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

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Mount disk images as writable disks with OSFMount

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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...

Gsplit: powerful, versatile tool to split any file

GSplit is a freeware program that can split any file, even extremely large files, in any number of ways including by user-defined sizes or...

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Do you ever find yourself in a situation where you have multiple files that you need to move into their own folders? I frequently...

Diffuse Merge Tool: compare (and merge) text files visually

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Mount an FTP server as a local drive (part 2): ‘SFTP Net Drive Free’

If you would like to map an FTP or SFTP server as a local drive, we’ve got great news: SFTP NET Drive Free is...

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