The Industry Leader in XML Conversion Services
DCL prepares content for digital publishing, data distribution, and the web. We convert all types of information from all formats (Word, PDF, InDesign, FrameMaker, and more) into all structured formats, including XML, S1000D, DITA, SGML, proprietary schemas, and more. We excel in working with the most complex technical content, which often includes elaborate tables, equations, chemical formulae, cross-references, special characters, footnotes, and more. Our software and staff support most foreign languages, including Latin-based and double-byte characters.
Our production is scalable to any level... a thousand pages, a million pages, or more... with each document and each word converted consistently, reliably, and on time. Results are guaranteed!
Contact our experts today to start converting your content to XML!
Experience with all XML formats
DCL's proven automated conversion method produces the highest-quality, consistently tagged content, while our 24/7 online document tracking system keeps clients informed throughout the entire process. Our extensive US-based project management team and multi-level QA means our clients do not need to expend internal resources to fix the data after conversion.
Markup language expertise:
DITA & DITA Specializations
DITA Learning & Training
DITA for Publishers
JATS and NLM DTDs
DCL Conversion Hub
In order to make the conversion process as fast and flexible as possible, DCL developed the Hub-and-Spoke software architecture in which all data is normalized in the DCL Conversion Hub. The DCL Hub is an XML-based superset format that standardizes all files and breaks them down into their key elements. The files are then filtered into their target format.
DCL is proud to play an active role in various industry associations and working groups.
XML Conversion Services FAQ
What types of XML conversion projects are your specialty?
Data Conversion Laboratory specializes in a broad range of XML conversion services. Following are some of the most common conversion projects we manage:
- Word to XML conversion
- HTML to XML conversion
- PDF to XML conversion
- Excel to XML conversion
- Text to XML conversion
- XML to XML conversion
- NLM XML to JATS XML conversion
What formats can your XML conversion service output?
Our data conversion system is able to convert from practically any data source into any desired format, including:
- DITA & DITA Specializations
- DITA Learning & Training
- DITA for Publishers
- PubMed JATS
- JATS and NLM DTDs
- NISO STS
- SPL (Structured Product Labeling)
Can you convert legacy data to XML?
Many companies and organizations have legacy software systems that use proprietary data formats that are difficult to access or incompatible with newer platforms. Our team of data engineers can develop a custom-tailored XML conversion solution for you. DCL's human and AI-based QA checkpoints can achieve up to 99.9% conversion accuracy.
What is the DCL Conversion Hub?
The DCL Conversion Hub is a system we designed to streamline the process of converting data in practically from any format into any other format. This Hub-and-Spoke software architecture accepts inputs in any format, then normalizes it into an XML-based superset that can output into any other structured format.
Can you convert paper documents to XML?
Can you convert data from multiple sources or file types?
Yes, DCL's Conversion Hub system can take in data from various sources, such as file servers, web serviers, databases, data feeds, etc., then output it in your desired format. This enables you to centralize and unfify data that might otherwise be unavailable to other parts of your organization.
DCL's transformation services are ideal for all industries that need to transform static content (paper or image-based PDFs) into digital and semantically enriched structured content.