If you're one of those people who increasingly find files in Adobe's Portable Document Format, or PDFs, a part of your daily life, you know they're good for a lot of things, such as posting documentation like product manuals and warranty information online. Sometimes PDFs can be awkward to use, especially if you need to regularly extract information from them to use in other formats and applications. Software maker Some PDF specializes in PDF conversion utilities that convert and extract various files to and from the PDF format. Their PDF to Txt Converter converts PDFs to text … Read more
The Portable Document Format (PDF) is the business world's choice for digital documents. It's easy to post PDFs online for users to download. Unfortunately, using PDFs is not as easy as browsing to a Web page, as anyone who has ever downloaded a product manual will verify. You typically need a program that can open and read PDFs, such as Adobe's Acrobat Reader or a third-party application. Even when you've got the PDF open, it's not always easy to read or to navigate through multiple documents. More and more Web sites are giving you the … Read more
Surveyors, environmental impact researchers, historical impact researchers, cell-phone tower site locators, and real estate developers--these are just a few of the folks who will find real value in this nicely featured application for plotting maps based on survey or GPS data.
Metes and Bounds launches a large window with a row of icon-buttons along the top, a vertical pane with some data controls on the left side, and a large drawing and editing pane taking up most of the window's real estate. A Drawing Wizard automatically opens at launch to prompt the user for the type of drawing he … Read more
Converber provides an incredible amount of options as a unit converter. With a simple layout and an impressive collection of units, this program will be helpful for school and everyday life.
We dove right into the program's intuitive and simply laid out interface, with two main menus of conversions front and center. We would have liked a more robust Help file, perhaps with definitions of the more obscure conversions, but were able to fully utilize the program nonetheless. At first we didn't believe the program description boasting over 1,200 conversion units, but we quickly learned it was … Read more
Batch XLSX to XLS Converter provides a simple tool for converting Excel file types. The program's layout is basic enough for any skill level to have success with.
The program's interface struck us as drastically different from other converters we'd tested. It was so basic--only containing a few commands--that we found experimenting for a few seconds was more helpful than reading the instructional Help file. The program avoided the pitfalls of other converters by not allowing us multiple options for conversion. We liked that XLS files were converted to XLSX files and vice versa, with no opportunities … Read more
Suppose you wanted to pick up a convertible Chevrolet Camaro. You could wait patiently until the rumored 2012 release date. You could hope against hope that GM actually decides to release the darn thing. However, if you've got an extra 18 grand burning a hole in your pocket, you could see the folks at Drop Top Customs about making one for yourself, right now.
That $18,000 dollar price tag doesn't include the cost of the donor car, so expect to add between $22K and $33K, depending on how much topless muscle you're looking for.
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PhotoLine provides a wealth of tools for editing photographs. While there is a great deal of options, the program seems to be aimed at users with a lot of prior image altering knowledge.
The program's interface kept us guessing when we started since it was cluttered with icons for editing tools and various windows with technical information. A visit to the Help file's definitions clarified a lot, but we still needed to experiment, especially to understand the more technical aspects. The program offered a great deal of editing options, from ones that fix small facial blemishes to cropping … Read more
Batch PPTX to PPT Converter offers a simple and fast way to change a PowerPoint's file type. With an impressively simple layout, even novice users will be able to use this program.
The program's interface is so basic we found a few seconds of experimentation to be faster than reading the instructional Help file. With only a few command buttons, even those who've never converted a file before could master this program. We were able to choose a single file, multiple files, or an entire folder to convert. The files were listed on a large screen that … Read more
Batch DOCX To DOC Converter provides an impressively simple way to convert Word files. Its setup ensures that users of all skill level will find success.
At first, we needed to visit the program's Help file, as its interface was almost too basic. Its layout has very few command icons and, after reading the help file, it only took a few minutes to master. We quickly grew to appreciate the program's lack of diversions and have confidence that users of any skill level would feel equally comfortable. Batch DOCX To DOC Converter allowed us to choose single files, … Read more
ActMask Document Converter X is an easy-to-use program that lets users quickly convert files into different formats. It's nothing fancy, but it's a good choice for users find themselves needing to convert documents regularly.
The program's interface is basic and intuitive, and users can either open the program by itself or select it from the list of printers when printing a document. Users then simply select the format that they want to use, including PDF, TXT, and a variety of image file types. The program quickly converts the document to the desired file type. Many of the … Read more