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Nimbus Note 3 months 3 weeks ago ErikJon

In all fairness, Nimbus ia not bad, but it just needs lots of improvement, and sending suggestions to the developer does not usually help much.

Another example is the simple fact that it cannot search and find key words within the entire collection of notes, at one time. In other words, if you have 75 notes stored, each one has a title, and you can only search the titles for a key word, or else open any one note individually and search within that one note, but not across the text of all your notes combined globally. Consequently, if you cannot remember whuch note contains that key word, and ut is nowhere in the titles, you will have to open each of the 75 notes individually and aearch one by one.

On the other hand, ColorNote will let you search all the notes at once, display the note containing the word searched for, and even highlight the word for you, once opened . Of course, ColorNote has provlems of its own, but it can handle simple searching, while Nimbus cannot.

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Mozilla Firefox 3 months 3 weeks ago TexasVet

Thank you

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Mozilla Firefox 3 months 3 weeks ago Anupam

You should post this query in the forum, where it will be better suited.

https://www.techsupportalert.com/freeware-forum/internet-web-apps-and-ne...

and it will be better to follow the different replies there.

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Gizmo's is Saved! A Hearty Thanks to all who Donated 3 months 3 weeks ago shmulkey

How about using Patreon?

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Mozilla Firefox 3 months 3 weeks ago TexasVet

Hey folks, I have resisted the change to FireFox or Google browsers since I started with windows 98SE, so a long time. The reason is I never fully trusted myself to delve into areas that were too techie for me.
Now I am on Windows 10 and IE 11 and Yahoo mail tells me it will no longer support IE11 as of July 31 2018 and that I should switch to FF or Ggle, So, my question is twofold The discussion by gizmo.richards on FF (https://www.techsupportalert.com/firefox.htm) doesn't say anything about IE11 or Microsoft Edge in relation to FF use, so should it and 2. Can I install FF for Yahoo and use M Edge or IE11 alternately.
I just am not confident enough to run 3 browsers but am also concerned about the learning curve for an entirely new browser.

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PNotes.NET 3 months 3 weeks ago Elltxone

I've been using Pnotes.NET for a little over a month now on my Win 10 workstation. I have about 6 notes created and I like the keyboard command to show or hide all notes. That is how I want it to work. However, during this time Pnotes.NET has crashed on me several times. Typically it happens right after doing a save on a note that I've made changes on. But it's also happened after relocating a position of a note and then using the keyboard HIDE command and system lock. If this were an occasional thing I could live with it, but the frequency that it happens has me looking at the other alternatives. It may be time to move away from .NET to get some stability. :-( Just sayin.

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Stickies 3 months 3 weeks ago Elltxone

This seems like a good program for notes. The one thing I WISH was that it had a keyboard hotkey to HIDE all notes and SHOW all notes. I don't like having to use the mouse and notification area icon to hide notes. At least it's fast and easy to SHOW by a simple click on the icon, but setting them back to being hidden is a pain. Going to read more and maybe find a way to do it. Wish me luck!

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Compare Two Files Easily Using this Free Online Service 3 months 3 weeks ago Geert

This is more or less a copy of https://www.techsupportalert.com/content/compare-text-or-files-online-see-what-changed.htm

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Gizmo's is Saved! A Hearty Thanks to all who Donated 3 months 3 weeks ago gizmofan1248

It has already been suggested by others to encourage people to whitelist Gizmo's site on their adblock etc. extensions. But perhaps this will not be enough. Still, if it is a help, one of Gizmo's excellent editors might put up a guide to do this in the most popular adblockers. Just an idea...

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Gizmo's is Saved! A Hearty Thanks to all who Donated 3 months 3 weeks ago danielson

If browsers could maybe have extensions to do like Brave browser is doing with assigning some BAT (cryptocurrency) to registered websites and giving a bunch to start with free to surfers, at least we could give a few of those by simply visiting TS.

