Friday, August 30, 2013

YoWindow 3.0 – Create Weather Magic

YoWindow 3.0 – Create Weather MagicYoWindow is a popular weather application for your PC that can deliver weather forecast data in an attractive and fun way. This application features beautiful graphics with a magic relived of landscapes that reflect the weather, just like in your window. It has the ability to save different locations in the world and effortlessly draw up their weather reports. The report includes real cloud coverage, rain/snow, fog, grass swings to the wind, Moon, Sun, mist, and even thunderstorms.

With YoWindow, you can turn any picture into landscape or browse its landscape collection for more pictures. As you scroll with your mouse, you can see the change in weather at any moment. It has a full-featured weather station with Temperature Windows Clock.

The latest version 3.0 has added the Oriental landscape to it. It provides a comprehensive settings menu with options to set the app features, such as locations, landscapes, units and weather.

The main interface shows weather details such as current temperature, wind information, pressure and humidity. It is also capable of running in full screen, showing the forecast for the next couple of days, whilst tracking the weather development to change both the displayed information and the landscape consequently. You can also use YoWindow as a screensaver, while it takes a moderate amount of CPU usage.

YoWindow 3.0 – Weather Information

The free version can add only 2 locations and show weather forecast for 3 days. The weather update also needs to update manually.

Finally, YoWindow is an enjoyable and fun application for weather lovers, which runs on all Windows versions and doesn’t have any repulsive effect on your system performance. You can download YoWindow 3.0 free version or the paid version is available for just $19.98 with automatic updates.


Friday, August 30, 2013 by naresh kumar · 0

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Camtasia Studio 8.1 – Screen Video Capture and Editing for Windows, Mac

Camtasia Studio 8.1 – Screen Video Capture and Editing for Windows, MacTo create video tutorials and presentations, you need software to record on-screen activity so that you can edit and share with other people. Not only for presentations, but many learning videos on YouTube require these video capturing tools to capture what you do on the desktop screen, whether it is playing games, reviewing mobile phones, teaching lessons or anything. Camtasia Studio is one of the popular screen recording and video editing software which helps you quickly create professional videos with high-quality and share them with anyone without any mere training. The program is flexible, user-friendly and works smoothly compared to other screen recording programs out there.

Camtasia Studio 8.1 also has the ability to capture PowerPoint slides, add imported media, edit videos, and share them easily. The main intention of developing Camtasia Studio is to create quality videos that can train audience, illuminate an idea, share knowledge, or offer feedback. The program allows you to create interactive videos with multiple video and audio tracks, an extensive asset library, and to animate content.

The latest version 8.1 has improved quizzing, multi-track timeline, enhanced asset library, animate callouts, improved screen recording technology, and has added Chrome key. Camtasia Studio contains a huge set of output formats and has support for YouTube and HD Video. It offers a preview feature to view the sample before completing the whole process.

Camtasia Studio 8.1 is free to try for 30 days or can be purchased for $300. The price is quite expensive as well as surprising, but this screencasting software has got high potential in doing serious business. Both inexperienced and professional users should be able to learn the software.

Key Features:

  • Capture smooth, high-quality videos with world-class screen recording technology.
  • Import HD media and personalize your videos.
  • Unleash your creativity with Multi-track Timeline that helps you to create videos faster with unlimited number video and audio tracks.
  • Edit videos faster than ever. (NEW)
  • Remove a Color (NEW)
  • Create polished videos with Media Asset Library, which include a wide range of new callouts and media themes.
  • Engage your viewers with stunning visual effects via ‘SmartFocus’ feature and animated content.
  • Share your videos with anyone, anywhere with TechSmith Smart Player.
  • Quizzing with SCORM reporting
  • Produce the precise video you wish to via Production Wizard feature.
  • Send created videos directly to YouTube or; Share them via email, tweet, blog post, and more.
  • Can be used in Teaching, Training, and Business fields.
Camtasia Studio 8.1 – Main Interface

How to Use:

Firstly, Camtasia Studio provides a dedicated tool to record images from your screen. You can customize your recording settings using Camtasia Recorder such as recording whole screen or a portion of it, recording audio as well, adding cursor effects, taking webcam images, etc. Secondly, if offers various editing tools to personalize your video like adding more information with on-screen text captions, applying transition effects, etc. The Clip Bin and the Library will ease the task of choosing media files to use in your video. You can adjust volume, reduce noise, and optimize voice with the Audio Editor.

Camtasia Studio 8.1 – Import Media

The third and final stage is the production stage where the “Production Wizard” which makes it easy for you to choose required video presets such as codec, resolution, size, and other details, and will finally render your video. You can export the produced videos directly from Camtasia Studio program to YouTube.

Summing up all, Camtasia Studio 8.1 is one of the best video capturing software available today with complete features, which can export videos to any sort of device or system such as Web, mobile phones, tablets, DVDs, and other devices. The online help center is very helpful in learning on how to use professional videos with the application. Download Camtasia Studio 8.1 30-day free trial first and then go purchasing it. It is supported in Windows 7, Vista, XP, and Mac OS.


Tuesday, August 27, 2013 by naresh kumar · 0

Sunday, August 25, 2013

MiniTool Partition Wizard Home and Professional Edition 8.0

MiniTool Partition Wizard Home and Professional Edition 8.0The first thing everybody does after purchasing a hard disk, whether it is internal or external, is partitioning. Most people use the OS disc to format and partition the hard disk. But after sometime, you may need to create, format, convert, delete, or merge partitions and you require a disk management utility such as MiniTool Partition Wizard to perform basic as well as complex partition operations with the help of useful tools. Minitool Partition Wizard is a very popular free partition manager that supports 32/64-bit Windows 8, 7, Vista, XP, and 2000 operating systems.

