The Transform Service provides a
secure, scalable, reliable, and extensible mechanism for converting files from their current
format into other formats. The functional capabilities are similar to those provided inside
the repository, with a few key differences.
The key capabilities of the Transform Service
include the ability to:
- Scale the transformation capabilities independently of the content repository.
- Make use of the exposed transformation capabilities for all subsystems of the
- Provide a greater level of reliability and fault tolerance by using persistent
- Develop custom (i.e. out of process)
to enable the migration of any existing transform customizations.
Important: Note that the Transform Service is only available with
containerized deployments, and not when Alfresco Content Services is installed using a
For information about deploying and configuring the Transform Service, see Deploying Transform Service.