Programs to Watch
TidyTabs is a tool that brings tabbed browsing to all your programs. Ever wanted to have Chrome-style tabs in Windows Explorer, Microsoft Office or PuTTY? TidyTabs does just that. It integrates nicely with the OS and you will feel like the multi-tab functionality is a core part of Windows.
TidyTabs has been designed to interoperate nicely with AquaSnap, from the same author. Tabbed groups created with TidyTabs can easily be snapped, docked and tilled thanks to AquaSnap. Both tools are in fact very complementary and can permit you to achieve a major productivity boost.
- Add tabs to every windows
- Possibility to group windows from different applications
- Possibility to exclude applications (blacklist or whitelist)
- Tab reordering
- Tab renaming
- Automatic updates
The freeware Quick Access Popup (QAP) lets you move like a breeze between your frequently used folders, documents, applications, web pages and much more!
Save thousands of clicks while browsing your favorite folders in windows explorer or file dialog boxes. Launch your most used applications, documents or web sites instantly with this easy popup menu and mouse/keyboard shortcuts manager. Gather related favorites in submenus. Assign favorites or submenus to keyboard or mouse shortcuts. Or group favorites and launch them in one click.
To launch the popup menu, click the QAP icon in the notification zone, hit the middle mouse button or press windows + W (these triggers can be changed in options). In the settings window, customize your QAP menu. Review shortcuts assigned to favorites or submenus in the hotkeys window.
To quickly add a new favorite folder to your popup menu: 1) go to a frequently used folder, 2) click the QAP hotkey and choose add this folder, 3) give the folder a short name and save it.
In the my QAP essentials menu, choose the switch menu to switch to any other running explorer or application window. Use the reopen a folder menu to reopen one of the folders already open in an explorer window (very useful in file dialog boxes). Choose the recent folders menu to show an updated list of the windows recent folders. Access the files or URLs in your clipboard with the clipboard menu. Click the drives menu to see the list of drives with current disk space.
In the options dialog box, choose your preferred language, menu icons size, windows colors. Select the number of recent folders to display, add numeric keyboard shortcuts to the folders menu or shortcut reminders. Pin the popup menu at a fix position or remember the settings window position.
All this for free in very intuitive app. Quick Access Popup is available on Windows 7 and more recent. Works with Windows Explorer, Directory Opus, Total Commander and 15 other file managers.
DisplayFusion will make your dual monitor (or triple monitor or more) experience smooth and painless. With DisplayFusion you can add a taskbar to every monitor that works and looks just like the Windows Taskbar. Or take advantage of advanced multi-monitor wallpaper support, Flickr integration for image searching and fully customizable window management hotkeys. These are just a few of the many things that DisplayFusion can do.
- Multi-Monitor Taskbars
- Incredible Desktop Wallpaper
- Powerful Functions including Scripted Functions (Macros)
- Precise Monitor Controls
- Useful Windows 10 Tweaks including running of "Metro" apps in windows
- Window Snapping
- Window Management
- Window Location
- Windows Logon Background
- Multi-Monitor Screen Savers
- Remote Control
- Desktop Icon Profiles
- Easy Administration including silent installer for corporate environment
- Available in dozens of Languages
- Basic features are completely free with no time limit
Create Sticky Notes - A simple and smart design that makes capturing your all your notes – small and big – easy, quick and fun.
One click access - Access your Sticky Notes with just a click of your Surface Pen to bring up the Windows 10 Ink Workspace.
Type or write, the choice is yours - Use your Surface Pen with Sticky Notes to capture your ideas in your very own handwriting or if you prefer to type, tap away.
Create Cortana Reminders - Never forget a note again with Cortana. Simply jot down a time or date with your note and it will be highlighted. You can then tap on it to create a Cortana reminder.
Added intelligence - Get to where you need to go with one click. Sticky Notes detects addresses, emails and cell numbers so all you have to do is tap the highlighted text to open Maps, Mail or Skype.
Track your flights & stocks - Keep an eye on an upcoming flight or stock option by typing a flight No. or stock ticker with '$' at the front. Bing then delivers the information you need to your note.
Google Keep is a service provided by Google which integrates note-taking and web surfing.
Quickly capture what’s on your mind and recall it easily wherever you are. Create a checklist, enter a voice note or take a photo and annotate it. Everything you add is available instantly on all your devices – desktop and mobile.
