Category Archives: Software

Quinto Black CT 2.1 Winamp Skin: Track Bookmarks Feature

Quinto Black CT 2.1 Winamp Skin: Track Bookmarks Feature

Winamp is one of the most popular media players available for Windows. It's also one of the oldest ones. From my personal experience, it is one of the most versatile and feature-rich media players, has an enormous variety of plugins and skins available and is stable enough for every day use.

Find Which .NET Framework Versions Are Installed

Find Which .NET Framework Versions Are Installed

As you may already know, you may have different .NET framework versions installed simultaneously. Many modern apps are built with .NET, so certain apps may require a specific .NET version. Without the proper .NET version, the app may run with issues or just won't start. Here are a number of ways to find which .NET framework versions you have installed.

Quinto Black CT 2.0 Winamp Skin: User Interface Improvements

Quinto Black CT 2.0 Winamp Skin: User Interface Improvements

Winamp is one of the most popular media players available for Windows. It's also one of the oldest ones. From my personal experience, it is one of the most versatile and feature-rich media players, has an enormous variety of plugins and skins available and is stable enough for every day use.

Windows 10 RS5 Build 17686 for HoloLens Released

Windows 10 RS5 Build 17686 for HoloLens Released

Microsoft today released a new update to its VR platform, Hololens. This is the first Redstone 5 preview build of Windows 10 Redstone 5 for HoloLens. If you own compatible hardware, you can install it now.

Quinto Black CT 1.9 Skin for Winamp: a New Equalizer

Quinto Black CT 1.9 Skin for Winamp: a New Equalizer

Winamp is one of the most popular media players available for Windows. It's also one of the oldest ones. From my personal experience, it is one of the most versatile and feature-rich media players, has an enormous variety of plugins and skins available and is stable enough for every day use.

GIMP 2.10 Released

GIMP 2.10 Released

GIMP, the excellent image editing software available for Linux, Windows and Mac, has reached version 2.10. The new release includes tons of improvements, changes and new features. Here are the key changes of this release.

Windows 10 RS4 Build 17134 for HoloLens Released

Windows 10 RS4 Build 17134 for HoloLens Released

Microsoft today released a new update to its VR platform, Hololens. This is the third update in a row. If you own compatible hardware with a build of HoloLens RS4 installed, you can update it now.

Open HEIF or HEIC images on Windows 10, 8.1 and 7

Open HEIF or HEIC images on Windows 10, 8.1 and 7

HEIF is the next-generation image container format to succeed and hopefully replace JPEG. It leverages HEVC (High Efficiency Video Coding compression) to encode image data. While over the years, many superior or modernized image formats have appeared to replace JPEG, none have succeeded because of lack of ubiquitous support in various software. HEIF is from the Motion Picture Experts Group and its use is subject to licensing of patents. MPEG has standardized several audio and video compression formats over the last many decades - some popular examples being MPEG-2, MP3, H.264 and HEVC (H.265) among several others. In this article, we will see how to get Windows 7, 8.1 and 10 to view HEIF images.