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

How To Protect Yourself From The Dangers Of Free Downloads

People had always loved free stuff even before the rise of the internet. Now, there are so many free stuff flying around on the interwebs for you to grab at no cost. Or is it really?

“There ain’t  no such thing as a free lunch”

This adage as true when it was first coined as it is now. You either pay stuff with your money, your time, or something intangible that you just don’t realize.… Read the rest

8GB Conversion – Increased Conversion File Size

Online Convert Plans

Ever since its launch, Online-Convert.com has been free for users that want to convert many different files into more common and widely supported formats. The only limit set was the file size of the video, image, document or e-book in question.

In order to keep our servers running, converting larger files could be done when purchasing a premium plan that exactly fit your need. In the past (up to April 2018), you could convert files up to a file size of 2 GB using one of the subscriptions or 24-hour usage plans.… Read the rest

Online-Convert is GREEN 💚

 

Yes, Online-Convert.com is green – and we are not only talking about our logo and design!

Today, we will tell you all about the green energy policy of and behind Online Convert. What better day to do so than St. Patrick’s Day, really!

 

100% Green Energy

Sustainability is important. While Online Convert ensures that your old files do not go to waste, we do our share to save the environment as well.… Read the rest

What To Do If Online-Convert Is Taking Over Google Drive

If you found your way here, I assume you are already aware of our online conversion Google Chrome app. It allows you to open and convert many different files stored on Google Drive or sent via Gmail. If not, however, feel free to check it out. You can find all information about it here: All About The Online Convert Google Chrome App

If you already know about the Online-Convert Chrome app and are using it, you may have come across this “problem”.… Read the rest