NEW: Convert For Software

2020 starts with many new and improved features at Online-Convert.com! One of them we already introduced two weeks ago, namely the new XLSX converter that allows you to create spreadsheets for Microsoft Excel from your documents.

Today, we can introduce a whole new category of converters: Software Converters.

Online Software Converter

For the start, Online Convert introduced three different converters, that convert files specifically for these programs. This means that any file you upload will be converted into a format that is native to the specific software.… Read the rest

NEW: Convert To Microsoft Excel

At Online Convert, we constantly work on improving our service for you! Improved conversions, faster speed, more files to convert at once, and – of course – new conversions!

In 2020 we proudly present a new conversion we added to our service: Convert to Microsoft Excel. Convert your documents, scans, images or tables into the most common Microsoft Excel spreadsheet file XLSX.

More Information about XLSX files

What is Microsoft Excel?

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Improved Video Aspect Ratio Conversion

Video Aspect Ratio
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Avid users of Online Convert know: when converting to video, you can also use basic video editing. This includes, among others, bitrate, frame rate, rotation, cropping, cutting, changing the audio settings, and more.

Another useful option is to change the screen size of the video. This can be done by specifying the width and height in pixels.

Today, we shall tell you about some great improvements that were made to this specific option.… Read the rest

Common Social Media Threats

Social media is like a staple for modern people. The advent of social media, however, brings forth a plethora of new threats. The followings are some common threats that social media use can bring. Familiarize yourself with these threats so you can be more prepared.

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#1. Identity theft

Getting your identity stolen is no joke. It can drain your bank account, ruin your credit, or even get you in trouble with the law.… Read the rest

Is Reading Ebooks Bad For Your Eyes?

With the advance of technology, bookworms have never been so spoiled. The rise of ebooks and eReaders allow them to search new books in seconds, grab a new book with a few clicks, and personalize their reading experience.

Despite the many conveniences of ebooks, some people still stay away from them because they think reading ebooks is bad for their eyesight. Is that true?

LCD vs. e-Ink

If you’re using a computer, iPad, phone, or any other devices that use LCD screens, you’ll strain your eyes quickly while reading ebooks.… Read the rest

AV1 – The New Video Codec

Technology has advanced more in the last thirty years than in the previous two thousand. The exponential increase in advancement will only continue.

Niels Bohr
AV1 Video Codec
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Niels Bohr’s statement cannot be denied. The internet and technology have come a long, long way – and there are new developments almost daily.

Today, we shall look at a special development, namely the introduction of a new video codec.

What are (video) codecs and what makes this new one so special?… Read the rest

OPUS File Mini-FAQ

Seeing a file with .opus extension in the wild is a rare sight. Files using the OPUS format are everywhere but you just don’t seem to find such files when you browse the web or even when you search through the audio files in your hard drive. What is this file anyway? Do people still use it?

To answer your most burning questions about this file format, we have compiled a short list of common questions about this format plus their answers.… Read the rest

Introducing: Multiple API Keys

Multiple API Keys

Online-Convert.com provides file conversion from over 200 file formats into the most common ones. It also allows you to convert videos and images for different web services like WhatsApp or YouTube. And, of course, the website lets you convert files for your devices such as gaming consoles, phones, and different e-book readers.

All of these things can be done on the website – but all converters can also be used by YOUR service!… Read the rest

What are Favicons?

The first time the word favicon was known to the public was when Microsoft released Internet Explorer 5 two decades ago. Favicon, as you may have guessed, is a combination of the word “favorite” and “icon”. But, what is this thing really?

What is a favicon?

A favicon a.k.a favorite icon is an image file depicting the identity of a particular website. You often see it next to the website title whenever you visit a website.… Read the rest

Phishing Attack – What You Need to Know About It

According to the seventh annual Experian Data Breach Industry Forecast published on December 1st, 2019, companies worldwide will face new cyber threats in the form of phishing and deep fakes next year.

If that sounds scary to you, you’ re right. It is scary especially if you’re the IT administrator of a large company. A report by GetApp claims that almost half of workers have clicked on a phishing link.… Read the rest