[neatnettricks] Neat Net Tricks Standard Issue 269, August 3, 2011

  • From: "Jack Teems" <jteems@xxxxxxx>
  • To: <neatnettricks@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 3 Aug 2011 06:34:33 -0700


01.  VolumeOSD
02.  Stop P-O-R-N
03.  FavoritesView
04.  DeskPins
05.  Clipboard Fusion
06.  Sun Clock
07.  Caesium
08.  Realworld Cursor Editor
09.  ProgDVB

01. VOLUMEOSD. Windows doesn't make adjusting the volume an easy task, but this application adds configurable and easy-to-use eye candy similar to a Mac. Download free at http://volumedisplay.com/ .

02. STOP P-O-R-N promises free updates in its internal database to block any chosen Web site, application or P2P file sharing. It also disables the Internet while leaving the PC usable for the amount of time desired. Download free at http://www.pbsoftware.org/id22.html .

03. FAVORITESVIEW displays all browser favorites and bookmarks along with the title, URL address, date created/modified, and folder name. They can then be copied to the Clipboard, exported, deleted, etc. Download free at http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/faview.html .

04. DESKPINS makes any application appear above all other windows by selecting a pin from its taskbar and clicking on that window. Download free at http://users.forthnet.gr/pat/efotinis/programs/deskpins.html .

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05. CLIPBOARD FUSION removes undesirable formatting from the Clipboard text, replaces it with pre-defined strings, and manipulates it with predfined macros. Download free at http://www.clipboardfusion.com/ .

06. SUN CLOCK displays local time around the world and the areas of the globe which are night or day. There are several high definition editions available and a free one at http://www.mapmaker.com/Sun%20Clock/Sun%20Clock%207.htm .

07. CAESIUM promises to reduce your image sizes by up to 90% without affecting the original quality. This is, of course, necessary when you're posting images to Web sites or sending them by email. Caesium, a free download at http://caesium.sourceforge.net/index.html , sets different compression levels, batch processes, provides easy preview, and more.

08. REALWORLD CURSOR EDITOR. If you're tired of the same cursor everyone else uses, this application makes beautiful creations, even animated ones. Download free at http://www.rw-designer.com/cursor-maker .

09. PROGDVB. Watch TV or listen to radio from about 4,000 channels; search, playback, and record YouTube clips; playback from a file; and, more, such as high-definition TV, picture-in-picture support, network broadcasting, and both 32-bit and 64-bit versions. Donwload free at http://www.progdvb.com/progdvb.html .

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