Inspect and manage Windows processes with Process Lister
April 24, 2017 – 04:58 | Comments Off on Inspect and manage Windows processes with Process Lister
Inspect and manage Windows processes with Process Lister

Security vendor NoVirusThanks has released Process Lister, a sort-of task manager which displays running processes, their key data, and provides various ways to manipulate them.
The program opens with a familiar list of processes and their …

Etcher burns images to USB keys, SD cards, more
April 23, 2017 – 06:51 | Comments Off on Etcher burns images to USB keys, SD cards, more
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 …

Search for animated GIFs from your desktop with AstroGif
April 22, 2017 – 07:16 | Comments Off on Search for animated GIFs from your desktop with AstroGif
Search for animated GIFs from your desktop with AstroGif

AstroGif is an open-source menu bar app which allows you to search for animated GIFs and copy their URL, or the markdown equivalent, to the clipboard.
The program runs in the background on your PC. It …

Add shortcuts to Control Panel with My Computer Manager
April 21, 2017 – 09:01 | Comments Off on Add shortcuts to Control Panel with My Computer Manager
Add shortcuts to Control Panel with My Computer Manager

Windows makes it easy to place shortcuts in any folder, except of course system folders like Control Panel or My Computer (aka This PC), where for some reason none of the usual rules apply.
My Computer …

ImageDownloader batch downloads pics from Reddit, Imgur
April 19, 2017 – 10:38 | Comments Off on ImageDownloader batch downloads pics from Reddit, Imgur
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, …

Omnicode Snatch is a quirky desktop recorder
April 18, 2017 – 06:23 | Comments Off on Omnicode Snatch is a quirky desktop recorder
Omnicode Snatch is a quirky desktop recorder

Omnicode Snatch is a free tool for capturing video and audio of what’s happening on your desktop.
The program interface is, well, a surprise. There are no menus, toolbars or panels, no flashy graphics, hi-res icons …

Force Windows to write cached data to disk with FFB
April 15, 2017 – 04:38 | Comments Off on Force Windows to write cached data to disk with FFB
Force Windows to write cached data to disk with FFB

Run a Windows program which writes to disk and the changes won’t necessarily be saved immediately. The OS holds them in its cache for a short while, then writes them all at once in an …

CrankWheel: easy screen sharing for Chrome
April 14, 2017 – 05:12 | Comments Off on CrankWheel: easy screen sharing for Chrome
CrankWheel: easy screen sharing for Chrome

CrankWheel is an easy-to-use Chrome extension which enables speedy sharing of your Chrome tabs or entire screen, without installing any other software.
The service requires a little setup before you start. You must provide your email …

How to download old versions of Firefox
April 13, 2017 – 03:49 | Comments Off on How to download old versions of Firefox
How to download old versions of Firefox

Downloading the latest version of Firefox for your PC is simple. Point your browser at the site, click “Free Download” and you’ll automatically get the latest version that matches your PC.
If you regularly need to …

GetDiz: a Notepad replacement with a difference
April 12, 2017 – 04:38 | Comments Off on GetDiz: a Notepad replacement with a difference
GetDiz: a Notepad replacement with a difference

Notepad replacements are usually aimed at the most technical users, and like to boast about their syntax highlighting for 500 languages, customisable Git integration and support for more code pages than you ever knew existed.
GetDiz …

Cerebro is a keyboard-friendly launcher and search tool
April 11, 2017 – 05:11 | Comments Off on Cerebro is a keyboard-friendly launcher and search tool
Cerebro is a keyboard-friendly launcher and search tool

Cerebro is an open-source Alfred-like search bar and application launcher for Windows, Linux and Mac.
The program aims to be a mix of your OS search with a web search engine, and can be extended even …