Don't-Miss Software Stories
If you're a heavy user of Skype, or the owner of a small business, Pamela Professional a software app to get.
The Trick or Treat 2.0 collection of graphics includes 26 distinct Halloween images, including bats, spiders, skulls, ghosts, witches, devils, candy, cats, owls, haunted houses, and an entire murder of crows.
Razor-sharp TrueType outlines font collection from Chad Savage at Sinister Visions includes two variations, each in two alternating sizes: Regular, Psycho, Creepy, and Spooky.
Jalatext lets you open and navigate extremely large files. Although it works relatively well, at $30 it's pricey.
SlimCleaner is a comprehensive set of system cleaning utilities that also taps into an online database for information on programs.
SpringPublisher lets you create letterheads and business cards with simple templates, including maps and QR codes.
Free Instagram Downloader lives up to its name, offering a free and easy way to download full-resolution copies of your favorite Instagram snapshots.
To do your best at games, you need a PC in peak condition. These utilities—five free, one inexpensive—make your PC faster and more controllable for the most demanding games.
GS-Calc continues to refine its niche as an inexpensive spreadsheet that's not an Excel clone. This version adds pivot table support and improves usability.
The tool's speedy search is now available in more browsers and for more email accounts and social networks.
You can get modern graphics on 3D games without updates or patches via FXAA Post Process Injector. Originally developed by Nvidia's Timothy Lottes, this tool has been embraced by the modding community and expanded to work with both Nvidia and ATI graphics cards.
Platform-agnostic PC overclockers can tweak their to tweak their video card collection with MSI's venerable Afterburner utility. Designed to work with MSI's own products, Afterburner nonetheless works with most modern hardware.
XPadder emulates a mouse and keyboard with the buttons and directional thumbpad of your game controller. It supports multiple profiles, rumble feedback, and chorded input, which allows for more commands than the number of buttons would normally permit.