Windows XP powertoys do not work with Vista. Fortunately one of my favorite ones, the Image Resizer has been rebuilt and has both 32 and 64 bit versions available for download.
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Kees Cook’s Compare Climate tool lets you compare climate data from tons of major cities all over the United States. To select multiple cities or data from the menus hold down CTRL on your keyboard.
Min2Tray puts anything you want into the task tray. Really awesome little app.
KeyCastr is a small Mac app that shows keystrokes as you perform them. This is useful especially for screencasts when you need to know what was pressed. The only Windows app I could find that does something similar is osdHotKey.
Edit: KeyJedi has been made known to me through the comments. Thanks Hüseyin [...]
glTail is a pretty neat little script (make sure you check out the video on the homepage.. static image doesn’t do it justice). It’s a ruby script that creates a visual representation of log files.
Install (if you have rubygems) is as easy as:
gem install gl_tail
It requires an older version of net-ssh that you can [...]
NetHogs is like top with networking stats. You can view bandwidth usage by each process.
My favorite apps is updated. After three years I’ve found quite a few more apps to use on Windows and I wanted to share them. Feel free to add your own favorites to the comments.
Here’s a program to fix that:
I’ve used this one and it’s very easy. Secondary click on your drive in explorer and hit “Unlocker” from the in context menu. It’ll tell you what processes are using it and even has a button to kill them.
I’ve heard this one mentioned as well, but [...]
There’s no good tail -f equivalent for commandline in Windows. I’ve tried the following with success. All are free:
Lightweight and my favorite for now, pretty easy to customize: BareTail
Very lightweight: Tail for Win32
Somewhat more heavyweight and customizable. Easy to change highlight colors: MakeLogic Tail
All of these have tabbed/multi-buffer interfaces.
Just download one [...]
So I downloaded Safari 3.1 for Windows today and I started playing with the “Develop Menu”. You can enable it through Edit>Preferences>Advanced and check “Show develop menu in menu bar”.
The network profiler thing on this is an amazing piece of work. If you’re ever looking to do a performance assessment of a website [...]