EncryptOnClick is a freeware tool that can encrypt files and folders with a password

EncryptOnClick is a freeware tool that can encrypt files and folders

EncryptOnClick is a freeware tool that you can use to encrypt files and folders. The application offers an extra layer of security to protect data and uses military grade 256-bit AES encryption […]

Qmmp is a freeware music player that looks like Winamp

Qmmp is a freeware music player that looks like Winamp

If you like Winamp and want something that resembles it and don't want to use AIMP, Qmmp may be right up your alley.  It is a freeware music player for Windows and […]

Automatic Screenshotter is a free tool that captures the screen content at regular intervals

Automatic Screenshotter is a free tool that captures the screen content at regular intervals

Automatic Screenshotter isn't like the Windows Snipping Tool, or the similarly named Sniptool or any normal screen capturing program for that matter, though you can use it as one if required. In […]

MiTec Task Manager DeLuxe is a free process manager with advanced monitoring options

MiTec Task Manager DeLuxe is a free process manager with advanced monitoring options

While Windows Task Manager is sufficient for most users, those users who prefer advanced information and more details may use programs like Process Explorer or Process Hacker additionally. MiTec Task Manager DeLuxe […]

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Create custom shortcuts, organize them into folders and access it all from the system tray with Jovial Menu

One can only have so many shortcuts on the Taskbar or the desktop. I have about 15 icons sitting on the taskbar, though I do pin and unpin icons occasionally when the […]

Save text snippets and paste them quickly with the Clippings extension for Firefox and Thunderbird

Save text snippets and paste them quickly with the Clippings extension for Firefox and Thunderbird

Clippings has been featured on gHacks before as part of the best add-ons for Thunderbird. But did you know that it is also available for Firefox? The extension can do two things: […]

Sniptool is a portable screen capturing tool with a built-in image editor

Sniptool is a portable screen capturing tool with a built-in image editor

The Windows Snipping Tool has been the simplest way to capture screenshots thanks to it being one of the tools integrated into Windows. But the editor that it comes with is severely […]

Schedule your computer to shut down, restart, sleep with Adios - Shutdown timer for Windows

Schedule your computer to shut down, restart, sleep with Adios - Shutdown timer for Windows

Not everyone shuts down their computer whenever they are finished with whatever they used it for. It's a good way to lower power consumption and also prevent an unexpected shutdown in case […]

Notes is a simple and free note-taking application for Windows

Notes is a simple and free note-taking application for Windows

Sometimes, we may need a quick way to write down something. Notes is a simple and free note-taking application for Windows that can be used for that. The program is portable, but […]

Kee is a Firefox and Chrome extension that can auto-fill passwords from KeePass

Kee is a Firefox and Chrome extension that can auto-fill passwords from KeePass

A couple of weeks ago, LastPass changed hands, again. Some of my friends ditched it and moved on to BitWarden as a consequence. While I see the advantages of using cloud-based services […]

Filtration Task Manager is a freeware process manager that reports disk read, write and transfer stats in real-time

Filtration Task Manager is a freeware process manager that reports disk read, write and transfer stats in real-time

SSD-LED can be used to monitor the usage of a selected drive in real-time, but it doesn't give you the advanced details. If you want a breakdown of the usage on a […]

Batch-Image-Cropper is a new free image cropping program for Windows

Batch-Image-Cropper is a new free image cropping program for Windows

Resizing many images at the same time is one thing, but cropping them can be a pain due to the manual effort involved. BIC - Batch-Image-Cropper is a new free image cropping […]

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PicoTorrent is an open source lightweight Bittorrent client for Windows

qBittorrent is arguably the go-to choice for many users, with Deluge and Transmission being good alternatives. And if you're still using uTorrent, you probably shouldn't. PicoTorrent is another option that you could […]

EZView is a portable image viewer that weighs about 150KB

After trying FreeVimager, I wanted to see if there is something simpler for those who may want an alternative that is easier to use Not everyone may be using all the features […]

Enable dark theme on Windows 10 with a single click or hotkey using Easy Dark Mode

Enable dark theme on Windows 10 with a single click or hotkey using Easy Dark Mode

Dark themes have been gaining popularity over the past few years among computer and mobile users, and companies have started to integrate dark modes into their programs and operating systems. Darker themes […]

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How to disable autoplay videos in Telegram Desktop

Autoplaying videos are one of the biggest annoyances on the Internet. Nobody likes a loud, blaring, noisy video to play unexpectedly. Sadly, many websites think it's cool to have them. I have […]

Empty the recycle bin on Windows boot with the free Auto Recycle Bin tool

Empty the recycle bin on Windows boot with the free Auto Recycle Bin tool

How often do you delete files? And how many of those go to the recycle bin? When was the last time you emptied the bin? Simple questions that experienced users may be […]

FileVoyager is a freeware dual pane file manager and file viewer for Windows

FileVoyager is a freeware dual pane file manager and file viewer for Windows

FileVoyager is quite a bit different compared to your average file manager program. It's a hybrid dual pane file manager and file viewer, and has plenty of features that set it apart. […]

jfPaint is a free Java-based paint program for Windows

jfPaint is a free Java-based paint program for Windows

About a couple of months ago, we gave zzPaint a try. If there was an even simpler application of the kind, it's gotta be jfPaint. This is a free Java-based paint program […]

Minimize Thunderbird to the system tray with ThunderBirdTray

Minimize Thunderbird to the system tray with ThunderBirdTray

Mozilla threw a wrench in my plans to review a few Thunderbird add-ons that I liked, when the v68 update killed some legacy extensions. One of these was MinimizeToTray Reanimated, which was […]

