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GOM Mix Max: Is the new video editing software any good? (Read till the end for a special giveaway!)

As I anticipated a few days ago, GOM Mix Max's brand new video editing software has been launched on November 30th, 2021. Developed by GOM & Company, GOM Mix Max aims to […]

nnn is an excellent command line based file manager for Linux, macOS and BSDs

nnn is an excellent command line based file manager for Linux, macOS and BSDs

The program nnn is one of the lightest file managers available for Linux, macOS, BSDs. It is not your traditional file browser though as it lacks a graphical user interface. Tip: if […]

Geany is a programmer friendly open source text editor for Windows, Linux, macOS

Geany is a programmer friendly open source text editor for Windows, Linux, macOS

Geany is an open source cross platform text editor that is designed specifically for programmers thanks to its built-in support for over 50 programming languages. Just download Geany for Windows, Linux or […]

Ultracopier transfer menu

Ultracopier is an open source file copying tool for Windows, macOS and Linux

I like to keep things organized on my system especially when it comes to file downloads. While all downloads end up in a single location on my system, I like to copy […]

How to use Sandboxie for browsing, downloading and installing programs

How to use Sandboxie for browsing, downloading and installing programs

Sandboxie is a great tool to have in your computer's security arsenal. For those unaware, it creates an isolated space (sandbox) on your hard drive that you may execute files in that […]

Search for webpages in your history and bookmarks efficiently with the Memex extension for Firefox and Chrome

Search for webpages in your history and bookmarks efficiently with the Memex extension for Firefox and Chrome

Memex is an interesting web browser add-on that is designed specifically for powerusers. Before you ask, no it's not a meme generator. It is a Vannevar Bush inspired bookmarking/local search engine of […]

Manage your Todo.txt with Thunderbird using this extension

Manage your Todo.txt with Thunderbird using this extension

Remember our article about Todo.Txt? We told you how easy and efficient it is to create your very own cross platform task management and reminder file system. The beauty of the system […]

How to customize elements in the Spotify UI with Spicetify-cli

How to customize Spotify with Spicetify-cli themes

Spotify is one of the most popular music streaming services. If you use the desktop app on Windows, Linux or macOS, but dislike how it looks, you may be interested in customizing […]

DataNumen Zip Repair is a freeware ZIP archive repair and recovery tool

DataNumen Zip Repair is a freeware ZIP archive repair and recovery tool

Don't you just hate it when you try to open a ZIP archive and it won't open because it's corrupted. Zip archives can become corrupt for numerous reasons: maybe you have it […]

Superposition is a free benchmarking tool for testing the gaming performance of your computer

Superposition is a free benchmarking tool to test the gaming performance of your computer

Did you just buy a gaming laptop or build your own rig? Got a shiny new graphics card, have you? Benchmarking tools are one of the best ways to stress test your […]

Find tabs quickly with the Tabhunter extension for Firefox and Chrome

Find tabs quickly with the Tabhunter extension for Firefox and Chrome

Recently we told you about FoxyTab, which is an amazing way to manage tabs in your web browser. Want something to complement it? Try Tabhunter. It is an open source add-on that […]

Game Widescreener interface

Play old PC games in widescreen resolutions with Game Widescreener

Do you like to play old PC games? One problem that you may encounter is that they don't support widescreen resolutions. If you have been spoiled by modern game graphics, getting back […]

VideoCleaner is an open source video enhancement tool for forensic purposes

VideoCleaner is a forensic video enhancement application that is used by law enformencement agencies and forensic experts. Technically it is not an application on its own, but a script executed in a […]

Intel Graphics Drivers for Windows 10 1909 info

Intel Graphics Drivers for Windows 10 1909 released and here's what's new

Intel updated its Graphics Driver for Windows this week; it is the first driver that is officially compatible with Microsoft's soon-to-be-released Windows 10 version 1909 that is expected to be released in […]

zzPaint is a portable image editor which offers basic editing options

zzPaint is a portable image editor which offers basic editing options

Inkscape and GIMP are excellent graphics editor programs but they have a learning curve; I prefer something simpler like Paint.Net myself as it ticks all the right boxes. If you want something that's […]

RunWithRestrictedRights arguments

Run Windows programs without admin rights using RunWithRestrictedRights

Ever downloaded a new program and wondered if it's safe to run? I'm with you. One of the best options to deal with it is to run the program in a sandboxed […]

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 […]

ActivityWatch is an open source personal activity tracker for Windows, Linux and macOS

ActivityWatch is an open source personal activity tracker for Windows, Linux and macOS

How much time do you typically spend on your computer? Which applications or websites do you use or visit the most? You can find out the answers to all these questions with […]

Hourglass is a customizable timer application for Windows

Hourglass is a customizable timer application for Windows

Windows 10 comes with a decent alarm and clock app which has a timer. But earlier versions of Windows lacked a built-in option. Besides, Windows 10's clock timer is pretty bare bones […]

Undo Close Tab is an add-on that displays a clickable list of recently closed tabs in Firefox

Undo Close Tab is an add-on that displays a clickable list of recently closed tabs in Firefox

Has it ever happened to you that you closed a tab by accident? Maybe because you thought you no longer needed the webpage open or by accident? It may have happened even […]

How to whiteout text in PDFs using DocHub

How to whiteout text in PDFs using DocHub and Google Docs

Filling up a PDF form is pretty easy. You fire up a PDF editor application, use the text tool in it and type away. Editing a PDF which already has text in […]

How to create a private torrent using qBittorrent

How to create a private torrent using qBittorrent

If you have a set of files that you wish to share with someone, but don't want to use cloud storage services, there are a few options that you can use. Syncthing […]

Metatogger is a great way to manage your music library

Metatogger is a great way to manage your music library

A properly categorized music library is important for music lovers who listen to music on their electronic devices. The best way to manage your collection is by tagging your songs and albums […]

Meld folder comparison tool

Meld is an excellent file and folder comparison tool for Windows and Linux

Ever had two sets of the same files and folders and couldn't decide which one to retain? It may take a long time to actually open each to verify the one that's […]