Life before the web – Running a Startup in the 1980’s

This is part two of a series of stories by Robert Gaskins who helped invent PowerPoint at Forethought Inc. in 1984 (read part one here). It was the first significant acquisition made by Microsoft. We spoke to Robert about building a startup in the 1980s and…

Deal of the century? How Microsoft beat Apple to buy PowerPoint for $14 million

This is part one of a series of stories from Robert Gaskins who helped invent PowerPoint at Forethought Inc. in 1984. It was the first significant acquisition made by Microsoft. We interviewed Robert about the process of building a startup in the 1980s and…

Convert MIDI and MID files to MP3, AAC, WAV and more

Release your audio files ! Zamzar now has the ability to convert MIDI (Musical Instrument Digital Interface) files into a variety of of other audio formats, including MP3, AAC, WAV, FLAC and more. MIDI files are popular with musicians and…

Convert AIFF / AIF files to MP3, WAV, AAC and more – online and free

The Audio Interchange File Format (AIFF) is an Apple Mac OSX audio file format, usually denoted by files using either the AIFF or AIF file extension. You can now use Zamzar to convert AIFF or AIF files into a variety…

Free your emails – Convert EML and MSG files to PDF, DOC, HTML and more

Don't leave your old emails locked up ! Zamzar now has the ability to convert email files from the popular "EML" and "MSG" file formats into PDF, DOC, TXT, HTML and other formats. Files which have an .eml extension are…