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A Really Nice Office Suite For Free 6 months 3 weeks ago baja463

Thanks anyway, but LibreOffice works for me and has been a faithful companion for a long time. And .... No ads!

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A Really Nice Office Suite For Free 6 months 3 weeks ago HenWin

A couple of things to be said.

First as far as anti-virus/malware, there's lots of good, FREE apps out there that are much better rated than Windows Defender. To name a few: Avira (www.avira.com), Avast (www.avast.com), or AVG (www.avg.com). Then there are the 2 anti-malware packages that are highly rated: Malwarebytes (www.malwarebytes.org) and Super Anti-Spyware (www.superantispyware.com).

As far as Microsoft is concerned, you can get Office 365 (https://products.office.com/en-us/compare-microsoft-office-products) for as little as $7 (US) / month for the Personal Edition OR $10/month for the Home edition, which covers 5 users. If you purchase a year's contract, then the per month price is lower (Personal edition $70/year and the Home edition, $100/year). If you don't want Office 365, then you can get your own copy of Office 2010, 2013 or 2016 via online vendors, and the price maybe considerably different than what you quoted.

I have found that when looking for prices of almost anything online, the Google shopping bot (https://www.google.com/shopping) will find the best/lowest prices *and* reliable vendors.

And no, I don't work for any of the aforementioned companies!.

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A Really Nice Office Suite For Free 6 months 3 weeks ago Rick Grunwald

Ditto here.

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A Really Nice Office Suite For Free 6 months 3 weeks ago Boo

I prefer softmaker myself. Had used the free WPS for a long time until they said I had pay for it to continue using it. This was about two months ago. Don't know if the policy has changed. Boo

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A Really Nice Office Suite For Free 6 months 3 weeks ago gbr

My suggestions are, for a full suite, LibreOffice and for a ligther one, SoftMaker. Both free and ads free.
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A Really Nice Office Suite For Free 6 months 3 weeks ago Haraldg

I am a little older and used WordPerfect in DOS while it was still a good program. Then over the years have tried a number of Office Suites. SoftMaker has become the best for me now for a number of years. Every year you can get a free copy and SoftMaker makes a donation to a charity opportunity for each copy downloaded. They are top of the line in Deutschland!

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A Really Nice Office Suite For Free 6 months 3 weeks ago crombierob

Rob,
You said "It reads Word, Excel and PowerPoint files just fine"
Does it write them (compatible) as well ?

Rob
PS I am a control freak, and W10 is the exact opposite.
I was going to live with Windows Defender, but discovered it is doing Scans (even inside Zip files), even when I have not told it to do a scan.
A new machine may not notice that, but it slows the hades out of my older PC, and I like to control when it does it's scans.
Also there are occasions when one wishes to disable the anti virus. It is 5 times easier to disable Avast Free, and it stays off until I tell it to return. Windows Defender will turn itself on when it feels like it.

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A Really Nice Office Suite For Free 6 months 3 weeks ago exbioman

So when Softmaker 2012 offered an update to 2016 version it wasn't trying to sell me the update? I use Textmaker sometimes.

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A Really Nice Office Suite For Free 6 months 3 weeks ago cathymcl

I am using WPS Office on my laptop and android version on tablet. I followed your recommendation on this office some time ago when it was Kingsoft. I like it, only thing I worried about is adverts in android version, but now realize it was the program not spam! Hope they keep this office going forever! Thanks to you you've helped me on lots of the programs

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A Really Nice Office Suite For Free 6 months 2 weeks ago zootsocket

It seems to write .xls and .doc but not .xlsx and .docx. Maybe that's a full version 'feature'.

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A Really Nice Office Suite For Free 6 months 2 weeks ago Lugh

Thanks Rob.

"subscribe to Office 365 for around $10 a month"
"a software product that would otherwise cost you at least $100 a year."

