ripgrep is a fast, powerful cross-platform grep
September 28, 2016 – 08:33 | No Comment
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, …

LibreOffice 5.2 adds financial forecasting to Calc, streamlines main toolbar
August 3, 2016 – 07:25 | No Comment
LibreOffice 5.2 adds financial forecasting to Calc, streamlines main toolbar

The Document Foundation has unveiled LibreOffice 5.2 64-bit and LibreOffice 5.2 32-bit. It arrives on time, six months after the last major release in the 5.x branch.
Like the previous two major releases, LibreOffice 5.2 contains …

LibreOffice 5.1 reorganises user interface, reduces start-up times
February 10, 2016 – 09:29 | Comments Off on LibreOffice 5.1 reorganises user interface, reduces start-up times
LibreOffice 5.1 reorganises user interface, reduces start-up times

The Document Foundation has released LibreOffice 5.1 64-bit and LibreOffice 5.1 32-bit. It comes just under six months after version 5.0 debuted back in August yet unveils some major changes to the user interface as …

Look out! 12 frankly fantastic FREE software giveaways this festive season!
December 17, 2015 – 09:39 | Comments Off on Look out! 12 frankly fantastic FREE software giveaways this festive season!
Look out! 12 frankly fantastic FREE software giveaways this festive season!

Tis the season for giving, and we’ve been swept up in the holiday mood. This year, Downloadcrew Giveaway returns with a major bang, with no fewer than 12 (twelve) free software downloads for Windows users …

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 …

LibreOffice 5.0 unveils streamlined user interface, adds 64-bit Windows build
August 5, 2015 – 08:11 | Comments Off on LibreOffice 5.0 unveils streamlined user interface, adds 64-bit Windows build
LibreOffice 5.0 unveils streamlined user interface, adds 64-bit Windows build

The Document Foundation has released LibreOffice 5.0 64-bit and LibreOffice 5.0 32-bit. This is a major new release that will form the cornerstone of future development on mobile platforms as well as the upcoming LibreOffice …

Sicyon is a serious scientific calculator
June 20, 2015 – 13:51 | Comments Off on Sicyon is a serious scientific calculator
Sicyon is a serious scientific calculator

There’s plenty of “scientific calculator” programs around, but very few really live up to the name (trig functions and a degrees/ radians switch really aren’t as advanced as some developers seem to think).
At first glance …

Dropbox for iOS 3.9 adds new Recents tab, supports comments
May 6, 2015 – 07:35 | Comments Off on Dropbox for iOS 3.9 adds new Recents tab, supports comments
Dropbox for iOS 3.9 adds new Recents tab, supports comments

Dropbox has unveiled Dropbox for iOS 3.9.0, a significant update to its client for iPhone and iPad. The new build debuts three new features and improvements.
There’s a new Recents tab option added to the home …

Dropbox for iOS 3.7 simplifies file uploading from other apps – but only for iOS 8 users
February 18, 2015 – 06:16 | Comments Off on Dropbox for iOS 3.7 simplifies file uploading from other apps – but only for iOS 8 users
Dropbox for iOS 3.7 simplifies file uploading from other apps – but only for iOS 8 users

Dropbox has unveiled Dropbox for iOS 3.7.0, a major new version of its client for iPhone and iPad. The new release adds a single feature to its roster, one that requires iOS 8 to work.
The …

Dropbox 3.2.4 FINAL supports opening files from web, updated File Explorer shell extension
February 10, 2015 – 10:16 | Comments Off on Dropbox 3.2.4 FINAL supports opening files from web, updated File Explorer shell extension
Dropbox 3.2.4 FINAL supports opening files from web, updated File Explorer shell extension

Dropbox has unveiled Dropbox 3.2.4 FINAL, the first stable build in its 3.2 series for Windows, Mac and Linux. The cloud backup and sync tool gains a number of new features and improvements with this …