Category «Software Tips»

Update For MSConfig

From InsideMicrosoft Blog: Microsoft has released an update to MSConfig, also known as the System Configuration Utility (one of the most useful utilities for Windows power users) that adds a “Tools” tab to the program. This tab links to a lot of the other useful utilities on the system, making it a one stop shop …

TweakHound

Ed Bott blogs about TweakHound: The Web is littered with Windows tips and tweaks, may of dubious quality and accuracy. Eric Vaughan’s TweakHound is one of the few sites that actually tests and rejects the bogus tweaks. Check it out at http://www.tweakhound.com/

Lunacore Photoshop Tutorials

Lunacore is a young site that focuses on writing detailed Photoshop tutorials of high quality that are easy to understand, tips, FAQ, training, advice and articles that can help users with this powerful product. Lunacore tries to show those things that are not covered in the manual or at least not in great detail. The …

Free PDF Creator – PrimoPDF

Convert to PDF from any application by simply ‘printing’ to the PrimoPDF printer – it couldn’t be easier! Within minutes, you can create high-quality PDFs by converting from Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and virtually any other printable file type. I haven’t tried it, but PrimoPDF by activePDF sounds like a good utility. SnapFiles, FileForum at BetaNews, …

Password Agent 2.3.4

One of the most useful utilities I have reviewed is Password Agent by Moon Software. It can save your passwords, auto-fill login forms, and generate passwords for you if you wish. They just recently released a minor update to the software: This update addresses bugs that were discovered after introduction of the previous release. As …

602PRINT PACK 5.0 Upgrade

Years ago I reviewed several Software602 titles. One of them was 602Print Pack, software that lets you print to PDF. The software was recently updated to version 5. Upgrade your PDF conversion software and get these great new features: * New and improved user interface (Standard Windows Save As) * Merge or insert content to …

On-Disk.com

Reader Todd emailed me the following: For users on dial-up, there is help getting the mega downloads such as Open office or a Linux OS. Even at a full 56k a few hundred MB can take days. It can be faster and more convienient to request the download from On-disk.com They will download, burn and …

Microsoft Codename Max

Microsoft® Codename Max is not like any other product. That’s because it’s not a product—it’s your opportunity to try an exciting new user experience from Microsoft. Today Max lets you make lists of your photos and turn them into beautiful slide shows to share with your family and friends. Tomorrow…who knows? With just a few …

WinBackup 2.0

I recently received an email from Kevin J. Vella, the PR Manager for Uniblue, a global software development company. He passed along information about their WinBackup 2.0 product, “an extremely powerful backup and restore solution that is already proving to be highly popular.” WinBackup 2.0 is not just an improved version. After two years in …

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