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Reviewed FocusWriter 1.7.6

Excellent word processor. It has just the features you need for keeping notes and scraps, and is an excellent Windows Write replacement. I love the clean GUI, and portability always adds usefulness. This is a rare genre, being a "clean screen"... Read full review

Reviewed FreeCommander XE 2024 Build 901

While not perfect, I think FC is the best out there. It's amazing how many file managers there are, and even more amazing how many shortcomings they have. Many of them simply do not work in an X64 environment, some do not work with external copy... Read full review

Reviewed Supremo

Simple, easy to use, and very useful! Runs from a single EXE on both ends, always convenient! Very handy for keeping a multimedia and/or file server in your closet and running it remotely. The best use of course is helping out friends and... Read full review

Reviewed WriteMonkey

This is a first class text editor. Has more than enough features to do daily writing chores. Plenty of cool extras! I like to completely do away with the frame and title bar and type on a clean sheet of paper, as it were.

Bonus, it's portable.... Read full review

Reviewed IObit Uninstaller

GUI is a bit nicer in this release, still works great. Only complaint is, it's a lot larger than a couple of other free 1 file uninstallers, but still not huge at 8mb. Read full review


Love the features and he GUI. As said, it's very easy to opt out of the bundled junkware. Having said that, it's inconsistent at converting files. For example, I have been compressing ~5gb MKV files down to ~2.5GB very successfully with no readily... Read full review

Reviewed Everything

I guess Everything is the best program in the universe. It's like google for your HDD, only 100X faster. The index and the search-as-you-type are priceless, and almost make the File Explorer obsolete.

Using Everything, you can turn off the... Read full review

Reviewed Baidu PC Faster Beta

It's about the best in class, but I have little use for this type of software. It runs light, and if you use only the safer utilities, it is pretty useful. The GUI is very nice, reminding me of a fruit salad. I don't use it, but it's an... Read full review

Reviewed LibreOffice for Windows 7.3.3

Been using this from the beginning, patiently trying almost every release. Well, I've finally had enough. The program has improved only a paltry amount over its entire life. It seems the development team is fighting tiny little bugs, and... Read full review

Reviewed Maxthon Cloud for Windows

Great browser, my favorite by far. I love the built in ad blocker, spell checker, and search engine customization. It has a "download manager", which works OK but needs multi threading and sound notifications, and to minimize to the tray. Lately... Read full review

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