Tuesday, June 30, 2009
Organize your short-cuts and running tasks onto an extremely customizable dock that sits on your desktop.
ObjectDock is a program adds a "dock" to the Windows desktop. With ObjectDock, users can organize their programs, running tasks, widgets and much more onto their dock. This can save screen space and make accessing your stuff much easier. While functionality is what makes ObjectDock one of the most popular desktop utilities in the world (ObjectDock has over 2 million users worldwide), it provides its functionality in a highly polished way. The docks are skinnable, a variety of mouse-over effects are available such as zooming, glowing, spinning, and many others.
- Put short-cuts on your dock
- Display running tasks on your dock
- Put docklets on your dock
- Icons zoom on mouse-over
- Change the appearance of the icons of running tasks and short-cuts
- Position dock on any edge of the screen
- Optionally represent running programs by snapshot of their window
- Optionally hide Windows taskbar
- Optional rocking icons on mouse over
If you are not familiar with the Alt-Tab task switcher in Windows, it's a keyboard short-cut (hot-key) to enable fast switching between applications/windows.Alt-Tab Thingy is a replacement to add brand new features to help you switch tasks faster and more efficiently than ever before!
* Use the cursor keys to make your selection
* Use the mouse as well as the keyboard
* System tray icon
* Drag and Resize windows by clicking anywhere on the window
* Window preview
* Can be disabled (handy for games players)
* Settings window for enabling/disabling features
* Informative tooltips
* Ghost windows!
* Auto Off feature (user controlled variable timer)
* Allows minimizing of windows to the system tray
* Monitors windows for change of caption/z-order/deadtray icons etc...
* Display resolution selector
* Icon/List view
* Variable preview size
* Mouse wheel support
* Automatically minimizes or closes Explorer windows
* Blacklist feature removes apps from the task preview (right-click on them to enable)
* Access ATT with an alternate "Alt+Key" combination, without altering the standard Windows Alt-Tab function (use both at the same time!)
* Taskbar Previews - When you hover the mouse over a taskbar, you will see previews for open windows above the taskbar.
IntelliType Pro software enables you to customize the unique features of your Microsoft® keyboard to fit your needs. With IntelliType Pro software, you can reassign many of the keys to open a program, file, or Web page, or to perform commands, such as Find, Show Desktop, or other application-specific functions. You can disable keys you sometimes press accidentally, like CAPS LOCK, and modify keyboard settings, such as updated horizontal scrolling and zoom slider performance. IntelliType Pro software even offers extended application support, as well as biometrics support for advanced identity management. If you have a Bluetooth mouse or keyboard, you will need to have Windows XP with Service Pack 2 installed.
TaskSwitchXP is an advanced task management utility that picks up where the standard Windows Alt+Tab switcher leaves off. It provides the same functionality, and adds visual styles to the dialog and also enhances it by displaying thumbnail preview of the application that will be switched to.
TaskSwitchXP also has a powerful process and window management capability that allows you quickly to close/minimize applications and their groups. The unique capabilities of TaskSwitchXP make it useful for tracking down multitudinous windows, and provide insight into the way Windows and applications work.
Ever had an annoying message given by Windows saying
Cannot delete file: Access is denied
There has been a sharing violation.
The source or destination file may be in use.
The file is in use by another program or user.
Make sure the disk is not full or write-protected and that the file is not currently in use.
Unlocker is the solution!
1. Simply right click the folder or file and select Unlocker
2. If the folder or file is locked, a window listing of lockers will appear
3. Simply click Unlock All and you are done!
Pidgin is an easy to use and free chat client used by millions. Connect to AIM, MSN, Yahoo, and more chat networks all at once.
Supported chat networks:
* Google Talk
PC INSPECTOR™ File Recovery 4.x is a data recovery program that supports the FAT 12/16/32 and NTFS file systems. The current version 4.x replaces the previous version 3.x, which is now over 6 years old.