MiniTool Partition Wizard basically comes in two versions – Home and Professional. Some of the features of PRO versions are not present in Home edition such as disk converting, moving volume, merging partition, windows dynamic disk support, converting dynamic disk to basic without data loss, changing cluster size without data loss, etc. The other editions from MiniTool Partition Wizard are Server, Enterprise, and Technician. The home edition is free to download and use. You can use the required edition depending upon your experience and system configuration.

The latest version 8.0 had added support to convert NTFS to FAT, MNR to GPT Disk, GPT to MBR Disk, and copying dynamic disk volume. The user interface is intuitive and clean. To use this partition manager, you require x86 or compatible CPU with main frequency 500MHz and 256MB or above RAM memory.

Key Features:

  • Convert NTFS to FAT, MBR Disk to GPT Disk, and GPT to MBR Disk.
  • Convert GPT-style Dynamic Disk to Basic (PRO only)
  • Copy Dynamic Disk Volume
  • Copy UEFI boot disk
  • Fully support UEFI boot
  • Move Boot/System volume for Dynamic Disk. (PRO only)
  • MERGE Partition (PRO only)
  • Restore Partition after accidental deletion using ‘Partition Recovery’ feature.
  • Hot extending NTFS Partition without reboot and much more.
MiniTool Partition Wizard Home and Professional Edition 8.0 - Interface

MiniTool Partition Wizard 8.0 has a user-friendly interface with all the necessary partition options below the menu bar, like Move/Resize, Merge, Format, Copy, etc. On the left, it has the required actions and wizards (operations). When a local disk is selected, the program shows complete information regarding the partition such as type, capacity, free space, used space, file system, and status (Hidden, Active & Boost, System or None). With the help of the menu bar, you can perform advanced operations and access all the wizards.

MiniTool Partition Wizard Home and Professional Edition 8.0 - Format Partition

In Format Partition Wizard, you are allowed to enter a partition label, cluster size, and file system (FAT32, NTFS, Ext2, Ext3 and Ext4). The application supports RAID, single disks or partitions larger than 2 TB, and supports up to 32 hard disks within one system. You can set the partition as primary or logical, rebuild MBR, test disk surface & partition surface, change partition serial number and type ID. A very useful feature from MiniTool Partition Wizard 8.0 is visually demonstrating your disk/partition configuration to preview changes before applying. It takes very less system resources and does not crash or freeze during our tests.

MiniTool Partition Wizard Home and Professional Edition 8.0 - Move or Resize Partition

Overall, Minitool Partition Wizard Home and Professional Edition 8.0 includes a step-by-step guide and basic information on how to perform partitioning, giving the user an advantage to save their time and work. Even, inexperienced users will also able to manage their partition easily. You can download MiniTool Partition Wizard Home Edition 8.0 for free whereas, the professional version can be purchased for $39.00.

Sunday, August 25, 2013 by naresh kumar · 0

Friday, August 23, 2013

LibreOffice 4.1 – Free Open-source Office Suite

LibreOffice 4.1 – Free Open-source Office SuiteLibreOffice is a free open-source office suite used for document production and data processing. After OpenOffice and Kingsoft Office Free 2013, LibreOffice stands as a strong alternative for Microsoft Office. With its intuitive GUI and various functions, LibreOffice provides most of the features that MS Office has got. It is cross-platform too, that can import documents of similar formats from other office suites. With this free comprehensive office suite, you could process text documents, spreadsheets, presentations, drawings, databases and formulas.

LibreOffice is formally developed by ‘The Document Foundation’, a non-profit organization from Berlin, Germany but was forked from in 2010 i.e. it recaptures its features and ease of use. As it is a free and open-source office suite, many desktop and laptop users prefer to MS Office. The main advantage of LibreOffice is it even runs on older systems like 8-year old Macs that use PowerPC processors.

The new version 4.1 includes document compatibility improvements, which enhances the opportunities of sharing knowledge with users of proprietary software while preserving the unique layout of contents. It has also added some new features such as Rotating images in Writer, embedding fonts in documents, Photo Album, a Stepped Lines, interoperability with MS Office formats, and fixed numerous bugs.

LibreOffice 4.1 – Startup Interface

Key Features:

  • Provides document productivity and data processing tools which include Writer, Calc, Impress, Draw, Base, Math, Extensions and Templates.
  • Supports all major operating systems, including Windows 8, 7, Vista, and XP; Mac OS X and GNU/Linux.
  • Compatible with all major office file formats, which can import files from other office suites as well when needed.
  • Free software community-driven project.
  • Absolutely free with LGPL (Lesser General) public license.
  • Available in more than 30 languages.
  • High-quality Stable and Functional Product along with complete security.
  • Powerful Interface yet easy to use and personalize.

A full-featured word processing and desktop publishing tool – Writer offers wide-range of options to create books with contents, diagrams, indexes, and more. Writer easily reads Microsoft Word documents for Windows and Mac OS X. The AutoCorrect dictionary, checks your spelling as you type and the AutoComplete, suggests frequently-used words and phrases to complete what you started typing with the help of built-in dictionary.

LibreOffice 4.1 – Writer

Writer increases the navigability of your complex documents, can display multiple pages while you edit, and inspect the document with advanced notes feature. Text frames and linking gives you the power to publish desktop tasks for newsletters, flyers and much more.