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Free Audio and Ringtones From NASA 3 months 3 weeks ago rhiannon

I'm happy you like it. :)

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Gizmo's is Saved! A Hearty Thanks to all who Donated 3 months 3 weeks ago MidnightCowboy

Unfortunately our own situation is mirrored throughout the web. This statement on another long established site (Ghacks) pretty much sums up the collective position. MC - Site Manager.

"Advertising revenue is falling fast across the Internet, and independently-run sites like Ghacks are hit hardest by it. The advertising model in its current form is coming to an end, and we have to find other ways to continue operating this site."

https://www.ghacks.net/

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Free Audio and Ringtones From NASA 3 months 3 weeks ago ladyrobina

Having been a SciFi fan since I was a child in the fifties [and being considered a bit strange because of it] it has been a great thrill to see so many of those concepts become a reality. Thanks for a great article.
Dell

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View and Save Fonts In Color With This Free Font Viewer 3 months 3 weeks ago rhiannon

Thanks. It's good to know there doesn't seem to be an issue with the app. :)

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View and Save Fonts In Color With This Free Font Viewer 3 months 3 weeks ago satrow

Confirmed as being free:
"With our free FontLab Pad app, all these fonts work everywhere — on all versions of Mac OS X and Windows! FontLab Pad is our typesetter helper for color fonts." <-- https://www.fontlab.com/fontlab-pad/

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Best Free Software for Linux 3 months 3 weeks ago Panzer

"... qoob - a PyQt Foobar-like music player ...": https://gitlab.com/william.belanger/qoob

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Best Free Android Apps - Updated 2018 3 months 3 weeks ago NearMinder

Thanks for this article Techsupportalert!

I would also recommend NearMinder, which is the only app to send you reminders based on your proximity to your contacts! With this app you can easily set reminders for things you have to do when meeting people and get notified when these people are nearby. It also works for location-based reminders.

You can try it via this link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.nearminder.nearminder

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Best Free RSS Reader-Aggregator 3 months 3 weeks ago Bill L

I would have had an additional category, noting which readers were "Portable" [ don't write to Windows registry, can be run in own directory, etc.] and can be carried around on an USB thumb drive to any computer to run-and-collect.

I use QuiteRss Portable that way.

And I really liked Mozilla Thunderbird's bar graphs of date frequency of any searched keywords or phrase displays. Such analysis of the feeds can be useful to see "trends" over time. The Thunderbird mailer (which I only use as an RSS reader) also comes in a portable form.

I have a bunch of PubMed RSS feeds that I catch up on at any computer in computer-cafes, libraries etc.

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View and Save Fonts In Color With This Free Font Viewer 3 months 3 weeks ago rhiannon

Would you please clarify that comment?

The page where the program is downloaded from says its free for Windows and Mac. I downloaded the program and tested it extensively on two different computers with two versions of Windows before writing it up. There were no upgrade or sales prompts, it wasn't a program that has basic features for free with more features with a paid upgrade. If you had a different experience downloading, installing and using the program it would be helpful to know about it.

FontLab has paid programs, but the app that I downloaded and tested is a small app they offer for free. I would add that the program is available as at some of download sites like cnet, where it's listed as free, and is reviewed favorably on several sites. There's a YouTube tutorial on how to use it with Cricut, if you're a crafter and use die cut machines.  

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Xmarks 3 months 4 weeks ago tomklin

I was equally distressed to learn of the demise of xmarks, but found an alternative in Bookmarkos. It is not free, but it does handle transferring the files from xmarks without a hitch across most browsers in Windows 10.

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Wallpaper of the Week: Collision 3 months 4 weeks ago rhiannon Why thank you. :) I'm delighted you like it. view
A Fond Farewell From Me 3 months 4 weeks ago AJNorth

With deepest thanks for your many years of dedication, and every best wish for the next phase of your journey!

May the rains be light, and the wind remain at your back.

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Wallpaper of the Week: Collision 3 months 4 weeks ago George.J

2 words, Really good!

