Convert video, audio and images with File Converter
May 12, 2016 – 04:26 | No Comment
Convert video, audio and images with File Converter

File Converter is a lightweight tool for converting video, audio and image files from Explorer’s right-click menu.
There’s no system tray icon to get in your way, no bulky interface to navigate. Just right-click your selected …

Take, annotate, process and share your screenshots with Photon
May 6, 2016 – 04:14 | No Comment
Take, annotate, process and share your screenshots with Photon

Photon is a free PC screen capture tool for Windows Vista and later.
The program’s core capture engine is basic, but good sharing support and some unusual processing options make it worth a closer look.

Passcape ISO Burner adds FAT32 support for >32GB USB sticks
May 4, 2016 – 05:39 | No Comment
Passcape ISO Burner adds FAT32 support for >32GB USB sticks

Passcape Software has shipped Passcape ISO Burner 2.1 with a new option to format high capacity (>32GB) USB sticks to FAT32.
Windows can’t do this, but the developer explains “the program now uses its own code …

Add style to your photos with ON1 Effects Free
April 6, 2016 – 07:19 | No Comment
Add style to your photos with ON1 Effects Free

ON1 Effects Free 10 is a collection of professional photo filters and effects which can be used stand-alone, and as Photoshop or Lightroom plugins.
Beginners can use the package much like other apps. Open an image, …

Google Nik Collection now free for all
March 28, 2016 – 04:10 | No Comment
Google Nik Collection now free for all

Google Nik Collection, a powerful set of six Photoshop plugins, is now available for free.
That’s probably not good news if you paid the full $149 for it, but Google has announced that anyone who bought …

Reclaim lost disk space on a USB key with imageUSB
March 24, 2016 – 05:02 | Comments Off on Reclaim lost disk space on a USB key with imageUSB
Reclaim lost disk space on a USB key with imageUSB

There are many tools to help you customise a USB key. You could make it bootable, run one or more LiveCDs, lock it to prevent unauthorised access, create encrypted storage areas, and more.
This will often …

Selectively extract images from PDFs with PdfTrick
March 15, 2016 – 07:54 | Comments Off on Selectively extract images from PDFs with PdfTrick
Selectively extract images from PDFs with PdfTrick

PdfTrick is a free open-source tool for selectively extracting images from PDF documents.
Yes: selectively. Unlike most of the competition, PdfTrick doesn’t dump hundreds of files in a folder – it only saves the images you …

Polarr Photo Editor gets a Windows 7+ desktop release
March 2, 2016 – 06:41 | Comments Off on Polarr Photo Editor gets a Windows 7+ desktop release
Polarr Photo Editor gets a Windows 7+ desktop release

Popular mobile and browser-based image editor Polarr Photo Editor is now available in a desktop edition for Windows 7 and later.
A Free build offers only global adjustments (no selection tools), and drops custom filters and …

NoVirusThanks PE Capture saves executables as they’re launched
February 26, 2016 – 07:22 | Comments Off on NoVirusThanks PE Capture saves executables as they’re launched
NoVirusThanks PE Capture saves executables as they’re launched

Malware analysis normally starts with logging the executables launched on a system: opening this document, launches that application, fires up some scripting tool, which downloads and runs the actual threat (or something like that).
You could …

Picosmos Tools is a quirky image editing suite
February 23, 2016 – 07:48 | Comments Off on Picosmos Tools is a quirky image editing suite
Picosmos Tools is a quirky image editing suite

Picosmos Tools is a versatile image management suite which includes a viewer, editor, batch processor, capture tool, simple publishing tools and more.
The program stands out immediately with its Windows Start Screen-type launcher, colorful “live tiles” …

Image Color Analyzer tells all about picture palettes
February 13, 2016 – 08:20 | Comments Off on Image Color Analyzer tells all about picture palettes
Image Color Analyzer tells all about picture palettes

Artists and photographers often need a clear understanding of the colors used in an image, but standard photo editor tools like the histogram do little to help.
Image Color Analyzer is a free Android app designed …