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9 Nifty Apps That Make Your Favourite Software Even Better

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Let us confess: we love downloading and trying out new software. But, very so often, applications do have their own shortcomings. Thankfully, there are plenty of little programs that add extra functionality to our favourite applications in a breeze. Check out the list below to find some indispensable apps that make it a little it more easier to use your favourite software.
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January 3rd, 2011 at 10:35 pm

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Three Apps That Power Your Keyboard’s Underused Numpad

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Clickety Click. That’s one part of your keyboard. Silence on the other, thanks to the only-occasionally-used number pad.  You really have to think about putting those nine keys on the number pad to good use. Doing that will certainly increase your productivity, we vouch. May be you can power it up with the applications below?

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December 21st, 2010 at 12:00 am

Hide Secret Files Inside Pictures and Other Files With OmniHide; Giveaway

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There are occasions when you will want to hide files secretly to protect from or prevent unasked access. You must have heard of a handful of tricks on how to hide files inside pictures and other files in Windows.

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OmniHide is a cool little tool that will let you hide files within other files – the Pro version can hide files inside an image file, a video, an audio file like an MP3 or any text document. What’s more – you can password protect files for that extra safety.

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February 6th, 2010 at 11:35 pm

Download SnagIt 7.2.5 For Free

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SnagIt is one of the best screencasting software ever created. Way back in 2007, TechSmith offered SnagIt 7.2.5 free of cost for everyone to download. Lots of people downloaded and tried the screencasting application for free and the offer expired quite soon. This time again, TechSmith has offered the same version (SnagIt 7.2.5) for free download from their servers.

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May 30th, 2009 at 1:43 pm

View and Recover Windows 7 Product Key

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If you’re looking for an easy way to view and recover your Windows 7 Product Key, look no further than WinGuggle. This little freeware for Windows 7 is just around 300 KB and can be used to retrieve your Windows 7 Product key quickly.

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May 25th, 2009 at 8:15 am

Make Firefox Leverage Windows 7′s Jumplists

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Windows 7 has a neat jumplist feature that allows programs to create links to application-specific tasks from the right click menu that appears when you click on the minimized window button in the taskbar.

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May 21st, 2009 at 8:01 pm

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Get the Classic Start Menu in Windows 7

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If you love the Classic Start Menu in Windows XP and have been using it in Vista, chances are you’ll probably be disappointed by the lack of an option to enable classic Start menu in Windows 7. Microsoft hasn’t provided a way to turn on classic start menu in Windows 7, but users who are already missing it have started finding workarounds to enable it.
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May 20th, 2009 at 8:12 am

Change File Attributes With Attribute Changer

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Attribute Changer is a 1 MB utility for Windows that allows you to change the attributes of files or folders from Windows Explorer’s context menu. After you install the utility, a ‘Change Attributes’ option appears when you right click on a file.

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May 18th, 2009 at 10:41 am

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Sync Bookmarks Between Multiple Browsers with Transmute

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If you’ve got two or three browsers installed in your computer for whatever reason, chances are only your primary browser has got all your bookmarks. You might be feeling out of place when you work on other browsers because your bookmarks may be missing.

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May 16th, 2009 at 2:19 pm

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How To Quickly Navigate To Your Favourite Folders From The Save As Dialog

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If you frequently work with Word documents and the like, chances are you’ll find it very annoying to quickly navigate to your folders of choice in the Windows ‘Save As’ dialog box. You have to keep clicking, clicking and clicking to go down to the folder where you want to put the file in.

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May 16th, 2009 at 8:04 am