Jsoft PDF Reducer is a freeware tool for compressing PDFs and edit them

Jsoft PDF Reducer is a freeware tool for compressing PDFs and editing them

Many email services have a file size limitation for attachments. While people get around it by using cloud services or by splitting a file into multiple parts and sending multiple emails, sometimes […]

Enables mouse gestures in Firefox with the Gesturefy extension

Enables mouse gestures in Firefox with the Gesturefy extension

Mouse gestures were a popular feature in Opera (classic) back in the days when Opera still relied on its own Presto engine and Chrome did not even exist. These simple shortcuts can […]

SSD-LED is a free drive activity indicator for Windows

SSD-LED is a free drive activity indicator and read-write speed monitor for Windows

If you have been using computers for over a decade or so, you may be familiar with hard drive LEDs. Those blinking lights served as a visual indicator to tell us that […]

TrayBlank is a freeware tool for managing screensaver settings and turning off the monitor instantly

TrayBlank is a freeware tool for managing screensaver settings and turning off the monitor instantly

TrayBlank is a very simple program that offers a quick way to manage your screensaver. Some people like to lock their computer when they are stepping away from it; it's a good […]

FreeVimager is a free image viewer and editor for Windows

FreeVimager is a free image viewer and editor for Windows

FreeVimager is a free image viewer and editor for Windows. It is user-friendly, fast and offers quite a few interesting features. Tip: check out previously reviewed image viewing alternatives such as ImageGlass, […]

XnShell is an Explorer add-on that lets you resize, convert, rotate images from the context menu

XnShell is an Explorer add-on that lets you resize, convert, rotate images from the context menu

You may have heard about or even used the excellent XnView Image Viewer (check out some of our other favorites such as Faststone Image Viewer, QuickViewer, or HoneyView) . But did you […]

Custom UserAgent String is a Firefox extension that lets you set a user-agent on a per-site basis

Custom UserAgent String is a Firefox extension that lets you set a user-agent on a per-site basis

So, Mozilla removed the site specific user-agent override setting from Firefox 71. There is a workaround for this, which as mentioned in the previous article is to use a global user-agent. The […]

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CudaText is an advanced text editor with tabs, syntax highlighting, plugins, image viewer and more

Text editors, we have reviewed plenty of these here in the past including Geany, Zim, and Notepads; many are user-friendly and basic, but sometimes we review some feature-rich ones. CudaText belongs to […]

Wave Editor is a free and user-friendly audio editing program for Windows

Wave Editor is a free and user-friendly audio editing program for Windows

Editing audio files quickly can be a challenge for many users. If you're looking for a user-friendly option for some basic functions, like trimming an audio track or increasing the volume, Wave […]

Aero Glass is a free tool that enables the frosted glass effect in Windows 8, 8.1 and 10

Aero Glass is a free tool that enables the frosted glass effect in Windows 8 and 10

Aero Glass is a free program that, well you guessed it, restores the popular"Aero Glass-effect" in Windows 8 and Windows 10. The program uses Windows' built-in Desktop Window Manager to produce the […]

SimpleVideoCutter is a free and incredibly easy to use video trimming tool for Windows

SimpleVideoCutter is a free and incredibly easy to use video trimming tool for Windows

Most video editing tools have a lot of options that the average user won't use. If you're looking for a way to just cut unwanted sections from videos, the open source application […]

AwesomeWallpaper is an open source program that lets you set video, system information or photo folders as your desktop background

AwesomeWallpaper is an open source program that lets you set videos, your system information or galleries as your desktop background

Bored with your desktop background? AwesomeWallpaper is an open source application which can help you spice it up in a few ways. The program runs from the system tray and you can […]

Pinner is an open source program that lets you access your favorite files, folders, applications and URLs from one place

Pinner is a program that lets you access your favorite files, folders, applications and URLs from one place

Earlier this month, we discussed a freeware shortcut tool called Biniware Run. While it's more of a speed dial application, there is an alternative for it that is called Pinner that acts […]

7Caps on-screen indicator for Caps Lock and Num Lock

7Caps is a free tool with on-screen indicators that tell you if Caps Lock and Num Lock are enabled

Not every keyboard has a built-in Caps Lock or Num Lock LED indicator. My laptop for example, has lights to indicate the status of Caps Lock, Mute and Wi-Fi, but there's none […]

RemindMe is an open source offline desktop calendar application for Windows

RemindMe is an open source offline desktop calendar application for Windows

Desktop calendars are somewhat of a rarity and these days most people either use cloud-based solutions or the calendar app on their mobile phone for reminders. If you're like me and prefer […]

clipLogger is a freeware tool that captures text that's been copied to the clipboard

clipLogger is a freeware tool that captures text that's been copied to the clipboard

There are quite a few good replacements for the Windows Clipboard. Let's take a look at a freeware program called clipLogger and find out how useful it is. The GUI of the […]

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AgaueEye is a free hardware monitoring tool that displays an overlay when gaming

If you have watched gaming benchmark videos on YouTube, you may have noticed that there is usually an overlay at the top left corner to display the system's performance. AgaueEye is a […]

Windows Update Blocker is a portable freeware tool which can disable updates permanently

Windows Update Blocker is a portable freeware tool which can disable updates with a single click

While Windows 10 Pro and Enterprise users can defer upgrades (to a certain extent), Windows 10 Home users cannot, at least not officially. Microsoft never revealed why Home customers don't get the […]

Mozilla removes site specific user-agent override option from Firefox 71

Mozilla removes site specific user-agent override option from Firefox 71

A few months we told you how to disable the Twitter redesign and get the old interface back. Yesterday I ran into the new UI in Firefox even though I kept the […]

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HTTP Downloader is an open source download manager for Windows

HTTP Downloader is an open source download manager for Windows. It works with FTPS and HTTPS protocols as well. The program's interface is quite basic and yet modern at the same time. […]