December 30, 2015

TrueCrypt alternatives for Windows

With TrueCrypt gone, it is now time to look for a replacement for this program. There might be many encryption programs on market, but what are the most popular and reliable choices? This article presents few worthy alternatives to the venerable TrueCrypt.

Related file extension(s): .aes .fve .hc .tc

December 16, 2015

Opening PAGES documents without Mac

Do you need to open .pages documents in Windows and do not known how ? No problem at all. In this article we will show you how to open .pages documents without Mac.

Related file extension(s): .doc .pages

December 8, 2015

Best online file conversion sites

Internet is full of various websites that offer file conversion services. But which one to use? In this article we show you some of the most popular and reliable online converters.

Related file extension(s): .avi .doc .docx .epub .mobi .mp3 .mp4 .pdf .xls .xlsx

December 4, 2015

Opening NUMBERS spreadsheets without Mac

Do you need to open .numbers spreadsheets in Windows and do not known how ? No problem at all. In this article we will show you how to open .numbers spreadsheets without Mac.

Related file extension(s): .numbers

December 1, 2015

How to add program to Windows startup

Removing a program from Windows startup is pretty easy and a lot of users known how to do it. But what about the opposite, to add a new program to launch on Windows startup? We will show you a simple workaround that will allow you to add a new program to Windows startup. This will work in all versions of Windows up to latest version 10.

Related file extension(s): .lnk

November 4, 2015

How to convert or extract SPB contact files to VCF

Samsung devices such as Omnia or Galaxy series use the Samsung Kies software to backup your device. The program saves contacts in a SPB file format by default. If you need to import or recover the contacts to other devices, you may first need to convert them to VCF or CSV.

Related file extension(s): .csv .spb .vcard .vcf .xls

October 13, 2015

Create ISO files from CD, DVD on Mac & Windows with AnyToISO

Even with the new Windows 10, users are still unable to create ISO images with just the tools from the system and have to rely on some 3rd party solution for CD/DVD backup or saving custom compilations for burning. This article covers how to make ISO image with one of such 3rd party tools, AnyToISO.

Related file extension(s): .iso

October 9, 2015

How to Convert 3GA audio file to MP3 format

A lot of users on the internet seek for information and advices about how to convert their 3GA music files to MP3 format. Mostly so they can playback their favorite songs on some portable media player that only support MP3s. You can find lots of "easy", "just rename it" solutions on internet that kinda mislead users, although they may seem to work but it's more of a workaround the default file associations than a conversion. In order to truly convert 3GA file to MP3 you need to use an audio converter with support of 3GP format.

Related file extension(s): .3ga .3gp .mp3

October 8, 2015

How to create OS X 10.11 El Capitan bootable installation flash drive

The fastest way how to restore the system on your Mac without recovery partition is to use a bootable installation flash drive and this article will show you how to create such installation disk with OS X 10.11 El Capitan.

Related file extension(s): .dmg

October 7, 2015

Open VCF, split, merge or convert vCard file format

vCard (VCF file extension) is the common standard for electronic business cards or simple personal contacts. Nowadays, it is used in most (if not all) operating systems as well as mobile devices. Windows, Mac, Android,iOS and other use in one or other way VCF format for contacts. Here is a summary of the common user operations that can be done with .vcf files.

Related file extension(s): .vcf

September 29, 2015

Mounting ISO files in Windows 10

If you are one of the users that upgraded from Windows 7 directly to Windows 10, you may have missed one of the neat additions in Windows 8 - the ability to mount ISO disk images in a virtual drive. With this, users can work with ISO images without any virtualization tool installed. So no need for Daemon Tools and similar utilities to install stuff from .iso images.

Related file extension(s): .iso

September 23, 2015

Top websites for download of free ebooks

Looking for some e-book and cannot find it? It can be really time consuming and frustrating to endlessly search all over internet to find a digital form of some specific publication. To save you time, we have prepared a list of some of the most important web sites that contains electronic publications for free. All of these top free ebook websites have large libraries of categorized books usually in PDF, ePUB, MOBI, or even some other digital format.