Here are some of the new features in PC INSPECTOR™ File Recovery 4.x
» Finds partitions automatically, even if the boot sector or FAT has been erased or damaged
» Recovers files with the original time and date stamp
» Supports the saving of recovered files on network drives
» Recovers files, even when a header entry is no longer available. Competition products cannot recover such files. The "Special Recovery Function" supports the following disk formats:
ARJ AVI BMP CDR DOC DXF DBF XLS
EXE GIF HLP HTML HTM JPG LZH MID
Outpost Firewall Free gives you solid firewall protection with standard packet and application filtering to safeguard your data against unauthorized third parties. Plus, you get advanced protection against illegal program activity that will help stymie unknown threats. All this coupled with minimum impact on your system resources makes Outpost Firewall Free a must-have instrument for an unprotected PC.
Did you ever wanted to search for a specific text string inside all files in a folder…I did. And because I couldn’t, I decided to make a small application that could be able to do it.
TextFindIT can search for a text string inside the content of all files in a folder and subfolders, including non-text files.
Monday, June 29, 2009
StarBurn is a powerful tool for grabbing, burning and mastering CD, DVD, Blu-Ray and HD-DVD media. StarBurn supports all types of optical storage media (including CD-R/RW, DVD-R/RW, DVD+R/RW, BD-R/RE, HD-DVD-R/RW and DVD-RAM) as well as a wide variety of burning hardware.
With StarBurn you can perform grabbing, copying and burning operations as well as advanced DVD authoring and mastering. These advanced features enable you to create DVD-Video content from custom video files, or compilations from other DVDs. Additionally with the DVD Splitting Wizard you can split DVD-Video discs into smaller parts and burn them to DVD writable discs or share them with the StarPort DVD-ROM emulator and watch DVD video directly on your PC. This enables you to create copies of 8.5 GB dual layer DVDs with just a few mouse clicks.
Do you want to know how you can find photos you need on your hard drive in a matter of few seconds? Well, try PicaSafe Express Photo Album!
There are quite a few tricks that may help you guess which folders contain photos you need. Tired of guessing? Try PicaSafe Express Photo Album.
All your photos in one place. Store, view and share.
- Sharing photo albums via Web or e-mail by means of a single file
- Creating, editing and viewing photo albums without program installation
- Runs from any USB-disc, Flash-drive, CD, or DVD
- Fast copying of photos to slow (low-speed) external Flash-drives (all photos go as a single file)
- No traces of photos being viewed
- Exporting photos to a hard drive in the intact original form
- Instantaneous program exit by double-clicking ESC (single-clicking ESC gives minimization)
- Easy photo printing
- Multilanguage interface
Visual LightBox JS is a free wizard program that helps you easily generate web photo galleries, based on famous LightBox2 script, in a few clicks without writing a single line of code.
Just drag&drop your photos into Visual LightBox window, press "Publish" and your own web gallery with beautiful LightBox 2 effects will open in the browser instantly!
"Funny Voice" changes the pitch of your voice. Higher pitch will let you sound like a smurf, less pitch will give you a deep voice. All you need is a microphone.
Instead of your microphone, plug in the sound output of your tv card or your audio system and listen!
As a long time Windows user you might have heard about registry. The registry is a special file in your hard disk that hold most of Windows settings data. Wish to improve your internet speed or display message at Windows logon? No problem, those tasks can easily be done by simply editing the registry value. Unfortunately registry is not a friendly place for most people. Changing a wrong value in the registry may cause an unpredictable problem to your Windows. This is why novice users should not edit registry value directly using a registry editor by them self.
In TweakNow WinSecret, we have gathered the most popular Windows XP/Vista registry settings and provide them for you in an easy and safe user interface. All settings are divided in the following sections:
* Control Panel
* Network & Internet
* OEM Info
* Special Folders
* Start Menu
* User Accounts
* Windows Core
* Windows Explorer
NetWorx is a simple and free, yet powerful tool that helps you objectively evaluate your bandwidth situation. You can use it to collect bandwidth usage data and measure the speed of your Internet or any other network connection. NetWorx can help you identify possible sources of network problems, ensure that you do not exceed the bandwidth limits specified by your ISP, or track down suspicious network activity characteristic of Trojan horses and hacker attacks.
The program allows you to monitor all your network connections or a specific network connection (such as Ethernet or PPP) only. The software also features a system of highly customizable visual and sound alerts. You can set it up to alert you when the network connection is down or when some suspicious activity, such as unusually heavy data flow, occurs. It can also automatically disconnect all dialup connections and shut down the system.
