Preview Documents In Mac Before Exporting Or Printing

In Microsoft Office 2010 and 2007 there is a build-in option to preview the document before exporting or printing. This preview can be extremely useful. Suppose lets say that you want to export the document to PDF format, once saved, you open it and find that there is an extra blank page at the end of the document which is useless. Read More

Cannot Find Windows 7 Documents & Settings?

I have been reading various complains in almost every forum regarding Windows 7’s Document and Settings. Most complains are that they cannot access this folder. These users are those who migrated from Windows XP to Windows 7, thus skipping Windows Vista. Read More

Document Archive Manager And Organizer

If you have hundreds of documents scattered around your hard disk, then organizing them is the first thing you should do. With better management, it becomes more easier to locate your document. BenuBird PDF is a free document management software that allows you to organize all your PDF, Microsoft Office and OpenOffice documents in one place. Apart from documents, it can also manage spreadsheets, presentations, images, videos, and various non-document formats.

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Save/Send Documents Directly To Your Box.net Account

In March we reviewed an awesome add-on for Firefox called Open It Online which allowed users to save/edit documents online without having to download it. Recently the developer has updated it and also included Box.net support as well. Now you don’t need to select Box.net from the list when saving/editing documents, spreadsheets, and presentations, just select Save IT Online to Box.net and it will save it to your account instantly.

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View Docs Online – Quickly Open Any Documents Online

Do you have Microsoft Office(doc, docx, ppt, pptx, pps, xls, xlsx), PDF(pdf, ps), Open Office(odt, odp, sxw, sxi, etc), or Text(txt, rtf) documents that you want to open online? Suppose you receive an email with any one of the above mentioned documents, what will you do? View Docs Online is a free service that lets you open almost any type of popular documents online. Instead of downloading a client that can open such document, you can simply enter the URL of the document and this service will open it instantly. Read More

Open Doc, Docx, RTF, HTML, And Txt Documents With Word Reader

Word Reader is an alternative to Microsoft Word 2003/2007, that can open documents of various formats. You can not edit the document, but only read it. If you are an impatient person and cannot wait for Microsoft Office to load up a simple document, then this tool does the trick. It opens the document 10 times faster than Office 2007.

The case here is almost similar to that of Adobe Reader, which has many 3rd party alternatives such as Foxit Reader, PDF XChange Reader, Free PDF Reader, and many others.

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Free PDF Viewer Is An Awesome Cross-Platform PDF Reader And Converter

There are so many 3rd party PDF readers that I have almost lost track of them all. One of my favorite is Foxit Reader because of it’s speed. Most PDF readers are made for a specific operating system. In some cases support for new operating systems are added over time.

Free PDF Reader is a free, cross-platform, portable PDF Viewer that is both a reader and a converter. Since it is a Java application it requires Java Runtime Engine version 1.4 or higher to run. Unlike other readers, it includes all files inside an archive and can be launched on any operating system, no installation is required.

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Quickly Convert Pdf Document To DjVu Format

DjVu is a format developed internally at AT&T that is both smaller and better in quality than PDF format. According to Wikipedia, this format has been designed primarily to store scanned documents, especially those containing a combination of text, line drawings, and photographs.

Pdf To Djvu GUI is a free opensource tool for both Windows and Linux that can quickly convert Pdf files to Djvu format in one go. In short, it is a Pdf To Djvu Document converter. Just load the PDF files, select the resolution and few general settings and click Generate DJVU.

