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How to Open .docx File Without Microsoft Office

How to Open .docx File Without Microsoft Office

The previously used .doc format is no longer available in Microsoft Office 2007. Though there is an option in Office 2007 to save a document in the older .doc format, you can not read a .docx file without installing the newer version of Office. While the old format runs fine in the new version, the […]

10 Best Free Adobe Air Apps to Have on Your System

10 Best Free Adobe Air Apps to Have on Your System

More and more applications are being built using Adobe Air. Adobe Air allows developers to design and implement flexible Internet applications that can reside outside of a browser. Another plus about using Adobe Air is that it’s easy to develop applications that can be used on both Windows and Mac computer systems. With so many […]

How to Create a High-Definition, Abstract Wallpaper In Photoshop

How to Create a High-Definition, Abstract Wallpaper In Photoshop

Adobe Photoshop is by far the best photo editing application known. Apart from normal image editing jobs, you can also use it to create high definition wallpapers for your desktop. In this article I am going to discuss three techniques which you can use in Adobe Photoshop to create high definition wallpapers. We will first […]

Get Mac OS X Features On Windows With Macomfort

Get Mac OS X Features On Windows With Macomfort

Gone are those days when you would have a sleek PC in your cabin and think you know it all. Today, more and more people are experimenting with different operating systems like Linux, Mac OS X and Chrome OS. But let’s face it – buying a brand new Mac isn’t everyone’s cup of tea as […]

5 Useful and Fun GIMP Plug-ins

5 Useful and Fun GIMP Plug-ins

For those of you who use GIMP, you know it is a really great alternative to Photoshop. Like any program, free or not, there is always room for improvement. Plugins are a an easy way to add functionality. GIMP has two different types of plugins, Script-fu and Python-fu. Right out of the box, you can […]

Codysafe – Carry Your PC Wherever You Go

Codysafe – Carry Your PC Wherever You Go

We have work to do and we have places to go for completing those tasks. So it is an obvious necessity to carry your working tools along. If that means digital documents, our USB drives comes to rescue. And very recently, the dominance of portable tools has also made the job a lot more easier, […]

100 Free Software For Mac OS X

100 Free Software For Mac OS X

Last week, we featured 100 free software for your WIndows. This week, as promised, we roll out the 100 free software for Mac OS X. We have spent a great deal of time sourcing these software for all of you. So if you love the list, don’t forget to share it with your friends.

How to Remove Windows Viruses with Linux

How to Remove Windows Viruses with Linux

Viruses. They happen to almost everyone. If they don’t happen to you, it’ll be your cousin Stan who get joins the malware-of-the-month club, and you’re the only person he knows who can fix a computer. The problem is, things are so screwed up that Windows won’t even start properly. And if it does, the virus […]

OpenShot: An Easy-to-use Video Editor For the Average Linux User

OpenShot: An Easy-to-use Video Editor For the Average Linux User

Video editing in Linux is never an easy stuff. While there are several top-notch video editing software available for Linux users, most of them are not meant for the faint-hearted. With the release of OpenShot, the averagae users (like you and me) now have an easy to use video editor that they can fire up, […]

TotalFinder Adds Tabs Functionality to Your Finder in Mac

TotalFinder Adds Tabs Functionality to Your Finder in Mac

Tabs are useful for multi-tasking and help us to improve our productivity. Other than the old and obsolete IE6 browser, almost all the browsers come with tabs function. Even some native applications (like the Nautilus File Manager in Gnome) also follow suit and add tabs as a feature. Now, what if you can also add the […]

Screenpresso: A Powerful All-in-one Screen Capture Tool

Screenpresso: A Powerful All-in-one Screen Capture Tool

For a screen capture program, Screenpresso offers more than most. When I first took a look at the feature page, I was astonished at everything it can do. This desktop program (which can also be ran from a USB stick), offers editing features you would normally need another program for. Annotations, auto resizing and a […]

100 Free Windows Software For Your Daily Use

100 Free Windows Software For Your Daily Use

Two years back, we compiled a list of 100 useful software that you can install for daily usage. Two years down the road, some of the software in the list are already outdated or no longer available and many new software emerge, so now we feel there is a need to recompile the list of […]

How to Clone Drives and Partitions with Clonezilla

How to Clone Drives and Partitions with Clonezilla

Some hard drive cloning programs support a wide variety of filesystems. Some can create image files and store only the sectors that are actually in use. Some can clone over a network, and a few can multicast a drive or image file to multiple targets simultaneously. Clonezilla can do all of the above, with the […]

How to Convert Powerpoint Presentations to Videos

How to Convert Powerpoint Presentations to Videos

Sometimes it becomes necessary to convert Powerpoint presentations into video files. The computer where you are doing the presentation may not have the necessary office software installed or you want to view the presentation in your television. In such cases, you need to convert the pptx file into proper video formats and burn the video […]

How to Fix Broken AVI Files with DivFix++

How to Fix Broken AVI Files with DivFix++

We’ve all had it happen. You download a (perfectly legitimate) AVI file and go to play it, only to find that it’s got a corrupted index, or bad frames, or other such flaws. Ideally, you can find a repair utility that can actually fix the files instead of all the hassle of re-downloading or re-encoding […]

Reinvent Your Desktop With BumpTop

Reinvent Your Desktop With BumpTop

Are you already tired of your plain, ugly desktop? Have you thought of spicing it up a little bit, perhaps change it into 3D perspective and put your graphics card to full use? If that is so, then BumpTop is definitely the one for you. BumpTop is a software that transforms your desktop into a […]

Beginner’s Guide to Fluxbox Configuration

Beginner’s Guide to Fluxbox Configuration

On any list of lightweight Linux window managers, you’ll find Fluxbox. Originally a fork of Blackbox, Flux is well known as a fast, light, highly configurable desktop. Unfortunately, Fluxbox’s emphasis on text files for nearly all configuration often acts as a roadblock for those first trying it out. There is a GUI which provides some […]

How to Edit Videos With Avidemux

How to Edit Videos With Avidemux

Avidemux is one good video editing software that we used regularly to edit our videos. It is free, cross-platforms and supports simple cutting, filtering and encoding tasks. One of the most important thing is that it is easy to use. Even if you are a novice, or do not have any experience in editing videos, […]