Tag Archives: utilities

New alternative for partition resize and management

Let’s speak about EASEUS Partition Manager, a new product for Windows. The first element I noticed is… the price: the home edition is free for personal use, this is a good beginning 😉 Anyway the version I tested is the Server edition, that supports also Windows Server family operating sytems; in addiction of this, it […]

Posted in Apps | Also tagged | Leave a comment

3D Flip for Windows XP

Vista’s “3D Flip” effect is really nice. Honestly, the entire new graphic of Windows Vista is beautiful… even if the rest of the operating system is disappointing 😀 Anyway, if you want to add this feature to your Windows XP… someone has done it: WinFlip is a little and free addon that is capable to […]

Posted in Apps, Tricks | Also tagged | Leave a comment

How to Install Internet Explorer 6 and 7 on the same PC

I want to suggest a very good work from TredoSoft: Multiple IE Installer (aka MultipleIEs) is a free tool that installs all the previous versions of Internet Explorer (from 3.0 to 6.0) on a Windows PC, allowing Internet Explorer 7 users to use older versions of IE on the same computer. It was very useful […]

Posted in Apps, Tricks | Also tagged , | Leave a comment

How to Mount an FTP as a Windows drive

As a web developer I work everyday with FTP to transfer and update files on several web servers. The process is simple but boring: I’ve to download a page on my hard drive, edit it and then upload it back on the remote machine to test my modifications. These activities must be done with an […]

Posted in Apps, Tricks | Also tagged , | 1 Response

A Free Defragger

Auslogics Disk Defrag is a free defragmentation tool. It seems to work very well on Windows systems, and several forums on the Internet confirm its efficiency. Its free version is the only available (this is not a “lite” implementation of a more featured application) and it offers a nice interface and great defragmentation speed, compared […]

Posted in Apps | Also tagged | 2 Responses

Group Photo Fixer

When you take a picture of a group of persons, it’s hard to have everybody with open eyes, with a natural face expression, with nothing to be fixed. Of course you can take some pics and then “merge” them with an application like Photoshop, but you have also a quicker alternative: MSR Group Shot, from Microsoft. […]

Posted in Apps | Also tagged | 40 Responses