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Batch rename files with the open source tool File Renamer Diff

Batch rename files with the open source tool File Renamer Diff

Advanced Renamer is my go-to choice when I have to rename several files at once. If I had to pick one flaw in it, I'd say it is probably the interface as […]

keepass 2.47 password manager

Password Manager KeePass 2.47 has been released

A new version of the versatile password manager KeePass is now available. KeePass 2.47 introduces new features, improvements and fixes, and is already available as a download from the developer site. You […]

Force programs to start in maximized mode with Maximize Always

Force programs to start in maximized mode with Maximize Always

We have reviewed many programs that allow you to minimize windows to the system tray, or hide them. Check out Traymond, MinimizeToTray, or the built-in run as minimized option of the Windows […]

neoSearch is a freeware desktop search engine for Windows

neoSearch is a freeware desktop search engine for Windows

Finding a file using Windows Search can be painful if you have tons of data, especially if it is located in folders that are not indexed. This is why users rely on […]

Taskbar Hide is a freeware tool that allows you to hide program windows, the Start button, taskbar and tray

Taskbar Hide is a freeware tool that allows you to hide program windows, the Start button, taskbar and tray

If you have a lot of programs open at the same time, they could be a hindrance while you're trying to get things done. I use Alt+Tab and tend to switch to […]

how to install Scoop

Scoop is an open source package installer for Windows

Using package installers is an efficient way to download programs without having to visit each site manually, downloading the files, and running the installer. Chocolatey, Ninite and Pip are perhaps the most […]

Mouse Jiggler is a simple tool that prevents your computer from going to sleep or switching to screensaver mode

Mouse Jiggler is a simple tool that prevents your computer from going to sleep or switching to screensaver mode

Maybe you have an online appointment with someone in an IM application, and you don't want to appear away in case they're early, and you aren't. Some websites automatically sign you out, […]

Kill-Update blocks windows updates

Kill-Update is a user-friendly tool that blocks Windows Updates

Installing the latest Windows Updates can sometimes have adverse effects. Many users prefer delaying updates for some time, just to make sure they don't introduce bugs, or, in worst case scenarios, delete […]

Interactive Calendar places a transparent calendar on your desktop wallpaper

Get transparent calendar on top of your desktop wallpaper with Interactive Calendar

How do you keep track of things to do? A calendar or a reminder program is always nice to have, in case we forget something important. What about having a calendar right […]

Humble Software Bundle: Organize Your PC with lots of Stardock apps

Humblebundle is best known for its gaming bundles that are provided on a monthly basis. Users subscribe to one of the plans and may pick a certain number of games from the […]

Raven Reader is a cross-platform, open source RSS feed aggregator that supports podcasts

Raven Reader is a cross-platform, open source RSS feed aggregator that supports podcasts

RSS Feed aggregators are a great way to stay up-do-date with the latest articles from your favorite websites. Some prefer online services, others browser add-ons while some, like me, rely on offline […]

Tray Weather interface

Tray Weather is an open source application that displays the current weather status on the system tray

Knowing the weather status can be helpful, especially if you're heading out. And having the information readily available on the system tray is very handy. Tray Weather is an open source program […]

Namexif is a freeware tool that renames photos and videos based on the time and date in the EXIF info

Have you looked at the photo folders on your phones or digital cameras? Electronic devices save the images using odd names, some cameras use IMG followed by a number, others use different […]

lively wallpaper

Lively Wallpaper may be the ultimate wallpaper app for Windows

Lively is an open source wallpaper application for Microsoft Windows 10 devices that is available as a desktop version and a Microsoft Store version. You may use it to display animated wallpapers […]

CapsLock Indicator displays a notification when Caps Lock, Num Lock and Scroll Lock are toggled

CapsLock Indicator displays a notification when Caps Lock, Num Lock and Scroll Lock are toggled

My Acer Aspire 7 has a software option that displays an icon at the top of the screen when I press Caps Lock, Num Lock or Scroll Lock. It's an OSD (on-screen […]

nsudo

NSudo: run processes as System or TrustedInstaller on Windows

NSudo is an open source application for Microsoft Windows devices that adds options to Windows operating systems to run processes as TrustedInstaller or System. The program is compatible with Microsoft's Windows Vista […]

A look at PotPlayer in 2020

A look at PotPlayer in 2020

My favorite video player is MPC-HC, though I do use MPV from time to time. Before switching to MPC, I had been using VLC for a long time, and eventually switched to […]

MultiTimer recurring tasks

MultiTimer is a freeware tool that can execute custom commands, mute your audio or switch off the display automatically

Timers are pretty useful. A lot of people use them for different purposes, from kitchen timers to stopwatches and for reminding purposes. MultiTimer is a freeware tool that can execute custom commands, […]