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ExifTool is an open source and cross-platform metadata editor

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/02/01/exiftool-is-an-open-source-and-cross-platform-metadata-editor/

3 weeks ago

Metadata is useful in many ways, for instance when it comes to search or the representation of data. A popular type is exif data that's associated with photos. These are used for all […]

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DocPad is a highly customizable plain text editor for Windows

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/27/docpad-is-a-highly-customizable-plain-text-editor-for-windows/

3 weeks ago

CudaText, Geany, Zim Wiki are amazing text editors. But they have many features that may not be of use to the average user. DocPad is a plain text editor that offers more […]

HighlyCustomizableEditorWindows

From WordPad to WordAds: Microsoft caught sneaking nagging Office promos into venerable text editor beta

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/22/microsoft_ads_wordpad/

4 weeks ago

Hidden for now, probably coming to a desktop near you, soon, ish

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Shotcut is an open source video editor for Windows, Linux, and macOS

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/20/shotcut-is-an-open-source-video-editor-for-windows-linux-and-macos/

4 weeks ago

Last month, we talked about SimpleVideoCutter. This time, we'll be looking at a more advanced video editor called Shotcut. Shotcut is an open source video editor for the Windows, Linux, and macOS […]

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Sniptool is a portable screen capturing tool with a built-in image editor

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/11/sniptool-is-a-portable-screen-capturing-tool-with-a-built-in-image-editor/

a month ago

The Windows Snipping Tool has been the simplest way to capture screenshots thanks to it being one of the tools integrated into Windows. But the editor that it comes with is severely […]

PortableScreenCapturingBuilt-inEditor

Telegram update brings improved Theme Editor and Send when Online option

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/01/telegram-update-brings-improved-theme-editor-and-send-when-online-option/

2 months ago

The developers of the popular messaging application Telegram have released a big update for the mobile application to the Apple App Store Google Play. The update introduces numerous new features and improvements […]

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FreeVimager is a free image viewer and editor for Windows

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/12/25/freevimager-is-a-free-image-viewer-and-editor-for-windows/

2 months ago

FreeVimager is a free image viewer and editor for Windows. It is user-friendly, fast and offers quite a few interesting features. Tip: check out previously reviewed image viewing alternatives such as ImageGlass, […]

ViewerEditorWindows

CudaText is an advanced text editor with tabs, syntax highlighting, plugins, image viewer and more

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/12/21/cudatext-is-an-advanced-text-editor-with-tabs-plugins-image-viewer-and-more/

2 months ago

Text editors, we have reviewed plenty of these here in the past including Geany, Zim, and Notepads; many are user-friendly and basic, but sometimes we review some feature-rich ones. CudaText belongs to […]

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Wave Editor is a free and user-friendly audio editing program for Windows

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/12/20/wave-editor-is-a-free-and-user-friendly-audio-editing-program-for-windows/

2 months ago

Editing audio files quickly can be a challenge for many users. If you're looking for a user-friendly option for some basic functions, like trimming an audio track or increasing the volume, Wave […]

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ServiceNow reveals VS Code alternative to its own web-based code editor

https://www.zdnet.com/article/servicenow-reveals-vs-code-alternative-to-its-own-web-based-code-editor/

2 months ago

Developers who write apps for ServiceNow can now use VS Code instead of its own Studio web-based IDE.

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LazPaint is an open source raster graphics editor for Windows, macOS and Linux

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/11/04/lazpaint-is-an-open-source-raster-graphics-editor-for-windows-macos-and-linux/

4 months ago

Recently we tested out an easy to use image editor called Zzpaint which we liked even though it was a relatively simple program. Today, I'm going to look at LazPaint which is […]

SourceGraphicsEditorWindowsLinux

Geany is a programmer friendly open source text editor for Windows, Linux, macOS

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/10/31/geany-is-a-programmer-friendly-open-source-text-editor-for-windows-linux-macos/

4 months ago

Geany is an open source cross platform text editor that is designed specifically for programmers thanks to its built-in support for over 50 programming languages. Just download Geany for Windows, Linux or […]

FriendlySourceEditorWindowsLinux

zzPaint is a portable image editor which offers basic editing options

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/10/18/zzpaint-is-a-portable-image-editor-which-offers-basic-editing-options/

4 months ago

Inkscape and GIMP are excellent graphics editor programs but they have a learning curve; I prefer something simpler like Paint.Net myself as it ticks all the right boxes. If you want something that's […]

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Run Windows Services only you want them to with Service Trigger Editor

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/10/16/run-windows-services-only-you-want-them-to-with-service-trigger-editor/

4 months ago

Windows Services are core components of the operating system that are used to power Windows features and used by programs. Third-parties may add services of their own to Windows and these may […]

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Picture Window Pro is a free and powerful photo editor for Windows

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/10/15/picture-window-pro-is-a-free-and-powerful-photo-editor-for-windows/

4 months ago

Picture Window Pro is a freeware photo editor for Windows computers that offers a lot of post-processing options. In this review, we are going to take a look at what the program […]

PictureWindowPowerfulEditorWindows

GIMP open source image editor forked to fix 'problematic' name

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/08/28/gimp_open_source_image_editor_forked_to_fix_problematic_name/

6 months ago

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Ghostwriter is an open source markdown editor with a polished interface

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/08/27/ghostwriter-is-an-open-source-markdown-editor-with-a-polished-interface/

6 months ago

Ghostwriter is a distraction-free open source markdown editor that is available for Linux and Windows. Windows users can install the Ghostwriter program on their device or use a portable version instead that […]

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Linux Journal runs shutdown -h now for a second time: Mag editor fires parting shot at proprietary software

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/08/08/linux_journal_closes_again_editor_says_os_buried_under_proprietary_software/

6 months ago

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Subtitle Edit is an open source subtitle editor and converter which supports 200+ formats

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/08/06/subtitle-edit-is-an-open-source-subtitle-editor-and-converter/

7 months ago

Subtitles can be invaluable when you watch movies, especially if they have some commentary or if the video is in a foreign language that you don't understand. Do you know how to […]

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