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MST Batch Converter Java FAQs

Is the MST Batch Converter for Java a Desktop application or a Web-based application?

MST Batch Converter for Java is available in both, as a desktop and Java Applet applications. It has been optimized to convert any number of sets of documents from any number of document types to another. It is also able to convert IBM proprietary formats such as MO:DCA, IOCA, PTOCA and MS Office formats along with their annotations.

Does the MST Batch Converter for Java have a graphical user interface?

Yes, MST Batch Converter has a graphical user interface available in both HTML and Java Applet.

Can you use the MST Batch Converter for Java in standalone mode?

Yes, the MST Batch Converter has a Java Applet user interface which can be used in a standalone mode.

Does the MST Batch Converter for Java have exposed APIs to connect third-party applications to interact with it?

Yes, the MST Batch Converter provides APIs to connect it to your third-party applications for better integration into your IT infrastructure.Click here to view list of APIs.

What file formats does the MST Batch Converter Java for support?

The MST Batch Converter supports hundreds of documents and image file formats. The application supports document formats such as PDF, MS Office documents; image formats such as multi-page TIFF, JPEG, IBM proprietary formats (MO:DCA, IOCA, PTOCA). View the complete listing of Formats here.

Does the MST Batch Converter Java use Oracle’s Outside In Technology for file format support?

The MST Batch Converter Java does not use Outside In Viewer Technology. MST develops its own custom built format libraries for rendering in its solutions.

The following is a sample list of file formats supported:

  • MS Word 97-2013
  • MS Excel 97-2013
  • MS PowerPoint 97-2013
  • TIFF
  • Acrobat PDF
  • And many more…
How are annotations converted with the MST Batch Converter for Java?

Annotations can be either burned to the converted documents or it can be embedded as annotations objects onto the converted PDF document.

Does the MST Batch Converter for Java support IBM MO:DCA formats?

Yes, the MST Batch Converter supports the following IBM proprietary formats:

  • MO:DCA (Mixed Object : Document Content Architecture)
  • IOCA (Image Object Content Architecture)
  • PTOCA (Presentation Text Object Content Architecture)

The MST Batch Converter easily converts MO:DCA, IOCA, PTOCA file formats to and from any other file formats.

Does the MST Batch Converter for Java convert TIFF documents to text searchable PDFs?

Yes, the MST Batch Converter can convert images such as TIFF, JPEG, and others into text searchable PDFs using the optional OCR module.

Can the MST Batch Converter for Java be deployed on an IBM AS/400 system?

Yes, the MST Batch Converter is certified to run on IBM AS/400 servers.

Can the MST Batch Converter for Java be customized to fit our organization’s exact needs?

Yes, MST has customized the MST Batch Converter as per the needs of various organizations such as adding or customizing a set of exposed APIs, adding corporate branding, and other features.