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How can I convert M4V video to MP4 format under my Windows 7?

I want to convert M4V videos to MP4 format format to play on my Android Tablet. Is there any recommended app for Windows computer?
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How do I convert an SVG to a PDF on Linux

How do I convert and SVG (containing a a few words of latin text and some simple vector graphics) to a PDF on Linux? I tried Inkscape 0.47 on Ubuntu Lucid, but it moves some sub-graphics randomly, ...
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How to convert WMV to MP4?

How can a set of WMV files be converted to MP4 so I can import them to my Apple TV?
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Visio - Convert “.svg” to “.emf” format

My goal is to convert pictures from ”.svg” format into “.emf”, remaining the size, resolution, etc!! The best solution that I found was using Visio, because of the quality after conversion and also ...
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Software to turn pictures to video? [closed]

I simply need to turn some png images to a video(any format will do). I have a picture for each frame of the video. I don't need a slideshow (e.g. showing one picture for 5 seconds). I am surprised ...
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How can I convert a hex number to a decimal number in Excel?

I have a cell containing this value: 0x00006cd2c0306953 and I want to convert it to a number. I tried: =HEX2DEC(C8) where C8 is the cell containing my hex value. I get a #NUM error. What am I ...
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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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Add Right-Click Save as PDF in Windows Explorer

I'm looking for a way to be able to add some options to the Right Click Context menu in Windows 7. I really don't have much experience in programming much but I am very eager and willing to learn. ...
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How can OpenSSL Secret Keys be imported into GnuPG?

I want to import the secret key from a OpenSSL x509 (Client) Certificate into GnuPG (NOT gpgsm for S/MIME!) I have seen there are utilities to convert GPG Keys into SSH Format [1] and even create ...
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Batch convert all html files in a directory into pdf files in windows?

I see one solution so far: http://www.htmldoc.org/ Are there any more out there which are suggested?
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Can't convert PDF into image, because of 'no images defined' error

I've the following PDF file: http://www.fmwconcepts.com/misc_tests/pdf_tests/test.pdf But when I'm trying to convert it via: $ convert test.pdf test.png I've the following error: convert: no ...
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How to convert PowerPoint presentations into a Kindle/E-reader friendly form?

I have a lot of documents in .ppt and .pptx (blame the co-workers). I would like to read them on way home or elsewhere... when I have a little time to catch up with things. One thing I could do with ...
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converting a cell specifcally formatted as 1h 25m (not excel time such as 1:25) and converting the cell to 85m

I would like to convert a cell with the following text/numeric string 1h 25min to a cell that displays 85min. Unfortunately, the original cell is only in the 1h 25min format and not in a true excel ...
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Convert THOUSANDS of Word (doc) to PDF [duplicate]

I have roughly 30,000 .doc files that I need to convert to PDF. What's the best way to go about this? I have every flavor of OS you can think of...
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How do I convert (.gif to .png) this image to get the original view?

I am trying to convert this image, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Dijkstra_Animation.gif, to a series of .png files. This was pretty simple, I used the convert command in Linux, convert ...
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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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Importer or converter for ClarisWorks cwk format?

I have several ClarisWorks documents (*.CWK) that I'd like to import into a more modern format like Microsoft Word or Open Office. It seems Star Office can apparently open cwk files, but the product ...
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Batch-convert Word-documents to PDF's

Is there free a way to batch-convert many Word-docs - and just have them saved as [originalfilename].pdf?
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How to export a table from inside a PDF into a spreadsheet?

I want to convert this PDF which contains a table, into an Excel-compatible spreadsheet for the purposes of making flash cards. Does anyone know of an automatic way to do this without manually ...
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Converting .wav (CCITT A-Law format) to .mp3 using LAME

I would like to convert wav files to mp3 using the lame encoder (lame.exe). The wav files are recorded along the following specifications: Bit Rate: 64kbps Audio sample size: 8 bit Channels: 1 (mono) ...
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Batch metadata and text extraction of pdf files

I have a set of PDF files, all of which contain text. However, some of these files were somehow not created properly; the selectable text is not searchable or convertible to plain text (the resulting ...
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Convert infopath form to PDF

I have several Infopath forms that I want to create a button within the forms to automatically convert them to PDF while maintaining text format and standard letter page size. I know you can print ...
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What is the best way to convert a MySQL database to an access database?

I need to convert databases both directions and I also need to grab subsets of data on occasion. Is there an easy way to do this?
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Mac OSX Numbers - Convert text to datetime

I am using Numbers on a Mac. I have a CSV file which contains numerous dates in the format MM/DD/YYYY. I need to convert these dates into datetime format for insertion into a MySQL table. How do I ...
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How can I make the following conversion in VLC from the commandline?

I find the command line documentation a little overwhelming, given that I know almost nothing about codecs and the like... So the following is exactly what I'm doing in VLC (1.1.11) and it would be ...
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How can I cloak my Amazon affiliate links in regex format for Wordpress? [closed]

I have many Amazon links, each for different products, on my website and I want a generic redirect link that would point to each of my products. For example I have this link: ...
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How to optimize process of outlook files (*msg) conversion to .pdf?

