Free Tool for Renaming Files with Current Date

For many files, it is good to keep track of when they were originally created. In theory, every file created on any mainstream operating system should have its 'creation date' and 'last date modified' recorded as part of its metadata. This mechanisms, however, is often unreliable, especially when using file synchronisation tools such as Dropbox … Continue reading Free Tool for Renaming Files with Current Date

Free PDF Printing for Windows without Adware

Printing from any windows application to a PDF printer is not supported in the most recent Windows versions by default. Most free applications for this purpose which can be found through a simple Google search unfortunately often come with unwanted Malware or Adware (hello, Ask.com toolbar!). However, there is a free and easy solution which … Continue reading Free PDF Printing for Windows without Adware

Windows Explorer New: Add File Types and Templates

Right clicking within a folder of the Windows Explorer allows access to a convenient way to create new files through the context menu: This post discusses a number of ways how this context menu can be changed. Edit Menu With Handy Tool ShellNewHandler is a useful tool to 'clean up' the 'New' context menu. Just … Continue reading Windows Explorer New: Add File Types and Templates

Get the Exact Position and Size of a Window in Windows

Problem You would like to know the exact pixel position and size of a window in Microsoft Windows. Solution Use the very useful utility Sizer. You can download it for free from the page below: http://www.brianapps.net/sizer/ I downloaded the portable version (download the Zip Package). Launch sizer.exe from the extracted zip package. Then right click … Continue reading Get the Exact Position and Size of a Window in Windows