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DAC for MySQL 2.9.7

Thursday, May 22nd, 2014

Are you a Delphi developer looking for way to create applications with direct access to MySQL DB without BDE and ODBC? Have you heard of DAC for MySQL which allows you to do all that plus more? You can read all about the program here.

What is DAC for MySQL?

DAC for MySQL allows the Delphi developer to create applications with direct access to MySQL DB without BDE and ODBC. But user’s interface is the same as BDE. So, you can migrate your old BDE/ODBC-based projects to native links technology easier.

There are so many reasons why this software attracts the attention of a lot of users. Among some of these reasons include the following: no MySQL libraries (libmysql.dll) are required on a client workstation; 100% native Delphi code; only 300-400 Kb are added to your .exe file; support ofMySQL™ 3.xx/4.x/5.x/6.x; full support of stored procedures (with IN, OUT and INOUT parameters); full compatibility with all the existing data-aware controls and report designers; full support of the BLOB fields; TDBImageEx component for JPEG images support included in the package for free (with sources); TNT Unicode Controls Wrappers package for Unicode applications for free (with sources); detailed help system and a lot of various demo applications; etc.

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XnViewMP for Windows 0.68

Wednesday, May 21st, 2014

Are you looking for an advanced and reliable multimedia viewer, manager, and converter? ThenXnViewMP might just be what you want.

What is XnViewMP?

XnViewMP is a group of utilities that features viewing, converting, screen capture, slideshow, and Twain support. These utilities support viewing more than 400 graphic formats and can create 52.

XnViewMP offers similar stylish and easy to use interface that makes it almost fun to rate, sort and catalogue files while still being practical. The files are displayed in the central area of the main window and you are able to choose the type of view you want for them.

The surroundings of that central browser can be fitted with a bunch of other tools. You can dock and rearrange the windows for the folder browser, document info and file preview. This comes in very handy when you want to create your own layout and speed up your workflow.

XnViewMP also provides a variety of ways to view files. You can change the size of the preview thumbnails, compare images and even edit them. Double clicking a picture automatically opens it in the editor. Here, you are able to analyse its histogram, resize and crop it, as well as apply various enhancement filters.

Want to check it out? Visit XnViewMP.

Complete Internet Repair

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014

As technology continues to advance, the need to be up to speed with how to fix issues or problems that may arise from them has become inevitable. A program like Complete Internet Repair is one application designed for the purpose of fixing some of your internet problems.

What is Complete Internet Repair?

Complete Internet Repair does exactly what it says. The program works by attempting to repair everything internet related, including networking problems. With any repair utility, you will need to remember only two golden rules. Firstly; don’t try and repair something that is not broken, you might break it. Secondly; the utility can’t repair it all, we are not like the all-seeing and all-knowing Oracle, we cannot anticipate each and every situation, but this all said, this utility should be able to help with most situations.

Complete Internet Repair is basically a combination of Internet Recovery KIT and Winsock Repair. The program enables you to do a lot of things including the following: reset your internet protocol; repair winsock; clear Windows update history; reset Windows firewall configuration; repair workgroup computer view; renew internet connection; flush DNS resolver cache; repair SSL/HTTPS/Cryptography, and many more.

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WinAudit 3.0 – Extensively Audits Your Hardware And Software

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014

A lot of things go on behind the scene on our computers that we should take note of. These things need to be adequately audited in order to avoid a total system crash now or in the future, and the good thing is that there are some programs that can be used for that. A program like WinAudit helps you to perform an extensive audit of your system including hardware, software, etc.

What is WinAudit?

WinAudit performs an exhaustive audit of the hardware and software configuration of your computer. The audit report contains details on installed software, license information, peripherals, memory usage, processor model, network settings, etc. You can view the audit report on screen as well as save it in web page, text, and spreadsheet formats.

WinAudit is free program that requires no installation or configuration making it ideal for those who need to perform an audit in a few seconds with the simple click of a button.

Does WinAudit have any downsides?

WinAudit is in fact a program that does what it says in detailed way. You will be amazed at how much work this software can do behind the scene for your system.

Want to check it out? Visit WinAudit.


K-Lite Codec Pack Basic 10.5.0

Monday, May 19th, 2014

Do you want to improve both audio and video playback in Windows Media Player or the included free Media Player Classic? Then what you need is K-Lite Codec Pack.

What is K-Lite Codec Pack?

K-Lite Codec Pack is a collection of components needed for audio and video playback in DirectShow players such as Windows Media Player, Media Centre, and Media Player Classic. It contains everything you need to play all common audio and video file formats. It also provides additional functionality such a thumbnail generation in Explorer. The pack has a very advanced installer which is highly flexible and has unique problem solving capabilities.

Basic is a small but powerful pack that contains only the most essential things. It allows you to play all common video file formats in your favourite player.

Codecs and DirectShow filters are needed for encoding and decoding audio and video formats. The Pack is designed as a user-friendly solution for playing all your audio and movie files. With the K-Lite Codec Pack you should be able to play all the popular audio and video formats and even several less common formats. The Pack is user-friendly and very easy to use, and contains virtually everything needed to play your favourite movies and music.