To correct those, the ~$100/year Home version is for 5 users, so ~$20 each.
For a single user, the Personal version has all the main desktop apps for ~$55-60.

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A Really Simple PC Benchmarking Utility 2 years 12 months ago David Roper

What an interesting find. Thanks Rob, for your help for us. There's no reason Geeks like us and those reading should not keep this one on their flashdrive on their car key chain.

All your articles are usually great finds. Thanks for your efforts. Now send me that $20 you said you would give me for a good write up.

Just kidding, all. At 70 years old, I cannot be bought and anyone that knows me, knows that. My wife says I do not "have a filter", nor can my opinion be bought. Most of the time, it gets me into trouble. Not this time, however.

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A Really Simple PC Benchmarking Utility 2 years 12 months ago Prof. Jewell

Second vote for David Roper's appreciation.

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A Really Simple PC Benchmarking Utility 2 years 11 months ago pratomorone

bump...third vote.

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A Reminder: If You Use Windows, Just Get Flux 2 years 1 month ago pmcmahon

It works on OS X as well. There's a version for linux: https://justgetflux.com/linux.html but I ended up using redshift http://jonls.dk/redshift/

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A Reminder: If You Use Windows, Just Get Flux 2 years 1 month ago SwanKnight

I tried this a long time ago and I distinctly remember that I hated it at the time. The idea sounds great in theory, but in reality it kept dimming the screen too much, it was never comfortable.

Perhaps it improved over time, I'll give it another shot.

Edit: No, it's still too uncomfortable for eyes, also there's no option to detect games/movies so it can be disabled automatically as far as I could tell.

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A Reminder: If You Use Windows, Just Get Flux 2 years 1 month ago boristhemoggy

I work online and do 2 night shifts a week and this is invaluable. Most of my colleagues have it now and it only takes a slight adjustment for it to make a massive difference. I don't get itchy eyes anymore. If you spend a lot of time at a monitor, especially in less than great lighting, you need this.

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A Reminder: If You Use Windows, Just Get Flux 2 years 1 month ago Phylis Sophical

Flux is a 'must have' for me too. btw, there is an adjustment for movies as well as other fine tuning features.

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A Reminder: If You Use Windows, Just Get Flux 2 years 1 month ago bawldiggle

It works well! The reduced glare late at night does make a difference when I finally get to bed.
Never thought of the affects of blue light at night.

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A Reminder: If You Use Windows, Just Get Flux 2 years 1 month ago vandamme

If you use Linux, use Redshift. I use it to color-correct my monitor, which is too blue for me. Redshift is in the Mint repository. Two clicks, done.

If you use Windows, just get Linux.

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A Reminder: If You Use Windows, Just Get Flux 2 years 1 month ago HisSon

I also used this or a similar program in the past and found it dimming the picture too much.

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A Reminder: If You Use Windows, Just Get Flux 2 years 1 month ago MidnightCowboy "If you use Windows, just get Linux". I know it's still early in the year, but coolest comment of 2015 (so far) :) MC - Site Manager. view
A Reminder: If You Use Windows, Just Get Flux 2 years 1 month ago SanDiegoJack

Is there a utility which will override web dictates to blacken text? Much is too pale to read quickly.

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A Reminder: If You Use Windows, Just Get Flux 2 years 1 month ago zdub

If you are a late night computer user and have trouble falling asleep, you should definitely give this a try.

Check out this study (which also mentions f.lux): http://www.brighamandwomens.org/about_bwh/publicaffairs/news/pressreleas...

(BTW, my kids use f.lux but I personally don't care for it.)

