Download Very Handy Tools - Best Software & Apps

  • Samsung SmartView

    1.5.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone

    View TV the smart way with Samsung Smart View

    7
    71 votes
    • PROS: Handy remote control on your phone, View video, photo and music content on the TV, Very easy to use once set up
    • CONS: Can be tricky to set up
  • Partition Table Doctor

    3.5

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Complete package for hard disk data recovery and partition recovery

    6
    65 votes
    • PROS: Handy set of tools to manage partitions, Lets you create bootable CD and emergency disks, Very well documented
    • CONS: Plain interface
  • Stardock Fences

    2.01

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Handy icon organizer for desktop shortcuts

    7
    785 votes
    • PROS: Very easy to use, Fully customizable icon boxes, Includes layout templates, Double click to make icons disappear
    • CONS: You can't add new shortcuts directly to boxes, Doesn't include themes
  • Executor

    0.98b

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Use keywords to launch your favorite apps and websites

    7
    16 votes
    • PROS: Very handy, Auto-complete feature, Lots of configuration options
    • CONS: Skins are too dark
  • PC Health Optimizer

    Free Edition 2.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Handy kit of maintenance tools

    6
    17 votes
    • PROS: Wide variety of tools, Very easy to use, Nice design
    • CONS: May not be as complete as other commercial apps, Doesn't include any automatic optimization tool or scheduling support
  • Chameleon Clock

    5.1

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Transform your Windows System Tray with skins

    8
    37 votes
    • PROS: Many skins to choose from, Adds very handy functions to Windows clock
    • CONS: Some skins are too aggressive and take a lot of space in the taskbar
  • WindowFX

    5.0

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Change The Way Your Windows Operating System Looks And Acts

    7
    32 votes
    • PROS: The focus tools may help you organize your workload more efficiently, Animations make using your computer a little more fun, Hiding your icons at the click of a button is very handy
    • CONS: It does require a more modern computer, The software may create lag in less powerful computers, It is a frivolous bit of fun that some people may not appreciate
  • FindeXer

    1.1.0.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Customizable shortcut menu for Windows File Explorer

    9
    13 votes
    • PROS: Very handy shortcut for your frequently used folders, Add new links by dragging and dropping them, Fully customizable
    • CONS: You must manually activate it on every single window
  • Handy Uninstaller

    1.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Get rid of programs in double quick time

    8
    6 votes
    • PROS: Very fast at loading programs, Categorizes programs by type
    • CONS: Doesn't give info about all programs installed
  • FireGestures

    Extension 1.5.7

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Control Firefox with mouse gestures

    10
    11 votes
    • PROS: A very handy way to control the browser, Totally customizable
    • CONS: Creating new scripts is not as easy as expected
  • Quad Drawer

    2.0.1

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Android

    A handy application launcher for Android

    10
    1 vote
    • PROS: Perfect application to sort through your smart phone, Very accurate predictive keyboard, Floating window to quickly access the application, List of the most used applications
    • CONS: Nothing to report
  • ACDSee Photo Manager

    9.0.108

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Photo management software for organizing, printing and sharing photos

    -
    No votes yet
    • PROS: Very handy options to organize photos, Lots of tools to create personal projects
    • CONS: Not freeware (unlike most competitors), Tough installation, requires unlocking trial, The interface's design could be improved
  • Flashlight with Compass FREE

    1.1.0.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    BlackBerry

    Turn your BlackBerry 10 phone into a flashlight

    -
    No votes yet
    • PROS: Powerful flashlight, Very easy to operate , Includes handy compass
    • CONS: Just one light color available in 'front' mode
  • Apptivo

    varies-with-device

    License
    buy
    Platform
    Web Apps

    Handy Tool for Companies

    -
    No votes yet
    • PROS: Huge number of tools, Very affordable option
    • CONS: Third party integrations are patchy, Uploading client lists can take time
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15.1377.5Windows
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31.5.5 717Android, iPhone
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