 Small Business Edition
  • Microsoft Office 2000 Developer Edition
  • Microsoft Office 97 Professional Edition
  • Microsoft Office 97 Small Business Edition 2.0
  • Microsoft Office 97 Developer Edition
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