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Convert .doc or .rtf to clean HTML on OS X

When I export a file from Word or TextEdit, I get very bloated HTML, full of crazy style tags on every paragraph, so I can't even clean it by hand. The only information I want preserved is: ...
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Convert time to decimal equivalent it Excel / Emacs

I'm trying to create a chart of my times for my runs (e.g. 25:30, for 25 minutes and 30 seconds). How could I convert this "analog" time to the decimal equivalent (e.g. 25.5 minutes)? The problem is ...
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How to disable conversion when syncing iPod with Banshee

Banshee starts a conversion process whenever I copy some songs to my iPod touch. How can I disable that? I just want it to copy the files to the player without conversion.
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Converting 30+ GB of TIFF files into SPDFs

Any ideas on how to do it? I know ImageMagick will batch convert them to a PDF but Id like a searchable PDF. Adobe Acrobat pro seems to do it but its fairly slow and produces an image SPDF which ...
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Reduce Generated GIF Size Using FFMPEG

I'm developing android application that converts mp4 files into gifs using ffmpeg. Problem is that generated gifs are huge in size. And another problem is that I can't use anything else than ...
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Limiting ffmpeg output

I just started compiling my own ffmpeg. I noticed with the precompiled builds, there is not a lot of output while ffmpeg is running, -nostats option. Is there either a way to compile those types of ...
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VM to VirtualBox converted image - Could not find a storage controller named 'SCSI Controller' error

I converted a VMDK to an ovf image using ovftool. The VMDK had a SCSI disk. Now post conversion Virtual Box isn't able to import it - it gets the error Could not find a storage controller named ...
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ffmpeg: convert image to video with empty audio track

I've found a good command to convert an image to a video in FFMPEG, but each image is going to be concatenated into a longer set of videos and images, and I need concat to concatenate the audio tracks ...
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Using `imagemagick convert`, how do I resize an image and convert it to a centred A4 sized pdf while retaining image quality?

When I convert a png-image to pdf, I have been using convert in.png -page A4 out.pdf to get a pdf where the image quality is retained and the image is aligned to the bottom left corner by default. To ...
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Converting OpenOffice Impress presentation to video without screen recording

how can I convert OO Impress presentation to video without setting up screen recording? The goal is to have a server that produces a MPEG stream with the presentation. I want to avoid screen recording ...
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How to convert audio to video with VLC?

I'm familiar with the use of VLC to transcode videos, or to extract audio from video. What I'd like to do is the reverse of that. I have a very long MP3 and would like to generate a simple video ...
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How can I convert a MUS file to a MIDI file

I have a bunch of .mus files to .mid format to import them into Guitar Pro 6. Does anyone know of a currently working method?
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DOCX to PDF… with Custom Document Properties

TLDR: How can I convert a DOC(X) to a PDF and keep CustomDocumentProperties and Fields - so that I can programmatically update the Custom Properties and print the PDF via a Windows Service? !TLDR We ...
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Convert Pages '13 files to PDF in batch

I have tons of Pages files lying around taking up precious space on my SSD. I want to batch convert them to PDF preferably via a terminal command. I have iWork '13 and iWork '09. AppleScript-ability ...
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Pixel-to-pixel conversion of .docx file to PDF

I am looking for some type of DOCX to PDF converter that can be used through the command line. I don't need any of the functionality of the original .docx to be preserved. I basically just want a ...
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extracting mp3 audio from mp4: audio longer than video?

I have an mp4 video that has no audio/video sync issue. I tried to extract audio to an mp3 file, following the suggestion in this thread: Extracting audio from MP4 video into MP3 ffmpeg -i ...
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PDF to PDF/A converter and validator for .NET or Linux

I want to convert PDFs to PDF/A under either Windows or Linux. If Windows I want a managed .NET library (with a DLL, not installation). If Linux then the validation file must be readable for code. ...
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FFMPEG converting from m4v to mp4 does not stop processing

I'm using ffmpeg to convert various types of video files into mp4s. The command I use works for most video files I've encountered, however when it encounters an m4v it never stops processing the ...
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Convert .fon to TTF or OTF

How can I convert a bitmap fonts (.fon) into TTF or OTF fonts? I don't need any of the features in vector fonts such as ClearType; I just want my bitmap font simply transformed into TTF or OTF ...
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How to get .eml files into .pst files to import into Concordance

I have thousands of .eml files and need to get them into .pst files so I can import them into Concordance. Ideas?
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How to convert text to decimal in openoffice calc?

I have a column which contains: € 53,28 € 1.336,0 € 69,90 € 296,50 € 899,00 € 149,90 € 697,40 and so on. I want to sum the column up, but for openoffice it is text and not a decimal. What I did: ...
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How to make this imagemagick command work correctly?

# create a 2 color image from scratch to supply colors for mapping $ convert -size 10x10 xc:white -fill red -draw 'rectangle 0 0 5 5' \ -colors 2 +dither bicolor.gif # map 'em, Danno! $ convert ...
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converting huge MPEG audio files to something smaller

I've got some large MPEG audio files (144 MB each) that I'm looking to convert to something smaller so I can send them out as attachments to an email. Any suggestions on the software to use? I'm ...
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How do I use ImageMagick convert in a reproducible manner (without timestamps)?

