Automator for converting PDF to RTF on Mac OSX (download)

I noticed a few people around the web asking how to convert PDFs into RTF (rich text) files, a more useful, accessible format if you are doing a lot of copying and pasting etc. So I've made a really simple Automator app that will create a RTF on your desktop of any PDF you drop onto it (so I also keep that on my desktop, but it might work from the dock too). Really quick post so here are the settings: Download: Automator - Extract PDF to RTF on desktop Disclaimer: I'm not offering any Read more [...]

Convert wav to mp3 online with media.io

A few days ago I needed to convert a short wav file to mp3 format. I wanted to email a recording to a few friends, and the wav filecame in around 15mb, so I figured converting to mp3 would be a good idea, to save time and bandwidth (especially since what I was sending was so trivial that quality didn't matter). I didn't want to install any extra software on my work PC (although Audacity is always installed at home!) and found that website media.io did the job nicely. It converts from a Read more [...]