Sometimes you need to have access to a website's data while offline. Maybe you’d like a backup of your own website but your hosting service doesn’t have an option to do so. It may be the case that you’d like to imitate how a popular website is structured or what their CSS/HTML files look like. Whatever the case there are a few ways you can download a part of or a complete website for offline access. Some websites are too good to simply linger online that's why we’ve gathered 5 ways you can easily download any website right to your local PC, similar to our guide about backing up your Twitter account. The programs we mention below can serve this purpose very well. The options are straightforward enough that you can begin downloading an entire website in just a couple minutes.
Photoshop is comprehensive in its editing capabilities, but the freeware GIMP can be just as useful. So handy, in fact, that you can merge two people into one and make a brand new creation with nothing but easy-to-follow editing steps. We’re going to look at what it takes to prepare two images for this type of merge. In brief, we’ll align two layers appropriately, remove the background of the top layer, position it atop the bottom one, and then thin the lines between the two to finish up.
The context menu is a quick way to access functions in Windows without leaving the file or folder at hand. While the default options are useful, it’s when you add your own custom options and functions that make it phenomenal. We’ve seen this before in our guides which detailed the process of adding PowerShell to the menu and including shortcuts in the Send To menu. Another way to add custom functions is to use Context Menu Tuner. This portable program allows not only several preconfigured options to be included in the context menu, but also entirely custom built ones. Add absolutely any program to menu and assign it to either a file or folder. Moreover, there are options for including the menu item only when selecting a particular file type. We’re going to look at how to assign preset commands to certain areas of Windows and also touch on adding a custom function.
Freemake’s Music Box was created to let its users stream unlimited free music legally. They describe it as a universal audio and streaming music player in one. A jukebox that plays back, finds and streams your favorite songs in real time. Over 42 Million audio tracks in the library! Absolutely free and legal. After using it for a while, we think it has the potential to replace anyone’s default media player. The Music Box allows local playlists to be made for online music. Add any song you like to a playlist, including local music, and play it any time for free
People that troubleshoot computers for a living, or even a hobby, normally have the necessary software on hand for when an issue arises. But when that technician goes to another user’s computer, chances remain they don’t have the proper software for combating viruses, fixing sluggish performance, or treating a host of other common issues. Even if you are not a technician, it’s a good idea to create a portable toolkit to deal with different issues that arise from time to time. It’s important to be ready before even starting a rescue of a PC. Portable devices are an excellent method of
There are plenty of ways to launch programs in Windows, like using the Start menu or another program launcher like ObjectDock. One unique way is to open programs with secret launch codes known only to you. This is what Sector Seven’s ControlPad offers. ControlPad lets you define commands in the form of words or numbers and use them to open programs or other files. After specifying what codes to use, you can open the code window and enter the commands to launch anything at any time. The interface is compact and quick to use. If you have secret, hidden files,
We’ve covered a number of Windows registry tweaks in the past and all of them, if done manually, require access to particular keys. Normally, opening Windows Registry Editor and expanding each sub-folder was necessary to reach a certain destination. Registry Key Jumper successfully speeds this process up by the use of a simple shortcut key. Highlight a key from anywhere, even in a paragraph contained with other jumbled text, and this portable program will detect the string and open it in the desired registry editor. This speeds up registry tweaking significantly. How to use Registry Key Jumper Download from here and extract
Stopping malicious items before they cause damage is the entire purpose of the plethora of available antivirus systems. Similarly, Task Blocker works by stopping processes before they can be executed. Create a list of blocked programs by their process name to have them promptly shut down upon execution. This is useful not only for blocking known virus names, but also stopping people from accessing certain programs on your computer. Think of it like a firewall but for preventing launch access rather than network access. Prevent Programs from Running on Your PC Add Items to the Blocked List Download Task Blocker
We’ve covered lists from things like image extensions for Chrome to services that can convert text to speech. Today we’ll look at another list of websites which let you convert images online into various formats for free. Many of these are very similar, but they all have unique reasons to use them. We’ve written about the pros and cons of each service which help you choose the best service for your needs. Take a look at them and maybe you’ll find your favorite site for image conversions. Best Websites for Converting Images Online VeryPDF Focusing mainly on PDF tools, VeryPDF
Drivers are a way for software to recognize and communicate with hardware. Without proper drivers, many hardware pieces will not know how to operate with their software counterpart. Windows can oftentimes download general drivers but these aren’t want most of us are looking for when it comes to video cards, for example, that require advanced features. We’ve already covered software like SlimDrivers for auto-updates or LISTSP for viewing driver information but Driver Booster from IObit is a great solution for updating and viewing drivers of all sorts. Why Driver Booster? I’ve always been the one to update drivers for people
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