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MenuTools is an open source context menu extender for Windows Explorer

MenuTools is an open source context menu extender for Windows Explorer

Windows Explorer while sufficient for many tasks, could do with some improvement.¬† Sets seemed promising, but of course Microsoft had to put an abrupt end to that and it does not look […]

qimgv is an open source image viewer for Windows

qimgv is an open source image viewer for Windows

ImageGlass or the all-time favorite IrfanView are excellent choices if you want some advanced options in your image viewer; qimgv is a slightly simpler alternative that may work for some. The application […]

Save Page WE is a Firefox and Chrome extension that can save a web page in a HTML file

Save Page WE is a Firefox and Chrome extension that can save webpages as HTML files

Having a resource available offline is often a good idea as you can access it at any time without having to worry about Internet connectivity or availability of the resource on the […]

Record screencast or web cam video with VokoscreenNG an open source program for Windows and Linux

Record screencast or web cam video with VokoscreenNG an open source program for Windows and Linux

VokoscreenNG is an open source screen casting program for Windows and Linux. It can be used to record videos from your webcam or the screen content, along with the audio source that […]

BingSnap is a freeware program that can download the daily Bing wallpaper and set it as your desktop background

BingSnap is a freeware program that can download the daily Bing wallpaper and set it as your desktop background

Microsoft puts up a new wallpaper on the homepage of Bing every day. Most of them are really cool, and you may like them that much that you may want to use […]

View and edit file properties with PropertySystemView, a new freeware tool from Nirsoft

View and edit file properties with PropertySystemView, a new freeware tool from Nirsoft

PropertySystemView is the latest addition to Nirsoft's ever-expanding arsenal of byte-sized utilities. The program graduated from pre-release to the stable version today. It provides a way to view the file attributes used […]

FocusOn Renamer is a simple and free batch file renaming tool for Windows

FocusOn Renamer is a simple and free batch file renaming tool for Windows

Advanced Renamer and Bulk Rename Utility are very good file renaming tools that ship with various options; but if you want one that is simpler but still powerful, FocusOn Renamer may be […]

Block websites with a master password using the Block Site extension for Firefox and Chrome

Block websites with a master password using the Block Site extension for Firefox and Chrome

Do you share your computer with someone? Do you want to restrict access to some websites in Firefox and Chrome? Or do you want to limit your access to sites in those […]

ExifTool is an open source and cross-platform metadata editor

ExifTool is an open source and cross-platform metadata editor

Metadata is useful in many ways, for instance when it comes to search or the representation of data. A¬†popular type is exif data that's associated with photos. These are used for all […]

DupeKill is a freeware tool that can scan for duplicate files on your computer

DupeKill is a freeware tool that can scan for duplicate files on your computer

If you are running out of storage space on your hard drive, there are a few things you can do. Run Windows' Disk Cleanup tool, delete the browser data, or use programs […]

Klavaro is an open source touch typing tutor for Windows and Linux

Klavaro is an open source touch typing tutor for Windows and Linux

How fast can you type on a keyboard? I can type quite fast and I don't look at the keyboard when I'm typing; this method is called Touch Typing. Sure, I make […]

Espanso is an open source text expander for Windows, Mac and Linux

Espanso is an open source text expander for Windows, Mac and Linux

Snippet tools are incredibly useful. The idea is to save time that would have otherwise been wasted typing phrases, sentences or entire paragraphs. Espanso is an open source text template program for […]

FilelistCreator is a directory printer for Windows, macOS and Linux

FilelistCreator is a directory printer for Windows, macOS and Linux

Many people organize their data into folders to quickly find what they want. The Windows operating system comes with default folders for images, videos, and downloads for example that many users of […]

DocPad is a highly customizable plain text editor for Windows

DocPad is a highly customizable plain text editor for Windows

CudaText, Geany, Zim Wiki are amazing text editors. But they have many features that may not be of use to the average user. DocPad is a plain text editor that offers more […]

Desktop Info is a free system monitoring widget for Windows

Desktop Info is a customizable system monitoring widget for Windows

Tools like Thilmera7 and the popular Linux app Conky are popular not just because they can monitor the system's components, but also because they're very customizable. Desktop Info is quite comparable to […]

Enable Opera-like Speed Dials in Firefox and Chrome with Toolbar Dial

Enable Opera-like Speed Dials in Firefox and Chrome with Toolbar Dial

The classic Opera web browser was cool and practical in many ways, and its Speed Dial and the built-in mail feature were (are) fan-favorites. Toolbar Dial is an add-on for Firefox and […]

Converseen is an open source batch image processor for Windows and Linux

Converseen is an open source batch image processor for Windows and Linux

Batch tools are efficient time-savers when you need to manipulate more than one or two images provided that the intended operations are identical. Converseen is an open source image processor that's available […]

LaunchBar Commander dock menu

LaunchBar Commander is a free customizable application launcher for Windows

Rocketdock was the coolest application launcher in my opinion and it still works on Windows 10 devices even though it is outdated. LaunchBar Commander is a free application that's similar and offers […]