Calc is the spreadsheet program that most of the users will need. It has got a complete range of advanced functions such as Advanced DataPilot technology that pulls-in raw data from corporate databases easily, and then changes it into meaningful information; Natural language formulas; Intelligent Sum Button; Scenario Manager that compares the profitability for high, medium and low sales forecasts; Solver component which lets you solve optimization problems and much more.

LibreOffice 4.1 – Calc


Impress is an innovative tool for creating effective multimedia presentations with 2D and 3D clip art enhancements, animations, special effects, transition styles, and high-impact drawing tools. It lets you download templates from the LibreOffice template repository. It offers different viewing modes, which include Normal, Outline, Handout, and Slide Sorter.

Impress tool supports multiple monitors, and gives you more control over presentation via standardly-incorporated Presenter Console Extension. It has got a comprehensive range of drawing and diagramming tools to add style to your presentation.


This diagramming and charting tool works impressively when producing anything from a quick sketch to a difficult plan, along with graphics and diagrams. Draw is very useful for constructing technical drawings, general posters, and many more. To manipulate objects, the “3D Controller” gives you a way to create spheres, rings, cubes, and other objects. Smart Connectors makes easy for you to build flowcharts, organization charts, network diagrams and much more.

Using Draw, you can import graphics of formats such as BMP, GIF, JPEG, PNG, TIFF, and WMF. You can even export your completed work to .swf Flash format.


Base is a desktop database front end tool with full features, which can manage all databases (small or large). It maintains customer information databases, student grade and curriculum databases, audit & quality assurance and production data. It stores survey information and experimentation data as well as the population and census data. It keeps track of collections of objects and produces monthly financial reports in companies and organizations.

The full HSQL relational database engine finds you a solution for uncomplicated needs. Base provides native-support for most-widely employed multi-user database engines such as MySQL, Adabas D, MS Access, and PostgreSQL. It has built-in support for JDBC and ODBC-standard drivers which allow you to virtually connect to any other existing database engine as well.


Math is a formula editor that can be invoked when needed in your text documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and drawings. It is used to insert wide-range of perfectly-formatted mathematical and scientific formulas. The formulas inserted in your documents can be saved in OpenDocument formula (.odf), MathML or PDF formats.

Extensions and Templates:

With Extensions, you can enhance the functionality of LibreOffice such as PDF Import, Presentation Minimizer, Presenter Console, ReportBuilder, Non-Linear Solver, and Wiki Publisher. You can even upload an extension of your own on LibreOffice site.

Templates reduce the repetitive jobs and make the task faster and easier. LibreOffice Template Center provides with custom templates for all needs like for initial preparation and formatting of frequently used documents such as budget plans, resumes, mail-merge correspondence, etc. Templates can be used for Writer, Calc, and Impress.

Overall, LibreOffice include comprehensive features and huge tools for free that users need to have for regular tasks, which is really impressive and appreciable. LibreOffice is very useful free office suite that is recommended by many experts.

Friday, August 23, 2013 by naresh kumar · 0

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Deskscapes 8 – Customize and Animate Windows 8, 7 Desktop

Deskscapes 8 – Customize and Animate Windows 8, 7Deskscapes, a popular windows desktop customization tool from Stardock Company, enables us to customize PC wallpapers and screensavers with favorite pictures and video to produce visually dazzling results. The Windows 8 version – Deskscapes 8 is available which has the capability to animate and customize the wallpaper on your desktop. You can choose preferred animated wallpaper from a pre-included set of wallpapers in Deskscapes 8 library. You can also use your own images/WMV files to personalize your desktop.

The latest version has added support for custom wallpapers on multiple monitors along with 40 special effects to your wallpapers. The new version also provides you to customize desktop wallpapers with animations and effects, as well as using your own pictures and videos as desktop wallpapers.

Key Features:

  • Pick your favorite images and videos, and make them as the desktop wallpaper.
  • Animate your wallpapers with ease.
  • Apply over 40 special effects.
  • DreamMaker – Enables users to design their own animated wallpapers known as Dreams. Users can choose one Dream from the many Dreams available from Stardock’s WinCustomize community.
  • Set custom wallpapers on multiple monitors.
Deskscapes 8 – Wallpaper Configuration

Animate, Stylize and Create Wallpapers:

Deskscapes 8 uses WMV and Dream files (.Dream format) to apply animated video wallpapers to your desktop. The .Dream files include the content to animate wallpapers that can also be applied as your PC screensaver. You can easily add motion to static wallpapers using DreamMaker.

The tool also lets us to add cool effects to your wallpaper from over 40 effects such as black and white, blur, canvas texture, inverted, night vision, pop art, sepia, animated snow and many more. You can recolor your existing wallpaper entirely or a portion, by using a simple slider. The multiple monitor support gives you the option to have different wallpaper on different monitor or static wallpapers over multiple monitors.

Deskscapes 8 – Change Color

With Deskscapes easy to use and configurable user interface, you can create a stunning custom desktop design with few clicks. A preview helps you to see the output before applying effects to your new wallpaper. You can choose a wallpaper or dream from the library, see a preview as you make changes, make your adjustments accordingly, and produce the result.

Deskscapes 8 is available for a free 30-day trial and the upgrade for $9.99. Download Deskscapes 8 from its official Stardock website.

Wednesday, August 21, 2013 by naresh kumar · 0

Monday, August 19, 2013

Wise Care 365 Free 2.7 – PC Maintenance and Optimization

Wise Care 365 Free – PC Maintenance and OptimizationNobody wants their computer to run slow, but in order to perform well you need to keep an eye on its functioning and should clean it regularly. The manual work is always a tedious task and consumes more time in doing so. Wise Care 365 Free is a freeware tool that can maintain your PC frequently and removes all the unnecessary data on your PC without disturbing its performance and stability.

