December 20, 2016

What is WVE file, how to open and convert it

Short article with tips about how to work with .wve projects files used by Filmora and Wondershare Video Editor.

Related file extension(s): .wve

December 9, 2016

Ransomware Alert: Beware of suspicious emails with harmful attachments

Everyone who has e-mail addresses experiences unexpected messages sooner or later. You should always take extra attention when dealing with suspicious e-mails from unknown senders and especially if they contain attachment that supposedly contains something you need to see.

Related file extension(s): .doc .docx .pdf .zip

November 29, 2016

Basic subtitle guide: How to watch movies with subtitles

Subtitles area very common thing for experienced computer users and they use them without any trouble. But for less savvy casual users subtitles can be sometimes overwhelming. How to find them? Which to chose? How to use them? These and many other questions come are frequently asked and hence we have prepared a little subtitle guide that should cover most basics and should be understandable even for beginners.

Related file extension(s): .aqt .ass .cdg .mpsub .pjs .psb .rt .rum .smi .srt .ssa .sub .w32

November 9, 2016

Top free video converters

Do you need to convert some of your videos to different formats and have no idea which converter to pick? There is like dozen, if not hundreds available all over internet and it seems like all of them offer users the same features. So lets check the most popular ones.

Related file extension(s): .3g2 .3gp .3gpp .amv .asf .avi .div .divx .dvr-ms .f4v .flv .h264 .m2ts .mkv .mov .mp3 .mp4 .mpeg .mpg .mts .rm .rmm .ts .webm .wmv

September 29, 2016

How to create macOS 10.12 Sierra bootable installation flash drive

This article show you 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 macOS Sierra.

Related file extension(s): .dmg

September 22, 2016

How to export and convert text from scanned document to text file

If you need to recover texts from scanned or photographed documents, you will need some kind of OCR (Optical Character Recognition) solution. Many mobile apps and desktop software exists for this purpose, but you can even find some web based services that allow you conveniently recover the text from scanned PDFs or pictures directly through your web browser.

Related file extension(s): .txt

August 4, 2016

How to install Microsoft Windows without DVD or USB installation media

Microsoft Windows system is typically installed on computers with DVD installation media or with USB flash drive. However, another alternative method of Windows installation exist, i.e. installation directly from hard drive using ISO image and this article show you how.

Related file extension(s): .iso .wim

August 3, 2016

How to print old .prn files in Windows

Before virtual PDF printer was common function in Windows s, the only way to produce a print file was by using a special Print to file option that saved a .prn filee Then virtual PDF printers became common, and the print to file function fell into obscurity and nowdays most people do not even know about it. Sometimes users find old .prn files and wonder how they can print or convert them and this article covers the basics about printing or conversion of prn files.

Related file extension(s): .prn

July 29, 2016

How to apply themes from Windows 10 in older Windows 7

Windows 8 introduced new wide desktop wallpapers that could be simultaneously shown on dual monitors simultaneously. This change also changed the default themes from THEMEPACK to DESKTHEMEPACK and this remains the same even in the later Windows 8.1 and latest Windows 10. Unfortnately, this means that new themes distributed by Microsoft cannot be used on previous Windows 7 machines and you have to use a little workaround and we will show you how.

Related file extension(s): .deskthemepack .themepack

July 20, 2016

Creating Comic eBooks

Comic books are a popular printed medium that first appeared in the first half of the 20th century. Even in the age of digital books and internet, many people still collect and read comic books, but digital versions of the comics are common. In this article we will show you one the easiest way how you can make your own digital version of comic books that you can share with others.

Related file extension(s): .cbr .cbz

June 24, 2016

How to open and convert Keynote presentations online using iWork for iCloud

Keynotes are popular presentations made on Apple computers and devices with the Keynote app, formerly part of the iWorks office productivity bundles. Former iWorks formats were notoriously hard to convert to MS Office alternatives but now you can do it comfortably in your web browser using iWork for iCloud.

Related file extension(s): .key .keynote

June 24, 2016

How to create your own audio books from e-books

Audio books are excellent alternatives to standard e-books in situations when you are in no mood for reading, need alternative to music, or just want something to listen to before you fall asleep. You can buy many professionally made audio books from Audible or similar websites, but if you have deep pocket, you can make your own, free audio books from e-books and we will show you how.

Related file extension(s): .azw .azw3 .epub .fb2 .lit .mobi .mp3 .ogg .prc .wma .zab

June 16, 2016

How to open and convert Pages documents online using iWork for iCloud

For users that do not own any of the many Apple devices and gizmos, it may be sometimes really difficult to work with unique documents and other file from MacOS (previously Mac OS X) or iOS platforms. However, nowadays you have the means to open and edit Apple specific documents using iWork for iCloud directly from your web browser.

Related file extension(s): .epub .pages .rtf

June 6, 2016

How to open and convert Numbers spreadsheets online using iWork for iCloud

For someone who does not use any of the Apple devices, it may be difficult to work with specific document formats from OS X or iOS platforms. However, you now have the option to use iWork for iCloud directly from your web browser, so you can open or edit Apple specific documents online.

