There exist a special converter called ABC Amber Text Converter that was in the past used by many users to convert various document files and save them as ASCII files. You can probably also find other tools capable of very same thing, but this utility was pretty simple to use.
Convert Microsoft Excel 97 to 2003 workbook to ASCII text characters file.
We found one software available in the database for this conversion.
Microsoft Windows software - convert xls to ascii on Windows
Various text format conversion utility
Convert from xls file format
|Yes, ABC Amber Text Converter supports ascii file conversion as a target file type.||No||No||No||No||No||No||No|
The table with program actions contains information about what each program is capable of doing with their files. This may be a good pointer for further searches for certain file conversions and help you find the converter you are looking for if our search result is insufficient for you. However, it is far from perfect and may sometimes show results which are not really usable because of the nature of the software handles the files. So a conversion that appears as possible, just because of matched actions, may in fact not be possible.