New company Icecream Apps debuts its freeware range
July 1, 2014 – 15:09 | No Comment
New company Icecream Apps debuts its freeware range

Icecream Apps is a new company which recently launched three freeware Windows tools: Media Converter, PDF Split and Merge and Image Resizer. Polished and professional, available in several languages and with Mac versions available “pretty …

Convert images directly from Explorer with SendTo-Convert
July 1, 2014 – 14:59 | No Comment
Convert images directly from Explorer with SendTo-Convert

Image conversion tools are supposed to save you time, at least in theory, but after you’ve chosen your source files, specified exactly what you’re like to do with them, and set up your destination options, …

Batch convert documents to PDF, PNG, TIF or JPG with DocuFreezer 1.0
June 17, 2014 – 13:19 | No Comment
Batch convert documents to PDF, PNG, TIF or JPG with DocuFreezer 1.0

Anyone who’s tried Print Conductor will know how great it is for speeding up the wearisome process of printing out documents of different types in one go from your Windows PC.
Now the folk at fCoder …

FreeRIP: not just a CD ripper
May 7, 2014 – 11:15 | Comments Off
FreeRIP: not just a CD ripper

It’s a tough world for CD rippers. Windows Media Player already handles most basic ripping needs all on its own, so developers really need to layer on the extras if they want to attract attention.
It …

HTML to PDF Tools: a different kind of PDF converter
March 28, 2014 – 08:51 | Comments Off
HTML to PDF Tools: a different kind of PDF converter

There are lots of HTML to PDF conversion tools around, and most work in the same way: they’ll process the HTML code, convert it into an image, and save this as a series of JPEGs …

Convert is a handy unit conversion tool
March 15, 2014 – 10:45 | Comments Off
Convert is a handy unit conversion tool

When you’re unsure about Fahrenheit vs Celsius, feet and metres, or just wondering how large a petabyte really is, there’s no substitute for a good conversion tool.
There are plenty of candidates online. Google has several …

NConvert: an amazing command line-based image processor
March 15, 2014 – 08:30 | Comments Off
NConvert: an amazing command line-based image processor

In an increasingly touch-oriented world, the idea of using a command line utility to process images might seem, well, just a little old-fashioned.
And maybe it is. But if you regularly need to resize, rotate, crop …

View, edit and batch process your photos with Photoimp
March 12, 2014 – 09:07 | Comments Off
View, edit and batch process your photos with Photoimp

If you’ve tried a few free photo managers then you’ll know that the vast majority are, well, disappointing. Most have absolutely no original ideas. And some don’t even match up to the basic functionality you …

Swiss File Knife is the ultimate command line toolkit
February 17, 2014 – 08:33 | Comments Off
Swiss File Knife is the ultimate command line toolkit

Many people say we’re now living in a “post-PC world”. The desktop is dead, they claim, or at least on the way out, while touch is the future. And all this might suggest that command …

Free Audio Video Pack 2.0 handles all your audio/ video conversion needs
January 23, 2014 – 05:55 | Comments Off
Free Audio Video Pack 2.0 handles all your audio/ video conversion needs

Pazera Software has announced the release of Free Audio Video Pack 2.0, a renamed update of its Pazera Video Converters Suite.
As you’ll guess from the name, the package provides tools to handle audio and video …

VarieDrop resizes multiple images by dragging and dropping
January 14, 2014 – 11:33 | Comments Off
VarieDrop resizes multiple images by dragging and dropping

Resizing one image is easy – even Windows Paint can do it – but working with multiple images is a little more challenging. Even specialist batch processing tools can require a little work to get …