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How to convert PDF to Word

The format of Microsoft Word documents is universal, but the Adobe Acrobat PDF file format is even more popular. If you need to convert a PDF file to Word, here some ideas how to do it.

The problem with PDF files is that, unless you own Adobe Acrobat Pro, the tool used to make and edit PDF files, it can appear difficult to get a PDF file into Microsoft Word format so that you can edit it and share it with others in an easily editable format.

It is not that difficult, and you should be able to do it for free. There are free desktop applications that will get the job done for you, which is probably the way to go if you need to do a lot of conversions. Otherwise, if you just need one or even an occasional conversion from PDF to Word, you are probably better off with one of the Web sites that specializes in these conversions.

If you convert regularly, one of the things that you probably want to look for is a desktop tool that will do conversions in batches. One of this tools is Smartsoft’s Free PDF to Word converter. Please note that it is a Windows-only solution, and that the free download is a stripped-down version of their paid programs. Regardless, it does a good job of doing basic conversions of the type you want: PDF to MS Word. Downloading and installing this program is exactly like the download and installation process for any other Windows program.

The tool works on all recent Windows versions and will convert PDF files into either Word 2003 or Word 2007 format, either of which can be read by any Word version after the one that you export to. All in all, it is a very useful conversion program. Use is straightforward.

Just select the files you want to convert, select the desired output format, select a folder in which to put the converted documents, and click on the “Convert” command button. Use Your version of word or OpenOffice Writer to open the converted files and edit the content.

Talking about OpenOffice, check out the AddOns at the developers web site… there is a PDF Addon which makes you able just to drag and drop a PDF file on the OpenOffice symbol on the desktop and after a few minutes (depends on the complexity of the PDF document) it will open in OpenOffice Draw where you can edit the PDF file as you want. This PDF import tool is working nearly perfect. When you are finish with your work, just safe the document with a mouse click back in to a PDF document.

For an online service for just the occasional conversion, the place to go is PDFtoWord.com. The site only allows you to convert one file at a time, but you can convert multiple files serially. The site is easy to use. Click on “Choose File” and select a PDF file from your local file system. Then select which kind of file that you want to export, a .doc file or an .rtf file. Then type in your email address so that the converted file can be sent to you and click on the “Convert” button. The converted file will be emailed to you. Another great file conversion site is Zamzar.com, which converts a huge number of file types, including audio and video, to other file types, and of course does PDF to Word conversions.

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Ailurus an application which aims to make Linux easier to use

Ubuntu is a easy and powerful alternative open source operating system.

To make it even easier to use it, there is Ailurus a powerful tool to learn Linux skills, install some software, enable some good third-party repositories and change some desktop (GNOME) settings.

Ailurus is a system enhancement application. It helps to install software which is outside official repository. It helps to add/remove third party repositories, and to change system settings.

If you just installed Ubuntu, you can quickly install the language support, install and change the input method, multi-media codec and Adobe Flash. Just launch Ailurus, then click “Quick setup” menu -> “Quick setup”.

You can install Ailurus by these commands:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ailurus
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install ailurus

Or simply follow this instructions on


or http://code.google.com/p/ailurus/

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How to use Thunderbird 3 as a Communication Center

You want to us Thunderbird 3 for more than for e-mails? Then read this tip….

As TB3 has the new Tab Function built in, you can use this tabs to add web sites like Facebook, Twitter, Google Wave etc. to it.

Click in TB3 on the menu bar Tools –> Error Console and than copy the code from below in the command line…

don’t forget to replace <URL> in the code line with the address you want to see in the new TAB ( f.e.: https://www.facebook.com )

NOTE: Code needs to be insert in one line!

document.getElementById(“tabmail”).openTab(“contentTab”,{contentPage: “<URL>“});

Legal Software

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Don’t forget, it is illegal to run pirate copy’s!

Find out more by yourself ( BSA ) or contact us, to give you advise about the costs and a strategies to get and stay legal.

May be you know it already, there are a lot of possibilities beside Microsoft software, and this software is mostly free or much cheaper than MS software.

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