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Winzip 17 adds integration with Box cloud storage

WinZip released an update that enables the file management utility to integrate directly with Box cloud storage.

How to activate Windows 8's File History feature

This handy tool will automatically back up older versions of your files, much like Apple's Time Machine does for Macs.

Review: Ashisoft Duplicate Finder can get rid of duplicate files, if you help it

Ashisoft Duplicate Finder is an easy-to-use program for finding duplicate files on your hard drive, but it might not be worth its $30 price tag.

Review: Robobasket sorts your files according to your specs

You configure file handling rules for Robobasket, then set it loose to enforce them on your messy folders and create order. It works well as long as you're careful with how you set it up.

Review: Eraser removes files safely and permanently

Eraser is an enormous all-in-one toolbox devoted to secure file deletion. This free utility can securely delete files on your command, or according to a schedule.

Review: DropIt organizes your Downloads folder

Free and open-source utility DropIt can transform your Downloads folder from an unruly jungle of files to a clutter-free zone. It takes some to define the rules, but once they're set, the automatic sorting is a big time-saver.

Review: SuperSync merges iTunes libraries and more

SuperSync will sync all the iTunes libraries from your various devices and PCs as well as perform maintenance tricks like delete duplicates.

Review: Directory Opus Light is heavy enough for most purposes

Directory Opus adds a “Light” version that is very feature-rich. At less than half the cost of the Pro version, it's worth a look for anyone who wants a better File Explorer.

Why can't I use punctuation in a file name?

MLStrand56 complained to the Windows forum about Windows' inability to save file names containing punctuation.

6 tools to manage large file transfers

Here are some key players in the managed file transfer industry