Monday, September 12, 2016

How to Embed Word documents in blog posts ?

Microsoft word is a very popular word processor which is a product of Microsoft as a part of their Office package (other software are excel, powerpoint etc).  Microsoft Word files have a file extension of  .doc and .docx. As blogging has become a popular way of communication today, there are many circumstances where you will want to embed a word document in the blog post (blogger or wordpress). The steps given below illustrate the procedure to embed a word document in a blog post which will work with any blogging software.

Step1: First we need to navigate to Google Drive and login with your gmail account.

NOTE: If you do not have a gmail account, it is time you create one as you are missing out on several free applications provided by Google including gmail (their email service).

Step2: After logging in you need to upload doc or docx file from your local system by clicking on NEW > File upload option as shown below.

Step3: Now choose your selected doc or docx file as shown

Step4: When uploading the doc file you can see the progress at the bottom of the page
             as shown.

Step5: Once the doc file is uploaded open the file using google docs (double click on the file) and then from the File Menu select File > Publish to the web option

Step6:  Then a dialog will appear  as shown below. From the dialog  window select "Embed" tab and click "Publishbutton.

Step7: Now copy the code in the Embed block as shown in the box.

Step 8: Open your blog post in either blogger or wordpress editor whichever is your case and paste this embed code in the position that you want to embed the word document.

The methodology shown here can be used with other formats as well which are supported by Google drive.

Sunday, September 4, 2016

How to convert PDF to Word Document ?

Free PDF to Word Converter is a simple utility that can quickly transform any PDF file to editable Microsoft Word document. There are several reasons why you would want to convert pdf documents to word. One of the common reasons is that PDF documents are not "easily" editable. PDF files are editable using pdf writer which unfortunately is not free. If you have a pdf document that has been created by other software and you want to edit the text or images in it, there is no other way but to use a pdf editor which are all paid. One of the easiest ways is to convert the pdf to a editable word document which can easily be modified using Microsoft Office (specifically Microsoft Word).

NOTE: PDF files are quite different in their structure as compared to Microsoft word. Therefore the conversion process is never perfect. Our application is intelligent to convert 99% of the features from the pdf file to doc file. 

  • Convert PDF to Word and preserve the original layout of your PDF in an editable Word Document. 
  • Extract text labels, images, shapes etc from PDF file and convert them into their corresponding Word document equivalent. 
  • Convert all the pages, or partial pages of PDF file to Word file.

Convert PDF to Word document

Step 1:  Click the below Link and go to our application

PDF to Docx

Step 2: Click on "Select PDF File" and browse Pdf from your local system and it will automatically start uploading the file.

Step 3: After uploading, click "CONVERT" button to start the pdf to word conversion process

Step 4: After successful conversion, a dialog box will be shown with the link to download the file.

Step 5: Click "Download DOCX File"  to download the converted doc or right click "Download DOCX" and click save link as to save the document to your local system.

Now open the converted Pdf in Microsoft word document editor to see all the converted text, graphics and more which looks similar to the original Pdf.

Saturday, September 3, 2016

How to convert HTML to PDF ?

Have you ever had the need to convert a html file (or webpage) to a printable PDF file? Webpages today are no more as simple as the "html days". They can be complex with usage of css, web forms, images, movies etc. On the other hand, modern webpages designed using responsive themes are tuned to dynamically look different (optimized) on different devices (mobile, tablet, PC). If you want the webpage or a local file converted to a portable document format (.pdf) file, there are several software and online web applications. However, many of them are not accurate enough to reproduce the webpage design and elements to corresponding pdf elements. We at PDFaid have a html to pdf converter which is not only easy to use (only needs a browser) but also accurate and converts hyperlinks to pdf annotations, web forms to corresponding pdf forms and even embed movies and animations into the resulting pdf. Our software is smart to read any external css files and reconstruct the webpage before the conversion process. 

The below process steps explain the conversion process. We will show how to convert both html files and webpage URL's to pdf format. Let's get started and see how we can do that !

