Don't-Miss Utility software Stories
Super-effective registry cleaning and defragging--plus mild system tweaking--is Wise Registry Cleaner 7's forte.
NetSpeedMonitor is a simple and powerful utility for monitoring Internet connection speeds.
Simple but effective, Genie Timeline Backup 2012 Free brings effective, revisioned file backup and a Windows Metro interface to the table.
SoundBest attempts to optimize the sound on your system via an interactive listening test...but the results may not impress you.
Spanning Backup is a cloud-based service for backing up Google data such as Gmail, Google Contacts, Google Calendar, and more.
Daminion is a professional photo cataloging application aimed at photographers and studios.
Any Video Converter lives up to its name by converting any commonly available (and some not so common) video file type to a variety of other formats.
EyeLeo is a small utility that reminds you to rest your eyes and take a break now and then.
Although Comodo Internet Security's firewall makes this freeware look tempting, its antivirus protection lagged compared to others we tested.
SlimCleaner is a very comprehensive set of system cleaning utilities.
Wipe your hard drives and flash drives with tiny but effective DiskWipe.
Beyond Compare is a solid commercial diff utility.
Keyboard utility Holdkey makes it easier to enter extended and nonstandard characters.
Easy, fast-working PicaJet FX makes photo filing less onerous.
AIDA64 sleuths your system's secrets … for a price.