The incoming and outgoing traffic is represented on a line chart and logged to a file, so that you can always view statistics about your daily, weekly and monthly bandwidth usage and dialup duration. The reports can be exported to a variety of formats, such as HTML, MS Word and Excel, for further analysis
Saturday, June 27, 2009
Microsoft Small Basic is a project that is aimed at making computer programming accessible to beginners. The project comprises a simple programming language that gathers inspiration from the original BASIC programming language; a modern and attractive programming environment; and rich, extensible libraries. Together they make programming fun for kids and adults alike.
WinMend Registry Defrag is a free registry defragmentation and cleanup tool. It can rebuild registry index safely and clear waste registry space to make it easy for Windows and other applications to find data more efficiently. As Windows registry is re-organized, you will enjoy much improved operating system performance. This tool is safe, reliable, and simple to understand and use. You will be reminded to reboot your computer and installation.
WinMend Folder Hidden is a free file/folder hiding tool. While ensuring the absolute system safety, this application can quickly hide files and folders on local partitions and/or on removable devices. The hidden files/folders will be safely hidden whether the drive is accessed in another operating system on the same computer or reinstalled on another computer. You can set a password for this application. Hidden data can be displayed and unhidden only when the user enters the valid password. The data is completely invisible to other programs or on other operating systems. However, please keep in mind that this application is for home use only. It’s not recommended for commercial settings where more strict confidentiality is required.
1. Safety First
The hiding technology will never damage any file data. It is safe and reliable.
2. High-Speed Hiding and Unhiding
Whether it’s a file of dozens of GB, or a folder containing a lot of files, the file or the folder can be hidden and unhidden instantly.
3. Removable Drives Are Supported
Files and folders on removable drives such as USB drives hidden by WinMend Folder Hidden are invisible not only in the computer where the hiding was completed, but in any computer.
MyUninstaller is an alternative utility to the standard Add/Remove applet of Windows operating system. It displays the list of all installed application, and allows you to uninstall an application, delete an uninstall entry, and save the list of all installed applications into a text file or HTML file.
MyUninstaller also provides additional information for most installed applications that the standard Add/Remove applet doesn't display: product name, company, version, uninstall string, installation folder and more.
Ever get tired of searching for a setting inside the control panel? Inside Windows Xp are hundreds of settings that require endless clicking through the Operating System that can get really frustrating. Windows in a box was designed to eliminate all that. Sits on your desktop, easy to navigate, and puts an end to all the frustration of endless searching for settings. Spyware, Adware ,and Malware free.
Friday, June 26, 2009
Active@ KillDisk - Hard Drive Eraser is powerful and compact software that allows you to destroy all data on hard and floppy drives completely, excluding any possibility of future recovery of deleted files and folders. It's a hard drive and partition eraser utility.
If you use FDISK, FORMAT utilities, or DELETE standard operating system command for data removal, there is always a chance to recover deleted files (using undelete utility or some data recovery software) and use against the owner's will. We highly recommend you to run this FREE utility for the hard and floppy drives you want to dispose of, recycle, re-use, sell or donate to somebody.
Active@ KillDisk conforms to US Department of Defense clearing and sanitizing standard DoD 5220.22-M. The most secure Gutmann's data destruction method is also implemented.
Both WIPE and KILL functions support 17 security standards from various countries such as USA, Canada, Germany and others. You can be sure that once you clean up with Active@ KillDisk, sensitive information is purged out forever.
This software is used to determine all computers, shares and printers on your local network. Resources such as computers, shares aso. are presented clearly. Because of that is it very easy for every user to find computers, shares respectively software. The tedious and slow "click through the network environment" is not necessary and saves precious time.
The determination of the computer or shares works in the background. The LAN-Explorer has a build-in explorer as well as a favorite-function.
* Simple self-explanatory software
* Can be used in every network which is Microsoft compatible
* Regardless of protocols such as TCP/IP, NBT, IPX/SPX or NetBEUI
* Favorites, to save your favorite shares
* Search function over all determined shares
* Integrated explorer
* Download-Manager which supports resuming
* Live-Update available
In addtion, this software is also designed for network administrators. With this software you get a complete documentation of the network in a short time. The documentation can be stored and loaded seperately. Additional information such as ping times of each host are also available.
