Utilities to convert files (of various types and formats) to and from TreePad format. The programs and scripts on this page are compatible with all TreePad versions unless otherwise specified.
See also TreePad utilities.
TreePad-to-PDF - freeware edition
A freeware utility to convert a TreePad file into a PDF file. The
tree structure is fully preserved.
HJT to Word Converter
Freeware MS Word macro to convert TreePad .hjt files into an MS Word document.
Download: hjt2wordconverter.zip (17 Kb).
Freeware program to convert an MS Word document to a TreePad file or an XML file. The Treepad 2.x file is created right from active Word document, following it's structure.
Download: word2tp11.zip (18 Kb).
Convenient freeware windows program to convert TreePad files into CSV files. CSV files can be imported into the majority of database and spreadsheet programs on Windows, Palm, Mac, Linux, etc. For example,
In the example above, any exported article will be assigned its own spreadsheet cell.
A freeware utility that generates a TreePad file from a structure of directories/files. File size: 350 Kb.
Export from MailBag to TreePadFree MailBag templates, to generate TreePad files from emails contained in MailBag.
Available: normal/default and XML template.
MailBag Assistant is an email organizer which can read and organize email databases from most popular email programs.
CSV-2-TPNFreeware command-line program to convert CSV (comma-separated) files to TreePad files.
Download: csv2tpn.zip (101 Kb).
TPCONV: TreePad to XML converter
This free Java program can convert an XML data file into a TreePad database file and vice versa.
Compatibility: all TreePad .hjt files
HJT 2 YankCollection of Bash and AWK scripts to convert Treepad .hjt files to Unix Yank format and vice versa. The following tools are available: hjt2yank, yank2hjt, and hjtyank windows frontend.
Project home page: HJT 2 Yank
Parse IE Bookmarks
Free Windows utility to convert Internet Explorer or Netscape bookmarks into TreePad files.
Bookmark to TreePad Converter
Free Java program to convert Netscape or Explorer bookmarks into TreePad files.
exe-eBook creator is a freeware ebook compiler for TreePad files. It enables you to create an
executable (program) from a TreePad .tpd or .hjt file. This single "exe-file" contains
the TreePad database as well as the TreePad Viewer program.
The TreePad .tpd file format (introduced in 2004) has many advantages, such as a binary file format, improved security,
reliability, speed, and it allows images, articles, nodes, icons all to be stored in one file. This has one side-effect though.
One can no longer perform a global search-replace inside the .tpd file using a standard text editor, like you
could do with the old ASCII based .hjt file format.
GEDCOM to TreePad converision utility, to convert GEDCOM genealogical data into a TreePad .hjt file. It will also generate CSV files for loading into Microsoft Access or other database tool.
Converting Palm documents
There can be several ways to convert TreePad files to Palm compatible files. One method is to export your tree or article to an HTML file (from inside TreePad). Then, using MakeDocW you can convert the HTML file to Palm DOC.
TreePad-Progect converter (Palm)Make your TreePad 2.x files available on Palm (in the free Progect Outliner), and export your Progect/PDesk outlines back to TreePad files.
Export to TomeRaider
A short tutorial on how to convert TreePad Lite files to Tomeraider .txt format using NoteTab macros. It also contains a number of ready-to-use NoteTab macros.
NoteTab2TreePadThis program converts a NoteTab outline file (.otl) to a TreePad .hjt file. Freeware for Windows.
OPML to TreePad converterFree Perl script to convert OPML (Outline Processor Markup Language) files to TreePad files. Currently it only manages simple OPML outlines and OPML links. For further details on OPML, please see http://www.opml.org/.
Related TreePad.com pagesAgendas, Calendars and Diaries for TreePad
eBook authoring with TreePad
Help-file authoring with TreePad
Website authoring with TreePad
TreePad Viewer (free TreePad reader)
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