How To Open Key Files On Windows

Handling native files from Apple such as PAGES, NUMBERS, and KEY files can be a hassle for Windows users. Thus, in this article, we want to show you how you can easily work with Keynote presentations (aka KEY files) on your Windows computer!

First, we shall have a look at what Keynote files are. Then, you can choose from three tutorials on how to effectively work with and open KEY files on Windows.… Read the rest

Preserve Nostalgic Texts With OCR

Nostalgia and OCR
Nostalgia and OCR
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Nowadays, most of the texts we write for school, work, college or privately are digital if not even online. Not too long ago, however, it was common to use a typewriter to put your thoughts, memories, and work to paper. Or to at least print the document and delete it afterward. That way, many old texts only exist on paper by now – just like a couple of short stories I recently found, typed by my grandmother.… Read the rest

NEW: Design Changes Explained

If you have visited Online-Convert over the past two weeks, you might have noticed one very prominent change. We have a new front page design!!!

Don’t worry, nothing else has changed. The front page is simply easier to access and navigate. If you are used to the old design, however, we’re here to look at the major differences. Let’s go!

What Changed?

1. The Menu

The most striking difference is surely the “disappearance” of the menu on the right side.… Read the rest

7 Social Media Safety Tips

Social media can be fun. That’s why billions of people are using them every day. Cybercriminals understand very well just how many people enjoy spending their time updating their status, liking other people’s posts, and engaging in conversations. The social media is like a goldmine for those crooks.

With the ever-growing increase of social media threats, should you stop using social media? Of course not. You just have to learn about the safe way of using social media.… Read the rest

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

The Threat of Steganography plus Malware

Hackers always find new techniques to exploit vulnerabilities and gain profit from them. One of the techniques hackers employ is called steganography or covered writing.

Steganography is the art of embedding information within other information. Computer files often have unused data in it, and steganography is perfect to replace those empty bits with a hidden payload. The hidden information itself can be plain text, ciphertext, images, or even a DLL (Dynamically Load Library).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