Wise Care 365 Free is a complete tuneup utility with comprehensive features and a user-friendly interface. It contains important PC tuneup utilities like registry and disk cleaners which can detect more invalid registry items than the popular CCleaner. With just one click, your old PC will transform into a new and faster one. The scanning speeds as well are fast and effective compared to other optimization tools. Many experts consider Wise Care 365 Free is the best solution to improve your PC’s performance.

The latest version Wise Care 365 2.73 has improved cleaning for Internet Explorer 10 and higher versions. It has fixed share links for Facebook and Twitter, updated translations, and improved GUI. The free version is available for download from its official website which has some locked features, whereas the PRO version unlocks them using a purchased license.

Key Features:

  • All-in-one Utility with exciting features
  • PC Cleanup and Optimization
  • Complete Registry Care
  • Custom Cleaning and System Slimming
  • PC checkup and one click solution which is able to find more hidden problems than other optimization tools.
  • File Recovery and Folder Hider
  • More security functions like Privacy Eraser
  • A variety of custom skins and avatars
  • Auto updates in background
  • Easy to Use, Automatic cleanup and Tuneup, Fastest Scanning Speed
  • Recommended by many professionals and users
  • Free 24x7 Technical Support
Wise Care 365 Free has five main elements included – PC Checkup, System Cleaner, System Tuneup, Privacy Protector, and Wise Utilities. PC CHECKUP, checks for items which are to be optimized automatically and manually. The items include junk files, invalid shortcuts, thumbnail cache, memory dump files, error report files, downloaded files created by windows, system log files, etc. PC Checkup after checking shows the ‘PC Health Index’ ranging from 1.0-10.0 along with a health status icon. Click “Fix Now” to fix all the checked problems that are suggested.

Wise Care 365 Free – PC Checkup
SYSTEM CLEANER has again four sub modules – Registry Cleaner, which fix the unsafe registry items; Common Cleaner, which removes useless files and traces and protects your privacy; Advanced Cleaner, which finds targeted areas of your PC such as files with certain extensions only; System Slimmer identifies things you can safely delete to regain more disk space, such as the sample multimedia files in Windows. For experts, the program allows you to choose the type of registry entries that should be removed such as invalid ActiveX or COM components, outdated startup items, missing DLLs, unnecessary files left behind after uninstallation.

Wise Care 365 Free – System Cleaner

SYSTEM CLEANUP also includes four sub categories – System Optimizer for speeding up your system and network; Disk Defrag for defragmenting local disks; Registry Defrag for defragmenting your registry; Startup Manager for administering startup items and services in detail.

The fourth module of Wise Care 365 Free is PRIVACY PROTECTOR which erases privacy risks like browsing history, shreds files that can’t be restored, and generates extremely strong passwords via Password Generator. The last module, WISE UTILITIES displays all Wise products to you for easy lookup and download.

Finally, Wise Care 365 Free offers a great deal of improving your PC’s performance by removing items that slow your PC. The users are allowed to create a restore point or a full registry backup, in case of computer crashes. You can download Wise Care 365 Free or purchase PRO version from below link. The PRO version has a variety of custom skins and avatars, free 24x7 technical support and it auto updates in background as well.

Monday, August 19, 2013 by naresh kumar · 0

Friday, August 16, 2013

Spyrix Free Keylogger 3.3 – Records Keystrokes, Passwords, Screenshots

Spyrix Free Keylogger 3.3 – Records Keystrokes, Passwords, ScreenshotsSpyrix Free Keylogger is an absolutely free monitoring tool that records your keystroke activity when your computer is shared with another. This surveillance application is specially designed for users who shared their computer with others, especially children, with the aim of restricting them in accessing unsuitable websites or downloading malicious softwares.

A Keylogger is an application, often referred to as Keyboard Capturing, is the action of recording or logging the keys struck on a keyboard, so that the monitoring is concealed from the person. Keylogging (Spying) is believed to be a negative thing for certain prospective, but it is one of the most efficient methods in tracking out child’s computer activity. Moreover, this spying method must be used as a form of parental control, in critical situations, but not on stealing others identities.

Spyrix Free Keylogger can even capture screenshots of running PC applications at regular intervals and report their log information subsequently. It is completely compatible with Windows 8 as well as Windows 7, Vista, and XP. It contains no spyware, adware or viruses.

The application is password protected when changed to hidden mode and is not detectable in the system tray or the Task Manager. By default, when the program runs is visible as you’ll see the icon in the system tray. You can also remove it from the list of installed programs.

Key Features:

  • Keystrokes Logging or Recording
  • Screenshots Capture
  • Invisible or Hidden Mode
  • Clipboard Monitoring

Spyrix Keylogger also comes as Spyrix Facebook Monitor and Personal Monitor. Facebook Monitor includes online monitoring via, URL monitoring, capturing Facebook passwords, Alert Keywords, Analytics module, and User activity. Whereas, Spyrix Personal Monitor is an advanced version that offers complete surveillance features such as making snapshots from web camera, blocking sites, monitoring Twitter, Google+, MySpace, LinkedIn, Skype, MSN, ICQ, and Google Talk, Search Engines Monitoring, and many more.

Spyrix Free Keylogger 3.3 – Main Interface

When logging or recording keystrokes, the program can store information about the user session and display all the accessed applications along with their start and shut down time. The maximum log size can be configured and the captured screenshots can be deleted periodically. The log can be sent via email, network folder, or FTP Server. Unfortunately, this feature is not available in the free version.

