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CamStudio, Record what’s on your Screen

Posted by Harry On April - 3 - 2010

Have you ever been in a scenario that you need to record what’s on your screen? Do you need to show someone how to do something, or even just to record something from YouTube quickly? Well here’s how:

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ZeuApp – Program Dashboard

Posted by Stu On April - 1 - 2010
Windows Guides’ Rating Compatible with
1 Star1 Star1 Star1 StarHalf Star5 out of 5 Windows 7Windows VistaWindows XP

PROS: A simple to use application dashboard with 82 freeware and open source applications for you to download. Click to go directly to the website or click to download… simple!
It’s frequently updated too, giving you the latest versions to your favourite software.

CONS: Missing some big names from the list and errr……

VERDICT: A great application for people setting up a new install, equally as great for finding new applications.
Categories include; Archivers, Audio, Video, Chat – IM, Internet, CD Burners, P2P – File Sharing, Games, Graphics, Office, Security and Utility.

PRICE: Free.

VERSION REVIEWED: 1.3.0.0

DOWNLOAD: ZeuApp – Program Chooser

(Please note that at time of writing the version reviewed was 1.3.  Version 1.4 has now been released bringing many more applications to choose from.)

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Build Photo Collages Quickly and Easily with Collage Maker

Posted by Thomas On March - 27 - 2010

Time to send some photos of the kids to the grandparents ?
In desperate need of creating Greetings or Congratulations Cards ?
Do you love Scrapbooking ?
…Or just updating the family album ?

Collage maker, let you do exactly that, the easy way !

Windows Guides’ Rating Compatible with
1 Star1 Star1 Star1 Star0 Star3++ out of 5 Windows 7Windows VistaWindows XP
PROGRAM: Collage Maker

PROS: Easy to use. All Functions are available on the Right-Click Menu which really let you focus on your creative skills.

CONS: No Undo Function (Ctrl+Z) and no support for multiple pages in the document.

VERDICT: A Great program for those who like to create collages, both for printing and processing. Create your collages in a few clicks.

PRICE: From $34.95

VERSION REVIEWED: 3.6

Download Link for Demo version in the Article


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PhotoMagician, Convert Images at the drop of a Hat

Posted by Thomas On March - 26 - 2010

If you constantly need to convert and/or resize pictures to use them in your blog, or twitter, Facebook etc. This is the ultimate tool. Photo magician allows you to set your preferences and it will convert your single photos or folders by Drag’n’Drop.

Drop your pictures or a folder containing pictures into the hat, and pull out … [Drum Roll] … well, maybe not a White Rabbit, but you get the idea I would think.

Download link inside the article…

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GIMP – A Powerful Yet Free Photoshop Alternative

Posted by Mike On March - 16 - 2010
Windows Guides’ Rating Compatible with
1 Star1 Star1 Star1 Star0 Star
4 out of 5
Windows 7Windows VistaWindows XP

PROS: Free, feature-filled graphical editing
CONS: Not made by Adobe?
VERDICT: Almost all of the tricks at none of the price. Unless you are a professional, GIMP will be a great all-inclusive tool for you.
PRICE: Free
VERSION REVIEWED: 2.6.7
DOWNLOAD: GIMP

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Photovisi Creates Collages of Your Photos

Posted by Rich On January - 15 - 2010
Windows Guides’ Rating Compatible with
1 Star1 Star1 Star1 StarHalf Star4.5 out of 5 Windows 7Windows VistaWindows XP

PROS: Creates free collages and is simple. This tool does what it claims and does it well.

CONS: I love the simplicity of this tool, but I find it a little too simple. It would be nice to crop and edit the individual images right there on the site, but I realize this isn’t the intention of the tool.

VERDICT: This free tool is great. I’d give it a try.

PRICE: Free. Option to buy items with your collage printed on them.

TRY: Photovisi

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