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EagleGet 3 months 4 weeks ago falco99

I've noticed that the installers downloaded from their main page contains the luminati SDK.
While the installers downloaded DIRECTLY from their forum (http://forum.eagleget.com/viewforum.php?id=3) is clean from the luminati SDK thing, though it still bundles the iNewTab extension.
When first using the version directly downloaded from their forum, no prompt to choose from FREE and ADS version appeared, and no luminati SDK updater process run in background.
So you may include this information in your review to help people to steer away from the normal, sdk bundled version.

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Wallpaper of the Week: Collision 4 months 5 hours ago rhiannon

Nope not a scientist. :)
I like your thought of an unseen force. The author of the image titled it Collision so that's the direction I went. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
What popped in to my head when I saw it was an image of Newton's cradle, also known as kinetic motion balls.
Newton's cradle - Wikipedia

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Wallpaper of the Week: Collision 4 months 6 hours ago crosseyedlemon

I realize your not a scientist but I don't see any evidence of an impact (which would result in some type of stress fracture at the point of contact). I think it more likely that there is some unseen force to the left of the clear orb drawing matter in that direction.

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Sort Any List Alphabetically Using These Online Tools 4 months 19 hours ago WhyCantIregister

Here are some tools all on 1 site hxxps://www.browserling.com/tools/

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Best Free Audio-Video Format Conversion Program 4 months 20 hours ago ldmpub

Advice: keep you away from "WinX Video Converter" because without license output file are limited to to 5 min lenght!

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Gizmo’s Freeware is 84% Saved. Come on Guys and Gals, Help us Make it 100% 4 months 21 hours ago gizmofan1248

Did you receive the amount needed by now?

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Thank You for Donating 4 months 21 hours ago gizmofan1248

Did you receive the amount needed?

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Wallpaper of the Week: Collision 4 months 1 day ago rhiannon

I'm glad you like it. :)

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Free Software To Stitch A Set Of Images Into A Timelapse Video 4 months 1 day ago Jaceko

Avidemux works similar - it's import photo sequence, but unlike virtualdub is still maintained

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Wallpaper of the Week: Collision 4 months 1 day ago gizmofan1248

Nice. Thanks! How do you install it (I think it was described once - I forgot (Windows 7))... Oh, sorry - very simple!

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Wallpaper of the Week: Collision 4 months 1 day ago gizmofan1248

Nice. Thanks!

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Wallpaper of the Week: Collision 4 months 1 day ago rhiannon

Glad you like it!

I use one of the translation services when I visit that site. The download and other buttons don't translate but are pretty easy to figure out, the text seems to translate well enough. They have a wallpaper app on the Google Play site, that's how I discovered the site. :)

 

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Wallpaper of the Week: Collision 4 months 1 day ago danielson

Those shades of dark to light in that Dark Lotus hit the spot with me!
Wish i could understand Russian.

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Improve Online Search Skills With Free Courses From Google 4 months 2 days ago gizmofan1248

I'm not trying to defend Google - but if you use their search engine - why not be better at it? And you can avoid tracking your searches e.g. by using Startpage (which uses Google search but anonymizes your search).

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DaVinci Resolve 4 months 2 days ago boristhemoggy

I could not find the free version either. Only a beta version.
Also they want all your details on registration and in this day and age, that means they are trading your details so for that one reason I am not going to try and find the free version.

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Best Free Software for Linux 4 months 2 days ago Panzer

"... Annie is a fast, simple and clean video downloader ...":

https://github.com/iawia002/annie

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How to rip DVD movies using freeware HandBrake 4 months 2 days ago whoareyou

I used to be a loyal user of handbrake, but as my more and more DVDs can't be grabbed by handbrake, I am very disappointed with this software. Handbrake alternatives such as the Wonderfox DVD ripper have been updated, and all of my DVDs have been successfully crawled so far. The software will always be eliminated if it cannot inject new technology.

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Sort Any List Alphabetically Using These Online Tools 4 months 2 days ago rhiannon

I'm glad this popped up at the right time. :)

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Sort Any List Alphabetically Using These Online Tools 4 months 2 days ago 4sure5

Actually, I was just looking for something like this. Thank you!