Spyrix Free Keylogger, a free version is very handy in monitoring your children even with its limited features. If you wish to have advanced parental and surveillance options, better prefer Spyrix Personal Monitor. You can download Spyrix Free Keylogger and other versions from its official website.

Friday, August 16, 2013 by naresh kumar · 0

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Five Free Video Converters for Windows 2013

Five Free Video Converters for Windows 2013As the name suggests, video converters are the tools which can convert videos to different file formats. These tools are developed only because one particular video cannot play on all devices and the reason behind it is very simple. The file formats, resolution, quality, codec, bit rate, sample rate, and many more things are involved which are not compatible with all available devices. That is when you need a video converter to convert your favorite videos to device compatible formats.

Not only on devices, some media players in our PC cannot play all video file formats. Thus, video converter is also responsible for improving the video viewing experience in our PC. You can transfer the converted videos from a computer to your Smartphone easily after video encoding.

There are few popular file formats such as AVI, MP4, MKV, MPEG-4, WMV, FLV, MOV, etc. which are very important for most mobile phones, tablets, portable media players, PSP, iPhone, and other devices. I’ve compiled a list of best video converters which are available for free to download and use.

1. Any Video Converter:

Any Video Converter is developed by AVCLabs for Microsoft Windows, which is available in both free and paid versions. It is a popularly used video converter which is capable of converting most video files such as AVI, FLV, MP4, MOV, MPG, MKV, WMV, etc. that can be transferred easily to compatible devices. It can also download videos from online video-sharing sites.

Any Video Converter 5.0

The interface is completely user-friendly and you can perform video edit operations like cut, crop, rotate, split, merge, and adding effects. It allows you to create HTML5 embedded videos for websites, burn videos to DVD disc, boost video conversion speed up to 6X with CUDA acceleration.

2. Freemake Video Converter:

Freemake’s Free Video Converter is an application mainly used for converting video files as well as downloading videos from video streaming websites. The specialty of this video converter is it offers 250+ video formats and short video tutorials along with images which allows user to understand the converting and editing features properly. You can add subtitles to your videos when you rip them from your DVDs. You can even convert photos to other image formats.

Freemake Video Converter

The video editing is also available in Freemake Video Converter where you can cut unnecessary video parts, limit output file size, etc. It can convert videos with 10x speed along with CUDA and DXVA support. The program runs on Windows 7, Vista and XP with zero advertising.

3. Free CUDA Video Converter:

This video converter is developed by CUDA Studio, which can convert video up to 6X using NVIDIA CUDA technology. It provides encoding/decoding of high-definition videos, transformation between video and pictures, audio file conversion, common video format conversion, and many more. Apart from video conversion, it offers video editing to clip, crop, rotate, add watermarks, effects, soundtrack, subtitles, etc. You can create rich optimized profiles for quicker access in the future.

Free CUDA Video Converter 6

4. FormatFactory:

FormatFactory is a multifunctional media converter which converts all popular video, audio, picture formats to others. It repairs damaged video and audio file, reduces multimedia file size, converts picture, rips DVD and supports 62 languages. It is compatible with Windows 8 along with Windows 7, Vista, XP, 2003, and Server 2008. It supports RMVB, Watermark, and AV Mux. You can rip DVD to video file and music CD to audio file using FormatFactory.

FormatFactory 3.1.1

5. Koyote Free Video Converter:

This free video converter from Koyote can convert video files to/from popular media formats, save parts of your videos, extract only music from videos and many more. It can convert your videos to website/blog compatible formats. It has complete features for the best video conversion such as high speed and powerful conversion with preview option, one-click conversion interface, intuitive configuration, etc.

Koyote Free Video Converter

Tuesday, August 13, 2013 by naresh kumar · 0

Saturday, August 10, 2013

Qustodio – Protect and Manage Your Child’s Internet Activity

Qustodio - Protect and Monitor Your Child's Internet ActivityQustodio is a parental control specially designed for parents who leave their children at home and want to manage their internet activity by all means. Because, in these modern times, kids are easily affected to online malicious content whether the medium is images, videos, or text content. Qustodio shows the perfect way to protect and manage your child’s internet activity through many customizable options and features.

Qustodio is responsible in setting time limits for child’s internet activity with its easy to use and superior featured-technology. This parental control and monitoring software is available for free and premium versions. You can get much advanced protection in the premium version. Qustodio is multi-user and multi-device which works seamlessly on Windows, Mac, iOS, as well as Android OS devices. The Android version can be downloaded for free from Google Play Store.

Key Features:

  • Smart Internet Filter - Blocks dangerous websites and other web content by scanning all sites, pages, and all browsers in real-time with watchful analysis.
  • Social Media Monitoring and Reporting – Get instant alerts when your children are involved in suspicious activity in social media sites like Facebook, and video chatting applications.
  • Time-Tracking – Set daily internet as well as device usage limits to manage your child’s internet activity.
  • Protects against cybercriminals and predators when your children are engaged in social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Yahoo!.
  • Check usage statistics about applications and games used by your children, and prevent certain applications from running.
  • Manage activity from any web-enabled device, get instant alerts and view device usage history up to 30 days.
Installation and Interface:

Upon installing the application, you will be provided with two options – “Protect my kid’s browsing” and “Protect my kid’s searches”. For complete protection check both options and click “Accept and Install”. At the first point, it asks to enter your family details like gender, birth date, and a picture of your child. You can set up a different profile for each child and customize any protection settings easily. It instantly begins to work by blocking harmful sites and supervising your child’s web actions.

Qustodio - Activity Interface

Coming to its interface, Qustodio has a simple analytic-look, which includes tabs of individual user activity, where each user has different activity views and rules such as Activity Summary, Activity Timelines, Web Activity, Social Activity, and Rules. You can see the time spent behind the computer and activity summary by day, week or month using the timeline.

Supervision Features:

  • You can get a complete list of search terms your child had used i.e. Search Activity.
  • You can get a complete list of applications used such as Google Chrome, Windows Live Messenger, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Word, etc. and time spent on them.
  • You can see the web activity by pages they visited and time spent on them.
  • It shows online friends and who they’ve communicated with.
  • You can get all device usage percentage whether it is PC, Mobile, or MacBook.
  • You can get minute-by-minute timeline of daily computer use of all users on all devices.
Qustodio - Search and Application Activity

Protection Settings:

  • Block certain games and applications such as Skype, Microsoft Word easily.
  • Filter websites by category like Educational, Government, Entertainment, Technology, Mature Content, Violence, etc.
  • Schedule the usage time limits on particular days.
  • Lock Navigational actions like preventing internet access but allowing offline computer use.
  • Lock Computer uses i.e. preventing both online and offline uses.
Qustodio - Website Filtering and Blocking Applications

Finally, parents who want to know what their children do online should try Qustodio definitely. It is very difficult to bypass or crack the software even by smart tech-savvy children. The new version is available for download which has improved menu in the app tray, warning notification before locking a user session, time quota left available in the app tray menu, etc.

Saturday, August 10, 2013 by naresh kumar · 0

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Start Menu 8 – Best Start Menu Replacement for Windows 8

Start Menu 8 – Best Start Menu Replacement for Windows 8Are you one of them who are not accustomed to the new Windows 8’s Metro start screen? Here is a perfect solution for users who can get back the old Start Menu as well as the Start button. “Start Menu 8” is a freeware application which is developed particularly for Windows 8, who work and habituated with Windows Start Menu all the time. This innovative tool serves as the best start menu replacement for Windows 8.

Unfortunately, the critical response we are getting from most of Windows 8 users made some of the developers think to design an easy application which could emulate the style and function of the classic Windows 7 start menu.

With Start Menu 8, you can easily switch between Metro and Desktop interface and get faster access to all necessary programs and files you need. This application is highly customizable, easy to use and it is absolutely free.

The latest version 1.1.0 has added few enhancements to the application such as user manual, the option to press Win key to open Metro, MetroApp and Settings interface in the right pane of the Start Menu, the option to display the number of recently used programs, Start menu icons, and fixed several bugs. The new version has also optimized the style and response of Start menu button.

Interface and Use:

The look and feel of Start Menu 8 copies the classic Windows 7 start menu, both in style and function, but comes with a few tweaks and enhancements. When you press the “Windows” key, it will open the menu and display a list of folder shortcuts, a search bar, and a list of program folders for painless access to all your applications.

Start Menu 8 – Start Button Interface

You can customize individual components of the menu like creating a shortcut to open a new window or a popup, etc. You can still access the default Start Screen of Windows 8 without uninstalling the ‘Start Menu 8’ application. Just press “Alt+X” or set a custom hotkey instead to access.

Start Menu 8, with its customization level, is different from other notable competing apps in the market which enhance the Windows 8 experience, but falls short in showing apps that are downloaded from the Windows store. The user can only access them from the Modern UI Start screen.

Start Menu 8 – Settings Menu

Finally, for Windows 8 users, if you are accustomed to the Windows 7 Start Menu, this application is download worthy that features both basic needs, tweaks and enhancements, and offers imperative customization levels to improve Windows 8 experience. Download Start Menu 8 from its official website for free.

Wednesday, August 7, 2013 by naresh kumar · 0

Monday, August 5, 2013

KMPlayer 3.6 – Top Free Media Player for Windows 7

KMPlayer 3.6 - Top Free Media Player for Windows 7KMPlayer (KMP or K-Multimedia Player) is a most popular freeware media player developed by a Korean company that can play any video or audio file format such as MKV, AVI, DVD, 3GP, WMV, OGG, OGM, MPEG – 1/2/4, RealMedia, QuickTime, VCD, and many more. It has a wide-range of audio/video formats, as well as subtitles and lets you to capture audio, video, and screenshots in many ways. KMPlayer can even play incomplete/damaged AVI file, locked media files while downloading or sharing, and compressed audio album (zip, rar).

The new version KMPlayer 3.6 has added Instant View, which is widely used on YouTube and other video streaming sites, added https streaming function, subtitle ‘resync’ function, improved seek speed of MKV, MP4, FLV, 3D video auto play mode, and some unspecified changes.

The installation has to be a little careful task, because you have to select the type of install by choosing from “Recommended”, “Full Install” and other codec-free installations. If you download KMPlayer setup file from third-party sites, but not from its official site, the installation could be ad-supported or prompts to install some unnecessary toolbars or search bars.

KMPlayer 3.6 - Main Interface

The assorted audio and video effects, control playback speed, and a powerful A-B repeat will make KMPlayer unique from other media players. You can select parts of a video as favorites, remap the keys of remote interface for HTPC including overlay screen controls, dynamically change a skin, and can set octave easily.