BISystemInfo is a small utility which allows the user to view information about their computer i.e. amount of RAM available, processor clock speed and more. It uses the WMI function within VB.NET to get its information.
BISystemInfo has become a useful tool for system administrators as it can provide them with all the information they need about the computer system.
WinSize: Move windows automatically to a predefined place. Resize width and/or height. Moving OR changing size possible. Supports text CONTAINED in titles (like "Notepad") to identify window. One hotkey for all functs. Multi language support/Handbook
The capabilities of WinSize2 are:
• Learn and store position and size of any window
• identifying the window according to the full title or parts of the title
• moving to a predefined place
• changing the size of a window according to the size learned
• one hotkey to manage all functions of the WinSize2
• Different configuration files (INIs) for different screen sizes
• Hide/minimize/maximize windows / full screen + special functions
• multi language support
• detailed "Handbook" in English and German
The liveusb-creator is a cross-platform tool for easily installing live operating systems on to USB flash drives.
* Works in Windows and Linux!
* Completely non-destructive install. There is no need to deal with formatting or partitioning your USB key.
* Supports automatically downloading various Fedora releases, as well as Sugar on a Stick!
* Automatically detects all of your removable devices
* Persistent storage creation. This lets you to allocate extra space on your USB stick, allowing you to save files and make modifications to your live operating system that will persist after you reboot. This essentially lets you carry your own personalized Fedora with you at all times.
* SHA1 checksum verification of known releases, to ensure that you've downloaded the correct bits
Thursday, June 25, 2009
ReminderCube is a desktop calendar with many functions.
You can set day's events and tasks with optional alarm and write your notes in the all day panel.
There is a RSS reader,an image viewer,a launcher of applications and document and a gmail checker.
There is a password manager, a widget where you can save your username and password
in a secure way.All your passwords are locked by one master key.
There is an Address Book which supports vCard standard.
You can get weather forecasts and current conditions for the cities of interest.
You can change everything of the application look and feel.
WinMend Auto Shutdown is a freeware utility that can turn off your computer automatically. With simple settings, it can shut down, hibernate, stand by or log off the computer unattended at a scheduled time.
1. Countdown Screen
There is a 30-second countdown screen before the computer is automatically turned off, so you can cancel or change the operation in time.
Based on user’s settings, it can be launched automatically at Windows startup to perform tasks set by the user.
When auto shutdown is set up, it will be minimized to the task bar. Your screen will look clean!
Orbit Downloader, is a download manager specifically designed for the new generation Web (Web 2.0). You can use Orbit to download video/music/files from Myspace, YouTube, Imeem, Pandora, and Rapidshare, or on any site to make general downloading easier and faster.
Main Orbit Downloader Features:
* Download social music, social video and streaming media
* Extreme download acceleration.
* Super Light: micro-sized and resource-friendly
* Supports RapidShare download.
* Supports IE, Firefox, Maxthon, and Opera.
* Supports Metalink download.
* Supports HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, MMS, RTSP and RTMP protocols.
* Supports Proxy server configuration.
* Supports download, pause and resume.
* Provides general download management.
Skype is software for calling other people on their computers or phones. Download Skype and start calling for free all over the world.
The calls have excellent sound quality and are highly secure with end-to-end encryption. You don't even need to configure your firewall or router or any other networking gear.
Additionally it doesn't just work on Windows. Skype is also for Mac OS X, Linux and PDAs using Pocket PC, with a native look and feel for each platform. Talking, sending instant messages or even file transfers work between different platforms like a charm.
ClamWin is a Free Antivirus program for Microsoft Windows 98/Me/2000/XP/2003 and Vista.
ClamWin Free Antivirus comes with an easy installer and open source code. You may download and use it absolutely free of charge. It features:
* High detection rates for viruses and spyware;
* Scanning Scheduler;
* Automatic downloads of regularly updated Virus Database.
* Standalone virus scanner and right-click menu integration to Microsoft Windows Explorer;
* Addin to Microsoft Outlook to remove virus-infected attachments automatically.