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A Reminder: If You Use Windows, Just Get Flux 2 years 1 month ago Jojo Yee Both Flux and Redshift are too reddish to me especially when the color temperature is 5,000 K and below. Personally I prefer to adjust the backlight instead. The Fn key increases/decreases the brightness of the screen by about 5% on each press on my machine, but there're software tools to make the task easier such as Friendeye for Windows or Light for Linux which can be added to auto start when the system starts up. view
A Reminder: If You Use Windows, Just Get Flux 2 years 1 month ago Anupam Same here. I use Desktop Lighter: http://www.softpedia.com/get/Tweak/Video-Tweak/Desktop-Lighter.shtml It can change the brightness very easily using a slider, and can autorun with Windows. Although it's not being developed and an old software, it still works with Windows 8.1. view
A Reminder: If You Use Windows, Just Get Flux 1 year 11 months ago Joe A.TT

I agree with Jojo. When I tried F.lux some time back I couldn't stand the reddish hue. Also, I prefer portable software whenever I can get it but F.lux doesn't have a portable version. The people over at PortableApps.com were trying to make it portable but it looks like that project has stalled.

Recently, I discovered a similar app called SunsetScreen ( http://www.skytopia.com/software/sunsetscreen/ ). It was first released on 2015.03.15 so it's pretty new. It also offers a certain amount of flexibility not present in F.lux. And... there's a portable version too.

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A Reminder: If You Use Windows, Just Get Flux 11 months 6 days ago wildweaselkeeper

I tried flux; it sux. It's way too bossy.

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A Reminder: If You Use Windows, Just Get Flux 7 months 3 weeks ago Hanna Wu

I use Eye Pro. It's easier to adjust the screen brightness. Eye Pro can perform the necessary adjustments automatically, based on the time of day. Late at night, the application increases the strength of the filter, and the change is gradual enough not to be noticeable.Everyone can have a try,it is all free.

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A Replacement Windows Explorer. With Tabs! 3 years 6 months ago runbei

Suggest readers NOT install Explorer++. Would love to give them the benefit of the doubt. But there's a very serious problem - there is no known way to uninstall it in Windows 7 64-bit.

The suggested method is: make sure the option "Don't replace Windows Explorer" is checked, and then simply delete the .exe file.

If you do this and reboot, the default file manager continues to be Explorer++ in Windows 7. So if you open a folder in Windows Explorer, then double-click a folder to open it, you get an error message - application not found.

If there's a way to fix this, I'd love to hear about it. Is there a setting in Win7 I can change to manually remove Explorer++ as the default?

P.S. After posting to the Explorer++ forum and much waiting and searching, I found out how to make the uninstall process work. You HAVE to run Explorer++ as a system administrator or the uninstall doesn't work. Right-click the Explorer++ icon, choose "Run as Administrator," and follow the steps (they're in the readme).

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A Simple, Free Hard Disk LED Simulator 3 years 11 months ago bharat patil

good

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A Simple, Free Hard Disk LED Simulator 3 years 10 months ago pitchu.rpm

This one looks interesting

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A Smart App to Remove Junk and Clean Up Your Android Device 4 months 6 days ago Av_Crazy

Noooooooooooo.. please dont recommend clean master. There are various articles , threads on why CM is crap and has privacy issues . SD maid is better .

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A Smart App to Remove Junk and Clean Up Your Android Device 4 months 5 days ago HisSon

I have been using this app for longer than I can remember. I am always cautious that just because you see something happening is it really accomplishing anything. I can't really tell how much good it is doing but it's never done any harm. I guess I would have to not use it for a while to see if my phone slows down or exhibits any other negative things happening. It has lots of positive reviews, has been around for a long time and I haven't had one issue with it.

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A Smart App to Remove Junk and Clean Up Your Android Device 4 months 1 day ago LittlestMac

All-In-One Toolbox is my favorite for peaking Android performance and has everything I need. It has a good range of 10 built-in tools: Easy Swipe (don't really use this), CPU cooler (I really don't know what that does); Batch Install, Batch Uninstall, Backup & Restore (for your installed apps), System App Uninstall, App2sd (the one I most use), Boot Speedup, Startup Customize, and File Manager. It also has 13 plugins that you can install: Ad Detect, AppLock (requires an additional password before running selected apps), Auto Tasks, Game Booster, Notification Manager, Permissions, Pro Key (disables unobtrusive ads, which show when exiting the app and don't present themselves when Auto Tasks runs), QR and Barcode Scan, Quick Settings, Sensor Box, Volume Settings, Compass, and Flashlight.

