Windows is a good operating system and it works quite well too. However, the biggest strength of Windows comes from the variety of software available for it.
Today, I will tell you about 5 software that add small but quite useful features to Windows.
Flux is a small utility that you have to setup once and forget about. It lets you use your computer at night without disturbing your sleep.
According to Flux website, computer screens have been designed to look like sun. In the day, that is all fine. But during night, it gives appearance of sun to your body and your body thinks that it is still day. Hence you can’t sleep. Flux adjusts the colours so that you do not lose sleep.
Evernote is not a small software by any standard but it is indispensable. The biggest feature of Evernote is that it is everywhere. It has a Windows client, a Mac client and apps for all mobile platforms. Plus, it has features like text detection in images, documents and audio notes.
With Evernote, all your notes are everywhere, no matter which device you are using.
Cubby will look like just another file syncing service. However, it has a simple twist. Cubby does not restrict you to a single folder somewhere on your drive. With Cubby, you can simple right click and select “Make This Folder a Cubby” and it will be synced. You can sync independet folders easily.
For an organization freak like me, this is godsend. It allows me to have my files organized just the way I want and still be able to sync them.
Cubby offers 5 GB free space and after that, you can earn up to 25 GB by referring friends.
Just try Cubby Once, you will like it. Download Cubby.
Networx is another set it and forget it software. It tracks your data usage so that you do not run out of your limited plan. It can monitor specific networks or devices. There is also the feature to track your router to see accurate data usage.
The reporting of Networx is also good and it allows you to see your hourly, daily and weekly usage quickly. If you want a custom data range for reporting, that is also possible.
Sumatra is an ultra light and fast eBook reader that reads PDF, Mobi, ePub and many other files. It is just 1.5 MB to download and supports all the required features.
With it, you will never need the bloat infested PDF readers.
Give these softwares a try, you will not regret this. And let me know how the experience was in comments.