Scan for local wifi with Acrylic WiFi Free
July 2, 2015 – 10:54 | No Comment
Scan for local wifi with Acrylic WiFi Free

If your wifi isn’t performing well then using a scanner to check for competing networks can often tell you more.
Unsure where to begin? Acrylic WiFi Free claims to be “the most advanced WLAN Scanner”, which …

Imagina is a professional photo processor for Windows
July 2, 2015 – 06:33 | No Comment
Imagina is a professional photo processor for Windows

With so many image viewers and editors available for the PC, it’s not easy for developers to make their product stand out. Some try to win you over with the sheer quantity of features, but …

Shrink your PDFs with PDF to DjVu GUI
July 1, 2015 – 11:53 | No Comment
Shrink your PDFs with PDF to DjVu GUI

At first glance, “PDF to DjVu GUI” doesn’t sound like the most promising of programs. Convert documents from one of the most commonly supported formats ever, to something most people don’t know at all? If …

Track & edit video objects with Sensarea
June 30, 2015 – 09:03 | No Comment
Track & edit video objects with Sensarea

Most video editors provide various effects you can apply to a movie, maybe tweaking its brightness, contrast or colours. But typically these filters work with the entire frame only, which seriously limits their usefulness.
Sensarea is …

Find similar audio files with MediaPurge
June 27, 2015 – 07:44 | No Comment
Find similar audio files with MediaPurge

Building a media collection is much more fun than organising it, and no matter how good your intentions, it’s all too easy to end up having to navigate a scattered mess of audio and video …

Investigate suspect files with Exeinfo PE
June 26, 2015 – 07:23 | No Comment
Investigate suspect files with Exeinfo PE

If you find a suspect executable file on your system then you’ll probably start by running an antivirus scan, but that may not tell you very much. Even a “clean” verdict only means “clean right …

PolyBrowser brings tab-free web browsing
June 25, 2015 – 08:26 | No Comment
PolyBrowser brings tab-free web browsing

Tabbed interfaces are the design of choice for just about any application which needs to open multiple documents simultaneously, and it’s easy to see why: they’re simple, straightforward, easy to manage and use.
PolyBrowser is a …

Explzh is a do-everything archive manager
June 25, 2015 – 05:27 | No Comment
Explzh is a do-everything archive manager

Some people’s archiving needs are simple: right-click to extract zips, combine a few files into a zip of their own occasionally, and that’s about it. Nothing that can’t be handled by Explorer on its own.
If …

Transit App: a smarter way to navigate your city
June 24, 2015 – 12:07 | No Comment
Transit App: a smarter way to navigate your city

Finding your way around big cities is generally a challenge, even if you live there. You might know the best bus routes, or have mastered the metro, but you can still be in trouble if …

Convert.NET is a desktop translator
June 24, 2015 – 07:35 | No Comment
Convert.NET is a desktop translator

Convert.NET is a free (for personal use) text processing toolkit with maybe the most bizarrely mixed-up feature set we’ve seen.
Choose “Language Translation” from the list top-left and it seems reasonably normal. Type or paste text …

1-4a Rename is a versatile batch renamer
June 23, 2015 – 09:07 | No Comment
1-4a Rename is a versatile batch renamer

Renaming one file on a PC is easy. A whole folder full? That’s more of a challenge. Explorer can’t help, and even turning to the command line doesn’t give you very much.
1-4a Rename is a …