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A Superb PC Troubleshooting Tool 2 years 1 week ago v.laurie Also see http://www.techsupportalert.com/content/how-find-out-which-windows-proce... and this previous article http://www.techsupportalert.com/content/powerful-free-windows-system-too.... view
A Superb Time-Saver For Twitter Addicts! 2 years 2 months ago Shahar

Is it just me, or does this actually seem like the ultimate productivity killer?

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A Superb Time-Saver For Twitter Addicts! 2 years 2 months ago rob.schifreen Which, the tool or Twitter? If you mean the tool, then my experience is that it's quite the reverse. view
A Superb Time-Saver For Twitter Addicts! 2 years 2 months ago mrin

Great! I was looking for a small app like this.

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A Superb Time-Saver For Twitter Addicts! 2 years 2 months ago beergas

Worth a shot tho looks like could get annoying. Been using one of those sites that sends you a summary at optional times. Can quik scan them at leisure rather than in frenzy of busy times.

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A Superb Time-Saver For Twitter Addicts! 2 years 2 months ago jhank

Does this pop up on direct tweets or all that a person follows?

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A Superb Time-Saver For Twitter Addicts! 2 years 2 months ago rob.schifreen The latter. view
A Superb Time-Saver For Twitter Addicts! 2 years 2 months ago jhank

Thanks, it would be like having twitter open. I follow to many

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A Superb Time-Saver For Twitter Addicts! 2 years 2 months ago Harry Harddrive

Well, okay --- so VirusTotal didn't find stuff (based on the blacklists used by the respective programs) nor did (user-fed) WOT alert you on risks. On any new not-yet-discovered-but-oh-boy-so-nicely-to-exploit-vulnerabilities that is no surprise to me!

Errrr... is it just me, or ... would it maybe common sense to NOT trust
* a cheap looking site
* that has just ONE (!) product
* no proper contact information
* an empty forum
* and the product being pre-pre-pre-pre-Beta (version 0.0.6) ????

I guess, some people deliberately are looking for trouble, when installing software - HUH ?
Would you be one of them ??

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A Superb Time-Saver For Twitter Addicts! 2 years 2 months ago AtomicProductions

Actually working on a filter system to also give you the ability to exclude certain users from showing up in the Twittalert notification feed.

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A Superb Time-Saver For Twitter Addicts! 2 years 2 months ago rob.schifreen Point taken, and I don't condemn your scepticism at all. But in this case, I've actually been in correspondence with the author of the programn (I requested a new feature and he promised to think about it), so I'm confident that this is something that can be trusted. As for it being version 0.0.6 and having an empty forum, this is a tricky one. A lot of good products fail to hit a v1.0 release because no one ever gets to hear about them and the developer loses interest. In this case, I thought the product was useful enough to warrant being brought to the attention of Gizmo's readers, so I chose to do so. view
A Swiss Army Knife In Times of Need 3 years 3 months ago J_L For more tools, I prefer Tool Box (Free): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=maxcom.toolbox.free Strangely, the best free alternative I can find on iOS is this: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/army-knife-basic-3-in-1/id304387290 view
A Swiss Army Knife In Times of Need 3 years 3 months ago Juxxize great stuff a great handy little app, I had this on my phone and when my dear dad saw the 1st thing he said ' I want that ', also swiss army knifes are pretty illegal in the Uk these days so this is the next best thing :) view
A Task Manager That Learns About Your Faults 9 months 1 week ago bernardz Looks good on specs, and it certainly does fill in a hole of a decent Task Manager. The biggest minus to me would be no android app and no link into evernotes. view
A Task Manager That Learns About Your Faults 9 months 1 week ago FerranWintrop

Hello BernardZ - you seem to be quite knowledgeable about task managers - I am looking for a desktop app / task manager as I have an aversion to cloud / online apps. Can you recommend one similar to the one in this discussion?
Thanks - FW

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A Task Manager That Learns About Your Faults 9 months 1 week ago wednesday-mac

You might try Achieve Planner (at http://www.effexis.com/achieve/planner.htm).

