File Conversions

One problem faced by today's computer user is file compatibility. Although the situation is constantly improving, there are still files that need to be converted so you can use them on your computer.

Convert files from one format to another, or transfer files from Mac to PC or PC to Mac disks.

We use the best quality and the widest variety of translators on the market today. We offer over 200 different file formats to convert to and from, including the following:

This translator list was last updated 8/4/99.

Newest Translator Additions...

AppleWorks/ClarisWorks 5
WordPerfect 3.5 Enhanced for Macintosh
Word 2000 for Windows
Excel 2000 for Windows

Other Translators added recently...

Microsoft Word 98 Macintosh Edition (v.8, part of Office 98)
Microsoft Excel 98 Macintosh Edition (v.8, part of Office 98)
Microsoft Word 97 (v.8, part of Office 97)
Microsoft Excel 97 (v.8, part of Office 97)
Corel WordPerfect 8 (Windows 95)
Corel Quattro Pro 8 (Windows 95)
Corel WordPerfect 7 (Windows 95)
Corel Quattro Pro 7 (Windows 95)
ClarisWorks v.4 WP, SS, DB (Mac and Windows)
HTML
GIF
JPEG
Lotus 1-2-3 97, 98 (Windows)


The following list shows all the files formats supported by Mail Box Plus. All formats listed below can be converted to or from (unless otherwise noted). This means that we can convert another format into that format, AND we can convert from that format into another format.

PC Word Processing Formats
Ami Pro 1.2, 2.0, 3.x
AppleWorks 5.0
ClarisWorks 1.0, 3.0, 4.0, 5.0
DCA-RFT
HTML (read only)
MS Works for DOS 2.0, 3.0
MS Works for Windows 2.0, 3.0, 4.0
MultiMate through v.4
OfficeWriter 5.0, 6.0
Professional Write 2.0
RTF
Text
Word (DOS) through v.6
Word for Windows 1.0 - 8.0 (97), 2000
WordPerfect (DOS) 4.2, 5.x, 6.0
WordPerfect for Windows 5.x - 8.0
WordPerfect Works for Windows 2.0
WordStar 3.0, 4.0, 5.0, 6.0, 7.0
XYWrite III

PC Spreadsheet Formats
AppleWorks 5.0
ClarisWorks 1.0, 3.0, 4.0, 5.0
Excel 2.0 - 8.0 (97), 2000
Lotus 1-2-3 WKS, WK1, WK3, WK4, 97, 98
MS Works (DOS) 2.0, 3.0
MS Works for Windows 2.0, 3.0, 4.0, 4.5
Quattro Pro (DOS) 4.0
Quattro Pro for Windows 1.0 - 8.0
SYLK
Symphony WRK, WR1
WordPerfect Works for Windows 2.0

PC Database Formats
ClarisWorks 1.0, 3.0, 4.0
dBase (DBF) II, III, IV
FoxBASE/FoxPro
MS Works (DOS) 2.0, 3.0
MS Works for Windows 2.0, 3.0, 4.0, 4.5
WordPerfect Works for Windows 2.0

PC Graphic Formats
AutoCAD.DXF through v.9 (read only)
GIF
Harvard Graphics.CGM (read only)
JPEG
Lotus.PIC (read only)
Lotus Freelance.CGM (read only)
PC Paintbrush.PCX
TIFF
Ventura Publisher.GEM (read only)
Ventura Publisher.IMG (read only)
Windows Bitmap.BMP
Windows Metafile.WMF
WordPerfect.WPG/WPG2
EPS PC (convert to EPS Mac only)

Mac Word Processing Formats
AppleWorks 5.0
ClarisWorks 1.0 - 5.0
FrameMaker MIF 2.0, 3.0
HTML (read only)
MacWrite 4.5, 5.0
MacWrite II
MacWrite Pro 1.0, 1.5
MS Works 2.0, 3.0, 4.0
Nisus 3.0, 3.4
Nisus Writer 4.0
RTF
Text
Word 3.0, 4.0, 5.x, 6.0, 8.0 (98)
WordPerfect 1.0, 2.x, 3-3.5e
WriteNow 2.0, 3.0, 4.0
AppleWorks (Apple II) 2.1, 3.0, GS 1.1

Mac Spreadsheet Formats
AppleWorks 5.0
ClarisWorks 1.0, 2.0, 3.0, 4.0, 5.0
Excel 2.0, 3.0, 4.0, 5.0, 8.0 (98)
MS Works 2.0, 3.0, 4.0
SYLK
AppleWorks (Apple II) 3.0

Mac Database Formats
ClarisWorks 1.0, 3.0, 4.0
dBase (DBF) II, III, IV
FoxBASE/FoxPro
MS Works 2.0, 3.0, 4.0
AppleWorks (Apple II) 2.1, 3.0

Mac Graphic Formats
GIF
JPEG
PICT/PICT2
TIFF
EPS Mac (convert to EPS PC only)

Other Formats
DIF
SYLK
WKS
Comma Separated Values.CSV
Tab Text
Tab Values
WriteNow NeXT v. 1, 2
SunWrite v. 1.1 (write only)
MIF (NeXT/Sun) v. 2, 3


Transfers:

Application formats listed in this section cannot be translated, but you can transfer files between the Mac and PC in most cases. Usually, the formats must be the same version (PageMaker 5 Mac to PageMaker 5 PC).

Binary
MacBinary
PageMaker
Postscript
PowerPoint
Text
TIFF
Quark

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