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Find Duplicate Songs

Jeff Fehring wants a way to find and eliminate duplicate songs in his large music collection.

Create a Photo Collage in Any Shape

Use your image editor or a free utility to artfully arrange a collection of digital photos.


Miraplacid Publisher Converts PDFs Every Which Way

Print any file to an image or PDF with this handy, but pricey, utility.

Protect Your Privacy When Uploading Photos

Know what's in your photo file's metadata before you share it with the world.


Frequently Asked Photo Questions for March

Dave answers reader questions about how to photograph a TV screen, save full-size photos from Facebook, photograph lightning, and more.


Tools for Your Virtual Office From Hassle-Free PC

PC World blogger Rick Broida tells you how to add highlighter effects to screen shots, get digital scans of paper documents, and send and receive faxes without a fax machine.

Create a 'Yellow Highlighter' Effect in Your Screenshots

A freeware image editor and a few clicks are all you need to "highlight" any image with a white background.

Make Photos Jump Off the Page With Drop Shadows

Add a simple effect that makes your pictures seem to float above the background.


A Better PDF Reader

You don't have to put up with Adobe Reader

Hidden iTunes Tweaks From Hassle-Free PC

PC World blogger Rick Broida shows you how to customize Apple iTunes to make it easier to use and speed it up.

Hidden iTunes: The Five Best Keyboard Shortcuts

The five best ways to zip around iTunes without ever taking your hands off the ol' QWERTY.


Hidden iTunes: Use Folders to Organize Playlists

Has your list of playlists spun out of control? Put everything in order with that old standby: folders.

Hidden iTunes: Make Text Bigger

If you're using a big, high-resolution monitor, you might find iTunes a little hard on the eyes. Here's how to make it easier.