WPS Office is a free and paid alternative to Microsoft Office. It includes support for the three main types of office files: documents, presentations, and spreadsheets. It is available for most major operating systems (Windows, macOS, and Linux), but I am focusing on the Windows release. There are also mobile versions. Let’s take a look and see why WPS Office is the biggest reason you don’t need to spend money on Microsoft Office.
The Opera browser has been around since 1995, but since that time it has gone through so many changes and is very different than how it was in the 90s or even the 2000s. I take a look at Opera 65 and see how it holds up today against competing web browsers.
Greenshot is an open source screenshot utility originally for Windows, but now available for macOS as well. It’s simple to configure and stays out of the user’s way unless activated with a shortcut key. There are a million screenshot programs, but let’s take a look at why Greenshot is a solid choice.
Papago is an on-the-fly translation app for text, conversations, and signs. It’s available both on the web and for iOS/Android. Let’s take a look and see what makes it different than the other translation apps out there.
Potplayer is a media player for Windows, but I would dare say it’s mostly known for its ability to play video rather than audio. Let’s dive in and see what makes this software worth checking out.
SumatraPDF is blazing fast at opening PDFs, let’s get that out of the way. While not the most exciting software around, it pays for itself (free!) by being extremely lightweight and non intrusive compared to similar software.
Cryptomator is an amazing piece of software for desktop and mobile operating systems. It’s the equivalent of bringing your own encryption to the cloud service of your choice. Whether you have Google Drive, Dropbox, Onedrive, or something else, all of these can be used with Cryptomator. Let’s take a look at how it works.