Questions tagged [document-converter]

Converting office documents between different formats (e.g. MS-Word to ODT, or PDF to HTML). For media conversion, please use the 'media-converter' tag instead.

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Tool to convert between different plain text formats

There are several types of plain text structuring / formatting syntax out there, for example: MarkDown MediaWiki XWiki HTML Is there a generic tool (easier / more appropriate than reg-ex) that helps ...
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Is there a PowerPoint to PDF converter outside of Microsoft Office?

I need to convert a .pptx file to .pdf but I don't own a copy of Microsoft Office. I tried OpenOffice, but my document was badly flawed in OpenOffice and so much was lost. Is there a tool out there ...
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PDF to Word Converter

I'm looking for a software, which is able to convert a pdf document into a docx file. I know there is Adobe Acrobat Professional which does a good job concerning this. The drawback is that it costs ...
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Tool to automatically convert PowerPoint presentations into HTML

We're looking for a tool that we can use to automate the conversion of PowerPoint presentations to HTML. The tools can be a stand alone program, a .NET assembly, or a COM control. But it must be ...
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HTML to PDF pretty-printer (renderer)

For documentation purposes, I need an application or plugin, which targets the creation of PDF out of web pages and goes beyond the rudimentary features provided by common browsers. Must haves ...
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Converting a ADE document (Adobe Digital Editions, acsm) to PDF

I have downloaded a book from Google Play. The book is a .acsm, which actually isn't the book itself but just a purchase ticket that allows me to download the book on Adobe's servers. I installed ...
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Tool to convert HTML4 to HTML5+CSS

I would like to find a tool to convert old static HTML documents with things such as <table border="1" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <td width="284" valign="top"> <font color="#...
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Is there an application/tool to convert graphML to Dia or vice versa?

I have a situation where I have documents from two diagramming tools (yEd and Dia) and would like to convert between the two. Considering that both tools output XML files (.graphML for yEd and .dia ...
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Library to generate ODT (OpenOffice.Org) documents

My company is looking into exporting data from our web application into familiar, usable formats for end users. We're evaluating producing ODT (OpenOffice.Org Writer) files and I'm looking for a ...
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Is there a free PDF to HTML conversion software?

I am working on a project in which I need to work on both HTML and PDF files. And this requires a lot of HTML to PDF and PDF to HTML conversions. The requirements are: It must be free, and ...
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Convert .fountain files to .pdf files

Background Fountain files are markdown files for screenplays. Many websites have appeared, and many GUI applications exist, that convert .fountain files to various other formats (e.g., .fdx, .html, ....
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Android libraries for rendering common document file formats

What libraries are there that can be included in a commercial Android client application for simple viewing (editing not required) of doc, docx, xls, xlsx, ppt, pptx, odt, pdf, rtf? Preferably free ...
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.NET library to convert Microsoft Office docs to PDF

I am looking for a library (open source or paid) that can convert Microsoft Office documents (.docx, .xlsx etc.) and images to PDF. This library must be accessible from .NET. I had a look at ABCpdf ...
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What can perfectly convert EPUB to PDF?

For Windows 8.1 and also Windows 10, what can reproduce EPUB files as a PDF, with no changes and loss of quality? I ask NOT about Calibre and ePub Converter, which can transform an EPUB file into a ...
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Extract attachments from .eml file

Forwarded emails are unfortunately sometimes transmitted by Outlook as .eml files, which are unusable for normal users. In particular, extracting attachments from .eml files is a challenge. What ...
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Converting PDF with several pages to one image

I am looking for a program that can convert a PDF that has several pages into one single image where pages would be stacked vertically. If possible: lossless compression configurable resolution ...
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Program to open an Apple Keynote (.key) file in Windows or Linux

I'm looking for a program than can: open an Apple Keynote (.key) file in Windows And if possible: free works on Windows 7 or Linux can also edit the file I currently use http://www.zamzar.com/ to ...
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Free for commercial use Java library to convert HTML to PDF

I am trying to find a Java library that can convert from a HTML to a PDF using the CSS printing styles. I need that this library be free for commercial use. Not like itext that you need to pay or ...
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Is there a system to generate ODT documents from a markup-like language?

I would like (well, am forced by my work environment) to create ODT documents (really MS Word docs, but we can get there from ODT). However, I don't like the WYSIWYG document creation paradigm. I like ...
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Converter that converts EML files to plain text

I archived emails to a bunch of EML files, but the content isn't readable when such files are opened as plain text files. I wonder if there is a converter (must be free) that can bulk convert EML ...
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PDF to Image converter

I need a program/sdk/software to convert pdf file to images.I require the following features in that converter: Check if the pdf file is colored or BW. If the pdf file is BW, an option to convert the ...
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Convert asc to doc files

I have several files in .asc format. They contain text and images with markdown from github. I tried to open them with Microsoft office and then save them in doc, but I want the visual format of ...
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Software to convert XPS to PDF

Most of the tools shown when searching for "xps to pdf converter" are online. A few offline tools available require install and don't provide quality conversion. They seem to convert xps to image and ...
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PDF to Spreadsheet Converter for bank statements

I am trying to parse bank statements and credit card statements into a machine-readable format. The bank statements are issued as (unprotected) Pdf documents. I am looking for a tool that can ...
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PDF to DjVu converter that keeps the OCR layer

