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ImagesMixer is a freeware batch image converter, renamer, watermark tool

ImagesMixer is a freeware batch image converter, renamer, watermark tool

Batch processing tools are invaluable as they save you a lot of time and effort. ImagesMixer is a freeware batch image converter, renamer, watermark tool that has an easy-to-use interface. The GUI […]

broot is a command-line file manager for Windows, Linux and macOS

broot is a command-line file manager for Windows, Linux and macOS

While Explorer is sufficient for most users, some of us prefer an alternative file manager. If you prefer command-line tools over GUI-based programs, we've got just the thing for you: broot. Broot […]

GFXplorer is a freeware tool that displays your system information

GFXplorer is a freeware tool that displays your system information

It's a good idea to check your existing hardware, before you buy a new component. This way, you can make sure that the new part is compatible with the system. Some users […]

TorSwarm is an open source BitTorrent downloader which is in early development

TorSwarm is an open source BitTorrent downloader which is in early development

Though qBitTorrent has been my go-to P2P downloader for a long time, I do like to try new clients once in a while, and was impressed with PicoTorrent. I came across a […]

Reposition any program's window to the center of the screen with Window Centering Helper

Reposition any program's window to the center of the screen with Window Centering Helper

WindowTop, Window TopMost Control, OnTopper, UltWin are some of the various  applications that you can use to manage the windows of most programs. How about one that can position the windows in […]

PureRef is a cross-platform reference image viewer

PureRef is a cross-platform reference image viewer

Image Glass, qView, PhotoQt are some of the recent photo viewer applications which we were impressed with. But these are for regular users, if you're a professional artist or graphics designer, you […]

VUPlayer is an open source music player and converter for Windows

VUPlayer is an open source music player and converter for Windows

Not a lot of music players come with a built-in converter tool but some do, and some users like the idea of using a single tool for managing, listening, and converting audio […]

jaBuT is a freeware file backup program for Windows

jaBuT is a freeware file backup program for Windows

Always back up your important files. You never know when you're going to need to restore them from a backup because disaster struck. Maybe you deleted files by accident, Windows or malware […]

TED Notepad is a lightweight text editor with a ton of useful options

TED Notepad is a lightweight text editor with a ton of useful options

TED Notepad is a notepad plain text editor replacement for the Windows operating system. TED Notepad's interface is, well, it's almost like Windows' Notepad. It is in the developer's own words "chrome-less", […]

MiTeC InfoBar displays the system information, weather, an RSS news feed ticker in a status bar interface

MiTeC InfoBar displays the system information, weather, an RSS news feed ticker in a status bar interface

Do you keep an eye on your computer's CPU and memory usage? Forget opening the Task Manager from time to time, MiTeC InfoBar displays the system information, weather, an RSS news feed […]

Batch rename files using search and replace, regex with the SmartRename shell extension for Windows

Batch rename files using search and replace, regex with the SmartRename shell extension

There are many ways to batch rename files, e.g. by using programs such as Rename Us or Advanced Renamer. But have you considered  using a shell extension program? SmartRename is one such […]

FalconX revisited - It's now TaskbarX with more options

FalconX revisited: It's now TaskbarX and has some additional options

A few months ago, FalconX was updated and was renamed to TaskbarX. It flew under my radar back then , but was updated again about ten days ago, and I decided to […]

Wu10Man is an open source tool for disabling Windows 10 Updates

Wu10Man is an open source tool for disabling Windows 10 Updates

If you've been a regular reader on gHacks, you're probably aware that there are several ways to disable Windows 10 Updates. Options may be available natively and there are also several third-party […]

Burnbytes is an open source clone of the Windows Disk Cleanup tool

Debotnet developer releases Burnbytes; an open source clone of the Windows Disk Cleanup tool

One of the easiest and safest ways to free up storage space is to run Windows Disk Cleanup from time to time. Windows 10 does have a setting called Storage Sense that […]

spydish windows 10 privacy group policy

Spydish: quickly check Windows 10 Group Policy privacy settings

Spydish is a tiny program for Windows 10 by the developer of Debotnet and SharpApp designed to provide a quick overview of important Group Policy privacy settings. The privacy tool has been […]

MemInfo is a minimalistic task manager that sits in the system tray

MemInfo is a minimalistic task manager that sits in the system tray

We have reviewed plenty of process managers, e.g. Proccss Explorer,  MiTec Task Manager Deluxe, SterJo Task Manager, or but none of them are quite as minimalistic as MemInfo. It's a handy tool […]

ventoy 1.0.12

Another look at the open source bootable USB tool Ventoy

We looked at the open source bootable USB tool Ventoy back in April 2020 when it first came out. The developer has been very active in the meantime; reason enough to take […]

Set any window to stay on top, shrink the window, make it transparent or enable dark mode for any program with WindowTop

Set any window to stay on top, shrink the window, make it transparent or enable dark mode for any program with WindowTop

Recently I've been using TopMost Control for making windows sticky (always on top), you could also try OnTopper. WindowTop is another free application which can do the same and then some. WindowTop […]