Easy Container shortcuts is an extension that enables additional hotkeys for Firefox containers

Easy Container shortcuts is an extension that enables additional hotkeys for Firefox containers

The Firefox Multi-Account Containers extension can give you more control over your privacy. If you aren't already using it, you should give it a try as it separates data to limit tracking, […]

Modify the mouse settings from the command line

Modify the mouse settings from the command line

Windows 10 has two ways that you can use to change the mouse options. The modern method is available from the Settings app > Devices > Mouse, but as is the case […]

Control your Android phone from your PC with Scrcpy

[No root required] Control your Android phone from your computer with Scrcpy

There are many tools available online which claim to mirror your phone's screen on your computer's monitor. Some of these are online service or closed source programs, some are premium software. Forget […]

Create secure passphrases with custom characters, length with PasswordGenerator

Create secure passphrases, include custom characters with PasswordGenerator

When signing up for an account on any website, I always use KeePass' built-in password generator. This ensures that every password I use is strong but also unique, which in turn minimizes […]

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Split, merge, rotate pages in PDF documents with Pdfarranger

Viewing a PDF document is easy, you likely use your web browser or a standalone tool for it. But splitting or merging pages from PDFs is slightly complicated, as many viewers don't […]

PingoMeter is an open source program that displays the ping value on the system tray

PingoMeter is an open source program that displays the ping on the system tray

Wondering if your internet connection is slow or if it's a website acting up? Forget speed tests, run a ping and you may know the answer within a few seconds. Now, if […]

Portable Start Menu is a freeware launcher that lets you add shortcuts for programs, folders and URLs

Portable Start Menu is a freeware launcher that lets you add shortcuts for programs, folders and URLs

Windows 10's Start Menu is one of the most criticized features of the OS. Not everyone likes the layout, and some users prefer alternatives like Open Shell. Portable Start Menu is a […]

Access SDelete from Explorer's Context menu with SDelete GUI

Delete files securely from the Explorer context menu with SDelete GUI

Securely deleting files is a good way to prevent unauthorized recovery of personal and confidential data. There are many programs which help you achieve this, like the highly-rated SDelete utility from Sysinternals. […]

Block distracting websites in Firefox with Impulse Blocker

Block distracting websites in Firefox with Impulse Blocker

Want to get things done, but find yourself distracted by social networks or other websites? We have all been there. There are some add-ons which you help you become more productive. ImPulse […]

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WebAutoType is a KeePass plugin that adds support for AutoType URL matching

Are you a KeePass user? Do you use AutoType? If so, you may have come across a website or two, where the command didn't work. WebAuToType is a plugin that improves the […]

SelectionSK is a context menu extension for Firefox and Chrome that adds translate, dictionary look up, custom search options

SelectionSK is a context menu extension for Firefox and Chrome that adds translate, dictionary, custom search, copy urls, and other options

Find yourself constantly switching to different websites to translate text, look up dictionary definitions, and other things? SelectionSK is a context menu extension for Firefox and Chrome that adds these options and […]

Customize the appearance of Windows 10 Search with BeautySearch

Customize the appearance of Windows 10 Search with BeautySearch

Windows 10 allows you to personalize various visual elements, but it has its limits. That's why users rely on third-party tools to customize the Taskbar, Start Menu and other parts of the […]

Search for files, folders, run programs, commands, web searches from your desktop with Flow Launcher

Search for files, folders, run programs, commands, web searches from your desktop with Flow Launcher

Launchers are a great way to find and run programs installed on your computer.  Flow Launcher cranks it up a notch by adding support for web searches, system commands, and more. The […]

ScreenTemperature is an open source tool that can help reduce eye strain by lowering the color temperature of your monitor

ScreenTemperature is an open source tool that can help reduce eye strain by lowering the color temperature of your monitor

Working on a computer for a long time could be one of the reasons why you may have trouble falling asleep. That's because your monitor like most displays emits bluelight, which in […]

View your computer's hardware and software details, generate a HTML report with HiBit System Information

View your computer's hardware and software details, generate a HTML report with HiBit System Information

When you want to upgrade some of your PC's parts, or replace something, there are some bits and pieces of information that you may not know but need to; this is easily […]

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ScreenTranslator is an open source tool that can translate text from images using OCR

Translating text from other languages can be done with the help of online services like Google Translate, Bing, and other translation services. You can also use desktop programs like GT4T to help […]

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Simplenote 2.0 update adds support for internal note linking, markdown files and more

Simplenote has been updated to version 2.0 on Windows, Linux and Mac. At first glance, the interface looks identical to version 1, but the latest release brings a handful of new features […]

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AuthPass is an open source, cross-platform password manager that supports KeePass database files

