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How to Batch Convert DOCX Files to TXT Format with textutil in Mac OS X

Feb 20, 2014 - 4 Comments
DOCX files

The Mac includes a fantastic command line tool called textutil which allows for quick text file format conversions, translating almost any text or word document type into another. We’ve discussed textutil for a variety of uses, but typically it has been for one-off conversions of a specific file into a new file type. This time … Read More

Convert Font Family and Text Size of a Document from the Command Line

Jul 8, 2011 - Leave a Comment
Convert font and text size of a document

The powerful textutil command for Mac offers an amazing capability to convert a text documents font family and text size, transforming the document with ease and precision right from the command line of Mac OS.

Convert a Text File to RTF, HTML, DOC, and more via Command Line

Jul 6, 2011 - 9 Comments

Do you need to convert a text file to RTF, plain text TXT, HTML, DOC, or another familiar document format? The excellent textutil command line utility can make quick work of text file conversion and manipulation on the Mac, and there is no need to download any additional software or tools as it’s built right … Read More

Convert DOCX to DOC for Free with your Mac

Sep 22, 2010 - 20 Comments

If you need to convert a .docx file to .doc, don’t pay for one of the many conversion sites or utilities out there. Your Mac has the ability to handle the file conversion entirely on it’s own already built in, and it’s completely free, no downloads or third party software is required. To convert the … Read More

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