Thwart ransomware and protect your data with our O&O Disk Image 10.5 Downloadcrew Giveaway, worth $49.95
September 1, 2017 – 05:21 | No Comment
Thwart ransomware and protect your data with our O&O Disk Image 10.5 Downloadcrew Giveaway, worth $49.95

Everybody needs a backup – with ransomware added to the list of threats to your data, now is the perfect time to take full advantage of our latest Downloadcrew giveaway: a full copy of O&O …

Back up drives and partitions with MiniTool ShadowMaker Beta
June 28, 2017 – 09:03 | Comments Off on Back up drives and partitions with MiniTool ShadowMaker Beta
Back up drives and partitions with MiniTool ShadowMaker Beta

MiniTool ShadowMaker Beta is a versatile tool for creating and managing backup images of all your storage devices.
The program supports full, incremental and differential backups of both local drives and other systems on your network.

QuickViewer is a very, very, very fast image viewer
June 26, 2017 – 04:19 | Comments Off on QuickViewer is a very, very, very fast image viewer
QuickViewer is a very, very, very fast image viewer

QuickViewer is a portable open-source image viewer which shows and navigates pictures with the maximum possible speed.
The developer has built in multiple optimisations, including reading images before they’re required and displaying them with OpenGL.

Cut PNG and JPG file sizes with Black Bird Image Optimizer
June 16, 2017 – 05:25 | Comments Off on Cut PNG and JPG file sizes with Black Bird Image Optimizer
Cut PNG and JPG file sizes with Black Bird Image Optimizer

Black Bird Image Optimizer ($39.95) is a commercial tool which claims to “reduce the size of your photos several times without quality loss!”
Lossless compression which reduces JPGs and PNGs to a fraction of their usual …

Convert digital images to colour ASCII art with Image2ASCII
June 4, 2017 – 07:22 | Comments Off on Convert digital images to colour ASCII art with Image2ASCII
Convert digital images to colour ASCII art with Image2ASCII

Image2ASCII is an open-source Windows application which converts digital pictures to stylised ASCII art.
The program is tiny, and arrives as a stand-alone executable. There’s no installation required, simply download and run it.

Draw, paint and optimise your pictures with NPS Image Editor
May 29, 2017 – 15:00 | Comments Off on Draw, paint and optimise your pictures with NPS Image Editor
Draw, paint and optimise your pictures with NPS Image Editor

NPS Image Editor is an unusual freeware tool which aims to provide the simplicity of Microsoft Paint with far more functionality, including custom brushes, filters and transparency control.
The program looks much like a stripped-back version …

QuickLook is a speedy, simple file previewer
May 24, 2017 – 02:30 | Comments Off on QuickLook is a speedy, simple file previewer
QuickLook is a speedy, simple file previewer

QuickLook is an open-source Windows version of the OS X “Quick Look” file preview feature.
There’s no installation required. Run QuickLook, select a file in Explorer, hit the space bar and a window appears with a …

Share screenshots and images online with ImgurSniper
May 9, 2017 – 03:08 | Comments Off on Share screenshots and images online with ImgurSniper
Share screenshots and images online with ImgurSniper

ImgurSniper is an open-source tool for sharing screenshots, desktop recordings and image files online via Imgur.
Simple tasks are very quick. Press a hotkey, draw a rectangle around an area and it’s instantly uploaded. A browser …

cdrtfe is an open-source CD, DVD and BD burner
May 3, 2017 – 11:00 | Comments Off on cdrtfe is an open-source CD, DVD and BD burner
cdrtfe is an open-source CD, DVD and BD burner

Veteran Windows disc burner cdrtfe has been updated to version 1.5.7.
This is a maintenance release, though with some worthwhile tweaks, including smarter verification for ISO burning operations and a RAW writing mode for CUE files.

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 …

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, …