The ALO Island is a USB-powered digital audio converter/headphone amplifier, and it's a honey! Functionally, it's not so different than many of the other USB digital converter/amps I've covered on this blog, but it's a bit bigger. The others are about the size of a thumbdrive; the Island is a 1.25x1.25x3.25-inch aluminum "brick," but it's still small enough to be considered a portable device. It handles low- and high-resolution files, up to 192kHz/24-bit. The Island sells for $299 in the US direct from the ALO Web site, … Read more
Free MKV to MP4 Converter makes quick work of any converting job and keeps all your video's quality to boot. It's a sleek and powerful application and doesn't even saddle your video with a watermark.
Despite the name, Free MKV to MP4 Converter can flip your files to the opposite format, as well. This program installs very quickly, but it sacrifices a stylish layout to keep the program trim and running smoothly. Thankfully, the layout is easy to figure out even though it's a little tough on the eyes. With just a click on the plus … Read more
Free MKV to AVI Converter does a great job of changing your video's format while maintaining all of its quality. It's a smaller download that's easy to customize, so you can have a new video file in just a few minutes. It can also be a lifesaver if all of your video files are in MKV.
Free MKV to AVI Converter converts both ways, so it's useful for turning your files into MKV files, as well. Since the program is only 8.7MB, it shouldn't take very long to download, and there is no unwanted … Read more
Free AVI to MOV converter isn't as fast or dynamic as other converters, but it gets the job done. It sports a helpful layout that's easy to figure out. If you don't care about other video formats and can afford to wait a bit longer for your video to convert, this converter will provide you with admirable performance and no watermarks -- which is neat for a free program.
Since this program only converts AVI files to MOV format, it won't change them back or to any other formats, so don't expect a universal converter. … Read more
Free RAR to ZIP Converter switches your file's format quickly, but it doesn't do itself any favors with its layout. In addition to looking and feeling incredibly dated, it's bogged down with add-on programs. However, if you can avoid those, it does its job flawlessly.
This program only converts RAR archives to ZIP files, so don't expect to turn them back if you need to. When you're trying to install the program, it sends four different toolbars and add-on programs at you. If you don't opt out, these programs can take over your browser, … Read more
Android Video Converter Box offers plenty of resolutions for your video files, but it doesn't offer any unique format support. The program works in a pinch, but it doesn't exceed the features of most video converters.
Android Video Converter Box forces you into a step-by-step system for converting your videos so you can't make any mistakes. You choose your video, select the resolution, and then the app goes to work converting it to the size you want. The application can't change the format of the video, so you'll need a video that already works with … Read more
Epubor EPUB to PDF Converter for Mac can change the format of eBooks from the rather limiting EPUB to the more popular PDF. Fast and streamlined, it helps you quickly convert your eBook reader collection into a format easy to open on your computer, but it comes with an acute lack of conversion preferences.
Epubor EPUB to PDF Converter's rather basic interface allows you to import eBooks either by selecting them through the app menu, or more conveniently, by dragging and dropping them into the main app window. You can import multiple eBooks and process them in batches, a … Read more
If we told you that Tomatosoft's Free Ico Converter converts image files like JPEGs into ICO files, would you think that was cool? Suppose we said Free Ico Converter lets you convert images into an icon you can use in Windows? We thought that would get your attention! ICO is the Windows icon file format. Free Ico Converter converts JPEGs, GIFs, PNGs, or BMPs that are 256x256 pixels or smaller into ICOs. It doesn't install new icons in Windows; rather it creates the image files you need to replace existing icons or use in new applications. We ran … Read more
All Converters is a free app that quickly converts weight, temperature, currency, data storage, and more with only a few clicks. Unfortunately, this free ad-supported app also has some of the most irritating advertising out there, in a way that makes the app extremely difficult to use cleanly.
While there are no instructions for "All Converters," this basic conversion app is easy to use. The app converts between two different types of measurement systems. For example, you can convert feet to meters, bytes to terabytes, liters to pints, and even dollars to pesos, all by selecting what you … Read more
DivX isn't just a powerful video converter, but a stylish universal video player as well. It can convert and play just about any video file you want and gives you plenty of advanced control over your product. Though some of its features are locked behind a paywall, it is worthy enough to be your sole conversion program.
In addition to a custom browser toolbar, this program's installation has a search page and home page takeover attached to the download. It tries to force you to accept one or the other, which is annoying. The program includes a video … Read more