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Free Shooter screenshot tool for Windows

Free Shooter is a simple and open source screenshot tool for Windows

ShareX is the favorite screenshot tool of many users but many are also using built-in screenshot tools like the Windows Snipping Tool or other third-party solutions such as Martin's current favorite PicPick. […]

KpRm is a post-disinfection program that can find and delete malware removal tools and their remnant files

KpRm is a post-disinfection program that can find and delete malware removal tools and their remnant files

Manually deleting file and folder leftover by an uninstallation, is quite the chore.  I have used various uninstaller tools in the past to clean the remnants to keep systems clean and tidy. […]

Winstars 3 is a planetarium application for Windows, Linux and Android

Winstars 3 is a planetarium application for Windows, Linux, macOS and Android

Who remembers going to the planetarium? I was a kid when I visited one on a field trip. Stargazing isn't exactly my forte, though I like watching the night sky and try […]

Use LeechBlock NG for Firefox, Chrome to block distracting websites while you work

Use the LeechBlock NG extension for Firefox, Chrome to block distracting websites while you work

Have you ever found yourself browsing social networks or video streaming sites when you were supposed to do something else? It happens to the best of us. I always find such websites […]

GNS3 Windows Client

GNS3 is an open source graphical network simulator for Windows, Linux and macOS

GNS3 is a graphical network simulator which lets you to create a virtual network. You don't need any hardware like routers, switches, or even endpoints (workstation computers). This open source tool can […]

New folder wizard - use a text file

Create dozens or even thousands of folders and name them instantly with New Folder Wizard

Every one knows how to create new folders regardless of (desktop operating system) that is used. In Windows, users simply right-click in Explorer and select the New > Folder option; those who […]

Musikcube player

Musikcube is a terminal music player for Windows, macOS and Linux

Musikcube is a cross platform terminal based music player, music management application and a music server; it is open source and available for Windows, Mac OS X, Linux and as an Android […]

How to install VMWare tools if the option is grayed out

How to install VMWare tools if the option is grayed out

I use VMWare Workstation Player primary to run Linux but a few days ago I wanted to install a virtual copy of Windows 10 to test some upcoming features. Virtual machines are […]

Edge Blocker is a free portable tool which lets you prevent Microsoft Edge from opening

Edge Blocker is a free portable tool which lets you prevent Microsoft Edge from opening

About 4 years ago, when word got out that Microsoft would be launching a new browser, I was delighted. Finally, we had some competition for Chrome and Firefox, and a replacement for […]

Listen N Write controls

Transcribe text from audio recordings with Listen N Write

Do you record audio and use it as a source for taking notes, e.g. for work or studying? Listen N Write is a freeware tool that may help you with that if […]

How to determine if a Google Chrome extension is safe or not

How to determine if a Google Chrome extension is safe

When it comes to online security, you can never be too careful; this guide isn't about antivirus programs, firewalls or VPNs though, as it is about Chrome extensions. Just because an extension […]

LazPaint is an open source raster graphics editor for Windows, macOS and Linux

LazPaint is an open source raster graphics editor for Windows, macOS and Linux

Recently we tested out an easy to use image editor called Zzpaint which we liked even though it was a relatively simple program. Today, I'm going to look at LazPaint which is […]

Thilmera widget customization

Thilmera7 is a free system monitoring tool for Windows

Thilmera7 is a free system monitoring tool for all recent versions of the Windows operating system. It reminds me a bit of Conky, it is extremely light-weight in terms of resource, and […]

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 […]