Package catdoc

A program which converts Microsoft office files to plain text

http://www.wagner.pp.ru/~vitus/software/catdoc/

catdoc is program which reads one or more Microsoft word files
and outputs text, contained insinde them to standard output.
Therefore it does same work for.doc files, as unix cat
command for plain ASCII files.
It is now accompanied by xls2csv - program which converts
Excel spreadsheet into comma-separated value file,
and catppt - utility to extract textual information
from Powerpoint files

General Commands
Command Description
catdoc reads MS-Word file and puts its content as plain text on standard output
catppt reads MS-PowerPoint file and puts its content on standard output
wordview displays text contained in MS-Word file in X window
xls2csv reads MS-Excel file and puts its content as comma-separated data on standard...