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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 […]