This free conversion tool transforms any number of HTML help files (with a CHM extension) into plain ASCII files thanks to its batch conversion capabilities. Extremely easy to use, this Atop utility can be of great use in extracting the text of complex help files for further editing. Likewise, it can be used to simplify the way the information is presented for those with a visual impairment using a Braille bar or any other ASCII-based adaptive device, such as a Braille notetaker.
Atop Free CHM to TXT Converter’s interface is simple and easy to interact with, aimed at all types of users regardless of their computer skills. Thus, you will not find any fancy options or configuration settings to play with, which can be seen as both a bonus and a limitation. It is certainly a bonus for those whose objective is simply to transform a large amount of CHM files into TXT quickly and effectively. However, the drawback is that you will not have control neither on the length of the text lines nor the way paragraphs and other textual elements are arranged in the ASCII file. Thus, if a quick-and-dirty conversion solution is all you need, you may be interested in checking out this tool. Besides, it will not cost you a cent.
- Supports batch conversion
- Fast and efficient conversion process
- No settings or configuration options are available, so you have no control on the output files