What is MP4 File Format and Everything You Need to Know

Overview MP4 files have become an integral part of our digital lives, seamlessly blending into our media consumption routines. Whether it’s streaming videos online, sharing home movies, or enjoying music on portable devices, chances are you’ve encountered the MP4 file format. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll delve deep into the world of MP4 files, exploring what they are, how they work, and everything in between. We will conver the following topics in this blog post:
April 2, 2024 · 6 min · Shakeel Faiz

Convert WAV file to MP3 and other formats using FFmpeg

Overview WAV (Waveform Audio File Format) files are uncompressed, resulting in high audio quality but also large file sizes. On the other hand, MP3 (MPEG Audio Layer III) files are compressed, making them much smaller while retaining decent audio quality. This conversion and compression is advantageous for saving storage space and for easier sharing and distribution of audio files, especially over the internet. With tools like FFmpeg, you can seamlessly convert WAV to MP3, enabling you to enjoy the benefits of smaller file sizes without sacrificing audio quality.
March 26, 2024 · 5 min · Shakeel Faiz

How to Create a Table in Google Sheets: Step-by-Step Guide

Overview Creating tables in Google Sheets is a fundamental aspect of organizing and analyzing data. Tables provide a structured format for inputting and managing information, making it easier to interpret and manipulate data sets. How to Create a Table in Google Sheets? To create a table in Google Sheets, follow these steps: Open Google Sheets Go to Google Sheets in your web browser and open a new or existing spreadsheet.
March 10, 2024 · 2 min · Shakeel Faiz

Effortlessly Merging Cells in Spreadsheets with FileFormat.Cells

Overview Spreadsheets are essential for many businesses and organizations, helping to keep data organized and easy to understand. But even simple tasks like merging cells can sometimes be tricky and time-consuming. That’s where FileFormat.Cells comes in. It’s a real lifesaver when it comes to handling spreadsheets. In this blog post, we’ll show you how FileFormat.Cells makes merging cells easy for everyone, whether you’re a spreadsheet pro or just getting started.
November 29, 2023 · 4 min · Fahad Adeel

Customizing Excel Spreadsheet Styles in C# using FileFormat.Cells

Overview Excel spreadsheets are a ubiquitous tool for data management, analysis, and reporting. Whether you’re a business professional, a data analyst, or a software developer, there comes a time when you need to create customized Excel files to suit your specific needs. If you’re working with C#, you’re in luck because the FileFormat.Cells library offers very smart features to help you achieve precisely that. In this blog post, we’ll explore how to use FileFormat.
October 25, 2023 · 3 min · Fahad Adeel

Insert Image in PowerPoint Presentation in Java with Apache POI API

In our earlier blog post, we explored the Apache POI XSLF API for creating and updating a Microsoft PowerPoint PPTX file with Java. Apache POI for Java lets you work with PPT and PPTX files from within your Java applications without getting into the internal file format details of these. In this article, we will go through the details of how Apache POI API can be used to insert an image in a PPTX with Java.
September 28, 2023 · 3 min · Kashif Iqbal

Create PowerPoint Presentation in Java with Apache POI API

In our previous article, we introduced the Apache POI components for working with PowerPoint presentation files. We had a look at the HSLF (Horrible Slide Layout Format) and XSLF (XML Slide Layout Format) APIs offered by Apache POI. In this article, we’ll see how to create presentations in Java and save these as PPTX files. System Requirements Before you begin, make sure that your system meets the following requirements. JDK – Java SE 2 JDK 1.
September 8, 2023 · 2 min · Kashif Iqbal

How to Merge Table Cells in Word Documents

Perform horizontal merge or vertical merge of one or more table cells in Docs/Docx files. FileFormat.Words provides methods to work with tables in Word files. Overview The newer version of FileFormat.Words offers further methods to work with tables in Word documents. The previous version contains methods to create, edit, and read table properties whereas the latest version lets users programmatically merge table cells in Docs/Docx files. In addition, you can do horizontal merge or vertical merge of table cells using this open-source .
September 7, 2023 · 7 min · Muhammad Mustafa

Java API to Access PowerPoint File Formats

When it comes to working with PowerPoint files using the Apache POI library, its two powerful components HSLF and XSLF are here to help you. These components provide developers with the tools they need to manipulate and create PowerPoint presentations, whether they’re dealing with the older PPT format or the more modern PPTX format. HSLF (Horrible Slide Layout Format) HSLF is tailored for handling the classic PPT format, which was widely used before the introduction of PPTX.
August 30, 2023 · 4 min · Kashif Iqbal

Working with Excel XLSX programmatically | FileFormat.Cells

An introduction to FileFormat.Cells – an open-source C# Excel API that lets users create, view, and edit spreadsheets seamlessly & programmatically. Overview Goodbye to the repetitive tasks and welcome to the FileFormat.Cells to achieve spreadsheet automation. Empower your .NET application with an open-source C# Excel API that is easy to use and offers features to create, view, and edit Excel XLSX files programmatically. Above all, FileFormat.Cells is based on OpenXML and is powered by Microsoft.
August 29, 2023 · 3 min · Muhammad Mustafa