Showing posts with label Free Software. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Free Software. Show all posts

Saturday, October 13, 2012

Sophos free Virus removal tool for Windows

Sophos is a free virus removal tool for windows. The team have also announced that the new updated version 2.2 is ready for download and use. Sophos is a free virus removal kit that can run alongside the antivirus software already available on your system. What's more is that Sophos can clean up system viruses that your antivirus might have missed. it can also remove fake antivirus software you might have installed on your PC. Sophos currently supports Windows XP, Vista and 7.

It is absolutely free to download and use and works alongside your existing antivirus. The tool can remove viruses, spyware, rootkits and fake antivirus. So if your machine needs a quick cleanup, give Sophos a while.

How to download and install Sophos antivirus tool
Virus removal tool for Windows1. Go to Sophos or this link for direct download
2. Once you download the software, run the program and run the tool on your desktop
3. Double click Sophos viral removal tool then the click the start scanning button
4. Let the tool do its work and you're done.

Monday, June 18, 2012

How to create an interactive Facebook video with ClickBerry

Facebook may not be the default video sharing site as that would be YouTube. Videos on Facebook however have a lot of potential, if it gets a lot of views and goes viral it could also appear on trending videos on Facebook suggestions. Apart from that if you are a marketer or just another person who likes to create creative videos this bit of software might be what you need. With Clickberry you will be able to add a whole lot of interactive features to your video. Like adding your friends photos and a whole lot of other annotations - like comments, links, likes and photos. If you do have videos on YouTube you must be familiar with Annotations like adding a link in your video or adding a comment. All goes to adding more interest in your video. With this free software you can also sell stuff on your video. So for marketers who create videos to sell Amazon products this could be a useful tool. 

ClickBerry for Facebook video: How does it work
1. You would need to download the software for your Windows or MAC computer
2. You can use videos already available on your PC
3. You can now annotate your video as it begins to play. Add hyperlinks, pop-ups, video links, sidebar and FB likes
4. You can use Hotspots and motion tagging. Outline an object within your video and follow it around making it interactive.
5. You can also use the Widgets available - grab a widget attach it to a hotspot and you're done. Add shopping carts etc.
6. use Dynamic playback control - this lets users follow links and you can have like a yes or no clause. This will allow users to continue with your video in different directions. This is a concept that has made quiet a few YouTube videos popular. You can control the video and point it in the direction you want it to go as a user.
ClickBerry Video maker for Facebook 

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Thursday, March 15, 2012

Use FreeMediaConverter to Convert media files, rip DVDs, download or record videos and audio

Image Credit: FreeMediaConverter

Here comes an interesting piece of software that is available for free. With FreeMediaConverter you can do a host of things in relation to video and audio. You can download video and audio files, rip DVDs convert video and audio files to various formats. An all-in-all multimedia tool to do just about anything with your media files. It is like a one-stop shop to download, convert and store media files. The software is also able to download and convert YouTube videos for free. So the next time you find a video online that you would like to download then FreeMediaConverter will do the job for you. Another interesting use of this freeware is that you can record videos from various sources. You can record from your webcam, record from your screen as a screen-cast. Once down with your video and audio recording you can then convert it into any format of your choice. 

You can also convert video to play on your favorite devices. So if you have a video that will not play on your iPhone, iPad, XBox or HTC video players this service will convert your video or audio file into the required format. Here are a few devices that are supported among many more  iPod, iPhone, iPad, PSP, Archos, Xbox, HTC, Nokia, Motorola, Sony and Samsung. FreeMediaConverter also promises to do all of this in record time and is able to work with multi-core processors for added speed. This app is windows based and works with both 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8.
Note: when installing ensure you uncheck SweetIM toolbar to avoid loading unwanted software

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Saturday, March 10, 2012

Use BoxCryptor to encrypt and store your cloud files on services like DropBox and

It seems everyone these days has the need to store their files in popular cloud services for easy and immediate access. Storage all your files on your local device is a thing of the past with the emergence of cloud storage services. There are a number of cloud storage services to choose from. One of the most popular being DropBox. DropBox the service that adds and extra drive to your PC or other storage device and stores all your files in the cloud for easy access. With all the files that are stored in the cloud what if you need to store some files securely and ensure that if there is any compromise you know your files are safe and secure. Enter BoxCryptor the service that allows you to do just that. with BoxCryptor you can safely and securely store your files on services like DropBox and the service also uses AES-256 standard to encrypt your files. We had previously written about a service called Data Locker and BoxCryptor is an alternative that you can use.

BoxCryptor: How does it work
lets you store your files on-the-fly and it is a fast and easy service to use. The service is available for for Windows, Android and iOS - and even support Mac OS X and Linux. Once you start uploading files each file is encrypted individually and stored in a folder of your choice. Once stored all your files are avialble to you on any of your devices - computer, SmartPhone or tablet. So using your iOS or Android device you can upload and store your files securely even on-the-go. You can even drag and drop existing files into your BoxCryptor folder to safely encrypt and store them, the service also decrypts in real-time BoxCryptor uses the AES-256 standard to encrypt and protect all your files. The Standar AES-256 is classified by the U.S. Government to protect data that is “TOP SECRET” information. In addition to this, BoxCryptor also uses filename encryption.

Check out BoxCryptor here.

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

How to concentrate on your work and block out social sites that waste your time

Cold Turkey is a web app that will block sites and games that distract you and works on Windows with a Mac version coming soon. So this is really interesting do you find yourself getting distracted too often and you find the guilty culprits are Facebook, Twitter and YouTube etc. Cold Turkey will let you turn them off for a while and you can complete your work and gain back access to them.

Cold Turkey: How does it work
Cold Turkey works on all Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7 with a Mac version coming soon. Once you download the software to your PC you can then begin to specify the time you want a site blocked for. You can select from 10 minutes up to a week. The app has three main tabs, sites, games and custom. Clicking on sites tab you can specify which sites you want block and the time it needs to blocked. Once you select the time for which you do not want access to that site. The app will take care of it. Once a time-frame is selected it cannot be changed. If you suddenly decide you want access to that site. Tough luck, it cannot be done. If you try to hack you way through the time-frame thing you will get a penalty and not be able to access the site for a week. It works on all browsers, so by thinking you can access a site using another browser. You are out of luck. 

Please find below a list of sites that Cold Turkey can block

Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, Youtube, Hotmail/MSN, Wikipedia, Ebay, CollegeHumor, AddictingGames, Reddit, FailBlog, StumbleUpon. Unlimited sites of your choosing. Warcraft III and more games to come soon. 

Cold Turkey - It is cold and merciless. Might be just what you need. 

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