Tag Archive: Conversion


Get a free copy of powerful DVD ripping and video conversion software [Deals]

DVD players are going the way of the Walkman, leaving many of us with vast libraries of obsolete discs. Of course the movies and TV shows themselves aren’t obsolete — just their shiny plastic medium — but with hard drive space getting more and more vast it makes less and less sense to let a […]

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Preserve Your Precious VHS Videos Forever With Honestech Video Conversion For Mac [Deals]

Videotapes can deteriorate over time, and your old videos will have color bleed, white specks, and other distortions. Now is the time to save your collection before it’s too late with this all-in-one VHS conversion solution. With Honestech Video Conversion…

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I Mostly Chose ‘Verticon’ For Its Awesome Name, But It’s Also A Handy Conversion App

Verticon – Productivity — $ 0.99 If you need to know how how many inches are in a meter or talk to your non-American friends about the weather, Verticon can help you out. It’s a quick conversion tool that you can…

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Google+ Now With Great New RAW/JPG Conversion

Before... After!Google+ already lets you upload RAW photos to the service, but now the rendered JPGs from those RAW files are going to look a lot better. Working with the boffins at NIK software (which Google bought when it acquired Snapseed), the G+ RAW conversions have been tweaked to give some dramatically better results. Your browser […]

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Can’t Afford An iPhone 5s? Buy An iPhone 5s Conversion Kit Instead

Do you want an iPhone 5s, but can’t have one, whether because of Apple’s extreme devices shortages, an unsympathetic carrier who won’t let you upgrade early, or a lack of the dosh? Never fear: the iPhone 5s conversion kit is here! Conversion kit, you say? Oh yes, yes indeed. Here is the dirty little secret […]

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Adobe Adds PDF Conversion Features To Reader 11 For iOS, Charges A Small Fortune

Adobe-Reader-11Adobe may know how to make terrific software, but it also knows how to milk its users for every penny it can get. The latest example of that comes with a new Adobe Reader 11 update for iOS that adds some nifty PDF conversion features — which you’ll have to pay yearly to enjoy. With […]

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‘Shadowrun Returns’ Is A Fully Realized Tabletop To Digital RPG Conversion [Review]

pikePlace01Shadowrun Returns by Harebrained Schemes Category: Mac Games Works With: OS X Price: $19.99 I’ve just spent the last several hours knee-deep in the drek of post-magic Seattle, mixing and fighting with dwarves, trolls, mages, and deckers, and I’m here to tell you it’s utterly wiz. Shadowrun Returns is out now on Steam for Mac […]

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‘Shadowrun Returns’ Is A Fully Realized Tabletop To Digital RPG Conversion [Review]

pikePlace01Shadowrun Returns by Harebrained Schemes Category: Mac Games Works With: OS X Price: $19.99 I’ve just spent the last several hours knee-deep in the drek of post-magic Seattle, mixing and fighting with dwarves, trolls, mages, and deckers, and I’m here to tell you it’s utterly wiz. Shadowrun Returns is out now on Steam for Mac […]

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OS X System Service Gives One-Click, In-Place Markdown to Rich Text Conversion

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The hardest working nerd and code-wizard on the internet, Brett “I just built this” Terpstra, has added a rather great new feature to his Markdown Service Tools pack for the Mac. Among many other updates, you can now convert Markdown to rich text, in-line.

The Service Tools are pretty much essential if you write in Markdown on your Mac. They are a bunch of System Services which sit in the Services menu (and can be assigned keyboard  [Read More…]

Batch Image Conversion in Mac OS X the Easy Way with Preview

Preview is a greatly under-appreciated app that has been bundled along with Mac OS X since the beginning, getting better and better with each OS X release. One quiet feature that has been around for a while is the ability to mass convert a group of pictures from one file type to another, often referred to as batch conversion. This lets you easily take a large amount of JPG files and convert them over to PNG, for example. It’s safe  [Read More…]