The aim is to convert several messages from Microsoft Outlook (2003 and/or 2007 versions) to .pdf files. Condition: One message should generate a corresponding single pdf file. If possible, pdf file ...
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convert bmp to transparent png

I have a lot of bmp images like these: That I need to convert to transparent png files like: basically the blue color (#00FFFF) needs to turn transparent and the purple color (FF00FF) needs to ...
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How to convert a PDF document to PNG?

Is there a free way to convert a PDF document to a PNG image?
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I need to batch convert Word Perfect documets (.wpd) to word (.doc)

If I do a save as from word perfect, the formatting is retained, and everything is all good. if I try and open the files in Word 2007, the tables get all screwed up and there are some issues with the ...
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PDF file opened with LibreOffice, now conversion to Word needed

Of all the software I ever tried to handle PDF files, I found LibreOffice by far the best (at least for the files tested). The number of codes when importing the odg file into DVX2 (this is a CAT ...
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How to convert a video file to XVID format? [duplicate]

I need to convert existing MP4 files to the XVID format with the .AVI extension. Specifically to something like this: I've tried Camtasia, Handbrake and VLC, but they don't seem to support this ...
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Convert a JSON file to CSV or XLS (Excel) format

I have a number of JSON files which my old charting system will not accept as a data format for import. Is there an easy way to convert these to CSV or XLS?
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How to encode XviD using ffmpeg for Home Theater/DVD Player?

I wanted to convert a file so I can play it my DVD player which only works with divx/xvid. I tried : ffmpeg.exe -y -i "in.mp4" -t 480.00 -vf scale=720:301,pad=720:576:0:137 -map 0:v:0 -map 0:1 -b:v ...
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Pandoc options to convert LaTeX flavored Markdown to HTML

The aim is to convert a Markdown file (file.md) to a html file (file.html). The Markdown file contains formulas specified in LaTeX specified between two dollar ($) signs. Example: The resulting ...
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Convert .tar.gz/.tar.bz2 to .7z in batch?

How do I convert .tar.gz and .tar.bz2 files to .7z files using the command line?
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Convert FAT32 to NTFS, risk/time?

After a quick search I found that through a command prompt I can convert a drive from FAT32 to NTFS without losing data(see here). What I want to ask here is, how safe is this method on a 1.5 TB drive ...
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Convert .pdf file to a .mobi file.with Images and text as normal text

First of all I should ask all the readers to not to mark this as DUPLICATE without going through the whole content. I searched well before posting this, and I found many pdf to mobi question, I think ...
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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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How to convert embedded excel sheet to word table?

We receive word documents from clients that will sometime contains Embedded Excel Object(sheet) and we need to convert them to word table so that we can then import the documents in InDesign properly. ...
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How can I get ffmpeg to convert a .mov to a .gif?

I'm trying to convert a .mov to a .gif and I'm not having success. Here's the error: ffmpeg -pix_fmt rgb24 -i yesbuddy.mov output.gif ffmpeg version 0.11.1 Copyright (c) 2000-2012 the FFmpeg ...
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Convert from different colors to different fonts?

I have been sent a docx-document (that I can convert intro HTML if you want) in 3 different colors: black, blue and green. The colors are different because the stand for different things. But I want ...
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FFMPEG EXR to TIFF works, TIFF TO JPG, but not EXR to JPG

I try to batch-convert EXR Images to JPG Images. Converting EXR to JPG doesn't work, i get a corrupt error when trying opening the file. ffmpeg.exe -y -i C:/test.exr C:/outs.jpg But Converting EXR ...
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How to decode AAC (.m4a) audio files into WAV?

How would you convert (decode) AAC files into WAV format? (Or, if you prefer, how to decode & re-encode them into MP3 or Ogg Vorbis? But WAV is sufficient as I already have good tools for WAV ➔ ...
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Convert a Entire Folder To PDF

I want to turn an entire folder(R Tutorial) that is a web site(written in HTML only) that I've already downloaded all the tree to my computer, but I want to turn this into a single PDF. Someone knows ...
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How to Move Excel Drawing Tools Diagrams between Excel and Specialist Drawing Packages?

I have to create an object-based image in an Excel 2007 workbook. Currently, I'm using the Excel Drawing tools... but I find them slow to use and not very precise. I've only used a few graphics ...
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How to convert CHM to individual PDF files by topic?

Is there any way to take a large CHM (>100MB and hundred's of topics) and split it into self-contained documents by topic? If I use the built-in CHM printing by heading and sub-topics, and print to ...
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Converting from WOFF(Web Open Font Format)

I have a woff file I downloaded from a website that I want to convert for use in word documents and such. Is there any (free) way to do this? After much searching I have not found a way, so I am ...
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woff conversion

I'm having problems with a custom font in Google Chrome and Safari using the WOFF Format. I Figured out that the look can dramatically change depending on the converter I use (font-squirrel, ...). I ...