I need a quality PDF to DjVu converter that keeps the OCR layer, and that runs on Windows/linux.
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Tool for saving webpages in XML format

I want to create an offline app to show drugs information. The information I need to use is already available in wikipedia. But at this page, there are so many subpages (1000+) to be saved and in my ...
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Library for converting Microsoft .doc to .docx in Python

I need to convert .doc files to .docx within my code itself . I have done it using comtypes.client but this library basically requires Windows and Microsoft Word to be installed . What would be the ...
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DjVu to PDFconverter

I am looking for a program that: can convert a DjVu document to PDF is free doesn't come with crapware works off-line If possible: run on Windows 7 can convert severals DjVu documents to PDFs at ...
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Java library to convert RTF file to DOCX/PDF file

I want to convert RTF file to PDF using java library. What are good open source java libraries which can be used to convert RTF to PDF file? I don`t want to use OpenOffice JodConverter library as we ...
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PHP library to transform Excel .xls .xlsx to OpenDocument .ods

I want to automatically convert Excel files (.xls, .xlsx) to OpenDocument spreadsheets (.ods) Is there a PHP library for that? Or at least a command-line utility that I could call from PHP?
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PDF to LaTeX converter

I am searching for a free software that converts a PDF in a LaTeX file. Actually I don't need it to convert the whole PDF, I just need to "extract" the formulas and use them to make my own LaTeX file....
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PDF (embedded Fonts) to EPS (path only)

I need a tool that converts a PDF with embedded fonts to an EPS. The resulting EPS should contain only paths instead of font/text information. It can be a freeware or a paid product. It should be ...
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Convert powerpoint file to web viewer that is also visible on ipad

I want to make my powerpoint slides visible on a web page in such a way the .pptx file cannot be downloaded. However that same webpage should also be accessible from an ipad (this rules out converting ...
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Generate Microsoft Word documents from plain text + style definition

I have to generate a Microsoft Word document (many, but all of them using the same template). I would like to generate it in the same way in which I generate PDF documents from LaTeX sources, i.e. ...
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Syncing app for cloud based doc files

I have hundreds of pages of notes/notebooks in Evernote and Onenote and recently I've needed to collaborate with others on Google Docs. I need a good syncing app that syncs all of my documents ...
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Document workflow

I'm looking for a solution (consisting of one or more tools) which allows me to implement a personal document workflow to deliver documents of a professional nature with a minimal of repetitive work (...
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Converting a LaTeX-generated PDF into EPUB format, preserving formulas

Is there a software or a service out there that can take a technical article in PDF format (which typically contains LaTeX formulas) and convert it into an EPUB format? I wouldn’t have access to the ...
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Convert Microsoft Word to PDF of minimal file size

I am aware of some Microsoft Word to PDF converters and have been using MS word itself to do this. But I am wondering if there's any conversion tool that produces the PDF files as small in file size ...
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Convert many saved webpages to PDF

I have many saved webpages (.html, .htm), I would like to convert all of them to PDF files (1 webpage to 1 PDF, no merging) at once. What tool would you recommend? I would like to create PDF files ...
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A PDF to HTML converter that can handle columns, and keeps HTML trim

We have magazines being produced in PDF format, two columns on a page, a mixture of text and images, but never overlapping. Is there any PDF 2 HTML software that doesn't suck? We are looking for ...
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Convert HTML tables to GFM

Is there a tool to convert tables in Web pages to GitHub Flavored Markdown? Ideally it should work by copy and pasting the table. I'm on Linux.
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Software/service to MANUALLY convert technical PDFs into EPUB/Kindle format?

I'm interested in knowing what the available options are in the market for converting highly technical articles in PDF format (with lots of math formulas) into EPUB/Kindle formats manually? Is there ...
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PDF to EPUB tool for articles

I read quite a few articles per month. I always have problems because I'm always walking with a bunch of printed papers and I have trouble looking for highlighted parts. Until, last month. Last month,...
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Microsoft Word to PDF Converter

I am looking for a freeware to convert Microsoft Word (.docx or .doc) to PDF. It would be nice to use this without installation. I would like it to run on Windows and do not want any online ...
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Program to combine several PDFs so that the first page of each PDF has an odd page number

I'm looking for a program that can: combine several PDFs so that the first page of each PDF has an odd page number in the combined document (e.g. by inserting a blank page if needed at the end of ...
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Make a hyperlinked Web site from EPUB file

I have an ebook in EPUB format. I want to publish it online as a set of interlinked HTML pages (what may be better than EPUB for both online readers and search engines). What (free) software (either ...
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Program to convert document to .mp3 file

Is there a program to convert a document (formats below) to an audio file (formats below)? I need: it to be <£20 (preferably free) it to convert from .doc, .docx, .pdf, and .txt (txt is optional) ...
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PDF to Excel (xlsx) conversion

I am in need of software (Not online service) that can convert my PDF documents to Excel accurately. I have tried Adobe Acrobat Pro DC and Nitro, they are great at the conversion, but I cannot ...
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interfacing markup/git with Word for document collaboration

summary partner A: underling, coder, Linux and FLOSS user, lives in text editor and web browser, accustomed to collaborating using git repos (local and online) and online-repo-supported markup. ...
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Document converter for Android

I'm looking for a free document converter for android that will allow me to convert a .doc(x) (as well as other formats) to a .pdf from another app using android's "share" function. I don't want to ...