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At Online-Convert.com we are constantly improving and expanding our collection of online file conversion tools. The newest addition to our list of features is a whole category for OCR converters only.

This special conversion is already available in some of our document converters, but now you can extract text from images or scans even better!

Read on to find out all you need to know about the OCR converters and how to grab text from photos, images, pictures, or scanned documents.… Read the rest

Is Microsoft Edge Getting Better?

For years, Microsoft has tried their hardest to shove their new browser, Edge, down PC users’ throats. Unfortunately, for Microsoft, people have been keeping their distance with the browser for more than one reason. The majority feels that the browser of their choice, Google Chrome, is just far superior to Edge. There were just no logical reasons to replace it.

In reality, Chrome does have some major contenders such as Firefox, Safari, and Edge.… Read the rest

Improving The Online Presence Of Your Small Business

Surviving and thriving in the current climate is tough. Just ask any small business owner, and you’ll get pretty much the same answer. Since the pandemic, things are changing and moving so rapidly, it’s difficult to keep up.

What can small business owners do when they have to close shops and stay at home? It turns out that they can do quite a lot. You see, like it or not, the pandemic has pushed so many businesses deeper into the digital age.… Read the rest

Your Instagram Pictures Are Always Free For Sharing

We know you’ve been working so hard doing everything you can to get more followers on Instagram, but do you know that there are consequences for being famous? One of those consequences is people will start using your content without your consent.

Taking and profiting from someone else’s content without their permission is supposedly a bad thing to do, right? Well, according to Insta’s ToC, anyone can do just that with the pictures you posted there.… Read the rest

How to Fix a Slow Computer

Is your PC starting to feel as slow as a snail and taking its sweet time to do even the simplest tasks? You don’t have to put up with a slow PC. Follow these steps to have it working in its prime.

Quick Ways to Speed Up a Slow PC

#1. Restart your computer once a day

Many people who use laptops or PCs put their computer to sleep instead of shutting them down at the end of the day.… Read the rest

What To Store In The Cloud

Cloud storage has been the rave these past years. It offers much flexibility for companies that need a reliable data storage solution. Being able to access and update files using any device then collaborate with your team anywhere at the same time are just some of the flexibilities that cloud storage offers.

Despite its many benefits, cloud storage still possesses some risks. Security, for example. You still need to sort out which files can be put in the cloud and which ones can’t.… Read the rest

7 Social Media Safety Tips

Social media can be fun. That’s why billions of people are using them every day. Cybercriminals understand very well just how many people enjoy spending their time updating their status, liking other people’s posts, and engaging in conversations. The social media is like a goldmine for those crooks.

With the ever-growing increase of social media threats, should you stop using social media? Of course not. You just have to learn about the safe way of using social media.… 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

What are Favicons?

The first time the word favicon was known to the public was when Microsoft released Internet Explorer 5 two decades ago. Favicon, as you may have guessed, is a combination of the word “favorite” and “icon”. But, what is this thing really?

What is a favicon?

A favicon a.k.a favorite icon is an image file depicting the identity of a particular website. You often see it next to the website title whenever you visit a website.… Read the rest

From Adobe Flash to HTML5

Up to the mid-2000s Flash was everywhere on the web. You could see interactive elements made with Flash where ever you go. You also wasted hundreds of hours playing addicting Flash games. Who could’ve blamed you? There were hundreds of those games.

Fast forward a little bit and things started to change. When Apple decided not to support Flash in their mobile browser, Apple fans were upset. The feeling changed soon afterward because people realized that living without Flash was not so bad after all.… Read the rest