Change the Windows theme and wallpaper automatically on a schedule with Luna

Change the Windows theme and wallpaper automatically on a schedule with Luna

Windows 10 has a Dark mode that's easy on the eyes but, Microsoft does not offer an easy way to toggle it automatically. Now, we are not talking about night light, which […]

Musique is a simplistic and cross-platform music player

Musique is a simplistic and cross-platform music player

Foobar2000 and Musicbee are the music programs I mostly use, though I like to change things up a bit by trying new programs; Musique is the one I checked out recently. It […]

Capture screenshots using hotkeys and edit them with HolzShots

Capture screenshots using hotkeys and edit them with HolzShots

Using a keyboard shortcut to capture a screenshot is a more efficient way to get the timing right, than fumbling over a tray icon or a toolbar. If you agree with that […]

QText is a note taking app that supports tabs, TXT, HTML and autosave

QText is a note taking program that supports tabs, TXT, HTML and autosave

Note taking programs are handy, and the ones which support autosave are even better. QText is the latest one of this kind, that we took for a test drive. The application minimizes […]

Open a list of webpages in one go with the Bulk URL Opener extension for Firefox and Chrome

Open a list of webpages in one go with the Bulk URL Opener extension for Firefox and Chrome

We've reviewed extensions such as Copy Selected Links or Copy All Tab URLs which can save the web addresses from all your tabs with a single click. Now, how about reviewing an […]

DeleteOnClick is a freeware secure file deletion tool for Windows

DeleteOnClick is a freeware secure file deletion tool for Windows

Tax documents, bank statements, ID papers, photos and videos, these aren't the sort of thing you'd leave around your home, would you? Users who value privacy will know the risks of leaving […]

Set alerts for events and recurring occasions with Date Reminder

Not everyone likes to use a cloud based calendar. I for one, was a huge fan of Wunderlist, even after it was acquired by Microsoft. The Windows 10 app was pretty good, […]

Get a report of your computer's components with Basic Hardware Inventory

Get a report of your computer's components with Basic Hardware Inventory

Want to know more about your computer's hardware? Basic Hardware Inventory is a freeware tool that you can use to generate a report of your computer's components. This is not a hardware […]

EF Commander Free is a dual pane file manager with an internal text editor, previewer, music player

EF Commander Free is a dual pane file manager with an internal text editor, previewer, music player

Managing multiple folders simultaneously is easier with a dual pane file manager, and when it comes with a bunch of handy tools, that's a welcome bonus. EF Commander Free is a freeware […]

vmPing is an open source multi-ping tool for Windows

You may have heard of the term "high ping". It is usually associated with online gaming, but is also used to denote that the internet connection is slow or that actions are […]

Get the Hex and RGB color codes of any shade on the screen with ColourDock

Get the Hex and RGB color codes of any shade on the screen with ColourDock

Picking out the right color when designing a website or digital artwork can be vital to make your work stand apart. Most if not all image editors come with a nifty little […]

Check the integrity of files and text with IgorWare Hasher

Check the integrity of files and text with IgorWare Hasher

Checking the integrity of downloaded files is a good security practice to ensure that your downloads haven't been tampered with. We've seen malware being repackaged into the installers of legitimate programs, which […]

Just-install save downloaded installers example

Download and install programs with a single command with just-install

How do you install most software? You visit the program's page, click the download page, search for the version you want, download it, wait for it to complete and then run the […]

View tab previews, save and restore sessions with the Tabby - Window & Tab Manager extension for Firefox

View tab previews, save and restore sessions with the Tabby - Window & Tab Manager extension for Firefox

Navigating through browser tabs without the help of some extension or the other can be rather difficult. Forget scrolling through the tab bar, using a vertical scrollable list can be a lot […]

Save URLs copied to the clipboard with Portable Bookmarks for Windows

Save URLs copied to the clipboard with Portable Bookmarks for Windows

Many users save their favorite sites as bookmarks to preserve them and access them quickly. Though I prefer visual bookmarks (speed-dials), I maintain my bookmarks by organizing them into folders. An advantage […]

HandyPad is a freeware text editor that supports autosave as you type

HandyPad is a freeware text editor that supports autosave

I have lost count of the number of times that I have lost important information because of crashes, or absent-mindedly closing a word processor without saving my edits. That's why I use […]

Bzzt! Image Editor is a freeware batch image resizer and conversion tool

Bzzt! Image Editor is a freeware batch image resizer and conversion tool

Reducing the filesize of photos can be a good way to free up precious storage space or to prepare them for transfers. When you have dozens of images or entire folders full […]

Execute programs, system or custom commands with keyboard shortcuts using HotkeyP

Execute programs, system or custom commands with keyboard shortcuts using HotkeyP

Most launcher programs, which we have reviewed, have been easy to use and offered simple shortcuts. If you want a program that can execute advanced commands, while retaining the level of user-friendliness, […]

Quick Picture Viewer is an open source program with a picture-in-picture mode, slideshow and screenshot tool

Quick Picture Viewer is an open source program with a picture-in-picture mode, slideshow and screenshot tool

While browsing a large photo gallery, it may be a good idea to prefer speed over advanced options, to help find the images you want. The faster the program can switch images, […]

Yet another speed dial is an simple, customizable new tab replacement extension for Firefox and Chrome

Yet another speed dial is an simple, customizable new tab replacement extension for Firefox and Chrome

Yet another speed dial! No, I'm not complaining about anything. That's the name of a speed dial extension for Firefox and Chrome. The add-on is meant to replicate Opera browser's famous feature, […]