The latest version of Clamwin Free Antivirus is 0.95.2
Please note that ClamWin Free Antivirus does not include an on-access real-time scanner. You need to manually scan a file in order to detect a virus or spyware.
GOM Player is a free multimedia player with popular video and audio codecs built-in. GOM Player supports file formats such as AVI, DAT, MPEG, DivX, XviD, WMV, ASF. Users don't have to install codecs separately. GOM Player is capable of playing incomplete or damaged AVI files by skipping the damaged frames. It can also play locked or partially downloaded files. Its other features include drag-and-drop support, HTTP streaming, editable skins, subtitling, overlay mixer, key remapping, enhanced filter rendering, real-time index rebuilding for AVI files and unicode support among others.
Maxthon is a multi-tabbed browser based on the IE core. It can open multiple web pages within one browser window, and uses little system resources.
Maxthon has a greatly integrated & customizable interface which supports Skins, Plug-Ins, IE Extensions, & specific toolbars (example: GOOGLE
Maxthon also incorporates 2 POPUP blockers (Auto POPUP blocker &a POPUP blocker list filter) and a Content Filter. The Content filter can be used to filter offensive pictures on a web page, if desired.
Wednesday, June 24, 2009
JPEG to PDF will left you convert a JPEG file to PDF, it is one small converter that can instantly convert JPEG images into PDF files, it is one standalone program and does not require Adobe Acrobat or Acrobat Reader.
JPEG to PDF supports command line usage, and you can make one ".bat" file to batch convert many jpeg files to pdf documents once time! it is very easy to use, converting is simple and quickly.
You can change the position of the JPEG image in the PDF documents; this free software can stretch the images size as you want.
Key JPEG to PDF Features
* Support JPG, JPEG, PNG, GIF, BMP image formats;
* No need install one visual PDF printer, convert directly.
* No need Adobe Acrobat software;
* Support Windows 98/ME/NT/2000/XP/VISTA platforms;
* Support command line usage;
* Support preview the PDF file after convert;
* Support batch convert jpeg files to pdf;
* Freeware, no adware or no spyware, free use for personal and non-commercial.
This program can't support animated GIF format, if the source is a animated GIF, this program only read the first frame of the image. Someone need covert two or more images to one PDF document, users can edit these images into one image, then convert to one PDF page by using this software.
Watch online tv, movies and other video in a transparent browser while you work. The browser window will become "click-through" which means mouse clicks register on the program running underneath. The video simply hovers transparently on screen.
Watch online tv, movies and other video in a transparent browser while you work. The browser window will become "click-through" which means mouse clicks register on the program running underneath. The video simply hovers transparently on screen. Double Vision integrates with many popular online video sites such as YouTube, Hulu, FanCast, NetFlix and BlockBuster. It is unlike anything you have ever seen before. Now you can finally watch movies online while working at the same time and not losing any screen real estate.
Have you ever wondered if someone is hiding from you using the Yahoo´s stealth settings? Well you don´t need to.
This is a pretty simple tool but very useful. iChecker application was designed to inform you if one of your Yahoo! Messenger buddies is online, even if he / she may appear offline.
Fixed a bug in the invisible detection engine
Now, iChecker will check if the Y!M ID you have introduced really exists. If not found, iChecker will stop check for it's availability
UltraExplorer is the testbed for Mustangpeak Delphi and CBuilder Components. It is designed to be the ultimate File Manager for Microsoft Windows.
The user interface is completely customizable. You can hide or show as many of the featured windows, dock them in other places or let them float as free standing windows. The same is true for the tool bars as well. You can even move buttons from toolbars to other toolbars and assign your own short cuts keys.
Norman Malware Cleaner is a Norman program utility that may be used to detect and remove specific malicious software (malware).
Note that it should not be used as a substitute for running normal proactive antivirus protection, but rather as a reactive tool to handle systems that are already infected.
By downloading and running the program below it will clean an infected system completely:
* kill running processes that are infected
* remove infections from disk (including ActiveX components and browser helper objects)
* reveal and remove rootkits
* restore correct registry values
* remove references created by malware in hosts file
* remove windows firewall rules for malicious programs
TeraCopy is a compact program designed to copy and move files at the maximum possible speed, providing the user a lot of features:
* Copy files faster. TeraCopy uses dynamically adjusted buffers to reduce seek times. Asynchronous copy speeds up file transfer between two physical hard drives.
