Where is a filter to convert FrameMaker files on Linux?
Adobe FrameMaker is a “powerful authoring and publishing solution for technical communicators”. I used FrameMaker a lot from the mid 90’s until 4⁄5 ears ago and I have to say that I found it to be a great program, with a better, more productive interface than either Ms Office or OpenOffice. However, FrameMaker is a proprietary, really expensive product that doesn’t even run on Linux, so no matter how good it is it’s almost sure I won’t use it anymore.
The problem is that I still have on my computer several personal documents that I wrote and saved in FrameMaker format (.fmk file extension) in the 90’s, that is before I realized how badly proprietary file formats can impact economy, culture and personal stuff. Therefore, right now those files are just wasting space on my hard drive, even if I’d really like to access again some of them. I am sure there are many thousands of people in the same situation.
You may also:
- Follow my courses on Free Software, Digital Rights and more
- Read my free ebooks and other publications
- Support this and my other works
- Calicut: How and Why Open Hardware and Open Source can and should be used in non-western countries
- La Comunificadora is back with some new, challenging projects
- About Marco
- The problem with AI? Sometimes is humans. Human PARENTS, that is
- What may make Warren's "break up Facebook" proposal USELESS
- Two surely unrelated primacies the USA can be proud of
- First World Luxury Problems
- Four ways to take DNS services in your hand and WHY do it
- DNS glossary and tricks
- Save forests, not tigers or wolves
- What if that shooting guy had been a Thru...