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Select the Converters tab to configure external converters used by UpdatePatrol to convert other file types into HTML so they can be monitored for changes (Pro version only):



By default UpdatePatrol will come with a PDF to HTML converter so PDF files can be monitored for changes. You can add your own converters too by clicking the Add button:




Option name


File type

Enter the file extension of the file type this converter can convert to HTML, e.g. "doc" or "pdf". Do not prefix with a dot and only enter one file extension per converter entry.


Filename and relative path to the converter, with the base folder being the UpdatePatrol installation folder. Example: pdf\pdftohtml.exe


Command line parameters to the converter. Keywords @INPUT@ and @OUTPUT@ will be substituted with input and output filenames.


Free text description of the converter.



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