Want to create simple banners for your website, forum, or MySpace profile without using any desktop tools? BannerFans is a free online tool to create and download banners in either JPEG, PNG, or GIF format. Also you can grab different HTML codes for your banner, such as code for putting it on Myspace profile, Forum, or any Website/Blog.
Creating the banner is a piece of cake. Customize the banner by going to the respective Layout, Text & Fonts, Shadows & Effects, Border, and the Format tabs. Once you have customized the banner, click Update My Banner to see the changes in the preview window. Read More
Do you have tons of work and want to manage them easily? When you open multiple programs, the desktop gets cluttered which effects the workflow. This is where Dexpot comes in, it is a free virtual desktop manager that lets you create up to 20 different virtual desktops. For example, by default there are four virtual desktops, you can use one for browsing, one for presentation, one for chatting, and one for some important office work. You can switch between these desktops easily with a simple hotkey.
Below is an example of four different virtual desktops running on my computer. Read More
Giving a demo of a software/service or giving a presentation is very common these days, but to understand them properly is not easy. ZoomIt is a free tool that lets you zoom and draw while giving presentation or a demo, in other words it enlightens your presentation so that it can be easily understandable.
It sits on the system tray and can be activated by using custom hotkeys. Press Ctrl+1 to activate zoom and start zooming in/out using the arrows keys or mouse wheel, to finish zoom mode press Esc. Read More
is a free online service that lets you easily create a voice from any text. All you have to do is to enter the text and click Play button, and it will start reading the text line by line automatically. There is no limit on the number of words you can enter. If you are a webmaster or a blogger, you can use it to give your visitors a choice to listen to your posts.
You can select the voice which you want to use in the speech, there are currently five different voices available: Jennifer(USA), Eric(USA), Jacek(Polish), Ewa(Polish), Carmen(Romanian). I prefer Eric since his voice is louder and clearer.
Maxto is a free tool that lets you split your monitor into multiple regions. It can come helpful if you want to keep track of multiple applications or want to work on 2 or more projects simultaneously, in other words this can be used for multi-tasking which can save you hours every day. It can also work on your second monitor if you have a dual-monitor setup.
When started for the first time, the program will load in the system tray, the screen will be grayed out and you will be shown options to either split the screen vertically or horizontally, you can split the space as much as you want. Read More
Want to have a private video chat with someone? You don’t need to use Skype or any Instant Messenger. Fonomo is a free online service that lets you create a video conferencing session instantly. It is a dead simple online app which requires no registration at all and is 100% free.
Note: This web service has been discontinued.
Is Instant Messaging banned in your office or school? TinyChat is a free online service that lets you create chat rooms instantly. You can create a temporary chat room and invite your friends to join it with one simple link. There is no restriction on the number of people who can join your chat room. And the best thing is, no registration is required while creating or joining the chat room.
Sounds unbelievable, right? Here is how you can create your own chat room within seconds. Click on create a free chat room button, and it will begin creating a chat room for you. Every chat room has its own link.
Free Audio Editor 2009
is the most powerful audio editor I have come across that is both free and easy-to-use. I mentioned that it records, edits, and burns audio files, but actually it does a lot more than that. You can crop any piece of audio file and merge two different audio files, apart from that you can record your own audio and mix it with some background music. You can reduce noise with ‘Noise Reduction’ feature or add tons of custom effects. The build-in Text-to-Speech feature actually works pretty well and seamless.
Do you plan to buy a software to make professional looking flowcharts, sitemaps, or diagrams? You don’t need to pay for it. LovelyCharts is a free online service that lets you make professional flowcharts, sitemaps, people diagram, network diagram, and some basic symbols. This powerful service is online and free, thus making it possible to do work from home and while traveling. Read More
OnlineChartTool is a free online service that lets you make professional looking charts and graphs. It allows you to save it and share it with your friends and co-workers. You can also print them using your printer. Read More
Pixelformer is a free advanced icon, avatar, and button editor giving you full control over each and every pixel. You can create professional quality icons and bitmaps using this tool since it has been optimized for creating and editing small-sized images. 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.
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
Many DVDs come with copy protection thus making it impossible to copy it to hard disk with ordinary DVD copy software. DVDFab HD Decrypter is an excellent tool that removes all copy protection from the disk and copies the content to the hard disk instantly. It also has support for HD-DVD, and Blue-Ray disks. It removes DVD protections such as CSS, RC, RCE, APS, UOPs and Sony ARccOS, and also removes AACS(Blue-Ray). Read More
Did you buy a new computer and want to look out for some system information, or maybe you want to find out the information on installed software? To make sure you have got the right system, you want to check the hardware information maybe? In all above cases Free PC Audit solves the problem for you. It also comes helpful to those looking to update their driver.
This tool is designed to present the maximum information about your computer’s software and hardware in a simple-to-use window. Read More
Do you want to access your friend or co-worker’s computer? Do you want to provide remote assistance, remote administration or remote teaching for your clients or employees regardless of their location? Ammyy Admin is an exceptional free little utility(only 144kb) that connects remote computers instantly without any installation or configuration. Read More
Since the default clipart images that comes with Microsoft Word are not sufficient, there are thousands of free images available that you can use as clipart in your document. But searching for clipart images can be a real pain, since it requires a lot of time and effort.
I recently came across an excellent tool while searching for clipart images for my sister. WPClipart is a free graphic utility that contains more than 23,000 quality public domain clipart images and photos that you can use in Word processors. It comes with a build-in image viewer and editor. Read More
I recently came across an online service that lets you make calls to North America, i.e, USA and Canada for free. CallingAmerica is a free web based service, that allows you to call your friends, family or co-workers for free. Seems unbelievable, right? The service is supported by ads, you just have to register and make unlimited number of calls. That’s it. Read More
Recently I came across a small handy tool called Ketarin
which automatically downloads the latest version of the software setup packages for you. Suppose you have installed VLC Media player on your computer, now you can run Ketarin and track VLC Media Player by adding it to the list, if the new version is available it will automatically download it for you.
In short, it does not keep your system up-to-date, it only downloads the latest setup packages
, thus keeping your setup packages up-to-date
Do you want to download some web 2.0 logos for your website or blog? One website I recently came across is called LogoInstant. They add one free professional web 2.0 logo which you can edit and use it in your own website or blog. These logos are 100% free and no registration is required. Read More