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PDFGeni – Search PDF Books And Documents For Free

PDFGeni is a search engine for searching PDF books and documents quickly. Now the question arises, why not simply use Google for searching PDF files? Because PDFGeni itself is powered by Google. Instead of using complex search expressions to look for PDF files in Google, you can use this service that will do the job for free. All you have to do is to type the name of PDF book and it will show you the results instantly. Below the search bar you will find Hot Searches, where all latest search terms are listed by Country. Read More

Open/Edit Any Document Or Image Online With OpenIT Add-On

OpenIt is a Firefox and Internet Explorer add-on that lets you open any document or image online with various online tools. You don’t need to download the files to view them on your computer anymore. For Documents, Spreadsheet, and Presentation you can choose between Google Docs/Apps, Zoho Viewer/Writer, ThinkFree, and Vuzit. For Images you can choose between Snipshot, Picnik, Pxlr, and Bilder Editieren. It can handle the following file types.
  • Documents (*.doc, *.rtf, *.odt, *.sxw)
  • Spreadsheets (*.xls, *.csv, *.ods, *.sxc)
  • Presentations (*.ppt, *.pps, *.odp, *.sxi)
  • Images (*.jpg, *.gif,*.jpg)
When you install this add-on for the first time, it will ask which online tool you want to assign to the documents and images. The selected online tools will become the default, but you can always change them by going to Options. Read More

A Complete Guide: How To Download Books From Google In PDF Format

Google Book Search has thousands of books, magazines, and documents available for free for the public. You can read them online, but what if you want to read them offline? Google should have a build-in feature to download books since most people are not always connected to the internet. What if I want to read a book while traveling and there is no internet connectivity? Google Book Downloader (link seems to be down, grab it directly here) a handy tool which you can use to download books directly from Google and save them directly in PDF format.
Update: Try out the new tools to download Google Books. For Windows, go here. For Mac, go here.
Here is how it works, you have to provide the book code in order to download it. But where exactly is the book code? It is given in the URL, the screenshot below will make it more clear to you. Read More

How To View, Analyze, And Delete Contents Of Index.dat Files

Before I begin, let me explain how Index.dat can be a potential privacy threat to you. Index.dat files are hidden files on your computer that contain all tracks of your online activity, where have you been on internet, what sites you visited, list of URLs, files and documents you recently accessed. Index.dat Analyzer is a free utility through which you can find, view, examine and remove all information that you think preaches your privacy.  It can also come handy if you want to keep a check on your kids and family members.

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How To Search For Photos, Videos, Or Any File In Your Gmail Account

If you use Gmail frequently, you will find that searching for a specific photo, video, document, or any file inside your emails is quite difficult. Sure, you can use the build-in Gmail Search box but it is better used for searching emails, finding the right photos or any other file still remains a difficult task. This is where Xoopit comes in. It is a small handy add-on for Firefox that customizes your Gmail so that finding photos, videos and other files becomes a piece of cake. In short, Xoopit converts your simple old inbox into a social inbox. Read More

How To Convert Your Digital Camera Into A Scanner With Snapter

Do you want to scan some notes, but don’t have a scanner? If you have a digital camera you can now convert it into a simple scanner with the help of Snapter. It is one powerful application that turns your digital camera into a fully featured scanner. All you have to do is take a photos of your notes or some pages from the book clearly and the rest is handled by this program automatically.

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Embed Any Type Of File In Your Website Or Blog With EmbedIt

With EmbedIt you can embed any kind of file in your website or blog, weather its a photo, a url, or a document. The process is pretty easy and straightforward. With the growing number of services that lets you embed videos, photos and documents, this site handles all such files and embeds them instantly, the best thing is that it supports OpenID which means no registration is required.

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Publish, Store, And Share E-Books/Documents Online For Free

Are you sick of soaring prices for textbooks? Or you want to share your document with number of people? Scribd is a free, web-based document sharing community and self-publishing platform that enables anyone to easily publish, distribute, share, and discover documents of all kinds that includes e-books, presentations, essays, academic papers, newsletters, photo albums and school work. Scribd supports all of the most popular document formats that you can think of and you’re given unlimited storage with which you can store your documents. Once uploaded, you can easily share your documents with others and get their feedback. Even if you decide not to upload any documents, you can still use Scribd to find some great stuff that has already been uploaded by others.

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