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Fake (Commercial) versions of Open Source applications on the Microsoft Store

The Microsoft Store, formerly known as Windows Store, has had its fair share of application related issues in the past that ranged from copycat applications, deceiving apps and deceptive apps being published […]

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Krisp: mute background noise during calls

Krisp, a background noise cancelling application that was released for Mac OS X initially, is now also available for Windows devices. The application tries to address a problem that making calls on […]

vov podcast downloader

A quick look at Vov Podcast Downloader for Windows

Vov Podcast Downloader is a program for Windows to download podcast episodes from RSS feeds that you add to the application. The application is a commercial program but the trial does not […]

gimp 2.10.10

GIMP 2.10.12 update: faster painting, support for user-installed fonts, and more

The development team behind the open source graphics editor GIMP released GIMP 2.10.12, a new stable version of the program on June 12, 2019. The new version is labeled as a bug […]

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Revo Uninstaller Free: Windows Apps uninstallation added

Revo Uninstaller is a popular established program for Windows to uninstall programs and to deal with traces of uninstalled programs that default uninstallers often leave behind. Revo Uninstaller invokes the default uninstaller […]

win-x menu editor

A look at Win-X Menu 3.0 for Windows

Win+X Menu Editor is a free software program by Happy Bulldozer to change the Windows-X power menu of the Windows 10 operating system. Version 3.0 of the program was released recently; reason […]

scanfs

ScanFS: file search and disk cataloging software for Windows

ScanFS is a powerful file search software with in-content search and regular expression support for Windows that is free to use for Home use. The application is compatible with all recent versions […]

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About CCleaner's Easy Clean Mode

Piriform released www.ccleaner.com/ on May 15, 2019. The new version of the popular cleaning software introduces a new simplified cleaning mode called Easy Clean. We followed development of the program for a […]

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NVIDIA Pixel Clock Patcher: remove resolution and refresh rate limits

NVIDIA Pixel Clock Patcher is a free program for Microsoft Windows devices that removes certain resolution and refresh rate limits. The program detects limits and may patch the values to allow higher […]

audacity 2.3.2 release

Sound Editor Audacity 2.3.2 update integrates MP3 Encoder

A new update for the sound editor Audacity to version 2.3.2 resolves a long-standing inconvenience: the editor comes with integrated MP3 encoder for the first time. The version bump from Audacity 2.3.1 […]

simplewall 3.0 firewall interface

Simplewall 3.0 Beta First Look

Simplewall 3.0 is the next major release of the free open source firewall and security software for Microsoft's Windows operating system. We reviewed Simplewall back in 2017 for the first time. A […]

explzh archive software

A look at the archiver Explzh

Explzh is a free software for Microsoft's Windows operating system to manage -- create, extract, change -- archives using an Explorer-like interface. There is certainly no shortage when it comes to software […]

keepass 2.42

KeePass 2.42 Password Manager is out

KeePass 2.42, a new version of the KeePass password manager for Windows (and other operating systems) was released on May 1, 2019. The new KeePass version is a major update; it introduces […]

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Control Windows Updates with Sledgehammer (formerly WUMT Wrapper Script)

Windows Update, or more precisely maintaining full control over the update behavior of the Windows operating system, was the topic of many articles here on this site. On the one hand, there […]

movieprint

MoviePrint: create video thumbnail summaries

MoviePrint is a free open source program for Microsoft Windows and Apple Macintosh systems that creates thumbnail summaries of any number of video files. The program is not the first of its […]

comet disk cleanup

Comet is an open source Windows Disk Cleanup clone

Comet is a new open source program for Windows that replicates functionality of the trusted Disk Cleanup tool of Windows. Microsoft revealed some time ago the decision to deprecate Disk Cleanup and […]

gimp 2.10.10

GIMP 2.10.10 Image Editor released

The development team of the free and open source image editor GIMP released GIMP 2.10.10 yesterday to the public. GIMP 2.10.10 is the first stable release of the program in 2019; the […]

powershell 7

PowerShell 7 announced: cross-platform, new lifecycle, Windows changes

Microsoft announced the next version of PowerShell Core this week. The next version will be PowerShell 7 and not PowerShell Core 6.3 as many expected. It signals a significant change in the […]