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Sort Any List Alphabetically Using These Online Tools 4 months 3 days ago rhiannon

Lol....TIFIFY.  :)  :)  :)

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Sort Any List Alphabetically Using These Online Tools 4 months 3 days ago crosseyedlemon

A good post but you didn't list the tools in alphabetical order (chuckle).

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Best Free Email Backup Utility 4 months 3 days ago tracymiller5

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I am so happy to get this solution by which I have successfully take backup of my all emails in a seconds. The tool offers me to take backup of emails from 40+ online email services.

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Improve Online Search Skills With Free Courses From Google 4 months 3 days ago Blitxxx

seriously?! The "company" (they are NOT really a search engine anymore, more of a business) that used to give us the most relevant results based on our inquiries, used to protect out personal data and info, now changes their own webmaster rules without notice on a regular basis, forced webmasters to push all sites to be mobile friendly with not much time to do it, bans sites in batches of 1,000s because they simply don't like them, etc etc etc

And now they want to tell you how to search?

As the late, great Heath Ledger said as the Joker: He he, ha ha... And I thought MY jokes were bad

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Improve Online Search Skills With Free Courses From Google 4 months 4 days ago rhiannon

You're probably right about the fine tuning, it would make sense. :)

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Improve Online Search Skills With Free Courses From Google 4 months 4 days ago gizmofan1248

Some years back, Google introduced this as a "live" course. There was a forum for discussions, and at the end of the course you could earn a "Google Power User" diploma. Probably they have fine-tuned it now using the experiences from that. The course was very good and entertaining - I can only recommend it.

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Download 'Troubleshooting and Maintaining Your PC All-in-One For Dummies' Ebook Free For A Limited Time 4 months 4 days ago rhiannon

Yes it's for PC's that run Windows. It's updated to include Windows 10 but much of the information is applicable to earlier versions.

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Download 'Troubleshooting and Maintaining Your PC All-in-One For Dummies' Ebook Free For A Limited Time 4 months 4 days ago etim

I'm guessing this book is for windows only?

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Download 'Troubleshooting and Maintaining Your PC All-in-One For Dummies' Ebook Free For A Limited Time 4 months 4 days ago etim

No one ever said the info had to be accurate. You can unsub. from their emails and still be registered if you want another book from 'em in the future.

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Download 'Troubleshooting and Maintaining Your PC All-in-One For Dummies' Ebook Free For A Limited Time 4 months 4 days ago snowbound999

I agree. I registered a long time ago and made up stuff for the registration and used an email address I use for sign up offers. I am not nagged to death either and have gotten several useful books all of which are still accessible via their online library.

One bone I have to pick with is particular book is that none of the table of contents entry appear to be linked to the actual page in the book. Means that one has to use the search function in the PDF file to fine the particular page.

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Thank You for Donating 4 months 4 days ago dscape

Your website has been one of the most reliable and trustworthy resources for finding decent applications, whether it be for iPhone, Mac, or PC. THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU!!!!

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Download 'Troubleshooting and Maintaining Your PC All-in-One For Dummies' Ebook Free For A Limited Time 4 months 5 days ago rhiannon

I use email services like mailinator or dispostable for many sites.

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Secure Folder 4 months 5 days ago beergas

gtk. Setting up on new Galaxy.

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Download 'Troubleshooting and Maintaining Your PC All-in-One For Dummies' Ebook Free For A Limited Time 4 months 5 days ago beergas

Too much info for sure. Did one of these offers years ago and learned lesson. Flood the ark.... Thanks anyway.
Appreciate the other info about smartphone lock folder.

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Download 'Troubleshooting and Maintaining Your PC All-in-One For Dummies' Ebook Free For A Limited Time 4 months 5 days ago rhiannon

It is a lengthy process, which is why I mentioned it. :)

I'm like West Swan, I have a name, email etc. to deal with sites that require personal information. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

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Download 'Troubleshooting and Maintaining Your PC All-in-One For Dummies' Ebook Free For A Limited Time 4 months 5 days ago exbioman

I agree with you Rick_S. A lot of complaints for a free, useful ebook. The only time they (TradePub) communicate is to email the download link. As far as the contained info goes, even if one tip is useful it's worth registering. And from time to time others, NOT TradePub, notify one of other useful free publications.