With Google Keep, you can: • Keep track of your thoughts via notes, lists and photos • Have voice notes transcribed automatically • Colour-code your notes to help find them later • Swipe to archive things you no longer need • Turn a note into a checklist by adding checkboxes • Use your notes from anywhere - they are safely stored in the cloud and available on the web at http://drive.google.com/keep
Time tracking software for Mac and PC. Unlimited projects and tasks, daily timesheets, powerful reports, idle time detection, computer usage stats. TimeCamp collects data regarding time using applications, visiting websites and off-line activities. Software allows users to clearly visualize how much computer time is spent productively. Thanks to that, everyone takes care of time management all by themselves.
TMetric is a user-friendly time tracker for freelancers and companies of any teams size. Available in German and English. With TMetric you can: set budgets for your projects; set rates; invoice your clients; see your workday on a timeline; get detailed time and money reports, generate screenshots and calculate employees paid time off. TMetric integrates with almost anything including Asana, Basecamp, Freshdesk, GitHub, GitLab, Jira, Trello, Wrike, Todoist, Zendesk
*Stay focused and productive -Visual timeline shows the day at a glance. -Activity tracking lets you know what exactly took your time. -Browser add-ons let you track task from other web apps in one click. -Autocomplete for repeated tasks saves you time.
*Track money you earn -Setup billable rates per account, project, or team member. -See how much you earn with every project and client. -Use multiple currencies to work with international clients. -Setup cost rates for a team and see how much you pay your employees.
*Complete projects within budgets -Allocate estimated number of hours per project or team member. -Allocate specific money amounts for projects’ budgets. -See details of how budgets are spent using TMetric reports. -Email notifications help avoiding projects to go over budgets.
*Monitor performance of your team -Bring together on one screen timelines of your team. -Track tasks assigned to team members. -See an average work intensity of any employee through the day. -Edit time records for any team member, if necessary. -Capture screenshots. -Provide payrolling. -Track and manage Time Off.
Tunnelblick is a free, open source graphic user interface for OpenVPN on OS X and macOS. It provides easy control of OpenVPN client and/or server connections.
It comes as a ready-to-use application with all necessary binaries and drivers (including OpenVPN, easy-rsa, and tun/tap drivers). No additional installation is necessary — just add your OpenVPN configuration and encryption information.
To use Tunnelblick you need access to a VPN server: your computer is one end of the tunnel and the VPN server is the other end. For more information, see Getting VPN Service.
Tunnelblick is free software licensed under the GNU General Public License, version 2 and may be distributed only in accordance with the terms of that license.
OpenVPN is a full-featured open source SSL VPN solution that accommodates a wide range of configurations, including remote access, site-to-site VPNs, Wi-Fi security, and enterprise-scale remote access solutions with load balancing, failover, and fine-grained access-controls. Starting with the fundamental premise that complexity is the enemy of security, OpenVPN offers a cost-effective, lightweight alternative to other VPN technologies that is well-targeted for the SME and enterprise markets.
TiVo Desktop software works with your network-connected TiVo box, your Mac and your PC.
Publish your personal music library to your TiVo box for playback through your TV and home entertainment system. Publish your iPhoto albums to your TiVo box for viewing photos and slideshows on your TV.
Dual Monitor Tools is a software package for Windows users with dual or multiple monitor setups.
All the tools are open source and free, and each tool is independent so you only need to install or run what you want.
GoodSync is a high-end professional easy and reliable file backup and file synchronization software.
The software automatically backs up and syncs your files between any computer, mobile device or drive; with or without using the cloud.
There is a free trial period of 30 days, after which usage is severely restricted (down to 3 jobs and 100 files).
File Sync GoodSync syncs files between your computer, mobile devices, FTP, SFTP, Amazon S3, Google Drive, OneDrive, WebDAV, Azure.
Backup Files GoodSync backs up files to portable drives, mobile devices and to FTP, S3, GDocs, OneDrive, DAV or another computer.
Direct P2P Sync GoodSync Connect syncs files directly between your computers, without slowness introduced by syncing via 3rd party servers.
Speed and Real-Time Sync GoodSync is very fast and syncs files on your command, periodically, by a schedule or in real time (on file change).