Algodoo is a fun 2D physics simulator
January 3, 2017 – 09:49 by Mike Williams in Tips | Comments Off on Algodoo is a fun 2D physics simulator

AlgodooAlgodoo is a 2D physics simulator which aims to be easy to use, educational and fun.

“Physics”, “easy” and “fun” aren’t words that everyone would link together, but Algodoo gets a lot closer to delivering on this than you might expert.

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System Ninja 3.1.6 adds Duplicate File Finder
January 2, 2017 – 12:29 by Mike Williams in News | Comments Off on System Ninja 3.1.6 adds Duplicate File Finder

System NinjaSingularLabs has updated its PC maintenance tool System Ninja to version 3.1.6.

New features include a Duplicate File Finder which can locate matches to a particular file or MD5 hash, as well as finding all duplicates in a folder tree.

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REX is a streamlined take on chess
January 2, 2017 – 06:12 by Mike Williams in Tips | Comments Off on REX is a streamlined take on chess

REXREX is a streamlined chess-like digital board game that’s easy to learn and quick to play.

The board is a compact 5×5 squares, and each player starts with only 5 pieces: two “Guards”, two “Priests” and a “King”.

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NetWorx 6.0 no longer freeware
January 1, 2017 – 16:19 by Mike Williams in News | Comments Off on NetWorx 6.0 no longer freeware

NetWorxSoftPerfect has updated its network monitor NetWorx to version 6.0.

The big change, in line with other recent SoftPerfect updates, is that NetWorx is now only available as commercial software.

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WhySoSlow 1.0 checks your PC for performance issues
December 30, 2016 – 09:56 by Mike Williams in News | Comments Off on WhySoSlow 1.0 checks your PC for performance issues

WhySoSlowSystem utility developer Resplendence Software has released WhySoSlow 1.0, a “performance and responsiveness analyzer” for Windows 7 and later.

The program’s analysis function monitors various performance indicators, including CPU clock speed, temperature and load; memory load; hard page faults; application responsiveness; latencies, BIOS interrupt delays and more.

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HTTPS Checker scans your site for mixed content issues
December 30, 2016 – 06:54 by Mike Williams in Tips | Comments Off on HTTPS Checker scans your site for mixed content issues

HTTPS CheckerSwitching your website to HTTPS improves security, reassures your visitors and means you won’t be affected by those “not secure” warnings Chrome 56 will soon display on some HTTP pages.

Making the move isn’t always easy, unfortunately– there’s a lot to consider.

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Quickly watermark your movies with uMark Video Watermarker
December 29, 2016 – 08:24 by Mike Williams in Tips | Comments Off on Quickly watermark your movies with uMark Video Watermarker

uMark Video WatermarkerUMark Video Watermarker provides a quick and easy way to add text or image watermarks to videos.

Choose an image or enter your preferred text and you’re able to set the watermark position, transparency, font, text style and more.

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Edit video in 4K for free with OpenShot 2.2
December 28, 2016 – 07:38 by Nick Peers in News, Tips | Comments Off on Edit video in 4K for free with OpenShot 2.2

OpenShotAudio.200.175The future is Ultra HD, or 4K as it’s known to its friends. Ultra HD TVs and displays are slowly coming into the mainstream, and of course they’re being joined by 4K-capable cameras. But how can you edit that 4K video feed without having to splash out on expensive software?

The answer lies with OpenShot 2.2, the free (and open source) video editor for Windows, Mac and Linux. It’s now capable of supporting 4K video editing, giving you all the tools you need to produce slick home video that looks great on your big-screen TV.

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DupeKill is a speedy duplicate file finder
December 28, 2016 – 06:47 by Mike Williams in Tips | Comments Off on DupeKill is a speedy duplicate file finder

DupeKillDupeKill is a simple and fast duplicate file finder for Windows.

The program manages to make NirSoft apps look bloated, thanks to a tiny 62.3KB download which unpacks to a single executable.

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Rearrange and print PDFs with Pdf Booklet
December 27, 2016 – 06:12 by Mike Williams in Tips | Comments Off on Rearrange and print PDFs with Pdf Booklet

Pdf BookletPdf Booklet is a free tool for reorganising and rearranging the pages of a PDF file.

You could use the program to create a simple booklet. In a click or two it’ll shrink and rotate pages, then place two on each paper page, ready for assembling and stapling in the middle.

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Show your Christmas photos with Endless Slideshow Screensaver
December 26, 2016 – 08:30 by Mike Williams in Tips | Comments Off on Show your Christmas photos with Endless Slideshow Screensaver

Endless Slideshow ScreensaverThe standard Windows “Photos” screensaver is a quick and easy way to create random slideshows of your own images, but it’s also very basic, with the bare minimum of features.

Endless Slideshow Screensaver uses the same core idea, but takes it much further, automatically building spectacular photo slideshows whenever it kicks in.

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