Related file extension(s): .epub .mobi .pdf

September 18, 2015

How to remove potential spy activities from Windows 10

Microsoft included various on-line background activities known as Diagnostics Tracking Service to latest Windows 10 that regularly send some of the information from user's computer to Microsoft servers. For some people this may be a big privacy violation that they have to send any data to Microsoft. Luckily for us, most of these unwanted features can be disabled by some tweaking tools listed in our article.

August 26, 2015

How to tweak context menu in Windows using Easy Context Menu utility

Short review about Easy Context Menu a very powerful tool for Windows that offers users a way to tweak their Windows Desktop, My Computer, drives, file and other folder context menus.

June 19, 2015

Show and hide file extensions in Windows 8.1

Short instructions about how to show or hide file extensions in Microsoft Windows 8.1 operating system.

June 10, 2015

How to automatically download subtitles for movies in VLC media player

One of the most popular media player on market - the VLC Player - now also has its own plugin that allows users to quickly find subtitles for their movies. Let's take a look on it!

Related file extension(s): .srt .sub

June 10, 2015

How to extract images from Office documents

Learn how to easily extract images from documents created by Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft PowerPoint.

Related file extension(s): .docx .dotx .ppsx .pptx .xlsx .xltx

June 10, 2015

How to automatically download subtitles for movies in VLC Media Player for Mac

If you you love movies in original version and you are not good in foreign languages, you will be in need of subtitles in your language. Luckily, the popular VLC Media Player supports plug-ins and one of them called VLSub can help you to find subtitles directly in VLC Player.

Related file extension(s): .srt .sub

May 11, 2015

View downloaded NFO file

When downloading from internet, you can notice a small .nfo file that can be found in the package. This is information file for the download and sadly shares the same file extension as one of the default file types in Windows. You can view these internet nfo files using any text editor, but because they are specially formatted you will be better off with a dedicated NFO viewer.

Related file extension(s): .nfo

May 1, 2015

Cisco TeslaDecrypt utility - Decrypt it yourself

In March 2015 a new type of ransomware affected thousands of users. It encrypts all kinds of documents, databases, photos and even some game files and for most, the only option would be to recover from previous backup. Luckily some people at Cisco reversed the process and offered at least partially working utility - the TeslaDecrypt.

Related file extension(s): .ecc

April 21, 2015

Free Search application for Windows

Look for information about any file extension and its associated programs directly from Windows using free Search utility

March 16, 2015

How to install firmware from kdz files to LG Android smartphones

Learn how to easily flash firmware to your LG smart phone with Google Android operating system with LG Flash Tool 2014.

Related file extension(s): .kdz

February 4, 2015

How to create embroidery design from a photo or picture

A company logo, a funny pictogram or whatever picture can be nowadays turned in to embroidery design. Some simple images can be turned to embroideries even by users with a basics understanding of graphics editing and proper software and we will show you how.

Related file extension(s): .dst .emb .emf .gif .hus .jef .jpg .pec .pes .png .svg .wmf .xxx

February 3, 2015

How to backup and restore WhatsApp chat messages

WhatsApp is currently one of the most popular and probably also greatest instant messaging programs that allows users to quickly communicate or chat on mobile devices. It is always good to know about the chat backup and restore function in WhatsApp, before you lose some important or memorably chat conversations and their attachments.

Related file extension(s): .crypt .crypt5 .crypt6 .crypt7 .crypt8 .db .db.crypt5 .db.crypt7 .db.crypt8 .sqlite

February 3, 2015

How to run WhatsApp messenger on Windows or Mac

WhatsApp Messenger is available only for mobile platforms and so far there has been no announcement for any desktop client. However there exist several solutions how to run WhatsApp on desktop computers and we will show you some of them.

Related file extension(s): .crypt .crypt5 .crypt6 .crypt7 .crypt8 .db.crypt5 .db.crypt7 .db.crypt8

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