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MPV-Easy Player main screen

MPV-Easy Player is another front-end for mpv with a menu full of quick options and a proper settings panel

We taught you how to configure mpv manually. And if you weren't comfortable with it, you could use the Glow settings generator to set up the player or make use of frontends […]

Ashampoo ZIP Free review - startscreen

Ashampoo ZIP Free review

Ashampoo ZIP Free is a free file archiver tool which offers some interesting options. A professional version is also available that offers more functionality. Let's take an in-depth tour of the free […]

Biniware Run minimal desktop

Access desktop shortcuts, URLs, Files and Folders quickly with Biniware Run

No one likes a messy desktop. But sometimes, you end up with shortcuts all over the desktop, which not only ruins the look of the background wallpaper, but also sort of makes […]

HashTools is a freeware file hashing tool for Windows

HashTools is a freeware file hashing tool for Windows

Previously, we reviewed the open source QuickHash GUI tool on our blog. Now, we're going to take a look at another freeware hashing application called HashTools. HashTools is a free software program […]

peazip 7.0

Archive Manager PeaZip 7.0 is out

The developers of the archive manager PeaZip for Microsoft's Windows operating system have released PeaZip 7.0.0 to the public. The new version of the file archiver is already available; new users can […]

Textbrowser is a freeware notepad with tabs, syntax highlighting, compare text tool and more

Textbrowser is a freeware notepad with tabs, syntax highlighting, compare text tool and more

True to its name, Textbrowser can open multiple documents at the same time in a tabbed manner. Of course, you can use it to create and edit text files using the editor […]

lockhunter

LockHunter 3.3.4 released with new UI and features

The developers of LockHunter, a handy tool to unlock locked files on Windows PCs, have released version 3.3.4 of the application. The new version is the first major release since July 2017 […]

DirPrintOK is a freeware directory printing program from the developer of Q-Dir

DirPrintOK is a freeware directory printing program from the developer of Q-Dir

DirLister is a good option if you're looking for a directory printing software. If you want an alternative, you can try DirPrintOK which offers similar functionality. DirPrintOK is a freeware tool made […]

Ashampoo Snap - editor

Ashampoo Snap 11 screen capture review

Ashampoo Snap 11 is a premium screen capturing tool that offers plenty of options, some of which are unique and the built-in editor has a lot to offer. The program is available […]

Criptext desktop app

Criptext is a free encrypted email service with open source apps for Windows, Linux, macOS, Android and iOS

Criptext is a free encrypted email service for Windows, Linux, macOS, Android and iOS. It has been around for a while, but I thought it may be worth looking into. Before we […]

Fido is a PowerShell Script which you can used to download Windows ISO images

Fido is a PowerShell Script which you can use to download Windows ISO images

There are a lot of ways to get the official Windows 10 ISO images. Windows users may download the Media Creation Tool from Microsoft to download an ISO image of the current […]

roboget downloader

Roboget is a new program downloader for Windows

Roboget is a new program for Windows designed to make the downloading of multiple software programs for the operating system easier. The program resembles others of its kind, e.g. Ninite or Silent […]

QOwnNotes default

QOwnNotes is an open source note taking tool for Windows, Linux and macOS that supports Markdown

Ever wanted a note taking tool that supports Markdown? QOwnNotes may be worth a look (or two) if that is the case. QOwnNotes is a cross-platform open source note taking program for […]

ScreenWings can block malicious programs from taking screenshots

ScreenWings can block malicious programs from taking screenshots

We have talked about quite a few screenshot tools here, the most recent of which is Free Shooter. Let's take a look at a freeware anti-screenshot tool, ScreenWings. First of all, we […]

FalconX taskbar appearance

FalconX is an open source program that can center the taskbar icons

One area in Windows that has not evolved over different versions that much is the taskbar. Microsoft made the last fundamental change to it when it released Windows 7. The company made […]

NirSoft MobileFileSearch interface

Find files on your smartphone or tablet quickly with NirSoft's MobileFileSearch

NirSoft has released a new freeware tool which helps Windows users to search for files and folders in their USB-connected MTP devices. MTP stands for media tranfer protocol; it is commonly used […]

Free Shooter screenshot tool for Windows

Free Shooter is a simple and open source screenshot tool for Windows

ShareX is the favorite screenshot tool of many users but many are also using built-in screenshot tools like the Windows Snipping Tool or other third-party solutions such as Martin's current favorite PicPick. […]

Winstars 3 is a planetarium application for Windows, Linux and Android

Winstars 3 is a planetarium application for Windows, Linux, macOS and Android

Who remembers going to the planetarium? I was a kid when I visited one on a field trip. Stargazing isn't exactly my forte, though I like watching the night sky and try […]