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PowerToys Shortcut

How to install PowerToys on Windows 10

If you been using Windows for long, I am sure you remember tools like Tweak UI and SyncToy. There were add-ons from Microsoft to improve the Windows experience further. The project came during Windows XP times, and now we have […]

How to use PowerRename on PowerToys for Windows 10

How to use PowerRename PowerToy for Windows 10

We earlier reported that Microsoft has revived and re-released PowerToys. However, in the initial release, it only had two utilities of FancyZones and Shortcut Guide. They have now pushed an update to PowerToys bringing it to version 0.12.0. This new […]

Free Software Downloads for Windows

Best Free Software Downloads for Windows 10 PC

From time to time, we have been covering good freeware and free software in our Downloads section. We have also been posting about ‘Best 5’ or ‘Top 10’ software in various categories. I am, in this post, listing links to […]

Microsoft Office vs Open Office vs LibreOffice

Microsoft Office vs OpenOffice vs LibreOffice: Which one is better?

Microsoft Office remains to be a powerful platform among the office suits, however, with the rise of free alternative office suites like LibreOffice and Apache’s OpenOffice to Microsoft Office, the question arises if you have to switch from Microsoft Office […]

Seafile: Free self-hosted file sync and share software

Seafile is a free open source, cross-platform, file-hosting software that can be used to store files on a central server & sync them with other PCs & mobile devices. If you’re looking for a free hosting software for Windows 10, […]

GitAtomic is a Git GUI Client for Windows systems

Git is one of the most common version control systems today. It is a distributed type of version control system. This means that the repository you created on the cloud has the exact replica of the local files on your […]

Best GitHub Alternatives for hosting your open source project

Github is the most popular web-based, open source version control system used by developers to host their codes. The website provides a platform to easily collaborate with other programmers on the project. The Github is one of the best available […]

Best Git GUI clients for Windows 10

Git is undoubtedly the most used version control system in place. Most of the projects by largest of companies are running on Git repositories. Git not only makes it easier to code for your application, but it also helps you […]

Open365: A free Open Source Office 365, Google Docs alternative

Open365 is a free open source alternative to Microsoft’s Office 365 and Google Docs. It features a complete online interface that lets you edit documents online and sync them with the cloud. Open365, a Office 365, Google Docs alternative This […]

Microsoft loves Open Source

Why is Microsoft hearting Linux & Open Source now?

There was a time when Microsoft was totally against Open Source software and considered many of them, including Linux, as opponents. However, 2014 saw an event where the stage backdrop said Microsoft loves Linux (with a heart symbol). In the […]

Share files and chat with friends with Ares Galaxy

Maybe you are not too interested in sharing files through a web browser via a website, so how about doing so with an application called, Ares Galaxy. Ares Galaxy is an open source BitTorent and Chat program that allows users […]

Avidemu is a a free Open Source Video Editor for Windows 10

Avidemux is a free video editing software designed for simple cutting, filtering, and encoding tasks. If you’re looking for an advanced video editor, then this is not the software you want. Avidemux offers a lot of basic video editing capabilities for […]

How do Open Source Companies and Programmers make money?

Open Source software is nothing new to many. It is free computer software that is made available along with its code. The person or organization that created the open-source software makes it available under license to use, modify and/or to […]