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

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

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

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

Digital Obsolescence – How to Deal with It

There are over 1,500 file formats in circulation today. Among the great number, only a few are used extensively by computer users all around the world. It’s not strange to have a couple of formats that are so rarely used they’re practically on the brink of being obsolete. In fact, some of them already are.

When was the last time you ever heard someone use the Wordstar format? Wordstar was a very popular format in the ‘80s but it’s now as extinct as the dodo bird.… 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

File Conversion Around The World

International
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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

Online-Convert.com’s New Multi-File Download

On Online-Convert.com, we are constantly working on improving the online file conversion for you, our users. Thus, we try to introduce something new that helps you with converting your files on a regular basis.

The latest improvement is the new function of multi-file download. What does this mean and how does it change the download behavior of Online-Convert.com? We tell you this and more in this article.

 

Multi-File Download

Usually, converting a file online means that you are turning one file into another format.… Read the rest