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Encrypt your files or delete them securely with DataProtect Free

Encrypt your files or delete them securely with DataProtect Free

Encrypting your files with a password is an effective way to protect sensitive documents from data theft. Even if someone gains access to your data, they won't be able to use it […]

Image Eye is a freeware photo viewer that loads images in a borderless window

Image Eye is a freeware photo viewer that loads photos in a borderless window

Do you want to browse through your photos using a program that doesn't have a single button or a GUI? Meet Image Eye, the lean image viewer. Though it is available in […]

WeatherMate forecast weekly

Get the latest weather updates on your desktop with WeatherMate

Planning on going out soon? Why not check the weather before you do?WeatherMate is a freeware tool that displays weather updates on your desktop. The program starts with New York as the […]

PyIDM is an open source download manager

PyIDM is an open source download manager that can download videos and playlists

IDM is the undisputed king of download managers. Many programs try to come close to it, but at the end of the day, they really can't beat it. But for the price […]

Open your favorite files and applications quickly using ASuite

Open your favorite files and applications quickly using ASuite

Some people like having their favorite applications and files as desktop shortcuts, others prefer taskbar icons or start menu folders. If you're a fan of launcher programs that are highly customizable, ASuite […]

Notepad3 is an advanced text editor that supports many programming languages

Notepad3 is an advanced text editor that supports many programming languages

Most programmers use IDEs to code, but if you're looking for something light-weight, Notepad3 may be a great choice especially if you don't need to juggle between a lot of files at […]

Heimer is an open source program for creating mind maps

Heimer is an open source program for creating mind maps

Want to work on something but unsure where to start? Using a mind map can be an efficient way to organize your ideas and projects. Jot down the idea, create a list […]

Tabliss is an elegant new tab replacement extension for Firefox and Chrome

Tabliss is an elegant new tab replacement extension for Firefox and Chrome

Most new tab replacement add-ons are related speed-dials, bookmarks and the like. Tabliss however is all about elegance. It is a new tab replacement extension for Firefox and Chrome, that displays cool […]

Photoflare is an open source and cross-platform image editor with optional filter effects

Photoflare is an open source and cross-platform image editor with optional filter effects

One way to make your photo look unique is to add a cool filter effect. Something like Sepia or old-school Black and White can really make a picture stand out. Photoflare is […]

Record your screen or capture screenshots quickly with Kalmuri

Record your screen or capture screenshots quickly with Kalmuri

Most screenshot programs that we have reviewed here, e.g. Holzshots, PicPick, or ScreenPresso have been limited to capturing images. For screen recording, we've relied on different applications such as ScreenRec. Kalmuri is […]

View the summary of each component in your computer with CobraTek PC Info

View the summary of each component in your computer with CobraTek PC Info

Many years ago, I relied on Speccy for obtaining the specifications of the system that I was working with, as it was both user-friendly and informative. Over time, I've come  across better […]

LaunchyQt is a fork of the keystroke launcher program Launchy

LaunchyQt is a fork of the keystroke launcher program Launchy

Launchy is a popular keystroke launcher, but hasn't been updated in a long time. That is until a user, Samson Wang, picked up its source code, forked it, and updated it by […]

Add an extra toolbar to your desktop with Linkbar

Add an extra toolbar to your desktop with Linkbar

The taskbar is one of the most used features in Windows. I use it to place shortcuts for my most used applications whilst keeping the desktop fairly clean. But you can quickly […]

Listen to online radio stations with VRadio; a portable application for Windows

Listen to online radio stations with VRadio; a portable application for Windows

When I was younger, I had a portable radio which was the size of a Walkman. It was probably due to that I really enjoyed listening to the radio on my Nokia […]

YouTube Windowed FullScreen is an extension for Firefox and Chrome that plays full screen videos in windowed mode

YouTube Windowed FullScreen is an extension for Firefox and Chrome that plays full screen videos in windowed mode

Want to watch YouTube videos in a larger view than theater mode, but don't want it take up the entire screen when you hit the full screen button? There's a way to […]

Shut down, restart your computer, or run any program automatically on a schedule with AutoOff

Shut down, restart your computer, or run any program automatically on a schedule with AutoOff

Automation programs can be quite handy, we were really impressed with RoboIntern.  If you want a program to perform basic functions like shutting down, restarting your computer, or to run any program […]

Translate selected text quickly with the Simple Translate extension for Chrome and Firefox

Translate selected text quickly with the Simple Translate extension for Chrome and Firefox

Remember the extension called "To Google Translate"? That's what I normally use on Firefox, but it's not available for Chrome or other Chromium-based web browsers. Recently, I had to use Chrome for […]

Resize and position windows quickly with ScreenGridy

Resize and position windows quickly with ScreenGridy

If you have a ton of open windows on your desktop, switching from one to the other can be a tad cumbersome. You might click in the wrong window and then jump […]