Does it have any downside?

It is important to de-select some unwanted add-ons when installing the program.

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Avira Free Antivirus

Monday, May 19th, 2014

aviraThese days, one can’t be too careful when it comes to using the internet as a lot of security breaches and privacy issues are being reported daily. That is why antivirus programs have become so very popular. Avira is one of those popular antivirus programs that is available today.

What’s Avira Free Antivirus?

Avira Free Antivirus offers effective protection against computer viruses for the individual and private use on a single PC-workstation. It detects and removes viruses and includes an Internet-Update Wizard for easy updating. The built in resident Virus Guard serves to monitor file movements automatically, for example when downloading files from the Internet. Heuristic scanning protects Protection against previously unknown macro viruses.

This newly released version dealt with a number of bug issues reported in previous versions. The features are exactly similar to previous versions, but a lot of bug issues have been dealt with.Avira continues to offer support for Windows XP, Microsoft’s OS version that reached end of support on April 8 and no longer gets patches and security updates that could help keep users on the safe side.

Does it have any downside?

Avira is without doubt one of the best antivirus programs available on the market, but there is need to work on the user interface which looks a bit outdated.

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Monday, May 19th, 2014

There is already more than enough music players readily, however, if none of them quite do it right for you then you may possibly want to spend some time trying Winyl – it’s really quite good.

Following a quick download and a swift launch, Winyl asks for your music folders location. Point it to the correct location and it’s going to import your existing songs and albums, and in a matter of seconds you are going to be good to go: an easy tree user interface enables you to see your music collection by albums,artists, years, genres, folders plus more. Choose one, double-click and it will begin to play.

The primary interface is so small that you may well wonder exactly what else you’re able to do, however look more carefully. There are small bars in the bottom of window which symbolize your position within the current track, and the player’s volume level – simply click in order to change. And when you right-click the bar at the very top or bottom in the screen you are going to uncover a menu with several more options. (more…)

µTorrent for Windows

Monday, May 19th, 2014

utorrentA program like µTorrent doesn’t need much introduction due to its popularity among people who love sharing files most of the time. You can find out more about this new version below.

What is the deal with µTorrent?

µTorrent is an efficient, feature rich and one of the most popular BitTorrent client for Windows sporting a very small footprint. It was designed to use as little cpu, memory and space as possible while offering all the functionality expected from advanced clients.

Good thing about this program and this version in review in particular is the fact that it is small enough to run off a USB key, yet powerful enough to download any torrent in a faster than what you can imagine. µTorrent is easy on the eyes and smart on your network.

The memory footprint for uTorrent is very small, and system resources are barely touched. While you are torrenting, you should not be amazed to find that other programs that use your Internet connection slow down, but this version of uTorrent has an answer to that. It is known as uTorrent Protocol, or uTP, and is a built-in throttling that detects network congestion and slows down the torrent until the traffic jam has dissipated.

Any downside?

Watch out for those annoying adware during installation.

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Replay Media Catcher

Friday, May 16th, 2014

Do you want to download online videos and audio/MP3 streams from millions of websites? Then Replay Media Catcher is a program that gives you that opportunity, and comes with a lot of other features.

What is Replay Media Catcher?

Replay Media Catcher makes it easy to download online video and audio/MP3 streams from millions of popular sites, with more supported formats and protocols than any other stream capture program. All media from Flash and Windows Media servers can be recorded, as well as MP3 song files from many popular online music radio sites. Replay Media Catcher can even capture multiple streams simultaneously. Plus, it has a SmartNames feature to automatically name and tag most video & MP3 files. This eliminates weird, unreadable, cryptic file names.

Some of its features include the following: Smart Video/MP3 naming that automatically names video files, and identifies and tags recorded MP3 music files; supports more web site media protocols than any other downloading software, and converts to over 130 device and file formats;record and convert audio from ANY web site or source, at high quality; integrates with iTunes, DropBox, Google Drive or SkyDrive for automatically copying files to your Apple or Android phone or tablet; etc.

All in all Replay Media Catcher is easy to use, and does not have any downside.

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TSR Watermark Image

Thursday, May 15th, 2014

Do you like posting images online? Do you downloading and installing an application that is easy to use? Have you checked or used a program like TSR Watermark Image?

What is the big deal about TSR Watermark Image?

TSR Watermark Image is a free software tool that can add digital watermarks to all your images, photos and pictures in a batch. The program has a clean interface that is quite easy to figure out.

Thus, you may add individual images or entire directories. The app supports several image formats, such as BMP, JPG, JPEG, GIF, TIF and PNG. Since the app comes with batch processing, you may add vast numbers of files to the list and have them subjected to the same changes.

The program gives you a lot of options including using either text or another picture of the watermark in case you decide to watermark your photos. As a matter of fact, there are several types of watermarks that can be added to the photos including images and text. The transparency levels may be modified, while the location of the watermark can be adjusted with the help of a grid, representing each corner, sides and the centre of the image.

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