Toggle the internet on and off from the system tray, with InternetOff

If you want to be able to turn the internet off (of on) quickly and easily then read on: InternetOff makes this a one-click...

Filemind adds sophisticated filtering for files and folders

Windows Explorer is great, but could be a lot better. File filtering, for example, is not very intuitive and relies too much on the...

Delete files off you PC securely and permanently, with Eraser

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Perfgraph: get a graphical representation of your CPU, Memory and other metrics, right on...

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Resize images via right click with ‘Free Image Resizer’

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Get tabbed browsing in Windows with Clover

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Supercharge your right-click menu with these ten UNIQUE utilities

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Control your PC’s ‘loudness’ with Sound Lock

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Convert the contents of your clipboard to text or image files with PasteAsFile right-click...

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Play full length videos in your desktop background, with DesktopMovie

This is not a ‘video wallpaper’ type software, like Windows Dreamscenes or Okozo; rather, DesktopMovie is a free program designed to play full-length videos with sound inside your desktop background and under your icons. The reason you would do that is up to you!

Upload to IMGUR image hosting service via right click, with ImgurUploader

The next time you need to upload an image to a forum or share it on Facebook or anywhere else, remember that you can do this easily from Windows’ right click 'Send-To’ menu, without going off to find image hosting services on Google, using open source program ‘ImgurUploader’.

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