JPG Images With Transparency

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Many image file formats support transparency, also known as alpha channels. This includes GIF (animated or static), PNG and TIFF, as well as the vector graphic format SVG.

Especially in graphic design, PNG is very popular, while many websites use SVG for easily scalable logos with transparent background.

JPG files, on the other hand, are not known for supporting transparency. This might change in the near future though!… Read the rest

How To Disable Ad-Block

The internet is full of advertisements. They can become overwhelming, just too much, annoying – and yet they serve an important purpose. Some websites heavily rely on the income from ads to stay online as they have no other way of monetization.

We think that it’s a small price to pay to have some ads showing up on a page if you can use the service for free. If you agree and want to do your part in supporting websites that offer free help or services, check out the tutorials below.… Read the rest

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

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

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

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