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Add custom shortcuts and commands to Explorer's context menu using Open With++

Add custom shortcuts and commands to Explorer's context menu using Open With++

Though Windows 10 comes with built-in options to open basic file formats, users may want to use a different program of their choice. For example, some may like to play their music […]

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AutoWall is an open source program that can display animated GIFs and videos as your wallpaper

Are you bored with your desktop background? Let's add some life to it. AutoWall is a simple program that allows you to use animated GIFs and videos as your wallpaper. Extract the […]

SnapCrab is a freeware screenshot tool from the developer of Sleipnir

SnapCrab is a freeware screenshot tool from the developer of Sleipnir

Looking for a screenshot tool? ShareX is second to none, in my opinion. But if you're looking for a simpler program, there are other options to choose from including the built-in screenshot […]

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Macrium Reflect 7.3 backup software update introduces native task scheduler

If you are using the backup software Macrium Reflect, you may know that it relied solely on the Windows Task Scheduler for backup tasks. The new Macrium Reflect 7.3 update introduces support […]

Inbox Notifier displays a notification on your desktop when a new mail lands in your Gmail inbox

Inbox Notifier displays a notification on your desktop when a new mail lands in your Gmail inbox

Gmail is probably the most popular email service available today. Most users use the mobile app for managing emails on their smartphone, especially on Android devices. But now with everyone working from […]

Restore windows to their saved size and position with using Window Resizer

Restore windows to their saved size and position with using Window Resizer

There are many ways to reposition the windows of programs that you use. Of course, the most popular way is placing the windows manually with a click and drag, and by using […]

Yale is a freeware tool that displays your CPU, memory, disk and network usage in a compact widget

Yale is a freeware tool that displays your CPU, memory, disk and network usage in a compact widget

System monitors are handy programs if you want to know if your computer is using a lot of memory, CPU or other resources.  The Windows Task Manager serves the purpose rather well, […]

Shrink the Windows Taskbar, modify the RGB levels, hide the Start and Show desktop buttons with TaskbarCustomizer

Shrink the Windows Taskbar, modify RGB levels, or hide Start and Show desktop buttons with TaskbarCustomizer

Applications like TaskbarX, TaskbarDock can be useful in centering the icons and tweaking the Windows Taskbar. There is a new program which can make it look more stylish: TaskbarCustomizer. Extract the portable […]

Keep the contents of two directories in sync with SyncFolders

Keep the contents of two directories in sync with SyncFolders

If you constantly transfer files to and from computer to a USB Flash drive, external storage or a remote location, you may know that it can be a boring task. I perform […]

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GIMP 2.10.22 update introduces support AVIF and HEIC support

The developers of the GIMP open source image editor have released version 2.10.22 to the public for all supported operating systems. GIMP 2.10.22 introduces support for the formats AVIF and HEIC, Paint […]

CopyMastro is an open source application that supports multi-threaded copying, folder based copy modes, task verification and more

CopyMastro is an open source application that supports multi-threaded copying, folder based copy modes, task verification and more

Backing up your files to an external drive or the cloud is a good way to be prepared for unforeseen PC crashes or other issues. If you are like me, and copy […]

Find and delete duplicate files with the help of Exact Duplicate Finder

Find and delete duplicate files with the help of Exact Duplicate Finder

How often do you clean up your downloads folder? I often find multiple copies of the same installer/portable archive, and sometimes several files named setup.exe. Deleting these files and those in other […]

Translate Microsoft Office documents or text from any word editor, and get dictionary definitions instantly with GT4T

Translate Microsoft Office documents or text from any word editor, and get dictionary definitions instantly with GT4T

Working with documents that are in a foreign language? Translating is no easy task, it requires precision, and you may be constantly looking up words that you don't know or are unsure […]

View your Wi-Fi signal strength, auto switch to the better connection with Wifinian

View your Wi-Fi signal strength, auto switch to the better connection with Wifinian

Is your wireless internet connection performing optimally? Does the signal seem lower than usual, or do you experience disconnects, differences in download and upload speeds, or other connectivity issues? While speed tests […]

Digital Clock 4 displays a highly customizable clock widget on your desktop; also supports alarms, hourly chimes and more

Digital Clock 4 displays a highly customizable clock widget on your desktop; also supports alarms, hourly chimes and more

Gadgets were a really cool aspect in Windows 7 as they added functionality and style to the desktop. Microsoft decided to retire the gadget functionality citing security issues as the main purpose […]

Make Windows 10's Start Menu open web searches in the browser and search engine of your choice with Search Deflector

Make Windows 10's Start Menu open web searches in the browser and search engine of your choice with Search Deflector

Windows 10 users will be familiar with the ways Microsoft tends to recommend stuff. You may have noticed this in the default apps section in the Settings or when you use the […]

BalloonRSS displays a notification on your desktop to alert you when a new article is available in an RSS feed

BalloonRSS displays a notification on your desktop to alert you when a new article is available in an RSS feed

RSS feed readers are a great way to get notified about new articles on your favorite sites. It's fairly instantaneous, plus your inbox doesn't get cluttered with newsletters. Sadly, there aren't a […]

Edit the tags and covers of EPUB books with EPUB Metadata Editor

Edit the tags and covers of EPUB books with EPUB Metadata Editor

Most people who read e-books must be familiar with the EPUB format. It is a very commonly used format, and is smaller in file size than other formats such as PDF documents. […]