Key Features:

  • Video Filters – Deinterlace, Cropping, Image Wall, Image Adjust, Rotate/Mirror, Magnification, Image distortion, Bluescreen, and RSS/Atom feeds.
  • Audio Filters – Visualization effects, Equalizer, Spatializer, and Dynamic Range Compressor.
  • High-resolution 3D format videos with a low CPU memory and stable playback through GPU support.
  • Supports replay of damaged AVI file, different kinds of media equipments, different kinds of output devices, skin function, live equipments like TV/Camera, DVD, and multiple audio streams.
  • Supports Winamp, RealMedia, QuickTime, low and high specifications, and Winamp plug-in (General/Visualization).
  • Integrated Codec + replay environment
  • Image processing and resizing functions
  • A variety of subtitle function, video capture function, wallpaper viewing function, and speech processing function.
  • ASF/ASX, RTSP etc. real-time broadcast viewing function (e-sky broadcasting).
  • Strong, stopped image capture function and input/output color face function.
  • Jog & shuttle for language studying function/section repetition function.
  • Frequency analysis & wavy pattern output function when playing music.
  • Easy to use On Screen Control (OSD).
  • Supports about 24 different languages.
KMPlayer 3.6 - Instant View

KMPlayer has some extras such as KMP Plus, Album Art 2.0, Open Service Platform, KMP 3D, Intel WIDI, etc. which make it a versatile multimedia player. Let’s see each of them briefly.

KMP Plus – This feature will provide functions which are able to organize and view stored media files such as video, music, DVD, etc. You can enjoy Live Video & Listen to the Music along with communicating between users simultaneously through a Social Play Service via a live connection to SNS.

Album Art 2.0 – This is a library system which provides user contents which are similar videos that can automatically be combined together as one video and can be organized in a separate folder for videos & DVD. You can extract album images and organize their libraries separately.

Open Service Platform – This feature provides developmental Flash API, design and development guide as needed. You can develop different types of applications such as games, entertainment, education contents, etc.

KMP 3D – Experience exciting and spiky, high-resolution 3D movies at home. You can view 3D videos in various formats such as side-by-side, top and bottom, etc. without consuming more CPU memory and provides an optimized playback through GPU support. Using 3D Movie Plus, you can enjoy 3D contents without downloading.

Intel WIDI for KMPlayer – A WIDI is a wireless display technology through an Intel Core 2 Sand Bridge processor that lets you enjoy a high-definition video through a TV or a projector without any codec-installations.

Finally, KMPlayer 3.6 covers all basic and advanced features needed for video playback and you could customize the media player easily. KMPlayer comes in handy for those who possess an analog or digital capture devices like WDM TV or BDA HDTV devices. You can download KMPlayer 3.6 for free from its official website.

Monday, August 5, 2013 by naresh kumar · 0

Saturday, August 3, 2013

MyInfoSafe 2.2 – Organize and Protect your Personal Information

MyInfoSafe 2.2 – Organize and Protect your Personal InformationIn the present cloud computing era, online data storage sites assure to store and protect your private data with many encryption methods. But, have you ever wondered that online storage sites can also be vulnerable to virus attacks or hackers? Most of you don’t know how secure your PC’s internet connection is. That’s when you need to have a “personal data warehouse” like ‘MyInfoSafe’ that stores your essential files, documents, and other data safely on your PC with a strong encrypted, password-protected technique. Your important stuff like your education/employment details, user IDs, health information, office documents, etc. can be stored securely which can be authorized only you with a user ID and password.

MyInfoSafe 2.2.1 is the latest version which is available as a 30-day free trial and after then you have to purchase it for $29.95. The new version is completely compatible with Windows 8, 7, Vista and XP operating systems. You need to have minimum Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0 to install and run the program properly.

How to Use MyInfoSafe?

1) When you launch the MyInfoSafe application for the first-time, a login-window appears where you have to register with ‘MyInfoSafe’ website.

2) After you complete registration process, you can enter the User ID and Password to authorize ‘MyInfoSafe’ application.

3) A toolbar is included where you can online help, tips & hints, video tutorials, and a calculator. You can also use this toolbar to open the Settings page, save your data, access the wide-ranging services, etc.

4) On the left-side of the interface, it shows a tree view-like options that contains main categories – My Information, My Life, My Finances, and My Asset Repository, each having different sub-categories.

MyInfoSafe 2.2 – Main Interface

5) Click on desired category and start saving your personal information as records. You can add reminder as well to the required record. You can even delete columns in a record.

6) After storing all your personal information, you can click “Save & Log Out” or “Save & Exit” to complete the whole process. All your private information is encrypted with 192-bit encryption algorithm.

7) MyInfoSafe 2.2 is a secure digital vault which can store all your personal information as a personal data warehouse. After completing the storage process, you can find the desired information that is kept safe. You can access the information where ever and whenever you want. This software is more useful for people who are working on financial and insurance fields. It saves money and time in finding the required information.

Key Features:

  • Personal Information Repository – One place to store all your important information such as electronic documents, user ids, passwords, education records, employment details, contacts, loyalty cards, subscriptions, etc. securely on your PC which cannot be controlled by unauthorized persons.
  • Personal Finance Manager – You can keep track of your financial information such as Bank accounts, Loans, /Hire Purchase, Credit cards, Superannuation, Insurance, Investments, Shares, and many more, which are worth useful in future. You can even estimate your loan/mortgage balances in coming years and update the information according to that.
  • Personal Asset Register – You can store all your assets you have acquired such as property, vehicles, furniture, electronic goods, etc. at one place. This will help you more correctly estimate the level of insurance you should have for your assets, so that you can cover insurance properly.
  • Personal Health Record – Keeps track of your family’s health record such as medical, life or income protection insurance, parental medical history, medical contact details, vaccinations, health conditions, operations, test results, and many more. You can scan your medical records, test results, etc. with a scanner and save them along with the MyInfoSafe records.
  • Personal Secure Diary – Simple and secure area to keep your thoughts, memories, daily activities or secrets, safe and private, etc. just as a paper diary. You can set yourself any goals for like which can be specific, measurable, achievable, realistic, time bound, and rewarded.
  • The “Services” function can be used to search required data, customize options, setting up printing defaults, adding headers and footers, adding formatting options, exporting the data to another application or different format, and ability to email the information.
  • The “Settings” function can be used to retrieve the details, change the password, copy the application to a USB drive (for backup), change the skin color, change the font, define the location of your data and back up files, upgrade to new versions when available, and many more.
  • All your data is encrypted automatically with a 192-bit encryption algorithm. The product license is also encrypted for defining specific users.

