Video Conferencing Security and Privacy Tips

If you ask any tech enthusiast a year back, very few will be able to predict the rise of video conferencing as we see today. Not even the companies that make video conferencing applications were dreaming of such a huge boost of users in such a short timespan. Zoom’s users practically multiplied twenty-fold compared to last year. The pandemic sure brought radical changes in the way people work, study, and collaborate.… Read the rest

What Is Data Hoarding?

For those of you who have watched the popular reality show, Hoarder, seeing a friend or neighbor storing stacks of boxes with trivial items or trash may not be such a surprise. However, hoarding doesn’t only involve physical objects. There are many people who hoard digital items such as movies, comics, tv shows, songs, and applications. These people go by the name “Digital Hoarder”.

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Why Do People Hoard Data?

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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: 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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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

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

What’s The Difference Between RTF And DOC?

Both RTF (Rich Text Format) and DOC format were developed by Microsoft. Unlike its sibling, however, RTF rarely becomes the subject of discussion when it comes to document format. Why is that?

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The History of RTF

Microsoft developed RTF for cross-platform document interchange among Microsoft-owned applications. RTF version 1.0 made its debut in Microsoft Word 3 back in 1987. Initially, Microsoft kept the RTF specification hidden from the public so its own applications would always have a competitive edge against the competitors.… Read the rest

Why is PDF So Popular?

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The Portable Document Format or PDF is an incredibly popular format  for a good number of reasons. Let’s take a closer look and the five reasons why so many people use this format for office and personal use.

#1. Easy sharing between programs and platforms

Before the introduction of PDF in the late 80s, sharing documents among different programs and platforms was a real pain. Adobe change that in a revolutionary way by introducing an app that handle differences between software and machines smoothly.… Read the rest

How To Create A Document Management System

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There are several good reasons to store your business data electronically instead of using traditional paper files and folders. It’s more efficient, accessible, secure, and scalable. That’s why many businesses are relying so much on DMS or Document Management System. It’s just good for business.

How To Create A Simple Document Management System

If you own a small business, spending thousands to purchase or build a new DMS may not be feasible.… Read the rest