Back up drives and partitions with MiniTool ShadowMaker Beta
June 28, 2017 – 09:03 | No Comment
Back up drives and partitions with MiniTool ShadowMaker Beta

MiniTool ShadowMaker Beta is a versatile tool for creating and managing backup images of all your storage devices.
The program supports full, incremental and differential backups of both local drives and other systems on your network.

Add shortcuts to Control Panel with My Computer Manager
April 21, 2017 – 09:01 | Comments Off on Add shortcuts to Control Panel with My Computer Manager
Add shortcuts to Control Panel with My Computer Manager

Windows makes it easy to place shortcuts in any folder, except of course system folders like Control Panel or My Computer (aka This PC), where for some reason none of the usual rules apply.
My Computer …

ImageDownloader batch downloads pics from Reddit, Imgur
April 19, 2017 – 10:38 | Comments Off on ImageDownloader batch downloads pics from Reddit, Imgur
ImageDownloader batch downloads pics from Reddit, Imgur

ImageDownloader is a portable open-source tool which can batch download images from your favourite subreddit, or Imgur album.
The program arrives as a very compact 396KB download, so it’s no surprise that the interface is basic, …

Find a perfect parking space in seconds with JustPark
March 26, 2017 – 02:15 | Comments Off on Find a perfect parking space in seconds with JustPark
Find a perfect parking space in seconds with JustPark

JustPark is a smart app which helps you find your perfect parking space from more than 200,000 in more than 1,000 cities worldwide.
Give the app a location and it’ll display available spaces on a map, …

Download files from the command line with INetGet
March 25, 2017 – 10:19 | Comments Off on Download files from the command line with INetGet
Download files from the command line with INetGet

INetGet is an open-source Windows tool which enables downloading files from the command line.
The program uses the standard WinINet API to do its work, keeping it ultra-lightweight. The download is a mere 345KB, but that …

mrViewer is a quirky but powerful media player
March 14, 2017 – 10:31 | Comments Off on mrViewer is a quirky but powerful media player
mrViewer is a quirky but powerful media player

While most PC media players are identikit clones which bring nothing new to the playback, mrViewer is a rare exception. A program that has the courage to do things differently. Very differently…
This starts less than …

Prevent forced system shutdowns and restarts with shutdownblocker
November 19, 2016 – 11:09 | Comments Off on Prevent forced system shutdowns and restarts with shutdownblocker
Prevent forced system shutdowns and restarts with shutdownblocker

Shutdownblocker is a simple tool which intercepts and blocks shutdown, restart, logoff and related commands.
The program offers some protection from user mistakes or poorly designed software which forces a restart, as well as preventing forced …

ripgrep is a fast, powerful cross-platform grep
September 28, 2016 – 08:33 | Comments Off on ripgrep is a fast, powerful cross-platform grep
ripgrep is a fast, powerful cross-platform grep

Once you’re used to the power of grep, regular Windows text-searching tools can seem a little, well, basic.
Fortunately there some quality alternatives around, and ripgrep is an excellent open-source project with builds available for Windows, …

Download files from a script with fGet
February 2, 2016 – 07:39 | Comments Off on Download files from a script with fGet
Download files from a script with fGet

Foolish IT has released fGet, a freeware portable tool which enables downloading files from a script.
The program uses Internet Explorer components to handle the tricky bits, which means the fGet executable can be a tiny …

Sort images by colour with ImageSorter
December 8, 2015 – 08:09 | Comments Off on Sort images by colour with ImageSorter
Sort images by colour with ImageSorter

Photo managers offer many ways to organise and sort your images – name, date, size, tags – but these typically rely on your pictures being set up in a consistent way.
ImageSorter for Windows and Mac …

Registry Finder: a smarter Registry Editor
September 7, 2015 – 10:16 | Comments Off on Registry Finder: a smarter Registry Editor
Registry Finder: a smarter Registry Editor

From PC novices to Windows experts, just about everyone needs to access the Windows Registry occasionally. But the standard REGEDIT doesn’t exactly make this easy, and it hasn’t seen any significant changes in years.
Registry Finder …