Active@ KillDisk Hard Drive Eraser allows you to permanently erase files from your hard drive, SSD, memory card, or USB with no chance of recovery. This tool comes in handy for clean installs, erasing sensitive data, or as a safety measure before disposing of any drive.
Signal, the privacy-focused messaging platform, has introduced "Stories", allowing you to share pictures and videos that will disappear after 24 hours.
WhatsApp has rolled out a major update that introduces Communities, which lets you to band groups together. Create in-chat polls, up to 32 person video calling, and groups with up to 1,024 users.
Google Play Games beta is now available for download on PC for gamers in the US and seven other countries. Its catalog includes popular mobile games like 1945 Air Force, Blade Idle, Cookie Run: Kingdom, and many more.
With PDFsam Basic you can convert, merge, split or extract pages from PDF files and more. It is open source and available for Windows, macOS and Linux.
ClipClip is a handy clipboard manager that we personally use to copy & paste smarter in Windows. It lets you copy text, images, or files, so you can browse or search through them with ease.
The latest Firefox release has added PDF editing capabilities, including writing text, drawing, and adding signatures. FF 106 also includes a new shortcut button to quickly go to private browsing mode.
3DMark Basic Edition includes three gaming-focused benchmarks to test your system. It will show you detailed charts of your GPU and CPU temperatures, clock speeds, and frame rate changes during the test.
Compatible with all major programming languages, Microsoft offers the free Visual Studio Code editor that also lets you debug code, run tasks and do version control.
Oracle has released VirtualBox 7 with support for SecureBoot and TPM 1.2 / TPM 2.0 for improved Windows 11 performance. The latest version now lets you fully encrypt all virtual machines.
SpeedFan lets you control fan speeds on most systems, reducing noise and/or power consumption. It can also monitor CPU usage, chipset information, and more.
Firefox 105 brings improved handling of low-memory situations in Windows and Linux systems. In macOS, touchpad scrolling is more accurate and accessible.
Telegram lets you create group chats with up to 200k members, share media files up to 2GB each, and all your messages are stored in the cloud, so you can easily access them from anywhere.
After a long beta, Arduino IDE 2.0 is now out with a more modern editor, a responsive interface and faster compilation time for a better overall user experience.
Audacity features a large number of effects and preset EQ curves with real-time preview and multiple format export. The auto-duck feature lets you mix different audio tracks or voiceovers for recording a proper podcast.
qBittorrent is our preferred BitTorrent in Windows: it's free and open-source, uses little RAM and sports an anonymous mode for better privacy.
GPU-Z is introducing a new DLSS section that locates all installed games and reports their DLSS version with the option to upgrade them accordingly.
Screen Ruler, Quick Accent and the anticipated Text Extractor to copy text from an image using OCR are the new utilities found on Microsoft PowerToys version 0.62.0. Free to download here.
Memtest86 works on any x86 or Arm computer. It boots directly from any USB drive and performs 13 different tests of your computer's RAM.
OBS Studio 28.0 incorporates numerous improvements including 10-bit and HDR video encoding, native Apple silicon support, and up-to-date implementation of the AMD encoder on Windows, and more.