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Capture screenshots, delayed shots, scrolling snapshots, and edit them with Screenpresso

Capture screenshots, delayed shots, scrolling snapshots, and edit them with Screenpresso

Screenpresso was my go to screen capturing option for many years, until a friend recommended that I try ShareX a couple of years ago. We have covered plenty of such tools in […]

AZip is a basic, lightweight and portable archiving tool

AZip is a basic, lightweight and portable archiving tool

7-Zip is the king of archiving tools, the only competition to it in my opinion is WinRAR.  Wanting to try something different, I gave AZip a try to see how it stacks […]

DownZemAll is an open source download manager for Windows, Linux and macOS

DownZemAll is an open source download manager for Windows, Linux and macOS

Recently, while casually browsing GitHub, I came across a name that seemed familiar at first; it turned out to be a new download manager called DownZemAll. The program's name is very similar […]

Stick notes on your desktop and get reminders with Alarm Stickies 3

Stick notes on your desktop and get reminders with Alarm Stickies 3

Alarm Stickies 3 is a freeware application that displays sticky notes on your desktop. It also has a reminder functionality, hence the "alarm" in the name. The program starts in the tray; […]

Tab Manager Plus dark mode

View all your tabs in one place, search, move them between windows with Tab Manager Plus for Firefox and Chrome

There are plenty of add-ons that make tab management easier in Firefox. Tab Session Manager, Foxy Tab, Tree Style Tab are some good options that come to mind. Tab Manager Plus is […]

Hekapad dual clipboard

Hekapad is a text editor that can encrypt text, has a built-in clipboard and more

Hekapad isn't your average text editor; it has a few built-in tools that are unique or quirky in their own way. The program's GUI is fairly simple: a toolbar and a menubar […]

Minimize any program window to the system tray with MinimizeToTray

Minimize any program to the system tray with MinimizeToTray

Having a bunch of programs opened at the same time can affect your productivity, especially if you're constantly alt + tabbing between some of those. The taskbar does a better job, but […]

Filelight is an open source disk space analyzer for Linux and Windows

Filelight is an open source disk space analyzer for Linux and Windows

What do you do when you're running low on storage space? I run disk cleanup to clear the updates and system files, purge the browser data, and if that doesn't help I […]

MP4Tools is an open source set of utilities for merging or splitting video files

MP4Tools is an open source set of utilities for merging or splitting video files

Video editing can be an awfully complicated task if you're not using the right tools. If all you need is to simply join, or cut some videos, what you may need is […]

FBackup adds plugin support for IrfanView, qBitTorrent, and more programs

FBackup adds plugin support for IrfanView, qBitTorrent, and more programs

The freeware backup tool FBackup, has been updated to version 8.6.288. The new version adds supports for quite a few plugins that can be used to backup third-party applications. The list of […]

Tox is a peer-to-peer instant messaging protocol with end-to-end encryption, voice calls, video calls and file transfers

Tox is a peer-to-peer instant messaging protocol with end-to-end encryption, voice calls, video calls and file transfers

Instant Messaging is one of the most popular forms of electronic communication. You don't have to pay extra fees (not counting data charges) for chatting with family members, friends or colleagues regardless […]

ScreenCloud is an open source image capturing tool that can optionally upload images to Google Drive, OneDrive, Dropbox, Imgur

ScreenCloud is an open source image capturing tool that can optionally upload images to Google Drive, OneDrive, Dropbox, Imgur

We have reveiwed many screen capturing tools at gHacks including Ksnip, Automatic Screenshotter, Auto Screen Capture, Ashampoo's Snap 11, or Martin's favorite program PicPick. Today, we take a look at a tool […]

Vov Music Player is a minimalistic music player for Windows

Vov Music Player is a minimalistic music player for Windows

Most music players have lots of options that you can use to customize the playback quality, interface, and other aspects of the player and playback. Players like AIMP, Musicbee or even classic […]

Download images easily with the Double-click Image Downloader extension for Chrome and Firefox

Download images easily with the Double-click Image Downloader extension for Chrome and Firefox

Occasionally you may run into some websites don't allow you to download images from their servers. It may be a precautionary measure to prevent others from re-using the pictures, or as part […]

BowPad is an open source programmer-friendly text editor with a ribbon interface

BowPad is an open source programmer-friendly text editor with a ribbon interface

Looking for a text editor that has a ribbon interface? BowPad has a nice one, offers all the features you could possibly want, and is programmer-friendly. The program displays a sidebar on […]

Explorer Commander is a freeware file manager that supports quad or dual panes

Multitasking with Windows' File Explorer is quite annoying, especially when moving files across different drives or folders. A dual pane file manager makes this job much easier. But why stop at 2 […]

ColorMania is a freeware color picker tool for Windows

ColorMania is a freeware color picker tool for Windows

Have you ever wondered what the color code of a background or logo is? It's not possible to be very specific about it just by looking at it. The best way is […]

WildBit Viewer is a freeware image viewer that comes with an editor, batch renamer, slideshow tool and more

WildBit Viewer is a freeware image viewer that comes with an editor, batch renamer, slideshow tool and more

While Windows default image viewer provides a decent way to view pictures, it barely has any useful options.  If you're looking for something different, give WildBit Viewer a whirl. There are plenty […]