Remember Rightload, a tool that adds an option to the windows right-click context menu allowing you to upload files directly to your FTP/SFTP server or some pre-defined HTTP upload servers. Well it has got a major update, now it can automatically resize the image to maximum dimensions, includes an option to add a server or folder to SendTo menu, and much more. The previous update also added support for uploading of photos to your Facebook, Flickr, TinyPic, and/or ImageShack account.Read More
So why will you disable the two most important keys, Windows key and Caps Lock key? One word, Gaming. During a game play if you sometimes hit any one of these keys by mistake, it might lead to desktop crash. In my case, I hit Windows key a lot(because it is close to Ctrl key) which leads to minimization of the game and at the same time the Start Menu is displayed. It can get quite annoying and out-of-hand if you hit them repeatedly by mistake.Read More
Do you want to perform some repeated tasks automatically? Instead of having to click a button many times manually, wouldn’t it be better if an application can handle it for you? Actionaz is a free utility that can handle various keyboard and mouse inputs automatically. You can either perform a new action or load a script.
It can come handy in situations where you have multiple applications open and have to click various buttons repeatedly. It can perform full tasks, such as, minimize/maximize window, mouse cursor to a location, click a button, execute an operation, stop script, input a text, close an app, copy from clipboard, etc.Read More
If you have a mobile and a laptop(or a PC with a wireless card/USB modem) but no Wifi, how would you connect to the internet? MWconn is a free handy utility that lets you connect to the internet using two mode of operations GPRS/3G(UMTS). It uses two speed ranges, EDGE/HSPA and supports various PC cards and USB modems, you can find the complete list here.
When you run this tool for the first time, you will have to configure various settings of your network provider. Settings for few network providers is already given which can be selected from the list. If your network provider is not listed, then you will have to call them and ask for the settings.Read More
Sharing files from one pc to another is quite tricky. There are various 3rd party tools that allow you create a VPN connection between two computers so that you can share the files easily between them. But what if you want to share files with multiple friends frequently without having to create a VPN connection?
g2Peer is a nice tool for Windows that uses GMail in order to share files from one computer to another. In order to use this tool, it must be running on all computers and should be configured to work with a unique GMail address through Gmail IMAP or POP3. In other words, you and your friends will have to use GMail account for login and sharing files.Read More
Do you want to Schedule an event, make a to-do list, write some notes, or organize all contacts? PIMs, which stands for Personal Information Managers are programs designed to organize and manage all types of personal information, from tasks and notes to important contacts and emails.
EssentialPIM Portable is a free software for Windows that allows you to manage your personal information. It has five important features, Schedule, To Do, Notes, Contacts, and Mail. When you run it for the first time, you are taken to EPIM Today where you will find all information for a specific day.Read More
Author’s Caution: Not for beginning overclockers. This program WILL stress the CPU, Memory, North Bridge, and other system components to their highest extent! Make sure your PC is properly cooled and ventilated!Read More
Removing all temporary files from Windows is not an easy task, even through you can remove files from some folders manually, still it is not enough. Windows hides the temporary files in all sort of locations, removing these temporary files manually can be quite a challenge. This is why today I present two simple tools that will clean all your temporary files without any fuss.Read More
Lan Explorer is a free tool for Windows that lets you browse all aspects of your local area network. Everything from Computers to Shared Folders and Printers are presented clearly. The bottom area is split into two windows, where one is your local computer while the other shows the remote computer. The files that are being transferred are shown in the last window at the bottom. The main layout is a bit similar to that of FileZilla FTP.Read More
We have covered many ways to synchronize folders with each other, you can find some here and here. But most synchronization tools do not allow syncing of more than 2 folders. What if you want to sync more than 2 folders?
Horodruin(this name is quite difficult to remember) is a free synchronization tool for Windows that allows syncing of multiple folders. It supports multi-threading and is for advanced users only. Since the whole concept and user-interface is different, you will have to read the documentation that comes with it before you are able to fully utilize it.Read More
Do you want to share some files with your friends or co-workers and at the same time protect those files from intruders? You never know who is accessing your shared folder, there is no tool inside Windows that can help you determine who exactly accessed your files.
NetShareMonitor is a small portable tool for Windows that lets you protect your shared files from unauthorized access. It runs silently in the system tray and logs all active sessions, accessed files, and shared resources.Read More
- Remote file search
- Add option to hide identical files to directory comparison
- Remember SSH host keys for session duration if not trusting permanently
- MSW: Display full UNC path on drive-mapped network shares
I have reviewed two tools before that allow you to run an application at any date or time. Ka Firetask is a great tool but is too complicated for most users, while Rocket Launcher lets you launch an application at any day or time(date cannot be selected).
RunAsDate on the other hand is a free portable tool for Windows that can launch a program at both date and/or time without any fuss. It is a tool from Nirsoft, the guys behind many useful tools that we have covered before here, here, here, and here.Read More