Sir Apfelot Blog

24. February 2020
Opening the CDR format on a Mac is not that easy

Open the .cdr file on the Mac - that's how it really works!

There are many guides circulating on the Internet that promise a lot and keep little. I read quite a few of them today when I was looking for a way to get a Corel Draw file (file extension ".cdr") from a customer [...]
22. October 2019
Shrink PDF with Lightweight PDF

Lightweight PDF: Reduce the file size of PDFs

Today there is another tip like "tested for years and found to be good!". The Mac app that I would like to recommend to you is called Lightweight PDF and is free in the Mac app [...]
13. May 2019

Remove PDF Password - How to Crack a Protected PDF File

A PDF file can have different contents: an important document, digitized documents, an e-magazine or e-book and so on. If it contains sensitive or private information, it is good to have it protected by a password [...]
18 December 2018

Convert JPG to PDF on the Apple Mac

If you save a graphic as a JPG or JPEG, it is available as an image file that can be edited and changed. In particular, scanned documents, receipts or even photos would then be "safely" stored as PDF. [...]
11 December 2018
What an entrepreneur sometimes receives for third-party invoices on Amazon can really only be described as accounting horror. Amazon Business has a weapon in its arsenal in the form of a filter.

Amazon Business Prime - Why I became a member ...

I had known the Amazon Business solution for business customers for a long time. However, I did not see any great benefit for myself, because the advantages that I have experienced so far have been rather secondary to me: [...]
17 JULY 2018
Featured image PDF Archiver

PDF Archiver put to the test: Keyword, organize and archive PDFs

A few months ago I received an email from the developer Julian Kahnert in which he briefly introduced me to his "PDF Archiver" software and offered me a test. Unfortunately I am only now [...]
April 2, 2013
Instructions: Battery replacement for the Ion Audio Blockrocker

Canon EOS 600D manual in German as download

The EOS 600D is one of Canon's top sellers. The camera has an astonishingly good price-performance ratio and offers the possibility of taking really good photos without having to be a trained photographer. Even with [...]
22. March 2013
Instructions: Battery replacement for the Ion Audio Blockrocker

Windows 8 manual download

The new [Windows 8 operating system-> windows-8] is also something completely new for die-hard Windows users. The mixture of desktop and tablet operating systems in one package has some advantages and disadvantages, which will only become apparent when you have a [...]
21. March 2013
Instructions: Battery replacement for the Ion Audio Blockrocker

Vodafone Easybox 803 manual as download

Most devices no longer come with a printed manual. For this reason, you usually have to fight your way through the manufacturer's website online to get the right PDF. I have here for all Vodafone [...]
15. January 2013
Document scanner Fujitsu SnapScan iX500

Fujitsu ScanSnap iX500 - document scanner with W-LAN for macOS and iOS devices

If you want to make your office "paperless", you can't avoid a good document scanner. For owners of a Macintosh with macOS (eg with High Sierra) the choice is quite limited, but that means [...]