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If you are wondering whether you can do good PDF to Word (DOC, DOCX, or RTF) conversion for free, the answer is: Absolutely. This...

The best free antivirus: a comparison

This posting will discuss which of the following three programs deserves the title of "best freeware antivirus program": Avira Antivir, Avast, or AVG. My conclusion:...

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The best freeware virtual PDF printer: a comparison

PDF Virtual printers are a convenient way of creating PDF files. These programs can save any kind of printable document as a PDF file;...

Adblock v. Adblock Plus: two Chrome extensions compared

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The best free disk imaging program: a comparative analysis (updated)

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The best free data recovery tool: 14 undelete tools compared

We’ve all deleted files and folders by mistake, or formatted a drive, and subsequently realized that we wanted or needed some or all of...

FREE OCR software: a survey of desktop and online tools

Printing text to paper is done every day; on some occasions however the reverse is needed – getting the original text back from a...

The Best Free Compression / ZIP program: a comparison

A Zip/compression program is an essential fixture on any computer. There are so many excellent free compression apps that I am always astounded when...

A comparison of FREE Cloud Storage Services

Now that the biggest tech companies in the world are taking aim at Dropbox (with Microsoft, Apple, and Amazon all offering their own cloud...

How to legally sign electronic documents online: DigiSigner and SignNow compared

For one or two jobs and an occasional personal instance, I have had to sign documents electronically. There are a few ways to do...

The best FREE ‘send large files’ services: 16 file hosting options compared

Services that can help you send large files are everywhere, it seems, but for some reason I find that I always blank out on...

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