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MasterSeeker is a freeware desktop search application for Windows

MasterSeeker is a freeware desktop search application for Windows

We have seen plenty of desktop search applications in the past. There's Everything, which is the favorite of many, UltraSearch or VX Search among other options. If you're looking for something simpler, […]

Service Trigger Editor is a freeware tool that lets you manage Windows Services

Run Windows Services only when you want them to with Service Trigger Editor

Windows Services are core components of the operating system that are used to power Windows features and used by programs. Third-parties may add services of their own to Windows and these may […]

How to block Windows programs from accessing the internet - Firewall step 2

Back to Basics: How to block Windows programs from accessing the internet

Today, in our Windows 10 beginner's guide series, we'll be looking at how to block Windows programs from accessing the internet. Tip: check out some of the previous parts of the series, […]

Picture Window Pro interface

Picture Window Pro is a free and powerful photo editor for Windows

Picture Window Pro is a freeware photo editor for Windows computers that offers a lot of post-processing options. In this review, we are going to take a look at what the program […]

How to change the default save location on Windows 10 - choose a drive

Back to Basics: How to change the default save location in Windows 10

Continuing with our beginner friendly back to basics guides, this time we show you how to change default save locations in Windows 10. The operating system saves all documents, pictures, music etc […]

SmartSystemMenu is an open source tool adds useful options to every window

SmartSystemMenu is an open source tool adds useful options to every window

SmartSystemMenu is a handy little application for Windows that adds useful context menu options to nearly any program. It is an open source program that works on Windows XP and above; it […]

Conky is a highly customizable system monitor for Linux

Conky is a highly customizable system monitor for Linux

A couple of months ago, we introduced you to a Windows program called Sidebar Diagnostics; this time, we are going to take a look at a similar program for Linux. Conky must […]

OBS Studio is an open source video recorder and streaming app for Windows, Linux and macOS

OBS Studio aka Open Broadcaster Software Studio is very popular among YouTube users. You can use it to broadcast gameplay streams live or use it to record videos (which you may then […]

Celluloid is a really good mpv frontend for Linux

Celluloid is a really good mpv frontend for Linux

If you are a Linux user who wants a front-end for the popular MPV video player, Celluloid may be your best bet. I installed the application via flatpak but you can find […]

Where are desktop backgrounds (wallpapers) stored in Windows 10

Where are desktop backgrounds (wallpapers) stored in Windows 10?

The Windows 10 operating system comes with a set of wallpapers and the ability to refresh wallpapers regularly from a pool of images. The following guide provides users of Windows 10 with […]

Link Gopher is a Firefox add-on that can extract links from a webpage

Link Gopher is a Firefox add-on that can extract links from webpages

Most websites have tons of links in their pages. Some of these may be used as internal links to pages within the same website while others are outbound links to other resources. […]

Make any program stay on top of other windows with PinWin

Make any program stay on top of other windows with PinWin

Do you constantly find yourself switching between applications? Isn't it tedious? PinWin might be able to solve this problem. It is an open source application that was written for one purpose: to […]

Newsboat feed view

Newsboat is a command line based RSS feed reader for Linux

Once upon a time, there used to be a Command line based RSS feed reader called Newsbeuter, but, like many a good program it too was abandoned. Fortunately, another developer forked the […]

File Commander is an open source file manager for Windows, Linux and macOS

File Commander is an open source file manager for Windows, Linux and macOS

We have seen some retro-like file managers in the past. Let's take a look at File Commander, another file management tool. Its interface may look familiar if you have used Total Commander […]

Flexxi is an open source batch image resizer for Windows

Flexxi is an open source batch image resizer for Windows

There are plenty of situations where you may need to resize an image or multiple images, e.g. when you want to share images online, create wallpapers that match the screen resolution, create […]

FoxyTab is a highly customizable tab manager extension for Firefox

FoxyTab is a highly customizable tab manager extension for Firefox

There is no shortage of tab managers for Firefox but FoxyTab is one that goes all out for customization. It's a very user-friendly extensions that adds nifty little options that you may […]

SimpleScreenRecorder for Linux

SimpleScreenRecorder is a user friendly video capturing app for Linux

Video recording tools can be complex for many users. Besides requiring users to configure plenty of options, they often make use of technical terms such as bitrate, fps, codecs, sample rate and […]

How to import tabs from Chrome to Firefox and vice versa 2

How to import tabs from Chrome to Firefox and vice versa

So, you have decided to switch from Chrome to Firefox, or maybe it's the other way around. The problem is you have a lot of tabs opened, and you can't abandon the […]