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WPD 1.3.1532 adds support for Windows 10 May 2020 Update, new privacy settings, and some minor UI changes

WPD 1.3.1532 adds support for Windows 10 May 2020 Update, new privacy settings, and some minor UI changes

The excellent portable privacy tool, WPD, has been updated to version 1.3.1532. It adds support for the May 2020 Update which is also known as Windows 10 2004 and rumored to come […]

Find and delete duplicate files, symbolic links or replace them with hard links using Duplicate & Same Files Searcher

Find and delete duplicate files, symbolic links or replace them with hard links using Duplicate & Same Files Searcher

A lot of times, when hard drives get filled with data so that free storage space becomes less and less, the culprit is duplicate files. I often backup my files multiple times, […]

Xlideit Image Viewer is an open source photo viewer, editor, video and music player

Xlideit Image Viewer is an open source photo viewer, editor, video and music player

A lot of image viewers don't come with a photo editor, let alone support for playing videos and music. FastStone Image Viewer is an exception to this. I stumbled onto another such […]

Get RSS feed URLs from any page and preview them using the Want My RSS extension for Firefox

Get RSS feed URLs from any page and preview them using the Want My RSS extension for Firefox

When you are on a website, and want to see if it offers an RSS feed that you may want to subscribe to, what do you do? Usually the best way is […]

Display virtual LED indicators for Caps Lock, Scroll Lock or Num Lock on your screen using Keyboard Lights

Display virtual LED indicators for Caps Lock, Scroll Lock or Num Lock on your screen using Keyboard Lights

If your keyboard doesn't have an LED indicator for Caps Lock, Scroll Lock or Num Lock, you can use applications like AddLEDs or 7Caps to get an on-screen indicator. These programs may […]

View in-depth information of any program's window and its process using Window Inspector

View in-depth information of any program's window and its process using Window Inspector

There are a lot of ways to find out what's currently running on your computer. You may want to monitor a particular application for excessive memory or CPU usage, or find out […]

Quick Screen Recorder is an open source and simple screen recording tool

Quick Screen Recorder is an open source and simple screen recording tool

Want to quickly capture a video, but don't have the time to edit it? Check out the video recorders that we reviewed in the past, e.g. VokoscreenNG, OBS Studio, or SimpleScreenRecorder. Quick […]

Copy the URLs of every tab in Firefox with a single click using Copy All Tab URLs

Copy the URLs of every tab in Firefox with a single click using Copy All Tab URLs

Do you have a lot of tabs open and don't know which ones to close? That's not unusual, most of us don't want to lose our browsing sessions. There could be some […]

CenterTaskbar is an open source, portable program that dynamically positions icons in the center of the taskbar

CenterTaskbar is an open source, portable program that dynamically positions icons in the center of the taskbar

If you'd like to customize the taskbar, you can't go wrong with FalconX and TaskbarDock. But if all you need is to place the icons in the center of the taskbar, there's […]

Quick Dial is a new tab replacement add-on for Firefox

Quick Dial is a new tab replacement add-on for Firefox

As someone who has been using Firefox for close to two decades, one of my favorite add-ons for the browser was Speed Dial (by Josep Del Rio).   It was superseded by […]

Manage running processes and services with Alternate Task Manager

Manage running processes and services with Alternate Task Manager

Alternate Task Manager is an easy-to-use process manager which offers some extra options compared to the default Windows Task Manager. We have reviewed several alternatives to the default task manager of the […]

Batch resize, rotate or convert images using XnResize

Batch resize, rotate or convert images using XnResize

XnResize is a freeware batch image processing tool, made by the developer of XnView.  You can use it to resize, rotate or convert several images in just matter of seconds. Tip: check […]

Pictor is a freeware image editor with a lot of options, filters, batch processing tools.

Pictor is a freeware image editor with a lot of options, filters, batch processing tools.

We have reviewed many image editors here on Ghacks. Some of them are user-friendly, others not so much. Recently, we reviewed zzPaint and a GIMP update. Pictor is kind of a mixed […]

PS Hash is a freeware and portable hashing tool for Windows

PS Hash is a freeware and portable hashing tool for Windows

PS Hash is a new file hashing tool from Pazera Software. Let's dive right in to see what it's capable of. PS Hash is a portable application. Extract the 32-bit or 64-bit […]

Echosync is a freeware folder synchronization software for Windows

Echosync is a freeware folder synchronization software for Windows

It's always a good idea to backup your important data to other drives or locations so that you may restore the data in case something bad happens. Manually backing up folders can […]

How to import saves from DraStic to DeSmuME

How to import saves from DraStic to DeSmuME and vice-versa

DraStic is hands down the best Nintendo DS emulator for Android devices. It's a premium application that I've been using for years. Did you know that saves that you make in-game using […]

RapydMark is a portable benchmark tool for Windows

RapydMark is a portable benchmark tool for Windows

Stress testing your computer can be a good way to check its performance under heavy load. RapydMark is benchmark tool for Windows that can help you test your PC's hardware. The program […]

Capture screenshots or videos and share them with ScreenRec

Capture screenshots or videos and share them with ScreenRec

ScreenRec is a free screenshot tool that can also be used to capture videos. Intrigued by the fact that it has a private sharing feature, I decided to give it a spin. […]