Duplicate & Same Files Searcher: not just another duplicate file finder
February 19, 2015 – 15:03 | Comments Off on Duplicate & Same Files Searcher: not just another duplicate file finder
Duplicate & Same Files Searcher: not just another duplicate file finder

Unnecessary duplicate files can waste hard drive space and cause all kinds of odd PC issues, which is probably why there are so many programs designed to help you track them down.
Duplicate & Same Files …

View 70+ file types with Free Editor
February 4, 2015 – 14:25 | Comments Off on View 70+ file types with Free Editor
View 70+ file types with Free Editor

Office, PDFs, ebooks, archives, audio, video, images: the average PC owner regularly encounters a lengthy list of file formats, and viewing them all typically requires an entire library of software.
Free Editor claims it can simplify …

SHAREit: easy wifi file sharing for PCs, iOS, Android
January 14, 2015 – 05:17 | Comments Off on SHAREit: easy wifi file sharing for PCs, iOS, Android
SHAREit: easy wifi file sharing for PCs, iOS, Android

If you’d like to share files between devices then you could connect them to the same network, but this can be tricky to set up, especially with devices of different types.
Lenovo’s SHAREit is a simpler …

Files 2 Folder: a faster way to sort, organise and move your files
November 16, 2014 – 06:35 | Comments Off on Files 2 Folder: a faster way to sort, organise and move your files
Files 2 Folder: a faster way to sort, organise and move your files

Organising files in Windows can be a tedious experience. You’ll view your source files, maybe create a few destination folders, select each group of files, move them to their new home… Then start all over …

Access 500+ file hosting services with File & Image Uploader
September 5, 2014 – 12:57 | Comments Off on Access 500+ file hosting services with File & Image Uploader
Access 500+ file hosting services with File & Image Uploader

Finding a new file hosting site sounds easy in theory – there’s certainly no shortage of options – but can take some thought. Just tracking down key details like the maximum file size or how …

How to List the Contents of a Folder in Windows
May 15, 2014 – 17:48 | Comments Off on How to List the Contents of a Folder in Windows
How to List the Contents of a Folder in Windows

If you’re troubleshooting a PC problem, maybe trying to help someone else, then it can sometimes be useful to list the files in a folder.
Explorer still can’t do this. But, no problem – you’ve plenty …

Check5 monitors files as they’re created, edited, renamed and deleted
May 8, 2013 – 09:01 | Comments Off on Check5 monitors files as they’re created, edited, renamed and deleted
Check5 monitors files as they’re created, edited, renamed and deleted

Launch a program, collect an email, visit a website – just about everything you do on a PC results in some kind of change to the files on your PC. And normally the low-level details …

Automatically rename a folderful of files in a click with FiRE
October 2, 2012 – 07:16 | One Comment
Automatically rename a folderful of files in a click with FiRE

Renaming one file in Windows is easy enough. Renaming an entire folderful is a little more tedious, though, which is why many people tend not to bother, simply accepting whatever those original names happen to …

muCommander 0.9.0 brings dual-paned file management to a cross-platform audience
August 10, 2012 – 08:26 | Comments Off on muCommander 0.9.0 brings dual-paned file management to a cross-platform audience
muCommander 0.9.0 brings dual-paned file management to a cross-platform audience

If you frequently wail and gnash teeth at the prospect of opening two separate windows whenever you want to copy one file to another, than a dual-paned file manager is a must. They’re not exactly …

Find duplicate and similar files cluttering your PC with Anti-Twin
June 14, 2012 – 09:11 | Comments Off on Find duplicate and similar files cluttering your PC with Anti-Twin
Find duplicate and similar files cluttering your PC with Anti-Twin

Emptying your Recycle Bin and clearing away temporary files are a good first step in cleaning up your system, but there’s another type of hard drive clutter which is a little less obvious: duplicate files. …

Analyze executable, archive and image file structures with FileScanner
April 11, 2012 – 06:10 | Comments Off on Analyze executable, archive and image file structures with FileScanner
Analyze executable, archive and image file structures with FileScanner

Analysing file structures can be a complicated business, and definitely isn’t for the technically faint of heart. It can be useful for troubleshooting or security analysis purposes, though, or even when trying to identify a …