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Download 'Troubleshooting and Maintaining Your PC All-in-One For Dummies' Ebook Free For A Limited Time 4 months 5 days ago rhiannon

I downloaded it, it looks good so far.

And thank you, every little bit helps. :)

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Download 'Troubleshooting and Maintaining Your PC All-in-One For Dummies' Ebook Free For A Limited Time 4 months 5 days ago exbioman

Thanks for the book offer. I'd already been notified by "makeuseof" that this was offered and downloaded it. Breezed through it and decided it may help. Me or a friend. As far as registering for the offer, I'd done that long ago (I'm retired) and have received a small library from TradePub. And they don't NAG you. So again, thank you.
By the way, I made a $5 donation to you last week Giz. I hope that helps.

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Download 'Troubleshooting and Maintaining Your PC All-in-One For Dummies' Ebook Free For A Limited Time 4 months 5 days ago Rick_S

I'm not understanding the complaints here. The comments are not about the value of the book, but just gripes, as far as I can tell. First of all the company creates technical books for IT professionals and others. They want to know what we may be interested in, so that they can send us updated newsletters and maybe sell us manuals, if we like this one. I'm also retired, but I did work, and did buy appropriate manuals to supplement what I needed in at work, and now even, since things are changing faster than ever.

As for it's cost vs the information wanted, is the book useful for you? If not, then that is your choice, but your reason for not getting it here sounds like an excuse. Company name a problem? Put in None or N/A (Not Applicable). I've done both.

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Download 'Troubleshooting and Maintaining Your PC All-in-One For Dummies' Ebook Free For A Limited Time 4 months 5 days ago baja463

I agree -- wayyy too much info required for a book that really doesn't retail for much. Especially for those of us who are "Retired." No thanks.

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Download 'Troubleshooting and Maintaining Your PC All-in-One For Dummies' Ebook Free For A Limited Time 4 months 5 days ago West Swan

All good. I have an 'email' and 'details' just for situations like this.

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Download 'Troubleshooting and Maintaining Your PC All-in-One For Dummies' Ebook Free For A Limited Time 4 months 5 days ago particolor

It says Company Name ?? I'm HOME . :-(

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They want TOO MUCH information from the user for only a book.

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Best Free PC Games 4 months 5 days ago Panzer "Chromatron ... Four free games of laser beams and mirrors ... Features 200 levels of fun, 50 in each game ...": https://silverspaceship.com/chromatron/ Quantum game: http://quantumgame.io/ view
Thank You for Donating 4 months 5 days ago br1anstorm

In a world of spin, fake news and ever more devious marketing tactics, Gizmo's site provides something of real value: honest, objective, reliable advice and information, delivered by volunteers with integrity and no hidden agenda. That's something worth supporting. So I've made my (modest) contribution - and hope many others will do so too.

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Best Free Software for Linux 4 months 5 days ago Panzer "... Cronopete is a Linux clone of Time Machine, the backup utility for Mac from Apple. It aims to mimic it as closely as possible ...": http://www.rastersoft.com/programas/cronopete.html "... Multipackager is a program that aims to simplify the creation of packages for linux distributions. To do so, it automatizes the creation of virtual machines with specific distributions, versions and architectures, and the compilation and packaging process for each one, both for binary and Python projects. It allows to create packages for i386 and amd64 architectures, for any available version of Debian, Ubuntu, Fedora and Arch ...": http://www.rastersoft.com/programas/multipackager.html view
Best Free Music Player and Organizer 4 months 6 days ago Jojo Yee
Your feedback is appreciated phred. I've now updated MusicBee which has a CD burner in the new version.
 
