Utility

Web of Trust

The Internet is a fun place, but we all know there are online scams, hacked sites and so on, and if you are worried about privacy and security, having a utility like Web of Trust (WOT) can come in handy. This browser add-on, available for Firefox, Chrome, IE, Safari and Opera, tells you which websites are the most trustworthy based on user experiences and ratings.

CloseAll

Windows does a good job most of the time, but there are things it could do better like shutting down all open applications. If you have several programs open at the same time, it can be a pain to shut them down one at a time, and that’s where CloseAll from NTWind Software comes in handy.

Duplicati

Duplicati is a free backup program that does backups in remote file servers and cloud storage devices. You can use this program to store compressed and encrypted files on Google Drive, OneDrive and other cloud storage devices. It's very easy to use, and takes away the drudgery that comes with backing up files.

Replay Video Editor for Instagram

Posting images on Instagram is fun, but wouldn’t it be even cooler if you could bring those pictures and videos as one? With Replay Video Editor from Stupeflix you can do just that. It works similar to a slideshow but with more options, and it is easier to use; so even if you’re not a techie getting this to work is a snap.

Echo Notification Lockscreen

Android is a well-designed OS, but its lockscreen capabilities can use some improvement, and that’s where Echo Lockscreen Notification comes in. Created by Double Labs, it’s a lockscreen that’s both cool and functional and won’t use up a lot of resources on your mobile. As the name says, it’s a lockscreen with notifications.

Miranda IM

Miranda IM is a free instant messaging client for Windows, and while it doesn’t have the fancy features of other IM clients, it’s very functional and provides basic but solid features. Most important, however, is that it’s free and easy to use. With this software you can easily add accounts from your other IM clients, and that’s only for starters.

gnuplot

Gnuplot is an open source command line graphing utility developed by Philipp K. Janert that allows students, scientists and researchers to create data and math formulas in an interactive manner. This cross platform program can also be used by third party programs and it has some web scripting support too.

Clover 3

Clover 3 is a free add-on for Windows Explorer that adds tabs to Windows Explorer, making the user interface of Windows’ file manager even more practical and easier to use. While there are a number of add-ons available on the market, Clover 3 stands out as one in the lead.