QuickLook is a speedy, simple file previewer
May 24, 2017 – 02:30 | No Comment
QuickLook is a speedy, simple file previewer

QuickLook is an open-source Windows version of the OS X “Quick Look” file preview feature.
There’s no installation required. Run QuickLook, select a file in Explorer, hit the space bar and a window appears with a …

Share screenshots and images online with ImgurSniper
May 9, 2017 – 03:08 | No Comment
Share screenshots and images online with ImgurSniper

ImgurSniper is an open-source tool for sharing screenshots, desktop recordings and image files online via Imgur.
Simple tasks are very quick. Press a hotkey, draw a rectangle around an area and it’s instantly uploaded. A browser …

cdrtfe is an open-source CD, DVD and BD burner
May 3, 2017 – 11:00 | No Comment
cdrtfe is an open-source CD, DVD and BD burner

Veteran Windows disc burner cdrtfe has been updated to version 1.5.7.
This is a maintenance release, though with some worthwhile tweaks, including smarter verification for ISO burning operations and a RAW writing mode for CUE files.

Etcher burns images to USB keys, SD cards, more
April 23, 2017 – 06:51 | No Comment
Etcher burns images to USB keys, SD cards, more

Etcher is an open-source cross-platform tool for burning images to SD cards, USB drives and other removable devices.
The program keeps operations to the bare minimum, all of them clearly displayed on a simple interface. Choose …

ImageDownloader batch downloads pics from Reddit, Imgur
April 19, 2017 – 10:38 | No Comment
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, …

FocusOn is a likeable image viewer
March 30, 2017 – 06:33 | No Comment
FocusOn is a likeable image viewer

FocusOn Image Viewer is a stylish and straightforward image viewer, easy to use but with one or two unexpected bonus features.
This all starts with the interface. There are no stupid gimmicks, no attempts to do …

View animated GIFs, TIFFs, MPOs and more with CPix
March 27, 2017 – 17:02 | Comments Off on View animated GIFs, TIFFs, MPOs and more with CPix
View animated GIFs, TIFFs, MPOs and more with CPix

CPix is an unusual image viewer for Windows with a strong focus on multi-picture formats, including MPO, TIFFs and animated GIFs.
The interface is basic. There’s no thumbnail browser, just a simple viewing pane where you …

SuperPhoto enhances your pics with hundreds of fun effects
March 21, 2017 – 19:37 | Comments Off on SuperPhoto enhances your pics with hundreds of fun effects
SuperPhoto enhances your pics with hundreds of fun effects

SuperPhoto is a fun Android, iOS and Windows app which can revamp your photos with more than 300 effects in the free build, 1,500+ if you buy the full version.
There are filters to turn your …

PhotoPageGen 5.1 takes the pain out of creating slick web photo albums
March 14, 2017 – 11:52 | Comments Off on PhotoPageGen 5.1 takes the pain out of creating slick web photo albums
PhotoPageGen 5.1 takes the pain out of creating slick web photo albums

One of the simplest ways to share photos with others is through a web album. If you’re looking to avoid a third-party service, or would like to distribute your album locally, then take a look …

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 …

Batch rename a folder of images with PhotoRenamer
February 26, 2017 – 18:00 | Comments Off on Batch rename a folder of images with PhotoRenamer
Batch rename a folder of images with PhotoRenamer

PhotoRenamer is a free Windows tool which can rename photos from the usual DCS014752.jpg-type garbage to something more consistent and meaningful.
The program opens with an Explorer-like tree view. Browse to the folder containing your images …