Gizmo's Freeware is a community site that requires volunteer editors to help updating and improving articles. Please check out this link "How can I help this community site?"
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Best Free Music Player and Organizer 4 months 6 days ago phred

It's a shame that while you updated the rankings, you didn't update your review(s). I'm speaking specifically about MusicBee. The 'full review' is more than two years old, and being a long-time user of MusicBee, your review is a disservice to your readers and to the program. You don't even put version numbers in your reviews. MusicBee is under very active development (3.2) was just released, and there are bug fixes and feature enhancements almost weekly.

And the statement that MusicBee doesn't have a CD burner option is plainly wrong. That was implemented long before 2016. I'm not going to nit-pick every thing that's wrong in the review, but if you're going to provide a review service, don't you think it should be timely? Like using the most recent version. This makes me question all the reviews I see on Gizmo.

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AOMEI Backupper 4 months 6 days ago Hm

I could not locate the differential & incremental backup options in this version (which I presume is the latest), maybe its something I've missed...

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Best Free Digital Image Viewer 4 months 1 week ago EldonW

FWIW
It's difficult to say how old the program is. I think it may have been updated for the free version. The help file shows it's copyrighted 2012 but the executable shows 2016. More importantly, it supports Windows 10 back to Windows Vista.
I think the setup file and resulting installation can be made a lot smaller. The lang folder contains 196 language files (17.2 MB). Also, the frames folder has 194 files (98.4 MB) and Objects has 170 files (28.8 MB). That's 75 % of the installation.

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Thank You for Donating 4 months 1 week ago fignut

you are more than worth it, the amount of times i recommend you to people that have little or no knowledge of where to find apps, programs or even just "good" advice is staggering when i actually stop and think about it, the best thing i ever did was find your blog way back in the day and sign up for your emails.
Heartfelt thanks from me --don't ever quit.

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A Fond Farewell From Me 4 months 1 week ago ih8bills

Thank you for all your hard work and dedication to the freeware cause !
I have been using this site for about 15 years now... and I would not like to be without it.
Which is why I donated the other day -- and will continue to.
This site is of great value -- and we appreciate it.

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Thank You for Donating 4 months 1 week ago DavidinCalif

I'm glad to donate. When I look at my computer, I see that about 90% of the programs installed are recommendations from Gizmo's site. I only occasionally disagree with some of the evaluations and reviews, but there is nothing else on the Internet that can be trusted as much is this site. Thanks so much for many years of assistance. Good luck reaching your goal.

David

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Best Free Music Player and Organizer 4 months 1 week ago lvoin

The best organizer for me so far is TagScanner https://www.xdlab.ru/en/
Try an see!

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Best Free Digital Image Viewer 4 months 1 week ago marcdarkin

I didn't mean those giveaways you're referring to, Anupam. That free section has been up and running on their site prior to the days when Photo Commander was included in my article. It was there where you could find the free program. One day the program didn't appear in the free list anymore, but a few months later it was offered there again. That happened at least twice in the next couple of years, as far as I remember. So it looked to me as an intermittent appearance based on whatever marketing reasons. I admit I haven't bothered to see what happened later on. Now their latest version is v.16 and the free one is v.11 currently, so it isn't just a capped program but quite older as well.

Anyway, I'll keep an eye on this to see how they manage these issues and that software might take a place here again. Thanks.

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Best Free Digital Image Viewer 4 months 1 week ago Anupam

Yes, they used to give away older versions for free, or used to give away products on giveaway sites by promotional codes. I tried their Burning Studio then, and while it's good, I found it bulky.

But, now I see that they have a free section altogether, where they are providing slightly older than latest versions for free. You can check them out here:

https://www.ashampoo.com/en/usd/fdl/21/0/free/0

Or, under Downloads, you can select product type as full version (free).

I have downloaded and will check out the Photo Commander.

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Best Free Digital Image Viewer 4 months 1 week ago marcdarkin

Thanks for your suggestion, Eldon. Photo Commander Free was already featured in my article years ago but I had to remove it because at Ashampoo they have the odd policy of discontinuing their free offers periodically and wait for some time before giving them away again. I guess it has something to do with the fact that their free versions are always quite older than current paid ones and who knows what marketing considerations. It's a pity because I know the program is good, but I'm not prepared to keep up with that practice.