Related file extension(s): .numbers .xls .xlsx

June 1, 2016

List of cross-browser testing programs and web services

Anyone who ever had a website sooner or later discovers that his web is screwed in some of the versions of web browsers and is not shown properly. For exactly this reason you can find so called cross-browser tools, programs and services that allow users to quickly test a website under various virtualized web browsers.

Related file extension(s): .as .asp .aspx .cfm .cfml .css .htm .html .js .jsp .jspx .php .phtm .phtml .swf .url .xhtm .xhtml .xml

May 27, 2016

Install official Android to Samsung Galaxy phones

Sometimes you want to get back some official version of Android which was installed in your Galaxy phone after you bought it in a store and this article covers how you can find and install the official version of Android for your Galaxy phone.

Related file extension(s): .enc2 .enc4 .md5

May 25, 2016

List of best websites and sources with old software

There are plenty of reasons why you need or want to find some old program or just specific version of it. You may need to access some ancient document on your old computer, or you are just nostalgic and want to play some legendary game again. In any case, finding what you are looking may not be that easy. Plenty of sources exist, but which one are reliably, virus-free and safe to download from?

Related file extension(s): .dmg .exe

May 23, 2016

How to install Google Android operating system in Virtualbox

A few months ago, people from Jide Technology introduced Remix OS, a port of the Google Android operating system customized to be used like classic desktop system. So now let's take a look on how you can install Remix OS safely to a virtual PC machine made in Oracle's VirtualBox, so you can try Android and many of the apps for it directly on your computer.

Related file extension(s): .apk

May 13, 2016

How to transfer WhatsApp chats from Apple iPhone to Google Android

WhatsApp Messenger uses different way how to store chat history (backup of user's conversations) on iPhone and Android. This article will show you how to transfer WhatsApp file between iPhone and Android devices with set of easy to use tools.

Related file extension(s): .crypt .crypt10 .crypt11 .crypt12 .crypt5 .crypt6 .crypt7 .crypt8 .crypt9 .sqlite

May 11, 2016

How to hide some files from Android apps using .nomedia files

Android users often need or at least want to hide certain files from apps, so they are not indexed and do not show in galleries or lists. There exists somewhat easy solution to this, but not everyone is aware of .nomedia files it. This article covers the basics about this unique Android file type.

Related file extension(s): .nomedia

April 27, 2016

How to add a handy Show/Hide known file extension toggle to context menu in Windows

File extensions are hidden by default in Windows. Something that can be potentially very dangerous to inexperienced user. Let's take a peak on the why this function can harm your computer and also how you can add useful hide/show extension menu to your system.

March 30, 2016

File extensions on Mac OS X

A brief overview about file extensions on OS X platform

March 30, 2016

How to install new fonts in Mac OS X operating system

Fonts are one of the ways how you can personalize and customize your documents, presentations and other content. You get some fonts with default installation of OS X and even some apps, but you can of course add more. There are several ways how you can to install new fonts to Mac OS X operating system and in this short article we will discuss some of them.

Related file extension(s): .compositefont .otf .pfb .pfm .ttf

March 3, 2016

How long file extension can be?

How long can be file extension in most popular operating systems such as Microsoft Windows, Linux, Unix and Mac OS. Historical nuances and convections about files and their extensions.

March 3, 2016

A guide how remove programs from the Open Menu in Windows Explorer

Do you have your "Open with menu" in Windows Explorer full of wrong association ? Did you sometimes accidently opened a file with wrong program and its now its always shown in the Open With men ? All this sooner or later happens to most users. Have you ever wondered how to clean up the "Open with menu" a little?? In this little guide we can help you solve all this problem and clean your "Open With menu" in Windows Explorer.

February 4, 2016

Three ways how to identify uknown files

Almost every computer user eventually finds some odd file on their hard drivers and wonders what the hell it is, because it is not associated with any current software and how did it get there in the first place? This article covers three useful ways how users can determine the origin and purpose of some of theirs unknown files.

February 1, 2016

Alternatives for discontinued Google Reader RSS aggregator service

Google Reader was a popular web-based RSS feeder as well as RSS reading app for mobile platforms. Unfortunately the service was discontinued on 1st July 2013 and many people still mourn its loss. Luckily, plenty of viable alternatives exist that can even import your old feed backups so you can continue with management and reading of your RSS feeds.

Related file extension(s): .atom .rss

January 28, 2016

Create subtitles for 3D movies

These days you can easily watch 3D movies comfortably at home if you own modern 3D TVs and have your own set of 3D glasses. So it may happen that you want to watch your new movie on your 3D TV and you need subtitles for your language. So you will need special 3D subtitles and we will show you how to convert standard 2D subtitles to 3D.

Related file extension(s): .ass .srt .ssa .sub .sup

January 6, 2016

How to install a virtual PostScript printer in Windows

Adobe has not upgraded their old Postscript drivers since Windows XP. This makes it troublesome for users to install a virtual postscript printer in later versions of Windows. Luckily, some vendors provide generic PS drivers and this article covers how you can install them and set up a virtual PostScript printer.

Related file extension(s): .ps


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