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A Task Manager That Learns About Your Faults 9 months 1 week ago Rescoper

Hey bernardz, thanks for the feedback! Our integrations are just getting started, and mobile applications are planned for the near future. Evernote is definitely on our wish list for integrations.

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A Task Manager That Learns About Your Faults 9 months 1 week ago bernardz See Evernotes in local mode view
A Terrific Challenge and a Great Time Killer 1 year 1 week ago wales

Be careful, when I installed it on android it also brought unwanted spam and virus. Had to use malware and then uninstalled.

Further comment would be helpful.

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A Terrific Challenge and a Great Time Killer 1 year 1 week ago Jojo Yee Unfortunately wales you may get unwanted software if you respond to the ads appearing in probably any apps from the Store. Try to press the close button on an ad window or your device's back button to escape those ads. Hope this helps. view
A Terrific Challenge and a Great Time Killer 1 year 1 week ago canadadaniel

I'm using Windows 7 so I got to the web site and got this To use this game, upgrade to Windows 10. So I guess I won't be able to use it.

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A Terrific Challenge and a Great Time Killer 1 year 1 week ago wales

Jojo Yee thank you for resonding.

I did not respond to any adds. I installed the app then as soon as the App was started my malware program came up with an instant message, "Progarm infected' Also there were unwanted pictures already installed. I am not saying that any of this was Jojo Yee's fault it could have been hacked into in some way.

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A Top-Quality Vector Drawing App Online For Free 2 years 4 months ago mmaker1234

And what's wrong with the totally free for Windows, Linux, and MacOS vector drawing s/w Inkscape? On their site http://inkscape.org/ is published a portable version near the installer - it's a matter of taste to install or not to install.

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A Top-Quality Vector Drawing App Online For Free 2 years 4 months ago Remah Yes, Inkscape is worth looking at. It is the Best Free Vector Graphics Editor at this site. Just don't give Rob a hard time for not mentioning it. After all this is a "hot find" article rather than a roundup of alternatives. In fact, there are so few good alternatives to paid vector-graphic products that they we're always excited to see a new one. A bigger issue is that most users never bother to move beyond their favorite bitmap/photo image editor, of which there at least five times as many alternatives. view
A Top-Quality Vector Drawing App Online For Free 2 years 4 months ago mincevv

Without saving / exporting to any vector format I don't find it useful. Free version limitation: Free account can export image (PNG, JPEG) with watermark only. It looks like good way to sell access to wast amount of eye-catching templates.

+1 for Inkscape

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A Top-Quality Vector Drawing App Online For Free 2 years 4 months ago khf314

What about Sketchup?

Also, Wikipedia has a Comparison of vector graphics editors at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_vector_graphics_editors

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A Touch of Yellow - Yellow Crocus Flowers (Wallpaper of the Week) 3 years 1 month ago Jabbok

Please post walls for dual screen systems. I use 3840x1080 but I can resize others.

Thanks.

Tim

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A Touch of Yellow - Yellow Crocus Flowers (Wallpaper of the Week) 3 years 1 month ago jmjsquared

Beautiful. I especially like the soft focus and warm colors. The contrast makes the flower seem to have been edged with a pencil. Nice.

