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WildBit Viewer is a freeware image viewer that comes with an editor, batch renamer, slideshow tool and more

WildBit Viewer is a freeware image viewer that comes with an editor, batch renamer, slideshow tool and more

While Windows default image viewer provides a decent way to view pictures, it barely has any useful options.  If you're looking for something different, give WildBit Viewer a whirl. There are plenty […]

Stick any program to always stay on top with Window TopMost Control

Stick any program to always stay on top with Window TopMost Control

Some programs offer an always on top mode, like video players and music players. But what if the application that you want to stick on top doesn't have the option? You can […]

Gammy is an adaptive brightness application for Windows and Linux

Gammy is an adaptive brightness application for Windows and Linux

You've probably heard of or used applications like F.lux or Lightbulb, which dim the screen to display warmer colors at night. Windows 10 has a night mode that does a similar job. […]

Personal Backup is a freeware file backup tool for Windows

Personal Backup is a freeware file backup tool for Windows

Backing up your important files is something that every user should practice. You never know when disaster strikes or when you need to access backed up files for other reasons. Personal Backup […]

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automaticDark is a Firefox extension that can switch to dark theme automatically on a schedule

Firefox has a really cool native dark theme. You're probably aware of this, but in case you don't know, you can switch to it from the add-ons page: select the themes option […]

Elephant is an open source, cross platform note taking application

Elephant is an open source, cross platform note taking application

Jotting down notes is a great way to remember things to do, and can help increase your productivity. We have reviewed a handful of note taking applications here like Notes, QOwnNotes, Tomboy-ng […]

ClipClip is a freeware clipboard monitoring tool that has a built-in text and image editor

ClipClip is a freeware clipboard monitoring tool that has a built-in text and image editor

ClipClip is a freeware clipboard monitoring tool that offers more than your traditional clipboard application does. In addition to storing text clips, it comes with a built-in text and image editor. We […]

FastStone Image Viewer dark theme

FastStone Image Viewer 7.5 adds support for audio playback and a dark theme

FastStone Image Viewer has been updated to version 7.5. It brings a couple of interesting features to what is an already polished software. Our last review dates back to 2018 when FastStone […]

NZXT CAM is a freeware tool that displays a customizable overlay over your game screen

NZXT CAM is a freeware tool that displays a customizable overlay over your game screen

A long time ago, Fraps used to be the most recommended choice for displaying the frame rate of a game. It has been superseded by many programs that offer additional features and […]

FocusOn Image Viewer is a freeware photo viewer for Windows

FocusOn Image Viewer is a freeware photo viewer that has a built-in editor

Managing a vast library of photos can become a daunting task. You never know what is where, which is why image viewer programs like Image Glass, FreeVimager, qimgv are very useful as […]

Smart RSS Reader manage all feeds

Smart RSS Reader is a feed reader extension for Firefox and Chrome

Web based feed readers are kind of a pain to use. They often implement changes that you don't want, while taking away features that you like.  Local readers are much better when […]

Persepolis Download Manager is an open source and cross platform download manager

Persepolis Download Manager is an open source and cross platform download manager

There a quite a few options when it comes to download managers, we have looked at HTTPDownloader, IDM, and recently, uGet already. Today we'll be taking a look at another one called […]

Humble New Tab Page is an elegant new tab replacement extension for Firefox and Chrome

Humble New Tab Page is an elegant new tab replacement extension for Firefox and Chrome

There are many new tab replacements available for Firefox and Chrome. One of my favorites is Group Speed Dial. But if what you want is something simpler and elegant, Humble New Tab […]

Hide the Start Button and System Tray, center the taskbar icons or make it transparent with TaskbarDock

Hide the Start Button and System Tray, center the taskbar icons or make it transparent with TaskbarDock

There are a few ways to customize the Windows Taskbar, we reviewed a few months ago FalconX and were impressed with its functionality. TaskbarDock is another open source program that lets you […]

UserBenchmark is a freeware benchmarking tool

UserBenchmark is a freeware benchmarking tool that tells if your components are performing to their potential

UserBenchmark is a benchmarking tool that tests your machine's hardware; it is a broader tool when compared to Superposition which focuses on gaming.. The results are saved to its online database, and […]

SterJo Task Manager is a simple freeware process manager for Windows

SterJo Task Manager is a simple freeware process manager for Windows

SterJo Task Manager is a simple freeware process manager for Windows. At first glance, it looks almost like Windows' built-in application. The program's interface lists four tabs: Processes, Registry, Services and Connections […]

Emsisoft Emergency Kit 2020 Update

Emsisoft Emergency Kit 2020 update brings a new interface design and dark mode

Emsisoft Emergency Kit has been my go-to secondary scanner for a few years now. I make it a habit to scan each and every program that I download once with the scanner […]

Play your favorite Gameboy Advance games on your computer with the VBA-M emulator

Play your favorite Gameboy Advance games on your computer with the VBA-M emulator

The best way to experience a game is to play it on the hardware it was made for. But not everyone may have the luxury of obtaining older consoles, as they can […]