Handbrake 1.6.0 introduces support for several new video encoders including much anticipated AV1 encoding, as well as VP9 10-bit, H.264 levels 6, 6.1, 6.2, and more improvements.
After recent LastPass incidents, it might be time to consider other password manager options. Highly sought-after options include Bitwarden and KeePassXC, although there's a wider variety of choices that include the likes of Keeper, 1Password, Nordpass and Dashlane although not all of them are free.
Newly relaunched Winamp has hit version 5.9.1 with several improvements such as memory footprint reduction, faster load time, increased buffer size for podcast downloads, and more.
inSSIDer analyzes your Wi-Fi settings like channels, signal strength, and the impact of neighboring networks. The graphical results include suggestions for changes you can make to improve your Wi-Fi performance.
PuTTY is a free implementation of SSH and Telnet for Windows and Unix platforms. It lets you run a remote session from a Windows PC to a Unix computer, over a network, so you can work on the Unix machine as if you were sitting at its console.
Available for Windows, Linux and Android, Unciv is a free and open-source remake of Sid Meier's Civilization V, all developed by volunteers who have been hard at work for the past three years -- the project is now also becoming available on Steam.
Viber uses end-to-end encryption on all 1-to-1 and group messages. It also features disappearing messages and the ability to password-protect your chats. Viber is available for all major desktop and mobile OS.
Telegram is adding a new privacy layer, letting you sign-up without your real phone number and use instead anonymous numbers from the Fragment blockchain platform. Also new, set a global auto-delete timer to remove messages in all new chats without leaving a trace.
Starting with version 108.0.5359.95, Google Chrome now allows you to find bookmarks, tabs, and your browsing history from the address bar. Just type "@bookmarks" or "@tabs" or "@history" in the address bar and start looking for open tabs and websites you've visited before.
F.lux adjusts lighting and screen temperature to better suit your room and time of day. This allows for less strain to your eyes specially during the night and early morning by reducing blue light.
In addition to organizing, Calibre lets you edit, modify and create e-book from scratch. It syncs your library with almost every e-reader, phone or tablet, as well as any Windows, Mac and Linux device.
There are several free PDF editors that include functionality that Adobe's Reader doesn't, such as merging two PDFs, rotating a page, and many others. This guide will help you choose the best tool for you.
Canva is a well known tool for creators on social media, but it also offers desktop apps for Windows and macOS. This video and photo editing tool has numerous templates, access to stock images and team collaboration features.
Opera's latest update integrates TikTok to its sidebar. This will allows users to watch TikTok videos in a larger format, but also upload, search and edit videos straight from the browser.
We've all done it. Save notes, locations, and other stuff by messaging yourself in WhatsApp. Press the message button and you will now see your name as the first contact on your list. This also works for messaging yourself between devices.
Active@ KillDisk Hard Drive Eraser allows you to permanently erase files from your hard drive, SSD, memory card, or USB with no chance of recovery. This tool comes in handy for clean installs, erasing sensitive data, or as a safety measure before disposing of any drive.
Signal, the privacy-focused messaging platform, has introduced "Stories", allowing you to share pictures and videos that will disappear after 24 hours.
WhatsApp has rolled out a major update that introduces Communities, which lets you to band groups together. Create in-chat polls, up to 32 person video calling, and groups with up to 1,024 users.
Google Play Games beta is now available for download on PC for gamers in the US and seven other countries. Its catalog includes popular mobile games like 1945 Air Force, Blade Idle, Cookie Run: Kingdom, and many more.
With PDFsam Basic you can convert, merge, split or extract pages from PDF files and more. It is open source and available for Windows, macOS and Linux.
ClipClip is a handy clipboard manager that we personally use to copy & paste smarter in Windows. It lets you copy text, images, or files, so you can browse or search through them with ease.
The latest Firefox release has added PDF editing capabilities, including writing text, drawing, and adding signatures. FF 106 also includes a new shortcut button to quickly go to private browsing mode.