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A Touch of Yellow - Yellow Crocus Flowers (Wallpaper of the Week) 3 years 1 month ago rhiannon I'm happy you like it. :) view
A Touch of Yellow - Yellow Crocus Flowers (Wallpaper of the Week) 3 years 1 month ago rhiannon Hi Tim, I don't post desktop wallpapers for any given size, instead I do my best to find wallpapers that have a lot of resolutions, including dual monitor, Android, iPhone, etc. There are some good dual monitor websites out there (mandolux comes to mind), and some sites with good dual monitor sections. The Windows Personalization site has jumped on the bandwagon with some panoramic (dual monitor) wallpapers. I have dual monitors myself and am usually on the lookout for good wallpapers. :) view
A Touch of Yellow - Yellow Crocus Flowers (Wallpaper of the Week) 2 years 11 months ago AdamJackson

Amazing and vibrant – that’s what I would like to call it. The brilliant combination of bright yellow crocus with green background looks as a perfect reflection of the approaching summer. The wallpaper is so vivid with a blissful colour blend that I now have it as wallpaper on my desktop and tablet. Even my friends liked the wallpaper and I couldn’t resist telling them how to download these. I just love the natural art this wallpaper has and I hope to see more of such brilliant works in seasons to come. Thanks!

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A Travel App Worth Traveling With 2 years 5 months ago Maalaoshy

Pity. Doesn't seem to be available on my Android phone-tablet combo.

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A Travel App Worth Traveling With 2 years 5 months ago kennym

Installed on Android via Google Playstore. Visiting Fort William soon and like the look of the place already! Thanks!

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A Travel App Worth Traveling With 2 years 5 months ago Jojo Yee This app works on Android version 4.0 and up. If your Android version is older, it probably won't show up, Maalaoshy. view
A Travel App Worth Traveling With 2 years 5 months ago Jojo Yee You're welcome kennym and it's great that you find it useful. view
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A Video Studio In Your Browser. For Free. 9 months 3 weeks ago crosseyedlemon

Aside from a rapid fire You-tube video that was all fluff Showbox didn't actually show me anything. If they can't even bother to offer a FAQ on the home page I'm really not too interested in registering. They don't even tell you what file limits exist or what formats are supported. I'm pretty sure there are better options out there for those looking to create videos.

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A Video Studio In Your Browser. For Free. 9 months 3 weeks ago Papakid

I wish there was more info on the home page, too, but scrolling to the bottom of it there is a support link that takes you to some FAQs and one of the basic ones shows a basic tutorial. It could be a lot better--a lot of stuff is gone over way to quickly for me so I have to rewind quite often, but it is solid info, not fluff and you don't have to register to see it.

After watching the tutorial a couple of things strike me. Once you finish a video the only options are to publish it somewhere online--no way is mentioned to save it to your computer. Which kind of makes sense with my other thought--the app is well named because it is really just for producing shows, not any other simpler kinds of video. If anything, production values are overdone.

Thanks for posting--I'll keep it in mind, but don't feel a need to register for it right now.

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A Video Studio In Your Browser. For Free. 9 months 3 weeks ago vandamme

It will take me an hour just to read the Terms and Conditions, and translate from Lawyerese to English.

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A Video Studio In Your Browser. For Free. 9 months 2 weeks ago wreckage

Hoo, boy. I tried it as a test and failed miserably. Firstly, they say to use it in Chrome. Ok... Next, upload a couple of pics.. OK, done.
Then.. Import media . It tried to connect to my Dropbox. Failed. I then tried to connect to Google Drive and that too failed. I then closed the tab in disgust. I have not time to work out which of my security add-ons or malware protections need to be disabled to get it to work.
Never mind. Much like coming home to warm beer, life is full of disappointments.

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A Video Studio In Your Browser. For Free. 9 months 2 weeks ago graphicinvestor

The real benefit of this service is that it provides excellent, free, commercial-grade templates for opening and closing title/credit sequences. These are not something that could be produced without a lot of effort and there is no good alternative supplier of free, dynamic title/credit templates of this quality.

