Huge List Of Example Files – Creative Commons

Example Files

Last week, we have introduced one of the greatest sources of information on the online-convert.com website: a huge and continuously growing list of file formats.

But there is more to this list than meets the eye. Next to information it also provides examples for many of the featured file formats. That means you can download and look at an example for a file if you are not entirely sure what it is or if you can open it with the programs on your computer.… Read the rest

Huge List Of File Formats

File formats are something everyone working with a computer encounters every day – and yet they are something people only rarely think about. Their importance, in most cases, only becomes apparent when you have a problem opening a file. What comes after a video just won’t play or an image can’t be opened is a long and exhausting Google search to get to the bottom of the problem.

We at online-convert.com have provided several articles about the most common file formats across different types like archive, e-book, image and video.… Read the rest

The Advantages Of A PDF Conversion Tool

The following article delves into the advantages of a PDF conversion tool and why it can be so useful. One of the greatest development of file formats from the past decades was the innovative creation of PDF (Portable Document Format). The useful document reader was created and introduced to the public by Adobe. Within a short time, it spread all over and millions of users around the world embraced it. PDF quickly became one of the most popular and used file formats available.Read the rest

Store Your Files On A Cloud

In the past, people may have looked strangely at you when uttering a sentence like that.  Nowadays, however, it is normal to store your files in a cloud – even though the concept of such online data storage has been around since the 1960s. Using a cloud storage provider is quite common by now and enables you to access photos, documents, videos, and other files from anywhere without having to carry a CD, DVD, USB stick, or SD card with you.… Read the rest

Google’s Open Standard File Formats

There are many different kinds of file formats out there, most of them associated to certain programs or developers. Take for example Adobe’s PDF or PSD (Photoshop) files; all the different document files by Microsoft, Apple, and the open source equivalents; or eBook files that are solely linked to the Amazon Kindle. Many of these files and especially their skeleton or insides are protected or even secret. This makes it difficult for other (open source) programs to open, process, or create them.… Read the rest

How to Open Unknown Files

Did it ever happen to you that you downloaded a song or video clip, or someone sent you a file via email and once you want to open and view it, it doesn’t work? Of course you wonder why, and after checking the file you see that you may have never heard of this kind of file before. Don’t panic. The next time you encounter such an unknown file, you will be well prepared!… Read the rest