Oracle Outside In Technology

Oracle Outside In Technology provides software developers with a comprehensive solution to access, transform, and control the contents of over 500 unstructured file formats. From the latest office suites, such as Microsoft Office 2007, to specialty formats and legacy files, Outside In Technology provides software developers with the tools to transform unstructured files into controllable information.


  • Extend applications' reach to unstructured data types—Robust filters access, transform, and control over 600 different file types
  • Enhance value proposition with new features—Nine flexible and interoperable software development kits combine to provide exactly the right functionality
  • Reduce time-to-market—Thorough documentation and sample applications with source code speed implementation
  • Buy at a fraction of the cost it would take to build—Proven technology with customers such as LexisNexis, Guidance Software, and hundreds of other industry leaders


  • New! Web View Export—Converts the content of the supported file types into high quality HTML5 renditions which mimic the look and feel of the original document. A JavaScript API allows the output to be interactive and customizable.
  • Clean Content—Extracts, analyzes, and scrubs text, metadata, and hidden information from Word, Excel, PowerPoint and PDF; bursts and reassembles PowerPoint presentations
  • Content Access—Extracts text and metadata from more than 500 file types
  • File ID—Quickly and accurately identifies file types
  • HTML Export—Converts files into HTML rendering embedded graphics as a GIF, JPEG, or PNG
  • Image Export—Converts files into TIFF, JPEG, BMP, GIF, or PNG images
  • PDF Export—Converts files into PDF without native applications or 3rd party libraries
  • Search Export—Converts files into one of four formats designed specifically for search
  • Viewer—Renders high-fidelity views of files and allows printing, copy/paste, and annotations
  • XML Export—Converts and normalizes files into XML that defines properties, content, and structure