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A freeware tool to convert PDF and Word (DOCX) files into plain text for use in corpus tools like AntConc.

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Older Versions

All previous releases of AntFileConverter can be found at the following link. <.exe> files are for Windows. <.zip> files are for Macintosh OS X. <.tar.gz> files are for Linux.

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Development Road Map

My current tentative plans.

Status Description
Under development
  • Add conversion from Word files (.doc) to text.
Plans for 2018
and beyond
  • Your suggestions come here...

Citing/Referencing AntFileConverter

Use the following method to cite/reference AntFileConverter according to the APA style guide:

For example if you download AntFileConverter 1.2.1, which was released in 2017, you would cite/reference it as follows: