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ProtonVPN: privacy-focused VPN with strong security and features

Proton VPN is a Swiss-based Virtual Private Network (VPN) service that puts a strong focus on privacy and security.  It offers a strict no-logging policy, apps that are open source and audited, […]

Atomic TweetDeck is an interesting TweetDeck client for Windows

Atomic TweetDeck is an interesting TweetDeck client for Windows

TweetDeck was the best way to use Twitter. The social network acquired the app/service in 2011, and restricted it severely over time, before eventually discontinuing the desktop program. If you want a […]

ServiceTray allows you to control any Windows Service quickly from the system tray

ServiceTray allows you to control any Windows Service quickly from the system tray

Do you manually start specific services in Windows? Some people do this, when they want to run a program or two for a short time. Normally, most administrators use Services.msc, Windows' built-in […]

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Update Visual C++ Redistributable Runtimes with VisualCppRedist AIO

VisualCppRedist AIO is an open source program to install, update or remove all or select Visual C++ Runtimes. Some Windows programs require Visual C++ Redistributable Runtimes to run; if the right runtime […]

Wagnardsoft CPU Benchmark runs integer based tests to rank your computer

Wagnardsoft CPU Benchmark runs integer tests to rank your computer's performance

Benchmark tools offer a simple way to find out how your system performs under heavy load. There are quite a few applications you can turn to for this, and there are various […]

picpick 5.1.5 security update

PicPick 5.1.5 update fixes a vulnerability in the screenshot software

The developers of the screenshot software PicPick have released an update that fixes a security vulnerability in the application. I reviewed PicPick twice here on this site already and concluded that it […]

SimpleCodeGenerator is a new tool from NirSoft that lets you create QR Codes for URLs

SimpleCodeGenerator is a new tool from NirSoft that lets you create QR Codes for URLs

Nir Sofer has released a new program called SimpleCode Generator. It allows you to convert links to QR Codes that you can use with any smartphone. This can help you when you […]

Ludusavi is an open source game save backup manager for Windows, Mac and Linux

Ludusavi is an open source, cross platform game save backup manager

Nothing hurts a gamer more than lost progress. Have you ever invested a dozen hours or so perfecting your playable character, only for the adventure to end abruptly because a save file […]

AmpShell is an open source front-end for DOSBox

AmpShell is an open source front-end for DOSBox

DOS Games were amazing, and some of them still are. You can still find some of them on Steam and GOG. That's how my gaming journey began nearly 30 years ago. While […]

LIII is a lightweight open source BitTorrent client for Windows

LIII is a lightweight open source BitTorrent client for Windows

QBittorrent is the one I normally use and recommend for downloading torrents. For a more minimal approach, you have PicoTorrent, which is quite easy to use and configure. Now, we have a […]

SpaceEye fetches satellite images of the Earth and sets it as your desktop wallpaper

SpaceEye fetches satellite images of the Earth and sets it as your desktop wallpaper

Got an eye for the stars? It never ceases to amaze me, an entire Universe before us and the mysteries it holds. You don't need a fancy degree in astronomy to appreciate […]

ScreenPlay is an upcoming program that lets you set videos as your desktop background

ScreenPlay is an upcoming program that lets you set videos as your desktop background

Wallpapers add a nice personal touch to your desktop. We have seen different ways to set custom backgrounds, including random images, videos and live wallpapers. ScreenPlay is a freeware program that offers […]

AM-DeadLink 5.0 adds support for Edge and Brave, text documents, but also removes many options

AM-DeadLink 5.0 adds support for Edge and Brave, text documents, but also removes some useful options

AM-DeadLink has been resurrected, and version 5.0 of the program is now available for download. In case you missed it, about five years ago the developer, Aignes Software GMBH, discontinued the application […]

SCleaner is an open source Disk Cleanup alternative

SCleaner is an open source Disk Cleanup alternative

People with a small hard drive or constantly filled-to-the-brim drive will understand why it is important to get rid of trash files. I usually have one big game (modern ones are 100GB+) […]

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Rainbow Board is an open source whiteboard application with customizable brush colors

MS Paint will always have a special place in many people's memories. Not due to its features, but because some of us may have used it to doodle mindlessly, it was an […]

Killer is an open source Task Manager that lets you end several tasks at once

Killer is an open source Task Manager that lets you end several tasks at once

Have you encountered a random program freezing up? The usual fix is to open the Windows Task Manager, and manually "End the Task". or to use a different process manager, such as […]

Iperius Backup is a user-friendly program for backing up your files and folders

Iperius Backup is a user-friendly program for backing up your files and folders

When it comes to backing up data, I prefer automating the task. It's a lot more convenient, a safer option, and one less thing to worry about. Which backup program do you […]

Add, remove text from PDFs with the free and offline PicoPDF tool

Add, remove text from PDFs with the free and offline PicoPDF tool

Have a PDF that you need to edit? Most PDF readers don't give you the option to modify the contents. And the ones that do, often tend to be online tools or […]

NexusFile is a free dual-pane file manager similar to Total Commander

NexusFile is a free dual-pane file manager similar to Total Commander

Are you a fan of Total Commander? The file manager is without a doubt the best of its kind, but some people may prefer something with a modern design. NexusFile is a […]