What is a converter?
Depending on the field you are in, a converter is understood as a software tool that:
- Given an input file, it transforms it into a variety of different output formats (for example, converting an image to a PDF file).
- Converts data from one format into another format (for example, convert euros to dollars).
When should I use a converter?
You can use a converter when you have to transform one or multiple files into another file in a different format and you don't have time or don't feel like passing those files by hand.
Could you give me some examples of converters?
For example, if you want to convert a JPG image to a PNG file, or a want convert a MS Word document into a PDF file, or simply convert a XML file into a JSON file.