Monthly Archive: August 2011

Freeware Shorts: SumatraPDF

SumatraPDF (Version: 1.7 as of this post) is an open source PDF reader for windows. It is, as it claims, fast and simple. It features command line support and plenty of shortcuts for document navigation, viewing and more. A list of all shortcuts are available via the program’s manual page. SumatraPDF can also read XPS, DjVu, CBZ, CBR and LaTeX...

Docany PDF To Text Converter Review And Giveaway

Comment below for your chance to win a Docany PDF to Text Converter license, a $20 value! Docany PDF to Text Converter is a simple application that does one job well. It takes one or many PDF files and converts them to simple text file(s). It can work in batch mode when adding a folder or working with more than...

SpringPublisher Desktop Publishing Review And Giveaway

Comment below to win one of three SpringPublisher licenses! SpringPublisher is a desktop publishing software that comes with a set of templates to create (two sided) business cards, flyers, letterheads or postcards. Besides choosing the pre-supplied templates one can download extras from within the program or if needed start with a blank project or canvas. The blank project option lets...

Instant WordPress: Easiest Way To Install WordPress On A PC

As a fan of WordPress (who isn’t?) I was excited to hear about Instant WordPress via this wpmu.org post. Instant WordPress is billed as a “complete standalone, portable WordPress development environment” and “The easiest and quickest way to install WordPress!” The 54MB download installs a portable and completely self contained copy of WordPress on a PC. There is no need...

Freeware Shorts: JC&MB Quicknote

JC&MB Quicknote (Version: 5.5 as of this post) is a little program with a not so modern interface that is nevertheless a useful notes organizer or scrapbook. It offers a few additional tools and an efficient launch method that make it a bit more usable. When installed Quicknote remains always close at hand by placing a narrow gray strip on...

Picture Collage Maker Pro Review And Giveaway

Comment below for your chance to win Picture Collage Maker Pro from PearlMountainSoft! Picture Collage Maker Pro is a fun and useful program from Pearl Mountain Software. With it you can create collages of pictures just to keep as images or as scrapbooks and you may also create greeting cards, desktop wallpapers and calendars. Upon start up Picture Collage Maker...