mrViewer is a quirky but powerful media player
March 14, 2017 – 10:31 | No Comment
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 …

MComix is an easy-to-use cross-platform comic viewer
January 19, 2017 – 05:46 | Comments Off on MComix is an easy-to-use cross-platform comic viewer
MComix is an easy-to-use cross-platform comic viewer

MComix is a configurable, cross-platform comic and image viewer.
The open-source program is a fork of the old Comix project, and has been under development since 2010.

IrfanView 4.44 released
December 21, 2016 – 09:12 | Comments Off on IrfanView 4.44 released
IrfanView 4.44 released

The superb freeware image viewer IrfanView has hit version 4.44 with a pile of tweaks and additions.
A much-improved histogram is now modeless, and offers curves, RGB and other viewing selections.

Manage, view and annotate your PDFs with Gaaiho Reader 4.0
December 6, 2016 – 08:30 | Comments Off on Manage, view and annotate your PDFs with Gaaiho Reader 4.0
Manage, view and annotate your PDFs with Gaaiho Reader 4.0

Gaaiho Reader is a lightweight and feature-packed PDF reader for Windows.
The program opens with a more cluttered interface than Adobe Reader – menus, buttons, sidebars – but basic viewing remains very straightforward.

Explore malicious executables with Adlice PEViewer
November 2, 2016 – 09:00 | Comments Off on Explore malicious executables with Adlice PEViewer
Explore malicious executables with Adlice PEViewer

Adlice PEViewer – aka RogueKillerPE – is a free tool for analysing and exploring Windows executables.
The results can help you troubleshoot programs, find out more about what they’re doing, and perhaps identify malware that your …

Five free CSV viewers and editors
September 6, 2016 – 10:09 | Comments Off on Five free CSV viewers and editors
Five free CSV viewers and editors

CSV is a very common format for sharing large amounts of data, mostly because it’s so simple– you can view the contents almost anywhere, at least in theory.
You may not always have a full-featured spreadsheet …

View and search huge log files with glogg
August 31, 2016 – 05:30 | Comments Off on View and search huge log files with glogg
View and search huge log files with glogg

Glogg is an open-source tool for viewing and searching even the largest and most complex log files.
The program opens files very quickly, because it reads data directly from disk and doesn’t try to load it …

Open huge text files instantly with LogViewer
August 5, 2016 – 02:50 | Comments Off on Open huge text files instantly with LogViewer
Open huge text files instantly with LogViewer

You’re trying to troubleshoot some PC issue, the answer could be in a log file, so you open it using Notepad… And often wait, and wait, and wait, because the program takes so very long …

Browse, filter and display your fonts with PrintMyFonts
July 11, 2016 – 03:37 | Comments Off on Browse, filter and display your fonts with PrintMyFonts
Browse, filter and display your fonts with PrintMyFonts

Choosing the right font for a document or graphic project can make a huge difference to the results, but the poor viewers in Windows and many applications make it difficult to find the font you …

Adjust PDF brightness, contrast and gamma with YACReader
April 1, 2016 – 06:29 | Comments Off on Adjust PDF brightness, contrast and gamma with YACReader
Adjust PDF brightness, contrast and gamma with YACReader

Text-based PDFs are generally easy to read, with high contrast, crisp fonts, and a zoom tool if you need to check the small print.
PDFs of scanned images can be very different, especially if they’re old …

View, measure and convert DWG/ DXF files with Autodesk DWG TrueView 2017
March 26, 2016 – 11:49 | Comments Off on View, measure and convert DWG/ DXF files with Autodesk DWG TrueView 2017
View, measure and convert DWG/ DXF files with Autodesk DWG TrueView 2017

We’ve talked about simple DWG/ DXF viewers before – de-caff, Mini CAD – but while they’re compact and easy to use, they won’t open everything: CAD formats are just too complex.
If accuracy and reliability are …