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Use these extensions to delete your Firefox browsing history automatically and to clear the cache with a single button

While we browse the internet every day, there's one thing many of us tend to forget: to clear the browsing history and the cache regularly. Clearing the cache and the browsing history […]

Necromancer's Dos Navigator is a freeware clone of Norton Commander

Necromancer's Dos Navigator is a freeware clone of Norton Commander. That's not actually a bad thing, as Norton Commander is still quite popular when it comes to file managers. Let's find out […]

How to copy, select and search text in ePub books using SumatraPDF - issue

How to copy, select and search text in ePub books using SumatraPDF

SumatraPDF has been our go-to PDF and ePub reader for quite a few years, and I'm sure that some of you may be using it too. I'll admit to using Microsoft Edge […]

MPV-Easy Player main screen

MPV-Easy Player is another front-end for mpv with a menu full of quick options and a proper settings panel

We taught you how to configure mpv manually. And if you weren't comfortable with it, you could use the Glow settings generator to set up the player or make use of frontends […]

Ashampoo ZIP Free review - startscreen

Ashampoo ZIP Free review

Ashampoo ZIP Free is a free file archiver tool which offers some interesting options. A professional version is also available that offers more functionality. Let's take an in-depth tour of the free […]

Biniware Run minimal desktop

Access desktop shortcuts, URLs, Files and Folders quickly with Biniware Run

No one likes a messy desktop. But sometimes, you end up with shortcuts all over the desktop, which not only ruins the look of the background wallpaper, but also sort of makes […]

HashTools is a freeware file hashing tool for Windows

HashTools is a freeware file hashing tool for Windows

Previously, we reviewed the open source QuickHash GUI tool on our blog. Now, we're going to take a look at another freeware hashing application called HashTools. HashTools is a free software program […]

Textbrowser is a freeware notepad with tabs, syntax highlighting, compare text tool and more

Textbrowser is a freeware notepad with tabs, syntax highlighting, compare text tool and more

True to its name, Textbrowser can open multiple documents at the same time in a tabbed manner. Of course, you can use it to create and edit text files using the editor […]

DirPrintOK is a freeware directory printing program from the developer of Q-Dir

DirPrintOK is a freeware directory printing program from the developer of Q-Dir

DirLister is a good option if you're looking for a directory printing software. If you want an alternative, you can try DirPrintOK which offers similar functionality. DirPrintOK is a freeware tool made […]

Ashampoo Snap - editor

Ashampoo Snap 11 screen capture review

Ashampoo Snap 11 is a premium screen capturing tool that offers plenty of options, some of which are unique and the built-in editor has a lot to offer. The program is available […]

Criptext desktop app

Criptext is a free encrypted email service with open source apps for Windows, Linux, macOS, Android and iOS

Criptext is a free encrypted email service for Windows, Linux, macOS, Android and iOS. It has been around for a while, but I thought it may be worth looking into. Before we […]

Split or Merge PDFs with PDFsam Basic free

Split or Merge PDFs with PDFsam Basic, an open source program for Windows, Linux and macOS

PDFs have long been a commonly used format for eBooks, digital manuals or documents thanks to how content is presented regardless of operating system that is used and great support for PDF […]

Fido is a PowerShell Script which you can used to download Windows ISO images

Fido is a PowerShell Script which you can use to download Windows ISO images

There are a lot of ways to get the official Windows 10 ISO images. Windows users may download the Media Creation Tool from Microsoft to download an ISO image of the current […]

Copy PlainText is a Firefox extension that lets you copy text without the formatting style

Copy PlainText is a Firefox extension that lets you copy text without the formatting style

Have you ever tried to copy formatted text from a web page and paste it in a different tab? Sometimes it doesn't work as intended. Say for example, you wanted to copy […]

Mutt view inbox

Mutt is a command line email app for Linux and here's how to set it up

Mutt is a command line email app for Linux; we continue our series of reviews for Linux-based command line applications. Check out MusicCube (music player) or nnn (file manager). Like many terminal […]

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QOwnNotes is an open source note taking tool for Windows, Linux and macOS that supports Markdown

Ever wanted a note taking tool that supports Markdown? QOwnNotes may be worth a look (or two) if that is the case. QOwnNotes is a cross-platform open source note taking program for […]

ScreenWings can block malicious programs from taking screenshots

ScreenWings can block malicious programs from taking screenshots

We have talked about quite a few screenshot tools here, the most recent of which is Free Shooter. Let's take a look at a freeware anti-screenshot tool, ScreenWings. First of all, we […]

FalconX taskbar appearance

FalconX is an open source program that can center the taskbar icons

One area in Windows that has not evolved over different versions that much is the taskbar. Microsoft made the last fundamental change to it when it released Windows 7. The company made […]