Every tool has some advantages.
DBF Viewer/Editor can filter the dbf file, you can hide some fields and re-order them. Finally you export data to Excel. You perform all operations using the graphic user interface.
DBF to XLS Converter can work as a wizard:
you select one or more source files, the output file or folder, and there are several options to customise the output file.
or you can use command line interface:
it allows you to run the program with predefined parameters manually or using scheduler to automatise routine work.
For example (Windows and OSX):