How to download the Favicon from any site

Favicons are very small icons that typically display a site’s logo or brand. These are familiar to everyone who has every bookmarked a URL,...

Add thumbnail previews to PDF files in Windows with PDF Preview

Adobe Acrobat Reader is one of the first things most people install on a computer, but one thing which I do not understand is...

Two free programs that can enhance Windows 7 or 8: AniExplorer and Folder Options...

Windows 7 is quite good, but there are certain things that can be better about it. For example, you may have tried to rearrange...

How to convert anything to anything online, for free (e.g. metrics, units of measurement,...

The internet offers the modern human a multitude of options that previous generations didn’t have. According to a friend of mine, one of those...

Add thumbnails to all your media files in Windows with Media Preview

We take thumbnails for images and video files for granted in Windows Explorer. Unless, of course, we do not have them. If you have...

Convert images to icons and vice versa with ConvertICO.org

If you need to convert PNG, JPG, GIF, or BMP images to ICO icon files, or vice versa, then check out free online service...

What does a cluttered desktop mean?

Is your desktop so frequently cluttered with icons and folders that its hard to find room for new files or projects? Do you wish...

Auto-hide your desktop icons when you don’t need them with AutoHideDesktopIcons

Tired of seeing a cluttered mess of icons on your desktop? Don’t have the time to organize it- for example, using any of the...

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 add thumbnail previews to MKV video files in Windows

Although the MKV video file format is becoming increasingly more popular, most Windows PC’s will not display thumbnails for MKV files by default, a...

Display your Kindle ebook covers as thumbnails in Windows with Mobihandler

I recently wrote about a software that displays image thumbnails rather than icons for all manner of common and obscure image files (here). If...

Add thumbnail previews for a wide range of image types with Sage Thumbs

If you’re like most people, you like to look at a folder full of images and see thumbnail previews rather than icons.Windows explorer will...

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