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Translate Microsoft Office documents or text from any word editor, and get dictionary definitions instantly with GT4T

Translate Microsoft Office documents or text from any word editor, and get dictionary definitions instantly with GT4T

Working with documents that are in a foreign language? Translating is no easy task, it requires precision, and you may be constantly looking up words that you don't know or are unsure […]

View your Wi-Fi signal strength, auto switch to the better connection with Wifinian

View your Wi-Fi signal strength, auto switch to the better connection with Wifinian

Is your wireless internet connection performing optimally? Does the signal seem lower than usual, or do you experience disconnects, differences in download and upload speeds, or other connectivity issues? While speed tests […]

Digital Clock 4 displays a highly customizable clock widget on your desktop; also supports alarms, hourly chimes and more

Digital Clock 4 displays a highly customizable clock widget on your desktop; also supports alarms, hourly chimes and more

Gadgets were a really cool aspect in Windows 7 as they added functionality and style to the desktop. Microsoft decided to retire the gadget functionality citing security issues as the main purpose […]

Make Windows 10's Start Menu open web searches in the browser and search engine of your choice with Search Deflector

Make Windows 10's Start Menu open web searches in the browser and search engine of your choice with Search Deflector

Windows 10 users will be familiar with the ways Microsoft tends to recommend stuff. You may have noticed this in the default apps section in the Settings or when you use the […]

BalloonRSS displays a notification on your desktop to alert you when a new article is available in an RSS feed

BalloonRSS displays a notification on your desktop to alert you when a new article is available in an RSS feed

RSS feed readers are a great way to get notified about new articles on your favorite sites. It's fairly instantaneous, plus your inbox doesn't get cluttered with newsletters. Sadly, there aren't a […]

Edit the tags and covers of EPUB books with EPUB Metadata Editor

Edit the tags and covers of EPUB books with EPUB Metadata Editor

Most people who read e-books must be familiar with the EPUB format. It is a very commonly used format, and is smaller in file size than other formats such as PDF documents. […]

Set program windows to stay on top, capture windowed screenshots using hotkeys with PinMe!

Set program windows to stay on top, capture windowed screenshots using hotkeys with PinMe!

Sticking a window to stay on top is a great way to multitask. You can watch videos while you work, use multiple programs at the same time, or keep important information always […]

AnyTXT Searcher is a freeware tool that can search for text inside documents instantly

AnyTXT Searcher is a freeware tool that can search for text inside documents instantly

If you have a ton of documents, and want to find a particular one quickly, there are two ways to do this: referring to the filename is the most obvious way, but […]

How to identify fonts on any webpage using Firefox

How to identify fonts on any webpage without using an extension in Firefox and Chrome

Webpages consist of several visual elements, even though we may not normally notice them. All we see is text, links, images, and forms, right? Observe the text style on a webpage closely, […]

BatchEncoder is a user-friendly audio conversion software for Windows

BatchEncoder is a user-friendly audio conversion software for Windows

While lossless tracks are a joy to listen to due to their quality, having a massive library of songs comes at a price: storage space. This becomes an issue if your phone […]

Trim the list of tabs in Firefox and Chrome using Duplicate Tabs Closer

Trim the list of tabs in Firefox and Chrome using Duplicate Tabs Closer

As we browse the internet, we tend to accumulate more and more tabs. At least some of us do that. This can even happen with every browser session. Sometimes, we may open […]

AlephNote is a lightweight client for Simplenote, Standard Notes and also works as an offline note-taking program

AlephNote is a lightweight client for Simplenote, Standard Notes and also works as an offline note-taking program

About five years ago, I switched over from a mobile app called ColorNote to Simplenote, because it was open source, and also available on three platforms that I was using: Android, iOS […]

Swaglyrics chrome extension usage

SwagLyrics displays the lyrics of the song that's playing in Spotify desktop and the web version

Spotify added support for Live Lyrics a few months ago (at least in some Countries). I don't like the way it has been implemented. First there is the gigantic text which looks […]

How to fix OneTab not working in Firefox after recent update

How to fix OneTab not working in Firefox

The popular tab-saving extension OneTab was updated to 1.45 recently. Unfortunately the latest version of plugin seems to be buggy. Several Firefox users have reported that the update has deleted the history […]

Pick colors from the screen, save custom color lists, view gradient transitions and more with Just Color Picker

Pick colors from the screen, save custom color lists, view gradient transitions and more with Just Color Picker

Eyedropper tools are invaluable for creating digital art and web designing. While most photo editors come with a built-in option for this, there are times when you may require a standalone program. […]

YACReader Library

YACReader is an open source, cross-platform comic book reader

Do you like comic books? Want to read your favorites on your computer?¬†Have you tried YACReader? It is an open source comic book reader for Windows, macOS and Linux. The program consists […]

Rainclip is a clipboard manager that can store snippets, templates and sync to your Google Drive

Rainclip is a clipboard manager that can store snippets, templates and sync to your Google Drive

While I test many clipboard managers from time to time, I usually fall back to Ditto. Recently, I've been testing a new program called Rainclip which has some impressive features. The application […]

WinCustom is a freeware tool that can be used to disable various options in Windows

WinCustom is a freeware tool that can be used to disable various options in Windows

There are many programs that can improve your Windows user experience. Usually this is done by giving you more options to choose from. WinCustom is a freeware tool that lets you disable […]