New PowerToys release adds OCR utility, two more tools
Microsoft's new PowerToys OCR tool will make copying text from images possible
Native CD ripping returns to Windows 11 in latest Insider build
Samsung SSD Magician lets you check drive's health and update your SSD firmware
The Best Portable Apps for Your Software Toolbox
Portable apps usually offer the same functionality as the regular versions of your favorite software, but without any installers involved. That means you can run them directly from a USB drive or a cloud folder synced across PCs.
New PowerToys collection include a variety of tools to tune up your Windows experience
How to Make Windows 11 Look and Feel More Like Windows 10
If you've made the jump to Windows 11, chances are you won't like some of the changes made to the Taskbar, Start Menu, and File Explorer. However you can fix many of these with a few tweaks and tools.
Microsoft releases preview of rebooted PowerToys for Windows 10
Microsoft revives Windows PowerToys as an open-source project
10+ Tools for Finding and Deleting Duplicate Files on Windows
We've covered many ways that you can save space on your storage drives over the years and deleting duplicate files on your system could easily result in a sizable clean out if only a few large files are found. Although Windows doesn't provide a direct solution, there are many apps that can help, so here's a quick look at them.
Essential Apps You Should Install on a New PC Running Windows or macOS
You just bought a new laptop, built a new desktop PC, or are simply clean installing on a new SSD, good for you! Gotta love the taste of a fresh new machine, but now you have to get back to productivity zen by recovering your files and installing programs. Not sure which ones? Well, let us help.
12 Windows Clipboard Managers Tested
Clipboard managers make it much easier to re-enter text or anything else that you've recently copied and pasted, adding an array of new capabilities to the default Windows clipboard. Although they differ in specific features, the typical clipboard manager automatically saves text, images and other items as they are copied to your clipboard, displaying them in a list-style GUI that makes it simple to re-copy or paste something later.
Speccy is a straightforward system information tool for your PC
Top Wi-Fi Information and Optimization Utilities
First and foremost, why do you need a Wi-Fi information/optimization tool? Although the range of functions varies in the programs listed, they all share a common goal which is to provide the necessary information about the Wi-Fi networks available so you can choose the best options for you.