How to switch between windows of the same application on a PC
March 16, 2017 – 11:50 | No Comment
How to switch between windows of the same application on a PC

Windows enables switching from one application window to another by pressing Alt+Tab– what could be easier?
Well, quite a lot, especially when you’ve got 30 or 40 windows open but are only interested in the ones …

Resize windows to exact dimensions with Sizer
February 28, 2017 – 07:46 | No Comment
Resize windows to exact dimensions with Sizer

Sizer 4 is a free tool which resizes desktop windows to precise dimensions: 640×480, 800×600, 1024×768, or any other values you might need for a specific design or document.
The program starts very simply. Run it, …

NirSoft releases GUIPropView 1.0
November 22, 2016 – 08:21 | Comments Off on NirSoft releases GUIPropView 1.0
NirSoft releases GUIPropView 1.0

NirSoft has released GUIPropView, a developer-oriented tool which displays extensive details on your system’s open windows.
The program lists all top-level windows, along with their handle, title, state (normal/ maximised/ minimised), visibility, position, size, class name, …

Take a low-level look at your PC desktop with Window Inspector
April 13, 2016 – 04:06 | Comments Off on Take a low-level look at your PC desktop with Window Inspector
Take a low-level look at your PC desktop with Window Inspector

Binary Fortress Software has released Window Inspector, a free tool for examining the low-level details of any application window.
Move your mouse cursor over any window and a detailed display lists its class, text, icons, owning …

AnVir Task Manager Free 8.0 now available
February 1, 2016 – 13:03 | Comments Off on AnVir Task Manager Free 8.0 now available
AnVir Task Manager Free 8.0 now available

After three years without a major update we thought AnVir Task Manager Free was dead, but no: the developer released a beta 8.0 version late last month.
What’s new? Unfortunately AnVir forgot to tell us, but …

Turn desktop windows transparent instantly with Move Aside Please
January 11, 2016 – 05:20 | Comments Off on Turn desktop windows transparent instantly with Move Aside Please
Turn desktop windows transparent instantly with Move Aside Please

Organising a busy PC desktop can take a little work, as you’re forever minimising, resizing, repositioning, and generally relocating windows for easier viewing.
Move Aside Please is a free tool which simplifies the process by moving …

Snap and resize desktop windows to a grid with WindowGrid
December 30, 2015 – 05:44 | Comments Off on Snap and resize desktop windows to a grid with WindowGrid
Snap and resize desktop windows to a grid with WindowGrid

Windows provides many ways to help reposition and resize your desktop windows – cascading, tiling, aero snap, more – but even the latest editions won’t always give you the control you need.
WindowGrid is an ultra-lightweight …

How to move or resize windows with the keyboard
October 5, 2015 – 10:18 | Comments Off on How to move or resize windows with the keyboard
How to move or resize windows with the keyboard

It’s easy enough to size or position windows with the mouse, but keyboard shortcuts can be quicker and more convenient.
On Windows 7 and later, pressing Win+Left or Win+Right snaps the current window to the left …

How to get brighter colors in Windows 10
August 20, 2015 – 06:23 | Comments Off on How to get brighter colors in Windows 10
How to get brighter colors in Windows 10

It’s easy enough to customise your Windows 10 taskbar and Start Menu colors – right-click the desktop, click Personalise > Colors – but the official route only offers a small set of predefined shades, and …

Easily set windows as “always on top” with PinMe!
April 6, 2015 – 09:01 | Comments Off on Easily set windows as “always on top” with PinMe!
Easily set windows as “always on top” with PinMe!

If a Windows application needs to be accessible at any time – a desktop calculator, perhaps – then it’ll sometimes be possible to set it as “always on top”, ensuring its window stays on top …

Run multiple programs in one desktop window with TaskSpace
October 12, 2014 – 05:47 | Comments Off on Run multiple programs in one desktop window with TaskSpace
Run multiple programs in one desktop window with TaskSpace

Running multiple PC programs side-by-side isn’t difficult, but can require a little preparation as you move, resize and reorganise each window.
TaskSpace offers an interesting alternative, running multiple programs in a single desktop window, and so …