* Pause and resume file transfers. Pause copy process at any time to free up system resources and continue with a single click.
* Error recovery. In case of copy error, TeraCopy will try several times and in the worse case just skips the file, not terminating the entire transfer.
* Interactive file list. TeraCopy shows failed file transfers and lets you fix the problem and recopy only problem files.
* Shell integration. TeraCopy can completely replace Explorer copy and move functions, allowing you work with files as usual.
* Full Unicode support.
Monday, June 22, 2009
Shuangs Audio Editor is a free audio editor tool. It can accurately split WAV, MP3 and WMA files, and you can also design specially good effects for audio files, such as setting volume, fading in and fading out, etc.
The main purpose is to change the bitrate of your mp3 music collection in a really simple but intuitive way so that the filesize can be dramatically reduced while the audio quality stays the same. With this advantage it's possible to put more music on your mp3-player or just to save some disk space.
Even advanced tasks are possible: Downsampling, changing the used channels and so on. With the included presets it's simpler than ever before to manage all the provided settings.
Helpful for the concluding quality comparison is the generated summary that comes after a process because it truly points out the made change by illustrating the filesize modification.
* change mp3 quality with just a few clicks
* really easy and intuitive interface
* retain common id3 tags (like title, artist etc.), original file date
* advanced options: detailed variable bitrate mode, sample frequency and so on
* concluding quality comparison: compare created files with original
* portable: extremely small, just one executable, no installation
PDF Unlocker is a simple and useful application that can remove all kinds of restrictions on PDF files. It works by removing passwords that restrict access in two areas. One is for passwords that restrict some functions such as printing copying and pasting. The second is any password that might prevent you from accessing or opening a PDF file.
Track the movies you've seen & manage your video collection. Easy to use and completely free, Coollector is a huge encyclopedia of movies and series, combined with a database of existing videos. You track not only the videos you own, but also all the movies you've seen, good or bad. Contrary to other movie collection managers, you don't start with some dull empty database. The whole encyclopedia is included with the program: you download - you have it all. You can rate the movies and persons. You easily maintain a wish list. You keep track of the videos you own, as well as those you've loaned. There's price information, and tools to help you find the best bargains. You can search the database in all possible ways.
Version 2.41 adds 500 movies & series and 2,000 persons.
Songbird is a media browser and Web player built from Firefox, VLC Player, and SQLite. Songbird is open source and supports user contributed, cross-platform extensions.
Version 1.2 can auto-organize your music library, two-way iTunes import/export, Last.fm support, and a 10-band equalizer.
Similarity is a useful program that helps you to find and remove similar, duplicate musical files (MP3, WMA, OGG, ASF, WAV, FLAC, APE, WV) with the same or similar sound content, music tags (ID3,WMF,Vorbis). This is the best program where similarity of a sound part is checked, not just music tags or file content (byte to byte comparision). In addition the program analyzes the artist, title, album information from the music tags contained in the audio files and compare these with the appropriate entries in other files.
- Three powerful comparing algorithms (content based, tags based and experemental).
- Support lossy formats: MP3, MP2, OGG, WMA, ASF.
- Support lossless formats: FLAC, APE, WF, WMA.
- Support ID3v1, ID3v2, ASF, WMA, Vorbis tags.
- Find files with same sound content (not byte to byte comparison, using sound analyzing).
- Very fast sound content scanning.
- User friendly.
- Works with removable media devices like USB, etc.
- Search local PC and over network.
- Find duplicate from a selected set of folders.
- Show files tags and properties.
- Results can be exported to playlist.
Sublight is a software that enables users to easily search for movie subtitles and download them. It can search for subtitles based on several criteria such as movie title, year and more. The results are presented in list from where you can preview and download the title you want.A tool which allows users to search online for movie subtitles
Write your memories or appointments with ease. Easy Diary saves your data only in your own computer and helps you keep them private.
Some of the features:
* This program is multi-user supported.
* Every single user unlocks his/her data by using his/her password.
* You can search your data.
* Interface is customizable.
* Backup import&export is provided.