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Ten free tools to better organize your desktop icons

Studies have found that people with cleaner, tidier desktops live longer. I am joking of course, but ask yourself this: is your desktop too...

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...

How to embed a video into a PowerPoint presentation and package it within a...

Have you ever inserted a video into a PowerPoint presentation, only to discover that you are unable to distribute your presentation as a single...

How to add bookmarks to a PDF document (using free software)

This posting will describe the process of adding bookmarks to your PDF document using free software. Bookmarks are used in PDFs as an interactive...

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;...

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...

How to split a very large text or CSV file by a specific number...

This posting will describe how to split a very large CSV or Text file into a number of smaller parts by specifying the number...

Create a beautiful and professional resume or CV with PDF CV

PDF CV is a neat little free web-based program that will let you create a new CV or resume in PDF format and then...

VUE: mind mapping meets data visualization, semantic analysis, and presentation engine

VUE (Visual Understanding Environment) is a free, open source mind mapping and data visualization software developed by the Academic Technology group at Tufts University...

Add labels to data points in an Excel XY chart with free Excel add-on...

It is very easy to plot an XY Scatter chart in MS Excel, which is a graph displaying a group of data points that...

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,...

Gimposition: print your PDF documents and ebooks 2 pages per sheet of paper, or...

Have you ever wished you could print a PDF ebook or document in booklet form, to make it look more like an actual book...

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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...