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Gizmo’s Freeware is 84% Saved. Come on Guys and Gals, Help us Make it 100% 4 months 1 week ago ladyrobina

Gizmo's site has always been the first place I visit for freeware reviews, download links and general information so I'm happy to donate and whitelist.

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Thank You for Donating 4 months 1 week ago de37cel

TechSupportAlert has been my go-to site for over 10 years. Glad to contribute! Thanks for all you do!

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Gizmo’s Freeware is 84% Saved. Come on Guys and Gals, Help us Make it 100% 4 months 1 week ago gizmo.richards Yes that's a good idea Rick and we will make that happen. It can only be partly effective though as our regular users only make up less than half of our site visitors, the rest come from Google Search. We could put in a popup asking everyone who visits the site to whitelist us but I find these things an annoyance when I encounter them on a site I don't know. In the longer run we need a better funding model then relying on ads or asking our users for more donations. I'm going to ask our regular users for suggestions how we might do that. Their 100,000 brains is a lot more powerful than mine :) I'll post on this next week. view
Gizmo’s Freeware is 84% Saved. Come on Guys and Gals, Help us Make it 100% 4 months 1 week ago crosseyedlemon

Well, I was really hoping someone else would ask this question....but what was the minimum target amount and how was it decided upon?

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Thank You for Donating 4 months 1 week ago olamoree

My contribution to say that your expertise is very satisfying. Your friend in Costa Rica.

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Thank You for Donating 4 months 1 week ago petroniusto

Keep us updated about the status of your viability. As long as you are straightforward with us we have your back. I have already made a contribution because I have no reason to think you all have worked consistently in the interest of the commonweal - I'm talking about years and years. We know what you have done and will support you to keep it up.

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Donate Now and Help Keep Gizmo's Freeware Independent and Non-commercial 4 months 1 week ago kpoff

Just a 'heads up' that the STORE site isn't loading. I'm interested in a hat/shirt/etc.! I don't know what I would have done through the years without Gizmo and Tech Support Alert! Happy to donate AND proudly wear something to promote the site. :)

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Donate Now and Help Keep Gizmo's Freeware Independent and Non-commercial 4 months 1 week ago Larry Press

The link to your T-shirt store, http://www.printmojo.com/GizmosFreeware, is broken.

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XnView 4 months 1 week ago DrBongo

I've used IrfanView for years. It does great batch processing. So now I use XnView for viewing and IrfanView for batch processing. It's so tiny why not have both tools in your toolbox?

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Gizmo’s Freeware is 84% Saved. Come on Guys and Gals, Help us Make it 100% 4 months 1 week ago deegee

I agree with Rick_S. If the current crisis in ad-related revenue is from the widespread use of ad-blockers, please let people know prominently how easy it is to make an exception (whitelist) for Gizmo's site. A few ads on one site is a small price to pay for helping out even while keeping most of your web browsing ad-free... (in Ad-block Plus, you simply click on the red "ABP" icon in the browser's toolbar row and click on the top line "enabled on this site" so that it changes to "disabled on this site".)

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Thank You for Donating 4 months 1 week ago Myrthy

Well its money well spent. Over the years this site has dug me out of some holes, so happy to help........ :-)

Much Myrth.......

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Site Suggestions and Feedback 4 months 1 week ago zornestech

I just tried to purchase a t-shirt but the link doesn't work

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Thank You for Donating 4 months 1 week ago subtext

Gizmo is fantastic. I'm happy to support with $5 to keep recommendations unbiased and honest. If I could, it would be more. Keep up the great work!
Ron

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Thank You for Donating 4 months 1 week ago ih8bills

Been coming here for years... always great information / well organized .
I wish I could have given more-- but my situation won't allow it right now.
Good thing you emailed us -- I didn't know about the threat to one of my
most used /most recommended/ most appreciated websites.
Hopefully even more people step up and do the right thing.

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