Productivity

Productivity

Programs to help you manage your time and your tasks, create documents, play with data, and generally be more productive.

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...

Replace Genius: find and replace text in Excel and Word files, in batch

Finding and replacing text in multiple text files at once isn’t new, but most people in businesses and homes use Word and Excel files,...

How to easily transcribe audio or video recordings into text (update)

I recently had to transcribe a number of video interviews into text. This turned out to be much more of a labor intensive project...

Three AWESOME free apps to enhance your Android Calendar

Do you use Calendar function on your Android regularly? Do you rely on it completely to organize every moment of your life? For those...

Online presentations service Rvl.io becomes “Slid.es”, adds PRO accounts

Rvl.io, a personal favorite of mine, as been rebranded as the much more logical and user friendly ‘Slid.es’. What it is is an online...

How to insert live web sites inside PowerPoint presentations

This post is for all those people that give Powerpoint presentations that are forced to jump to a browser whenever they want to demonstrate...

Share PowerPoint presentations on Facebook with the authorSTREAM Facebook app

You’ve posted links, embedded videos, and shared image galleries on your Facebook timeline; now it’s time to give the PowerPoint presentation it’s due as...

Yahoo launches a beautiful FREE weather app for Android and iOS

‘Yahoo Weather’ is a free weather app that displays beautiful pictures from Flickr for the place you are checking the weather for, and that...

Wikibrains lets you peek into the thoughts of others

Wikibrain is a web service for shared brainstorms, which is similar to the stream of consciousness free association method that psychologists sometimes use to...

A quick critique of Bitcoin

Bitcoin is a new digital currency that is as of this writing worth around $100 or so, up from mere pennies when it was...

Free Giveaway: ‘YoWindow Unlimited’ weather app and screensaver

We’ve featured a number of giveaways on Freewaregenius in the past, but this one is by far the most exciting to date. You may remember...

Pointofix: annotate your screen when giving presentations – easily and for free!

Whether you need to give presentations for business, education, or any other purpose; you know that the best presentations have a large performance or...

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The Best Free Antivirus for Windows – January 2016

I have been looking into the question of which free antivirus is the best for almost 10 years now, and the only way to...

“The Bafflement Fires” – an experimental game designed to manipulate your world view

We’ve always been interested in the intersection between games and art, and have written up a number of games by Jason Nelson exploring the...

Get cloud access to anything on your PC, with TackaCloud’s ‘Personal Cloud’

Although Dropbox and other cloud services have gotten us used to accessing our files anywhere from the cloud, somehow there is always that important...

Introducing: The Ballerina Monsters

Are you missing Freewaregenius and wondering what we’ve been doing for the past several months? One project I’ve been working on is: “The Ballerina...