Batch identify file formats with DROID
November 18, 2016 – 17:11 | Comments Off on Batch identify file formats with DROID
Batch identify file formats with DROID

DROID (Digital Record and Object Identification) is an open-source Java-based tool for the batch identification of file formats.
Point the program at a folder tree, it’ll scan the contents and any subfolders and display a detailed …

AllDup 4.0 finds visually similar images
October 31, 2016 – 07:12 | Comments Off on AllDup 4.0 finds visually similar images
AllDup 4.0 finds visually similar images

Freeware duplicate file finder AllDup has hit version 4.0 with some major additions and updates.
The program can now detect visually similar pictures in the image formats BMP, JPG, GIF, PNG and TIF, even if they’ve …

SoftPerfect File Access Monitor now freeware
October 27, 2016 – 09:37 | Comments Off on SoftPerfect File Access Monitor now freeware
SoftPerfect File Access Monitor now freeware

The comprehensive hard drive activity tracker SoftPerfect File Access Monitor is now freeware.
The program enables logging and filtering all the file system activity on a PC, including file creations, reads, writes and deletions.

Directory Opus 12 out now
September 6, 2016 – 08:30 | Comments Off on Directory Opus 12 out now
Directory Opus 12 out now

Powerhouse Explorer replacement Directory Opus 12 has shipped with a long list of major new features.
The revamped Rename dialog now includes a macro recorder for quick and easy batch file renaming.

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 …

Two ways to batch-correct file Created and Modified times
August 6, 2016 – 06:05 | Comments Off on Two ways to batch-correct file Created and Modified times
Two ways to batch-correct file Created and Modified times

It’s often useful to know when a file was created or modified, but as it’s copied, moved, processed, maybe imported from one PC to another, there’s a chance this vital information may be lost.
Even worse, …

ExtraBits is a time-saving Explorer extension
June 24, 2016 – 04:17 | Comments Off on ExtraBits is a time-saving Explorer extension
ExtraBits is a time-saving Explorer extension

ExtraBits is an Explorer extension which adds some time-saving commands to the file and folder right-click menu.
The program is free for non-commercial use, but has a notable limitation: it only works on up to 100 …

Build your own ransomware blocker with NoVirusThanks File System Protector
June 16, 2016 – 03:54 | Comments Off on Build your own ransomware blocker with NoVirusThanks File System Protector
Build your own ransomware blocker with NoVirusThanks File System Protector

Constantly in the headlines, ransomware is the menace of the moment, and even the best antivirus engines can’t guarantee to keep you safe.
NoVirusThanks File System Protector can help by restricting access to particular folders and …

Stop ransomware accessing your files with Privacy Fence
May 19, 2016 – 11:01 | Comments Off on Stop ransomware accessing your files with Privacy Fence
Stop ransomware accessing your files with Privacy Fence

Privacy Fence is a free tool which aims to prevent untrusted applications from accessing your data, blocking threats like ransomware before they can do any harm.
The program starts by building a list of protected file …

Convert video, audio and images with File Converter
May 12, 2016 – 04:26 | Comments Off on Convert video, audio and images with File Converter
Convert video, audio and images with File Converter

File Converter is a lightweight tool for converting video, audio and image files from Explorer’s right-click menu.
There’s no system tray icon to get in your way, no bulky interface to navigate. Just right-click your selected …

Log file reads, writes, creates and deletes with SoftPerfect File Access Monitor
April 29, 2016 – 03:23 | Comments Off on Log file reads, writes, creates and deletes with SoftPerfect File Access Monitor
Log file reads, writes, creates and deletes with SoftPerfect File Access Monitor

Australian developer SoftPerfect has released SoftPerfect File Access Monitor, a smart tool which logs all file create, read, write and delete actions on a PC.
If you don’t need every detail then filters enable recording only …