What goes in between are your video files. But if you want to do any clipping, merging, zooming or other effects then that has to be done before uploading to showbox. In fact, you might as well produced the whole content as one video before uploading if that’s what you want to do. But if you have a set of clips that can just be put in order, showbox handles that easily. You can also upload clips in different formats and they will be combined automatically.

It isn’t a video studio, but if you want something just a little bit jazzy at the start and finish, showbox is good.

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A Wonderfully Simple, Free, Powerful Clipboard Manager 3 years 4 months ago Joe A.TT

Yes, I'd endorse the portable version too. At first I had the installed version, but it was buggy. Hovering over its system tray icon was like molasses sometimes. Ever since I switched to the portable version it's been fine.

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A Wonderfully Simple, Free, Powerful Clipboard Manager 3 years 4 months ago J_L I really like Ditto, but it loses focus too many times which interrupts my workflow. view
A Wonderfully Simple, Free, Powerful Clipboard Manager 3 years 4 months ago David Roper

I have been using Ditto for many months before now. I do not understand the problems others are having. I use Win 7 home version and it works fine and I now could not bear to be without it now. I mark a URL link, Control C and it's there for when I need it 30 minutes later.

I cannot tell it's loaded until I want something and it's there for me. Get it.

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A Wonderfully Simple, Free, Powerful Clipboard Manager 3 years 4 months ago pvilan

Thanks rob!

In the past, using windows 95/98 I used a clipboard manager.
Very useful but it was not updated for newer OS.

I am going to dowload portable version because I'am trying to limit my installed applicatios.

Peter

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A Wonderfully Simple, Free, Powerful Clipboard Manager 3 years 4 months ago bernardz Does not seem to handle metafiles. view
A Wonderfully Simple, Free, Powerful Clipboard Manager 3 years 4 months ago Nodrog

The perhaps unfortunately named Arsclip is well worth a look in this category of app.

http://www.joejoesoft.com/vcms/97/

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A Wonderfully Simple, Free, Powerful Clipboard Manager 3 years 4 months ago Geert

Ditto is the top pick here at Gizmo's freeware. (http://www.techsupportalert.com/best-free-clipboard-replacement-utility.htm) So, what's new?

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A Wonderfully Simple, Free, Powerful Clipboard Manager 3 years 4 months ago Geert

Also mentioned in the list of Best Free Clipboard Replacement Utility (http://www.techsupportalert.com/best-free-clipboard-replacement-utility.htm) and definitely a good AND actively developed program (which can't be said from Ditto; but maybe Ditto is so good that it does need little improvement)

PS. I use Ditto on my work PC and ArsClip at home. And I'm happy with both of them

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A Wonderfully Simple, Free, Powerful Clipboard Manager 3 years 4 months ago Faziri I've been using Ditto for ages myself, but Arsclip is indeed quite good too. :) Ditto uses less RAM (14MB <-> 42MB... Every MB counts if you want performance!), but Arsclip is much more user-friendly in config and usage (human-readable and well-structured config, easier image handling)... I'm gonna try Arsclip for a while now! Edit: after another investigation into Ditto, I'd say Ditto wins again. :) You just gotta figure out the names of the types (CF_DIB and such is not very informative) and disable/ignore the tons of features you don't use (network sharing and such). The killer feature that made me go back was search-as-you-type, which Arsclip doesn't have. view
A Wonderfully Simple, Free, Powerful Clipboard Manager 3 years 4 months ago bwoods

Been using Ditto for years. Does the job and for free.

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A Wonderfully Simple, Free, Powerful Clipboard Manager 3 years 4 months ago oblivion I used to use ArsClip -- which IS excellent (and the name is from ArsTechnica) but for some reason I ran into issues with it and my workflow a few years back and started looking for alternatives. The one that won my personal battle and became my clipboard manager of choice is Clipboard Help and Spell (from DonationCoder, at http://www.donationcoder.com/Software/Mouser/clipboardhelpandspell/index... ) It lets me sort various categories of stored clips into subsets and supports images too. view

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