I visit multiple websites, multiple times daily. Typing the names of these websites over and over again becomes too time consuming and obviously, boring. I figured out a way to create a desktop shortcut for it through which you can open unlimited number of websites in multiple browser tabs.
Basically we have to create a batch file to open multiple websites. If you have read the post in the link above you will learn to make batch file for opening multiple applications, but for the sake of convenience I am going to teach you to make a batch file to open multiple websites at once. The method is almost same, but instead of application target, we will enter website URL. Read More
I recently learned a small handy trick which allows us to start multiple applications at once. If you are like me who has to open 5-6 programs at once then it will come really handy. Running multiple programs turn by turn is too boring for me, that’s why I use this trick to open multiple programs instantly. Read More
All latest USB drives already come optimized, so you can easily format them in NTFS. But some USB drives and Memory sticks don’t come optimized therefore you can’t format them into NTFS, but there is this trick that will allow you to do it, no matter what. USB drives that are not optimized only display FAT and FAT32 while formatting, this trick will enable bringing the options of NTFS too. Read More
I recently came across a useful little app that lets you save your IM chat history online. IM-History is a free tool that resides on the system traybar and uploads all IM chat history to one secure website, which can be later accessed from anywhere in the world. It is a small yet powerful tool, that takes very less system resources while running seamlessly in the background. Read More
Note: This is a short tip for those looking to create a timetable in an easy and quick way.
FET is an opensource software that automatically generates a timetable for you. Whether you are a student or a teacher, this tool will be immensely helpful in creating a perfect timetable for your school, high-school, or university. Almost everyone who needs to create a timetable uses MS Excel or other similar program for this job. With this tool you don’t need to create tables and arrange columns manually, it handles them automatically. Read More
Suppose you copied an important information from some website and forgot to paste somewhere, in the meantime you copied another important information and the previous one got lost. By mistake you also closed the website from where you copied the information, now what? This happens with me a lot too so there is nothing to freak out. Clipdiary
is a free little app that runs on the background and resides in the system traybar, it records all clipboard activity and saves them in the database automatically. In other words it is an easy-to-use clipboard manager
There comes a time when our hard disk becomes cluttered. There are multiple files lying around and we don’t know about it. Sometimes we download a software and few months later a new version is launched and we forget to delete the old setup file. Sometimes we have a same song, picture, or document in multiple directories. Having duplicate files can consume a good amount of hard disk space.
If you are using Gmail and receive a lot of spam emails, you can filter them out easily. One way to mark emails as spam is to click Mark As Spam Button, but what if there are hundreds of spam emails and you want to delete them all instead of marking them as spam only. You can use the Gmail build-in filter tool to delete and block all such spam emails within seconds. Read More
Are you still using Google Chrome and looking for a way to backup, restore, or simply manage the profiles? Your Google Chrome profile contains all information about you, i.e your history, user data, passwords, etc. Google Chrome Backup is a free little tool that helps in creating, restoring, and backing up all your Google Chrome profiles for free. It is a portable app, therefore no installation is required and can be carried anywhere in a USB flash drive. Read More
In my last post I discussed about downloading specific files from inside zip or rar archive with LoadScout. Another useful feature of this app is that it lets you download and play a small portion of any mp3 or avi file for free.
Suppose you want to download a high quality audio podcast in mp3 format that is of 100mb. You can download and play a small portion of this podcast and decide whether you like it or not. If you like it then you can go ahead and download the whole podcast or just find the next podcast. In similar way, suppose you want to download a video(in avi format), instead of downloading the whole video, you can download a small portion and play it to see if it’s the right video for you. Read More
Do you want to browse the archive and view it’s content before downloading it? Or you want to download only few files from the archive? LoadScout is a free app that lets you browse files inside remote archive and download them instantly. It has a build-in download manager which can download files easily from both web and FTP server. To test this software I uploaded a RAR archive with different sample pictures. Read More
My iTunes music collection is pretty much messed up, and so is everybody else’s. I have been looking around for a solution to fix my music collection, most of my albums have missing cover art and half my songs don’t have proper details. I tested different tools and software, but all pretty much failed to clean up my music collection. Finally I came across TuneUp
and planned to give a try. It is an add-on for iTunes developed specifically to clean up your music collection and find missing cover art.
If you visit a website frequently, you can create a desktop shortcut for the website so that it can be accessed easily without having to open the browser and type the address over and over again. If you are a doing a business and send frequent emails to your clients, you can create a desktop shortcut for sending an email quickly. Read More
Are you looking for a way to generate secure, random, and unbreakable passwords? Passgen Password Generator, if you haven’t heard of the name before, is a free opensource tool that generates strong and unbreakable passwords instantly. Whether you are looking for generating a secure password for your server, or for an important account, this tool does the job right. Read More
I recently came across a software called Microsoft Image Composite Editor
while browsing the Microsoft Research download page. It is a free software that creates a panorama photo by stitching multiple images together and comes with 4 different camera motion modes.
It is a simple software where you can drag multiple images and it will create a seamless panorama after processing the images for a few seconds. You can then crop the image to the size of your choice and save it in 8 different image formats including HD Photo Image.
Are you looking for a way to sync two folders, so that the change in one folder results in the change in the other? SyncToy, if you haven’t heard of the name before, is a free tool developed by Microsoft that can sync your photos, videos, files, between any two folders. This can save you a lot of time if you make frequent backups and do everything manually. Read More
If you are looking for a tool that can help create some professional looking buttons without any graphic design experience, you came to the right place. DeKnop
(dutch for “The Button”) is a free graphic editing tool that is designed specifically for creating buttons for your website or blog instantly. By default it comes with two languages Netherlands and English, if you are looking to add your local language you can download the language pack from their website and install it separately.
If you have installed a theme or extension that has made your Firefox unstable you don’t need to reinstall the browser over and over again to solve the problem. You can run the Firefox in safe mode and uninstall anything that is causing your browser unstable. Basically when you run Firefox in safe mode it does not load themes, extensions, or customized codes, therefore making your Firefox stable. Read More
I have to lock my computer every time I need to go somewhere, since going to Start > Arrow >Lock takes a lot of time, I have made a desktop shortcut for it to make things easy. Here is how you can make one too.
Okay so what’s the need of web based FTP server after all? This is the only question coming in everybody’s mind at the moment. If you travel a lot and receive a lot of emails with important files, you can upload these files with web-based ftp client more quickly rather than wasting time with desktop based ftp clients. net2ftp is a free web based ftp client that is both stable and faster than it’s competitors. Unlike other web based ftp clients which are build on Java requiring you to download Java Runtime Environment, this website is made on PHP allowing you to run it from any computer and the best thing, it supports SSL. Read More