Enable Animation in Windows Explorer with AniExplorer


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Windows Explorer in Windows Vista (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Windows Explorer sometimes seems so plain and dry, but what if you could add a few custom animations for certain events to give Windows Explorer a little life, well you can do just this with your copy of Windows 7 or 8 using the program AniExplorer which will allow you to assign customized animations to events you want, for more check out AniExplorer for Windows 7 & 8.

Back Up your Gmail account using Gmvault for Windows, Mac & Linux


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We all need to back up our email at some point, and if your using Gmail for your Email services, then you might want to consider using the program Gmvault to back up your Gmail account so that you don’t lose those important emails you have stored, for more check out Gmvault for Windows, Linux or Mac.

Get your iCloud Data playing Nice with Outlook using CodeTwo Sync for iCloud


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Português: iCloud para iOS, Mac e Windows (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

If your using the iCloud service for storing certain data, and you also use Outlook for whatever reason, you might want the two communicating and exchanging data with each other, and you might want to check out the handy program CodeTow Sync for iCloud out for Windows.

Make Custom Ringtones for Most Mobile Devices using Ringtone Maker


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symbol for mobile ringtone (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

When it comes to making Custom Ringtones, there are tons of options, let alone the options of buying the prepaid ones one places like iTunes Store, or Android Play Market, but you might want to craft your own from your own tunes, and to that end you probably would need some software to do this, and for Windows you need not look further than Ringtone Maker which supports creating custom ringtones for your Android, iOS and blackberry devices, for more check out Ringtone Maker for Windows.

Preview Movies in Windows Explorer with Media Preview


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It sometimes might be helpful if you can preview a video or movie in Windows explorer before you go ahead and open the movie for one reason or another, and to that end if you like to add this type of functionality to Windows Explorer you might want to take a look at the program Media Preview for Windows.

GIMP gets a Facelift in Version 2.8 for Windows/Linux


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A screenshot of the GIMP 2.2.8 raster graphic software. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

If you use the popular Image editing tool GIMP then you’ll be happy to know that the program has been recently updated, it is now sporting a new UI as well as bug fixes, for more check out GIMP 2.8 for Windows/Linux.

Get A Mountain Lion look for Windows 7/8 with Mountain Lion Skin Pack


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There are those that like the UI look to Mac OS X Lion and perhaps your one of those people, but you don’t care to take the dive and actually purchase a Mac, well you can still enjoy the UI look of Mountain Lion using the Mountain Lion Skin Pack for Windows 7/8.

Share a Keyboard and Mouse with Multiple Computers with ShareMouse


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My new keyboard and mouse (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

If you have a few different machines you work on, and your not trying to have a zoo of mice and keyboards running a muck in your work space, then you might consider using the program ShareMouse which will allow you to share your keyboard and mouse with another machine, cutting down on the hardware you need to use your machines, for more check out ShareMouse for Windows/Mac OSes.

Avoid Your Mouse Cursor from Slipping to Next Screen on Dual Monitor Setup in Windows


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A simple mouse cursor illustration (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

If you happen to be a bold individual and are using a Dual monitor display to interact with your Windows Desktop, on of the more annoying things you might have had to fight is when your looking to close a window, perhaps you mouse cursor drifts into the other screen causing you a bit of a headache trying to aim the cursor to the right spot, you can fix this issue by checking out this article with a tip regarding this HERE.

Add Cloud Storage Options to Right Click Menu in Windows 7


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Windows Live SkyDrive Logo (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Windows Explorer in Windows Vista

Windows Explorer in Windows Vista (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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If you use Cloud Storage as your preferred method of storing your files, then it might be nice if you could send files from Windows Explorer directly to the file storage service of your choice by right clicking on the file and select from the ensuing menus to send to file to lets say your Dropbox account or perhaps your Google Drive account, well you can hack Windows 7 to add this type of functionality to your system, check out this article with the details HERE.

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