Clic is a freeware program that can create simple icons from photos

Clic is a freeware program that can create simple icons from photos

Not everyone is gifted with the skill to create good looking icons in Photoshop, GIMP, and other image editing tools. Sure, there are a ton of customized icons available online that you […]

Add a confirmation or timer to Shut Down, Restart with OxyBits EasyShutdown

Add a confirmation or timer to Shut Down, Restart the computer with OxyBits EasyShutdown

You just clicked on Shut Down, and then you remembered you had to email something, or some urgent work came up. But Windows is shutting down and you have to wait for […]

Extend the Clipboard with 10 additional slots using MultiClipBoardSlots

Extend the Clipboard with 10 additional slots using MultiClipBoardSlots

The Windows clipboard is one of the areas in the operating system that hasn't been improved over several versions. Windows 10 has some additional features like Clipboard sharing, and the more useful […]

VenMon processors

VenMon is a system monitor program with a minimalistic widget and a multi-ping tool

Monitoring your computer's performance is a good way to ensure everything is working as intended. There are many tools you can use for this. VenMon is a system monitor program that has […]

Copy URLs from highlighted text using the Copy Selected Links extension for Firefox

Copy URLs from highlighted text using the Copy Selected Links extension for Firefox

About a month ago, we reviewed  a Firefox extension called Copy All Tab URLs, which allows you to copy the links of every tab in a single click. If you want an […]

Tweetz is an open-source Twitter client for Windows

Tweetz is an open-source Twitter client for Windows

Last week, we told you how to get the old Twitter interface back, using GoodTwitter 2. Before I came across it, I had been looking for extensions and other solutions. One of […]

Synchronize two folders in one-way or both directions with SyncBreeze

Synchronize two folders in one-way or both directions with SyncBreeze

Some people keep their music library, photo gallery, document folders, on their USB Drive or portable device in sync with the files on their computer. I do that too, mostly to serve […]

Windows File Recovery advanced options

Windows File Recovery app is a new app from Microsoft that can recover deleted files

Have you ever deleted important files accidentally? We've all been there, shift + delete can sometimes be a nuisance, or deleting the recycle bin and then realizing that you needed one of […]

Visual Tabs button

Visual Tabs is a Firefox extension that places a scrollable list of tabs in a sidebar

I always have a couple of dozen tabs or more in Firefox. If you do the same, you can perhaps relate to how difficult it can be to scroll through them to […]

Start Everywhere is a Start Menu replacement that has an optional floating icon

Start Everywhere is a Start Menu replacement with an optional floating icon

Open Shell (formerly Classic Shell) is one of the best Start Menu replacements that you can get for free. Start Everywhere is a freeware alternative that offers multiple ways to access the […]

TreeNoote is a free and easy-to-use note taking program

TreeNoote is a free and easy-to-use note taking program

We've reviewed simple note taking programs, and some very complex ones in the past. TreeNoote belongs to the former, and it is a freeware application. You can check out reviews of the […]

DataNumen Backup is a simple data backup and restore software

DataNumen Backup is a simple data backup and restore software

Recently, we reviewed Personal Backup and jaBuT, which are good options for backing up important data to make sure that the data can be restored if disaster strikes. If you'd prefer restoring […]

FileRenamer is a freeware batch file renaming tool with plenty of options

FileRenamer is a freeware batch file renaming tool with plenty of options

Batch Renaming files helps save you a lot of time. I always use a batch utility when I'm dealing with multiple files, e.g. to make filenames more descriptive. You can check out […]

Twitter's legacy thanks to GoodTwitter 2

GoodTwitter 2 is a userscript that restores Twitter's legacy interface

Remember GoodTwitter? It was a very useful add-on that helped users stick to the legacy interface of Twitter. It did so by spoofing the browser's user-agent to an older version, which tricked […]

Popmenu create a new shortcut

PopMenu is a customizable quick launcher for Windows

There are quite a few ways to access your favorite programs quickly. SlickRun, LauncherBar Commander, Biniware Run, LeoMoon HotKeyz, Jovial Menu are some of the programs which we tried in the recent […]

ImagesMixer is a freeware batch image converter, renamer, watermark tool

ImagesMixer is a freeware batch image converter, renamer, watermark tool

Batch processing tools are invaluable as they save you a lot of time and effort. ImagesMixer is a freeware batch image converter, renamer, watermark tool that has an easy-to-use interface. The GUI […]

Take screenshots at regular intervals automatically with AutoScreenshot

Take screenshots at regular intervals automatically with AutoScreenshot

Many people are studying online or working from home during the COVID-19 situation. You shouldn't waste time taking screenshots during a webinar or meeting. Otherwise, you could miss some important information. But […]

broot is a command-line file manager for Windows, Linux and macOS

broot is a command-line file manager for Windows, Linux and macOS

While Explorer is sufficient for most users, some of us prefer an alternative file manager. If you prefer command-line tools over GUI-based programs, we've got just the thing for you: broot. Broot […]

GFXplorer is a freeware tool that displays your system information

GFXplorer is a freeware tool that displays your system information

It's a good idea to check your existing hardware, before you buy a new component. This way, you can make sure that the new part is compatible with the system. Some users […]

TorSwarm is an open source BitTorrent downloader which is in early development

TorSwarm is an open source BitTorrent downloader which is in early development

Though qBitTorrent has been my go-to P2P downloader for a long time, I do like to try new clients once in a while, and was impressed with PicoTorrent. I came across a […]