Cinchoo – TABS to Spaces converter tool


Download Binary (Zip)

Download Source (Zip)

This tool converts tab characters to space characters and vice verse in text files. It is written in using WPF/C#/VS.NET 2010.


  • Converts any text files
  • Works with single file as well as files in a folder
  • Number of Tab Size can be customized
  • Runs on Windows 95/98/ME/NT4/2k/2k3/2k8/XP/Vista/7

How to use

  • Click ‘Start’ whenever you are ready to convert files. Any time you can can start this conversion process.
  • Type a full path of the file or folder in ‘Choose a File / Folder’ text box, then click ‘Add’ button to add it to ‘File(s) / Folder(s)’ list box. Or you can click ‘Browse’ button, to choose the file for conversion.
  • At any time, you can select an item in ‘File(s) / Folder(s)’ list box, remove it using ‘Remove’ button.
  • Type a output folder name in ‘Output Folder’ text box. This is where all the converted files will be written. If the folder not exists, will be created automatically.
  • In ‘Valid File Exts’ text box, you can specify the type of files to be considered for conversion. Multiple file extensions can be specified in comma separated format.
  • Choose mode either ‘TAB to spaces’ or ‘Spaces to TAB’ to convert files in respective way.
  • Specify ‘Tab Size’ in the range of 1-60, amount of spaces for a TAB character.
  • In ‘Status’ box, you can view the statues of the file conversion.
  • Click ‘Clear’ button anytime to clear the ‘Status’ box.


  • You can drag and drop file(s) or folder(s) to this tool for easy conversion process.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s