punctum - Database and Spreadsheet Converter datrans

Data Sheet

The database converter datrans transforms tables from one database or spreadsheet format into another, while maintaining most structure information. The full version currently converts between the following formats:

System Input Output
dbase dBASE II/III/IV, Clipper, Foxbase, Xbase **
datev DATEV accounting interface * 
delim values terminated by a character **
dif Navy Data Interchange Format **
html HTML table **
intern internal ASCII data representation **
msword MS-Word (For Windows) Mailmerge **
mtos Kienzle MTOS * 
muline fields on separate lines **
rpg RPG II data files (IBM/36) * 
sdf System Definition Format (fixed columns) **
separ values separated by a character **
sql SQL INSERT statements  *
statis statistic output  *
sylk Symbolic Link Format (Multiplan, Excel)  *
bitsy TA Bitsy Database + ETS 2010 Document Builder * 
texass TEX-ASS Window Plus *.IND files **
texsel TEX-ASS Window Plus *.SEL files * 
wperf WordPerfect Secondary File **
xml XML - eXtended Markup Language **
hpbas HP 9000/300 Basic Data * 
siplan SIPLAN V2.0 Spreadsheet (Siemens) * 
star3 StarWriter 3.02 Database * 

The converter is called on the MS-DOS prompt by specifying input format, input file, output format, output file.


All prices are in Euro. VAT is not added for EC countries, but we need your European VAT ID number.

The data converter datrans is offered in the following variants:

Licence Price (Euro) Explanation
Basic Version 200 conversion between two formats
Full Version 350 between all formats, 1 year update service and hotline
Network Licence 1000 5 full versions, with diskette converter pttar
Site Licence 8000 same as network licence, but freely useable on all machines
of an organization in a geographically limited area
Demo Version 10 some characters are replaced by spaces

Demo Version

The demo version translates the characters

      p u n c t m P U N C T M 0 2 9

to spaces. All other properties of the software, especially the conversion of the formatting attributes, are the same as in the production version.

Last modification: 10-Jan-2005
Please direct any questions or comments to: <georg.fischer@t-online.de>, Dr. Georg Fischer.