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doPDF: free PDF creation tool

doPDF is a free program for creating PDFs. The software is quite simple, but it does the job, no more no less. If you are looking for a free application to make PDFs quickly, this is as good as it gets. Its native print option allows you to produce PDFs from any program. When you choose the Print option, you will see the doPDF option along with the rest. The most common conversion is .doc to PDF, but there is support for .txt, HTML, .docx and many others. You can change the size of the paper, the quality settings and the orientation. For many users though the standard settings will be fine.


Adapter for Mac and the PC takes away all the hassle that comes with converting various media files to other formats. This program by Macroplant only takes a few mouse clicks to convert a file and the process is also quick. Even if you are a new user, the installation is very simple and the interface makes it easy to use.

Smart Converter

Smart Converter by ShedWorx is a video converter that produces quick and very high quality output, far superior to other video converters for the Mac. Aside from being fast, the application has support for literally hundreds of file types and can convert them into various formats so you can play them in different devices.


LIVES is a free video editor developed by Gabriel Finch for Linux. This application, which can also be used by video jocks, has many powerful features like real time capture, trimming and resizing of video clips, and de-interlacing. However, the interface makes the features very accessible.

VLC DVD Ripper

VLC DVD Ripper is a free ripping program that lets you convert your DVDs to different formats so you can play them on your favorite devices. This free program is also easy to use and it supports a number of popular audio and video formats


EZVid is a free video editor that you can use to make videos on YouTube. But really it’s more than just a video editor, as EZVid.com also incorporates a screen recorder and slide show maker into the application. What has really made this one of the most popular video editors is its ease of use while using the latest cutting edge technology rarely found in other high end editors.


DivFix++ by developer Erdem U. Altinyurt is a free AVI repair tool. As its developer points out, AVI files can be become corrupted, and this can spell trouble if you are trying to convert your AVI files and save them on a console or your smartphone. This program will fix the file for you and it’s free.

Hamster Free eBook Converter

Hamster Free eBook Converter from developer Hamstersoft allows you to convert ebooks so you can read them on a variety of devices such as the iPod, iPhone, BlackBerry and other devices. While ebooks are becoming more popular, the vast number of formats and devices can overwhelm a user, but this app will take care of that problem.