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

About Ad Blockers & Freemium Services

You know what is great about Online-Convert.com? Next to the versatile file conversions and fast conversion speed, of course. Right, it’s that it is free!

While you can upgrade your membership for certain advantages – such as higher file size – the basic usage of the website and even the API is completely free!

How can such a model sustain itself? And are ad blockers threatening free websites and services?… Read the rest

10 Tips For Twitter Newbies

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Twitter has been around for ages — internet ages to be exact. However, not everyone is well-versed in the ins and outs of this social platform.

If you’re one of those people called newbies in the Twitter world, you just came to the right place. We have compiled a list of 9 essential tips for those who are starting to give Twitter a try.

10 Tips for Twitter Newbies

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5 Tips to Attract More Instagram Followers

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Instagram’s popularity is on the rise and it doesn’t seem like it will slow down anytime soon. From the looks of it, Instagram will still be a great place to show off your work for the whole world to see.

Now, we all know followers are pretty much the lifeblood of any social media. The question is: how do you get followers to your account? Well, here’s how:

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My Handwriting As A Font

There are a million – or even more – fonts out there on the internet. Some, you can use for free. Others, you have to pay for if you want to use them, at least commercially.

Preview Installed Fonts

What if we tell you, however, that you can turn your own handwriting into a usable font! Or generate one that is exactly to your liking? Read more to find out how to do that.… Read the rest

The AIFF Audio Format

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The AIFF stands for Audio Interchange File Format. Apple developed this audio format Apple in 1985 as an extension of IFF which had been around three years prior. The IFF itself was developed by Electronics Art and widely used on Amiga systems.

AIFF is kind of Apple’s version of WAV (Waveform Audio Format) files. Both AIFF and WAV are considered CD-quality audio. That’s why many audio engineers prefer working with those two.… Read the rest

The Benefits Of Batch File Conversion

Batch Conversion

For a little while now, Online Convert supports the uploading of multiple files. This has been a long-standing wish our users have had and finally we were able to implement it.

We have already talked about how to upload multiple files using the API. But now, let’s have a look at all the benefits batch file conversion on the website has.

Advantages Of Batch Conversion

Using batch conversion is easy and self-explanatory.… Read the rest

How To Change The Default Apps On Android

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The Google Play Store provides Android users with many useful, versatile, and free apps. Next to games and gadgets that make your life easier, this also includes alternatives to the standard Android apps. For example, you can download image viewers, video players, PDF viewers, and more.

What if your files open in the “wrong” app though?

This tutorial will show you two ways in which you can change the default apps on your Android phone.… Read the rest

File Conversion Around The World

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One of the main languages on the internet is, definitely, English. Most websites have, at the very least, an English translation or they were originally written in English from the start. Despite our company headquarters being located in Germany, Online-Convert.com was no exception to this rule.

When the online file converter first launched in 2009, all converter pages were available in English. Soon, more languages followed and as of 2019, another language (German) has been published.… Read the rest