I am trying to use ImageMagick in a script to convert and resize a large number of files for version control. I need the files to convert the same time every time so git won't commit files that just ...
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Convert MKV with DTS audio to MKV with AAC, AC3 or MP3 audio

I have an MKV with multi-channel DTS audio. Using ffmpeg from the command line I want to convert to MKV with either multi-channel AAC, AC3 or MP3 audio. Can someone please tell me command-line for all ...
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After cropping tiff its size increases almost two times

I have a tiff file 2544x3472 and its size is 402960 bytes. After that I cropped it using ImageMagick (Ubuntu): convert "$path" -crop 2544x1850+0x0 -compress JPEG "${PWD}"/output/$filename and now ...
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ffmpeg convert image to mpeg/mp4 gets mp4 file with 0 bytes

I'm trying to convert a png file to mp4 file but I get 0bytes mp4 files. Here is my code structure: ffmpeg -r [framerate] -i [images] -s [resolution] -vcodec libx264 [videofilename].mp4
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Move data in a table present in 2000+ .docx files to a single .xlsx file (2010)

I receive 40+ emails per week each with a word doc attached. The word documents are in the same semantic format but carry unique client data authorizing services. I only need a portion of the data ...
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Convert a mediawiki page to html with the table of contents working

I am looking for a way to convert a page from mediawiki software (basically a web page very similar to wikipedia, or in the printable version) which has a table of contents, to a PDF file with a ...
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How to get mono audio output in OSX on old macbook?

I would like to output all system audio as mono in OSX. Following this answer, I tried checking the "Play stereo audio as mono" option under the System Preferences > Accessibility tab, but it has no ...
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Extracting audio from a video file using VLC

I am trying to extract audio from a given .mp4 file to .mp3 format. In Media>>Convert/Save, I have made setting as showed in images attached. Now my problem is: I only get *.ts format as output and ...
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Why does MikTex TeXworks fail to convert a latex document to .pdf?

I've created a basic Latex document based on an example I found online: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{booktabs} \begin{document} \begin{tabular} Field Name:&FIRST_FIELD \end{tabular} ...
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Get Excel to undo its helpful date conversion

When importing and manipulating data in Excel, certain coding systems (like CAS numbers) are always a problem because numbers like 8000-01-7 can become 7th of january 8000. There is usually (but not ...
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Compress videos to a specified file size?

I have 3 video files that are 50 MB, 100 MB and 150 MB. I want to compress each to 25 MB each. I understand the larger videos will sacrifice more quality. Is there any software that can compress ...
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Batch convert video files for upload to Flickr

I have hundreds of home video files in various formats (AVI, MP4, MOV, etc) in sub-folders in a \My Photos folder on my Windows 7 PC. I would like to upload all of these to my Flickr account. But ...
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How to convert a Persian pdf file to Microsoft word format?

I have a pdf file which is Persian script and it is a Right-to-Left. Since Persian uses UTF-8 format therefore I can't convert it into a plain text in Microsoft Word, also I can't copy-paste the text ...
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Conversion AAC+ to mp3

I listen a radio station in VLC Media Player. It broadcasts in AAC+ but I want to listen it on my interneradio in MP3 format. How can I convert it into MP3 Stream?
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Convert PDF with embedded fonts to EMF for PowerPoint

Is there a free (i.e. gratis) way to convert a PDF file to Windows EMF (Enhanced Meta File) in such a way that text which uses fonts embedded in the PDF will be rendered the same way in MS Office ...
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Convert mkv with AVC High@L4.0 to mp4 with ACV High@L4.1 or higher

I am trying to convert some mkv files I have to mp4 so that they can be played to my chromecast. Here is the information about the video files. mkv file information As you can see that the video ...
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Issue in converting the video

I'm trying to convert a video of configuration 1080p-Resolution; 18Mps-video bitrate; 30fps to 1080p; 18Mps; 60fps using ffmpeg on windows platform. I use the command: ffmpeg -i input.avi -r 60 ...
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imagemagick convert tiff degrades quality, how to prevent it?

I am using imagemagick convert to extract multiple tif images from a single tif file. But when I use the following command convert image.tif single%d.tif I get very low quality (sort of blurred) ...
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How can I convert a large PDF to PNG?

I want to convert a very large PDF file (>2GB) to a PNG (or JPEG) file so that it is easier to open and look at. I want to do that without opening the PDF file since it is too large to be opened. Is ...
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Why does ColorSync compression increase PDF file size for me?

I have this ebook that I'm trying to send to my Kindle from my Mac. I've done this before; Get a pdf, send it to Kindle address, and make sure the subject is "convert". This causes Amazon to convert ...
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Conversion of .gho to AWS image

I'm a training manager at a GIS software company. I work with a 3rd party company who delivers our training through .gho images. We are now looking to diversify, and offer AWS hosted training also. ...
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I've deleted some cells and cleared everything out and it keeps reverting back to DATE format

I've never changed formatting to date: I always keep it in General unless I need to make it different. Since my last Update, everything now changes to date when I either copy, paste, or when I ...
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How do I convert a word document to Daisy Format

I have been looking at getting a daisy converted but all I can see is going to cost me over a grand. Do you know of any way that I can do it cheaper than that?
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Want to convert PDF files to XLS and then bring those XLS to a particular format

Have some 1000+ PDF files. Want to convert those files to XLS and then bring those XLS files to a format which can be used to export XLS data to either existing or new MySQL tables. Can this be ...
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Convert Large HTML to DOC?

I am programmatically converting an existing HTML file that has been dynamically created to a MS Word document. I've ran into a situation where the MS Word Document object fails to process the HTML ...
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Is there any way to convert an Adobe Pagemaker file to PDF?

Is there any way to convert an Adobe Pagemaker file to PDF? Are there any plug ins or any third party softwares?
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How to convert currencies in Excel based on historical conversion rates?

I want to make a small program in Excel that allows the user to convert certain currencies (USD, Euro, AED, CHF and GBP) to Kuwaiti dinar. The user can set the amount, the currency and the month, and ...