Finally, MyInfoSafe 2.2 is an easy-to-use personal data warehouse application, which securely stores your personal information with its full-featured suite as well as with additional extras like Digital Diary, Easy Reminders, USB data backup, etc. Summing up all the things, MyInfoSafe is a must application for financial users who wish to save large amounts of data. Download MyInfoSafe 2.2.1, the latest version which is available as a free 30-day trial.

Saturday, August 3, 2013 by naresh kumar · 0

Thursday, August 1, 2013

AOMEI Partition Assistant Standard Edition 5.2 Free for Windows 8, 7

AOMEI Partition Assistant Standard 5.2 FreeFor comprehensive disk management tasks are various tools that are available as premium software which are used to partition, format, resize or move disks easily. Many people cannot afford to buy premium softwares for just partitioning. On the other side, there are few freeware disk management utilities which are full-featured that can be used commercially as well. AOMEI Partition Assistant Standard Edition 5.2 is one of such freeware disk management utility which can be employed to create, convert, hide, delete, format, resize, wipe, copy, split, merge, move, and even alter existing partitions without any data loss or damage. It is fully compatible with Windows 8, as well as 7, XP, Vista and 2000 (both 32/64-bit).

AOMEI Partition Assistant Standard Edition 5.2 is the latest version with fully supported WEFI boot and creating a bootable disk based on Windows PE 4 kernel 6. The interface is traditional like many other partition tools. Check out the other new features below.

New Features:
  • Align partition to optimize HDD or SSD performance.
  • Convert NTFS and FAT32 partition without any data loss.
  • Convert GPT and MBR disk without loss of data.
  • Renamed “Home Edition” to “Standard Edition”.
  • Added more languages.
The top-interface includes a normal menu and a toolbar for partition functions such as Apply, Discard, Undo/Redo, Reload, Tutorials, Upgrade, and Newsletter. On the left-side, you will have ‘Wizards’ and ‘Partition Operations’ modules, each having their own functionalities. The ‘Wizards’ comprises of operational windows such as Extend Partition, Disk Copy, Partition Copy, Migrate OS to SSD or HDD, Partition Recovery, Make Bootable CD Wizards.  The ‘Partition Operations’ consists of disk operations like merge, resize, split, allocate, copy, create, check partition, etc.

AOMEI Partition Assistant Standard 5.2 Free - Main Interface

If there are any removable disks connected to your PC, then they are separated from regular hard disk partitions. The complete disk partition information is shown such as partition name, type, size, free space, flag, and status.

Key Features:

  • Able to RESIZE existing partitions easily and safely that can be extended and shrunk as well, and protecting the original partition or volume data from losing.
  • You can MERGE two adjacent partitions into one or any unallocated space into any existing partition.
  • You can SPLIT a big partition into two parts quickly and safely. You can even repartition hard drive without re-installing OS.
  • You could ALIGN any partition which exists on Solid State Drive (SSD) and Traditional Hard Drive (HDD) properly. You can even set partition alignment to optimized or other sectors.
  • You can CREATE, DELETE, and FORMAT partitions of file systems which include NTFS, FAT, FAT32, EXT2, EXT3, etc. effectively making the task easily manageable.
  • You can COPY disk and partition quickly (file by file) or completely (sector by sector), whether it is a smaller disk to a larger disk or vice-versa. It has to change target partition size while copying. It supports boot OS from the target disk after copying all data.
  • You can WIPE OUT disk or partition in order to circumvent data recovery. You can wipe all data on one specified disk, partition, or any unallocated space, which after cannot be recovered by any recovery software.
  • There are different wizards for different tasks such as partitioning, migrating, copying, recovering, etc. making it easier to handle.
  • You can create BOOTABLE CD which allows you to obtain the original OS when your hard disk crashes due to unexpected reasons.
  • You can CONVERT NTFS to FAT32, FAT32 to NTFS, MBR to GPT, GPT to MBR.
  • You can CHANGE label, drive letter, hide/unhide, check, and set active partition.
  • You can REBUILD MBR, INITIALIZE disk, VIEW properties, and TEST disk surface.
  • And many other disk management tools.
AOMEI Partition Assistant Standard 5.2 Free - Parition Copy Wizard

AOMEI Partition Assistant Home Edition 5.2 would be the most powerful and efficient disk partition and management software and most importantly it comes as free which can be used for home and commercial purposes. It is very useful for smaller businesses or companies to solve the partition problem, especially those with multi-disk systems.

Download AOMEI Partition Assistant Home Edition 5.2 for free from its official website. Your PC requires minimum 512MB RAM memory and 1 GHz x86 or compatible CPU to run the program. You can also download a professional version of the AOMEI software from below link, if you wish to.

Thursday, August 1, 2013 by naresh kumar · 0