Mar 282010
 

Windows Grep is a free tool to search for specific text patterns within a file or a set of files on your system. It also allows you to Search and Replace for text patterns within the file(s). For those from the land of *NIX, this needs no introduction as you can say it is a Windows equivalent of GREP in *NIXes.

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Nov 042009
 

If you are using Office 2007 then there is some good news for you. If you want to save your documents as PDFs or as XPS files (XML Paper Specification) then there is an addon available from Microsoft that can help you. Simply download and install the addons and that should do it for you.

These addons should work on Access,Excel, Infopath, OneNote, Powerpoint, Publisher, Visio and Word 2007.

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Oct 222009
 

I have to say this has to be one of the coolest Addons I’ve ever added to my Firefox. PDF It! is a Firefox Addon that simply saves a website as a PDF or an Image file. Yes, it’s as simple as that.

You can choose to save the full page or only visible part of the page as an image or PDF. The option to save the whole page particularly comes handy as before I started using the addon, I would be screenshoting a page multiple times to take a full screenshot. A classic need is when I try to capture my Bank statemets or big How To articles.

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Oct 152009
 

PortableApps.com app suite is a free software suite that can transform your USB drive into an instant portable computer. You can plug your USB key with PortableApps.com app suite into any Windows computer and should be up and running with all Docs, emails, spreadsheets and Internet with your favorite applications with all work saved onyour USB without leaving a trace on the host computer.

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