Friday, January 6, 2017

Office Image Extraction Wizard

Office Image Extraction Wizard is an app that allows you to easily extract images from many "office type" documents and ebook formats, and save these as normal picture files on your hard drive. More than 45 common file formats are supported!

Images are extracted in their original format, with no image processing or re-compression being performed, so no quality is lost during the extraction. It does not require MS Office to work.

Office Wiz is free, open source software.

Supported file formats

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Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Kexi: Free Alternative to Microsoft Access

Microsoft Access is a versatile tool for creating database-driven applications and to maintain office or personal data. Access contains an embedded database engine, but it also connects to other databases through ODBC.

Microsoft Access free competitor, Kexi, allows users to design forms to gain access to and to create data, just like Access. Kexi also contains an embedded database engine and it can import data to Microsoft Access databases. And, yes, Kexi is open source, free utility.



Main Features

ü  Full visual designers for tables, queries and forms. Queries can be also designed in dedicated SQL view.
ü  Running queries, support for parametrized queries.
ü  Data entry and sorting.
ü  Support for "Object" data allowing to store images of many types.
ü  Designing and displaying relational data using combo boxes (lookup columns).
ü  Advanced CSV data import and export from files. Copying to clipboard and pasting from clipboard is also available, thus the data can be easily transferred to applications like spreadsheets or word processors.
ü  User Mode, allowing to switch off all commands related to editing project's design.
ü  "Find" window for searching thought table and form's contents with rich set of options.



Operating Systems

ü  Linux
ü  Solaris
ü  FreeBSD
ü  In development: Mac OS X (using Homebrew); MS Windows




Wednesday, November 23, 2016

PC Decrapifier – Toilet Paper for you PC

In many cases, when you get your new computer, not all the software, preinstalled on it, is really needed. But when you are dealing with the warranty covered device, you are trying to be extra careful not to remove anything of value.

Unfortunately, most boxed PCs come full of bloatware, which was prearranged with software vendors, which made related deals with computers manufacturing, and you probably don’t need (or want) most of it clogging up your system resources.



That’s where the utility, called PC Decrapifier, comes in. This pint-size wonder program scans your PC, brings up a checklist of the bloatware installed on your machine, and helps you wipe unneeded crap away in couple of simple steps.

Main Features:
* It is super easy.
The PC Decrapifier provides an easy step-by-step process to help you remove the garbage clogging up your computer.

* You are  always in control
Nothing is removed without your approval. You can review and approve the list before anything is removed.

* Community recommendations
Decide what to remove based on our community of PC Decrapifier users.




Friday, November 4, 2016

Hide File in File – For Everyone Who is Paranoid over Private Data Security

Say, you have important data, which you would like to store on your computer with no one else being able to access it even after the thorough investigation of the files. There are numerous ways and approaches to achieve the goal. Today, we will present one more method, fast, easy, and reliable.

You will simply hide your secret file or files inside another file. For example, compress the dangerous for you pictures in zip archive, and hide inside another picture or music mp3 file. The resulting file will look standard and will not offer any clues, it is “loaded” with something else.



Perform the task in few simple steps:

Step 1: Click on "File" button to select the file you want to hide or Drag the file onto the textbox beside it. Compress the files before the process is recommended e.g. zip, rar, or 7z.

Step 2: Click on "Picture or mp3" button to select the file you want to hide into or Drag the file onto the textbox beside it. Recommended image files formats: jpg, png, or bmp.

Step 3: Click on "Output" button to select the output path and file name or Drag the file onto the textbox to overwrite it. Recommended image files formats: jpg, png, or bmp.

Step 4: If "Show cmd Window" checked, the cmd window will show while processing.

Step 5:  Click on "Execute" to Begin the process.

For example, you decided to hide a song in mp3 format in the picture in jpg format. When you received your final output, performing the operations above, you will be able to switch easily between hidden audio in the picture (with extension jpg, clicking the file will just cause the picture opening) and playing your audio clip, when you just rename the output file in the mp3 format.



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