Convert Html file or Url to PDF

Step2: There are 2 tabs as shown below. The 1st tab shows the text box to enter the URL. Enter the address of the webpage to convert (e.g., 

enter url to pdf

Alternatively, if you want to convert an html file, then choose the 2nd tab, click the select html file button and choose the file on your computer.

Step3: Click "Generate PDF" button to convert the URL or chosen html file to pdf.


After successful conversion to PDF, the download dialog box will be presented as shown below.

Now you can click the "Download PDF" link to download the generated PDF or you can right click on the "Download PDF" link and select "Save link as.." and save it your desired location on your system.

That's it. Now you can open the downloaded PDF in Adobe reader and see the output of your webpage with a well-formatted clean look.

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Aiff to Mp3 Converter

Aiff (audio interchange file format) is a very popular audio file format. It was developed by Apple Inc and the most popular format in itunes. Aiff unlike Mp3 is an uncompressed file format. Hence in general, aiff files can be larger in file size. If you are planning to put it online for streaming through your website, it is advised to convert it to Mp3, which is a compressed format and hence takes less file size. The steps below illustrate the procedure to convert any aiff file to mp3.

Step 1: Click the link below to visit our web application. No additional software required on your part. 

Step 2: Click on "Select File" button. It will automatically start reading the aiff file. Please wait for it to complete before going to the next step.

Step 3: Set some basic properties of the mp3 file (ID 3 Tags). These properties like title of the mp3 and album name are optional. However, we recommend to input them as they have several advantages.
Step 4: Just click the convert button and wait for the conversion to be finished.

Step 5: Once the conversion is finished, a popup will come up showing the link to download the mp3 file. Just right click on the link and choose "save file as" to save it to your computer.

You can also use the other audio and video conversion tools at

Sunday, February 9, 2014

Html to Excel

Many websites have data in html tables. If someone wanted to copy this data into an excel spreadsheet to make some analysis or plots, it is quite tedious and not straightforward. There is an online application that can help convert any html file or webpage directly to an excel file. This is one of the only web based application I have seen online. The application is quite easy to use. Follow the steps below:

1. Click the link below to visit the application

2. You can either click the upload button and select a html file or enter a website address into the textbox and the application will pickup the content automatically. 

3. Select the output excel format. The application supports saving both xlsx and xls file formats. If you are using Microsoft office version 2007 or later, you would be OK to use either of them (but xlsx should be the best). If you are using an older version, then select the xls format.

4. Click on the convert button and a popup will show the location of the excel file to download.


ODS file format (.ods file extension) is the Spreadsheet file format of openoffice and staroffice programs. Openoffice is the opensource free alternative for Microsoft Office. However, excel still remains the most popular office suite. If you ever receive or download an openoffice spreadsheet, it is not straightforward to open it in Microsoft excel and would need a special MS office extension to be installed. 

There are some online applications which can convert any ODS file to their excel counterpart XLS/XLSX formats. One such application and the usage instructions are given below:

1. Go to the application by clicking on the link below

ODS to XLS conversion tool

2. Click on the upload button and select the ODS file on your computer

3. Select the output format you desire, either xls or xlsx. If you have the pre 2007 office versions it is better to use xls though the preferred version if xlsx.

4. Click on the convert button and a popup will be shown with the link to download the excel file.

Convert Word to Excel

Recently, I got a document (Microsoft Word format) from one of my friends which had some interesting data in a table. I intended to plot some graphs and do some analysis on the data and hence wanted to copy the table into excel. I searched for an automatic tool to do the conversion for me and found an interesting tool. The instructions to use the Word to Excel Conversion is explained below.

1. Click on the link below to visit the application

2. Select the upload button; a dialog opens to select the file on your computer. Select the Microsoft word file (both doc and docx supported).

3. Select the output excel file format. The application allows to save the data both in the old xls format and the new xlsx file. In order to preserve as much formatting as possible, select the xlsx format.

4. Click on the convert button; a popup will be shown with a link to download the excel file. Right click and choose save as to download the file to your computer.