KeePass has been my favorite password manager for many years. One of the things I like about it is that it has many alternative programs that you can use with its encrypted […]

Tuniac is a freeware music player for Windows

Tuniac is a freeware music player for Windows

Not everyone likes having a lot of options just to listen to some music; those who like options, may use great programs such as MusicBee. If you prefer to focus on playing […]

Add custom shortcuts and commands to Explorer's context menu using Open With++

Add custom shortcuts and commands to Explorer's context menu using Open With++

Though Windows 10 comes with built-in options to open basic file formats, users may want to use a different program of their choice. For example, some may like to play their music […]

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AutoWall is an open source program that can display animated GIFs and videos as your wallpaper

Are you bored with your desktop background? Let's add some life to it. AutoWall is a simple program that allows you to use animated GIFs and videos as your wallpaper. Extract the […]

SnapCrab is a freeware screenshot tool from the developer of Sleipnir

SnapCrab is a freeware screenshot tool from the developer of Sleipnir

Looking for a screenshot tool? ShareX is second to none, in my opinion. But if you're looking for a simpler program, there are other options to choose from including the built-in screenshot […]

How to add a hotkey for delayed screenshot capture in ShareX

How to add a hotkey for delayed screenshot capture in ShareX

Though I have reviewed many screenshot tools -- QuickSnip, HolzShots, or AutoScreenshot, my personal favorite has always been ShareX. I'm sure it's the same with some/most of you. Despite being a stellar […]

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Get the price history of Steam games, active player stats and more with the Steamdb extension for Firefox and Chrome

If you are a PC gamer, you have probably bought games from Steam. The platform offers discounts for many titles from time to time. But how do you decide if a discount […]

Inbox Notifier displays a notification on your desktop when a new mail lands in your Gmail inbox

Inbox Notifier displays a notification on your desktop when a new mail lands in your Gmail inbox

Gmail is probably the most popular email service available today. Most users use the mobile app for managing emails on their smartphone, especially on Android devices. But now with everyone working from […]

Restore windows to their saved size and position with using Window Resizer

Restore windows to their saved size and position with using Window Resizer

There are many ways to reposition the windows of programs that you use. Of course, the most popular way is placing the windows manually with a click and drag, and by using […]

Yale is a freeware tool that displays your CPU, memory, disk and network usage in a compact widget

Yale is a freeware tool that displays your CPU, memory, disk and network usage in a compact widget

System monitors are handy programs if you want to know if your computer is using a lot of memory, CPU or other resources.  The Windows Task Manager serves the purpose rather well, […]

Manage tabs and navigate pages with the mouse using Foxy Gestures extension for Firefox

Manage tabs and navigate pages with the mouse using Foxy Gestures extension for Firefox

Many power users prefer keyboard shortcuts to get things done. Extensions like VimVixen or SurfingKeys provide many options to navigate and use Firefox using the keyboard. Mouse users have shortcut add-ons, too: […]

Shrink the Windows Taskbar, modify the RGB levels, hide the Start and Show desktop buttons with TaskbarCustomizer

Shrink the Windows Taskbar, modify RGB levels, or hide Start and Show desktop buttons with TaskbarCustomizer

Applications like TaskbarX, TaskbarDock can be useful in centering the icons and tweaking the Windows Taskbar. There is a new program which can make it look more stylish: TaskbarCustomizer. Extract the portable […]

Keep the contents of two directories in sync with SyncFolders

Keep the contents of two directories in sync with SyncFolders

If you constantly transfer files to and from computer to a USB Flash drive, external storage or a remote location, you may know that it can be a boring task. I perform […]

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Save tabs for later with the Reading List extension for Firefox

Oh, that article sounds interesting. But, I'll read it later. Have you ever done that? This is what I usually do when I want to save some links: I copy the URL […]

CopyMastro is an open source application that supports multi-threaded copying, folder based copy modes, task verification and more

CopyMastro is an open source application that supports multi-threaded copying, folder based copy modes, task verification and more

Backing up your files to an external drive or the cloud is a good way to be prepared for unforeseen PC crashes or other issues. If you are like me, and copy […]

Find and delete duplicate files with the help of Exact Duplicate Finder

Find and delete duplicate files with the help of Exact Duplicate Finder

How often do you clean up your downloads folder? I often find multiple copies of the same installer/portable archive, and sometimes several files named setup.exe. Deleting these files and those in other […]

Neat URL is an extension for Chrome and Firefox that removes tracking elements from links

Neat URL is an extension for Chrome and Firefox that removes tracking elements from links

Do you pay attention to the URL before clicking on a link? If you do, you will have noticed that sometimes the link gets really long and that the URL contains random […]

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. […]