If you’re the type of person who juggles a lot of documents in various formats, from PDF and Word files to JPEG files, and sometimes comes across the need to combine them, there’s an indelibly handy web app out there that do this for you, and it’s called MergeFil.es.
This web app is a favorite among students, researchers, teachers, business people, the list goes on and on. It’s even a great tool for personal-use. Maybe you’re creating a virtual scrapbook or resume, MergeFil.es will at some point to prove it’s worth to you.
Free to use and no download required, our guide will outline how to use MergeFil.es to combine files of different formats into one consolidated document.
To start using this web app, all you need to do is go to the page for MergeFil.es here.
When the page loads, you will see a brief explanation of how the web app works, and then the steps to begin merging files to create one separate document.
Before you begin however, make sure all the files you want to merge are together in a folder. For this web app to work, this is a necessary step. The files allowed to be merged are PDF, MS Word, MS Power Point, MS Excel, images, html and/or .text files.
After you’ve created this folder, you can now click the “Browse…” button on the app’s page under “Step 1” and select the files you’d like to merge.
After adding them, they will appear under “Step 2” where you can change the order by clicking the up and down arrows.
After adjusting the order, you can select whether you’d like the files to be compressed into a zip file or not. If you want the size of your out-putted document to be smaller, you would want to select “Compression ON.”
And lastly, you need to select the final file type for your document. You can select from only four file types currently – PDF, Word, Excel and MP3.
After selecting the file type you want, MergeFil.es all began to merge your files and a dialog window will appear asking you to download the merged file onto your PC.
Here’s a look at a merged file (PDF) that used two Word documents and an image.
MergeFil.es is a great idea and the developers are certainly onto something. The app however since it’s based online can run slow. If you’re not in a hurry and need your files merged however, this is one of the best ways to go about doing it. If you files you are
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