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DeaDBeeF is an open source music player for Linux

DeaDBeeF is an open source music player for Linux

Foobar2000 is the go-to music player for many users (including myself). Though it isn't available on Linux, you can opt for an alternative like DeadBeef. The program's interface is minimal and the […]

Find files and folders quickly with FileBadger

Find files and folders quickly with FileBadger

Want to search for files on your Windows system quickly? FileBadger is a freeware search tool that can find files and folders faster and better than built-in search functionality of the operating […]

Capture images and annotate them quickly with Draft Notes

Capture images and annotate them quickly with Draft Notes

These days a lot of classes and conferences are being held through video streams. If you are taking part in one, and wish to save something important, using a screen grabber program […]

PhotoQt is a fluid image viewer for Windows and Linux

PhotoQt is a fluid image viewer for Windows and Linux

Many image viewing applications tend to be a tad slow to open, at least on my computer. PhotoQt on the other hand is a really fast image viewer. The interface of PhotoQt […]

Manage your tabs, bookmarks, downloads with the Sidebar+ extension for Firefox

Manage your tabs, bookmarks, downloads with the Sidebar+ extension for Firefox

All-in-One Sidebar was an amazing extension, which was ultimately abandoned by its developer when WebExtensions were introduced. Though nowhere close to AiOS, there are a few sidebar extensions which are worth trying. […]

JPhotoTagger

Tag your photos and edit the metadata with JPhotoTagger

We have reviewed tools such as Exif Tool that you can use to edit your photos. If you prefer a GUI-based solution, JPhotoTagger is a user-friendly alternative. JPhotoTagger has a triple-pane interface. […]

Set reminders, automate programs to run at defined times with System Scheduler

Set reminders, automate programs to run at defined times with System Scheduler

It's always a good idea to set reminders for important tasks. There are plenty of apps for these on Android and iOS, but not many solutions for those of us who prefer […]

Jane is a freeware text editor that can edit ASCII files

Jane is a freeware text editor that can also edit ASCII files

Today we'll be discussing a freeware text editor called Jane. The name stands for "just another nasty editor". Don't be alarmed though, the program is quite nice. The program has a minimal […]

Mute your computer's audio automatically when it enters the lock screen or when the screensaver starts

Mute your computer's audio automatically when it enters the lock screen or when the screensaver starts

Have you ever walked away from your computer and received a ton of notifications from an instant messaging service? Each of those will make a sound, and the noise can be annoying […]

HTTPhotos is a freeware HTML photo gallery maker

HTTPhotos is a freeware HTML photo gallery maker

Web designing is no walk in the park, especially if you're a new webmaster. How do you add a cool photo gallery to your website? It's not as simple as selecting some […]

View thumbnails of your tabs and organize them with Panorama Tab Groups for Firefox

View thumbnails of your tabs and organize them with Panorama Tab Groups for Firefox

Tab Management in Firefox and other web browsers is not overly comfortable by default. That's why some use add-ons to improve tab management in the browser. Who remembers Panorama in Firefox? Mozilla […]

TreeLine is an open source PIM for Windows and Linux

TreeLine is an open source PIM for Windows and Linux

You have a lot of choices for note taking apps to choose from, just refer to our reviews of Elephant, tomboy-ng, or Joplin. But if I had to choose one of the […]

HE - Hardware Read & Write Utility is an advanced system diagnostic tool for Windows

HE - Hardware Read & Write Utility is an advanced system diagnostic tool for Windows

How many devices are installed on your computer? What's the name of the installed driver and version for each? Not everyone needs to know or wants to know, but if you need […]

Edit, convert and encode videos, audio and images with Shutter Encoder

Edit, convert and encode videos, audio and images with Shutter Encoder

Video editors, photo editors, converters, etc., most of us would've used one or more of these programs at sometime or the other. Shutter Encoder is a freeware application that falls into the […]

My Commander internal text viewer

My Commander is a free file manager with tabs and dual panes

We have reviewed a boatload of file managers here including Explorer Commander, muCommander, and File Commander . Here is one more which joins the list, My Commander. You can probably guess what […]

SlickRun is a keyword based launcher that lets you quickly open any file, program or URL

SlickRun is a keyword based launcher that lets you quickly open any file, program or URL

Windows' run command is useful for quickly opening programs. SlickRun is similar when it comes to the core functionality, but it offers more customization. The program has been around for a long […]

Jot down notes quickly in a sidebar with the Nine Notes extension for Firefox

Jot down notes quickly in a sidebar with the Nine Notes extension for Firefox

Note taking programs are always useful for saving ideas, thoughts, etc for later use. If you use the browser as a tool for work, you might as well use a notes add-on […]

Bleachbit 4 dark theme

BleachBit 4.0 released with improvements for cleaning Firefox, Chrome and more themes

I do not advise using System Cleaners, Driver Updaters, and other tools which can screw up your computer. But BleachBit is an exception to this, since it neither tinkers with the registry […]