Don't-Miss Utility software Stories
PerfectRegistry is an inexpensive program that's designed to speed up your PC by optimizing your registry. It's not a perfect fix for all PCs, but it does offer some useful tools.
No laptop load-out is complete without these handy software tools for expanding screen real estate, collecting battery data, creating hotspots, and more.
DDownloads helps you download popular programs straight from the source. It's free, and for the programs on its list, it works well.
With modular plugins and a wealth of settings, Dexpot lets you ease into the world of virtual desktops and tune things so they're just right.
Iobit's Razer Game Booster examines your operating environment and selectively shuts down services and programs not directly related to the game you're playing. The result is a noticeable increase in responsiveness and framerate performance.
Handy Backup will back up your data locally, across the network, and across the Web. It selects important data automatically (on your cue) and syncs as well as providing a plethora of options.
Free Editor is a free program for editing documents, spreadsheets, images, code files, Windows system files and more. Although it feels responsive, some UI issues make it less useful than it should be.
System Mechanic is a full tune-up suite that can optimize almost every aspect of your PC and help you keep it optimized.
DT Soft steps outside the emulation business with this USB sharing utility, but Daemon Tools USB doesn't provide much for the money that Windows can't do on its own.
SugarSync recently rolled out a new-look interface with fancy new features. Is it enough to push the power-user's preferred cloud storage service over the top?
A lot of what we do on a computer is repetitive work that can be easily automated to save us time and effort. Autostarter X3 is an app that can set up batch files for pre-defined tasks such as opening browsers, starting apps, and opening Web pages.
If you are bored of the same old yellow folders in Explorer, then try colorizing them. The makeover may make it faster to find the folders you seek, too.
You can tell a lot about a document by its metadata, such as when the document was created, who created it, the time of its last edits, and more. If you are determined to keep this information a secret, Document Metadata Cleaner can help you.
Going strong for over ten years, simple, lightweight, free utility ArsClip lets you easily manage a clipboard history list with multiple items, and is smart enough to ignore sensitive applications.
If you have lots of photos, music or other files, renaming each one individually can be a tedious task. File Renamer allows you to rename them all in one go.