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Enable Opera-like Speed Dials in Firefox and Chrome with Toolbar Dial

Enable Opera-like Speed Dials in Firefox and Chrome with Toolbar Dial

The classic Opera web browser was cool and practical in many ways, and its Speed Dial and the built-in mail feature were (are) fan-favorites. Toolbar Dial is an add-on for Firefox and […]

Converseen is an open source batch image processor for Windows and Linux

Converseen is an open source batch image processor for Windows and Linux

Batch tools are efficient time-savers when you need to manipulate more than one or two images provided that the intended operations are identical. Converseen is an open source image processor that's available […]

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LaunchBar Commander is a free customizable application launcher for Windows

Rocketdock was the coolest application launcher in my opinion and it still works on Windows 10 devices even though it is outdated. LaunchBar Commander is a free application that's similar and offers […]

dnGrep is an open source tool for Windows that can search for text inside documents

dnGrep is an open source tool that can search for text inside documents

The application dnGrep is an open source search tool for Windows that is based on the GREP command-line tool. What can it do? It can search for text content inside documents and […]

Get on-screen icons for Caps Lock, Num Lock and Scroll Lock with addLEDs

If you have a laptop or a keyboard that's missing the LED for Caps Lock and other keys, you can use something like 7Caps as a workaround. The program addLEDs is an […]

File Synchronizer is a freeware tool that compares 2 folders and lets you sync them

File Synchronizer is a freeware tool that compares 2 folders and lets you sync them

There are many free file synchronization software that you can choose from. File Synchronizer is a freeware tool has not been mentioned in the overview. File Synchronizer is a simple application that […]

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Shotcut is an open source video editor for Windows, Linux, and macOS

Last month, we talked about SimpleVideoCutter. This time, we'll be looking at a more advanced video editor called Shotcut. Shotcut is an open source video editor for the Windows, Linux, and macOS […]

Cookie Quick Manager is a Firefox extension that lets you Search, Delete, Protect site-specific cookies

Cookie Quick Manager is a Firefox extension that lets you Search, Delete, Protect site-specific cookies

Firefox users know that there are many ways to protect their online privacy. One extension that can help you with this is Cookie Quick Manager. You may consider it as an alternative […]

EncryptOnClick is a freeware tool that can encrypt files and folders with a password

EncryptOnClick is a freeware tool that can encrypt files and folders

EncryptOnClick is a freeware tool that you can use to encrypt files and folders. The application offers an extra layer of security to protect data and uses military grade 256-bit AES encryption […]

Qmmp is a freeware music player that looks like Winamp

Qmmp is a freeware music player that looks like Winamp

If you like Winamp and want something that resembles it and don't want to use AIMP, Qmmp may be right up your alley.  It is a freeware music player for Windows and […]

Automatic Screenshotter is a free tool that captures the screen content at regular intervals

Automatic Screenshotter is a free tool that captures the screen content at regular intervals

Automatic Screenshotter isn't like the Windows Snipping Tool, or the similarly named Sniptool or any normal screen capturing program for that matter, though you can use it as one if required. In […]

MiTec Task Manager DeLuxe is a free process manager with advanced monitoring options

MiTec Task Manager DeLuxe is a free process manager with advanced monitoring options

While Windows Task Manager is sufficient for most users, those users who prefer advanced information and more details may use programs like Process Explorer or Process Hacker additionally. MiTec Task Manager DeLuxe […]

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Create custom shortcuts, organize them into folders and access it all from the system tray with Jovial Menu

One can only have so many shortcuts on the Taskbar or the desktop. I have about 15 icons sitting on the taskbar, though I do pin and unpin icons occasionally when the […]

Save text snippets and paste them quickly with the Clippings extension for Firefox and Thunderbird

Save text snippets and paste them quickly with the Clippings extension for Firefox and Thunderbird

Clippings has been featured on gHacks before as part of the best add-ons for Thunderbird. But did you know that it is also available for Firefox? The extension can do two things: […]

Sniptool is a portable screen capturing tool with a built-in image editor

Sniptool is a portable screen capturing tool with a built-in image editor

The Windows Snipping Tool has been the simplest way to capture screenshots thanks to it being one of the tools integrated into Windows. But the editor that it comes with is severely […]

Schedule your computer to shut down, restart, sleep with Adios - Shutdown timer for Windows

Schedule your computer to shut down, restart, sleep with Adios - Shutdown timer for Windows

Not everyone shuts down their computer whenever they are finished with whatever they used it for. It's a good way to lower power consumption and also prevent an unexpected shutdown in case […]

Notes is a simple and free note-taking application for Windows

Notes is a simple and free note-taking application for Windows

Sometimes, we may need a quick way to write down something. Notes is a simple and free note-taking application for Windows that can be used for that. The program is portable, but […]

Kee is a Firefox and Chrome extension that can auto-fill passwords from KeePass

Kee is a Firefox and Chrome extension that can auto-fill passwords from KeePass

A couple of weeks ago, LastPass changed hands, again. Some of my friends ditched it and moved on to BitWarden as a consequence. While I see the advantages of using cloud-based services […]