If we told you that Tomatosoft's Free Ico Converter converts image files like JPEGs into ICO files, would you think that was cool? Suppose we said Free Ico Converter lets you convert images into an icon you can use in Windows? We thought that would get your attention! ICO is the Windows icon file format. Free Ico Converter converts JPEGs, GIFs, PNGs, or BMPs that are 256x256 pixels or smaller into ICOs. It doesn't install new icons in Windows; rather it creates the image files you need to replace existing icons or use in new applications. We ran … Read more
TouchOCR is a stripped-down scan and transcription tool for the iPhone that allows you to take photos and then convert the text in those images to straight font-based text on your device. While this works some of the time, there are some issues related to the way the app is set up and the accuracy of the OCR transcriptions.
When you open the app for the first time, you won't find any instructions, but there are limited options, so it's easy to get started relatively quickly. Select the "Photo" button and you can take an image … Read more
Glorylogic's PDF Shaper 1.4 converts PDFs to MS Word documents one by one or in batches; extracts text, tables, and images from PDFs; converts tables and tabbed columns; and recognizes several types of font encoding. It supports password-protected PDFs, Unicode text, and Command Line operations. PDF Shaper is free for personal and commercial use in both 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows NT to 8.
PDF Shaper is a small app that installs quickly. The user interface is very basic but highly functional, with tabs for Single File, Multiple Files, and Options (Format with Tabs, Open After Conversion, … Read more
Toau for Mac offers a great solution for converting any amount of text to audio for playback at any time from anywhere. This application will be of great use if you are looking for a free tool to convert text to audio with an option to save the output quickly.
Toau for Mac downloads quickly and operates without any installation. This light, little app comes with a delightful interface that makes text-to-audio conversion easy. You begin by importing the text you want to convert through the menu bar, or by copying/pasting or typing it in the text box. The … Read more
Camera Timer is a neat way to take posed photos with your phone, but the ads get in the way too much. While somewhat useful, there's not enough here to compensate for the full-blown ad push you'll have to put up with.
Though this app says you have to "flip your camera" to use it, you can take pictures with either your front- or back-facing camera. The app's tutorial gives you a few hints, but anyone who has used a similar program will get the hang of things quickly. Just set the timer (up to … Read more
iExplorer for 500px and Instagram is a finely-crafted, easy-to-use photo viewing and downloading tool for your iPhone that taps directly into the spirit and style of Instagram. Offering grid-based search and review tools, plus every option you could need onscreen for sharing or saving, and much more, iExplorer is one of the better Instagram viewers outside of Instagram that you will find.
When you load iExplorer for the first time, you can start searching immediately. There are no requirements to get started, and you are never required to log in to Instagram or any other social service to use the … Read more
Cliff Diving 3D is a challenging game with a number of quirks that make it even more challenging than it probably should be; but when done properly, it can also be immensely rewarding. From timing your jumps and spins to selecting and executing the right style of dive for each of the many levels you will attempt, Cliff Dive 3D is a game you can spend hours mastering.
The idea behind Cliff Diving 3D is that you will jump from a platform on a cliff and must time your spin just perfectly so you hit the water at the prescribed … Read more
iSocialClock is an easy-to-use digital clock tool for your iPad. It lacks additional features beyond its core time keeping functionality, but does allow you to customize it in some fun ways. From adding your own photos to the screen to saving and sharing the screen and any of the shots thereof with friends or family via social media, there is more depth to this app than first meets the eye.
When you open iSocialClock, you're greeted with the time, location, weather, and a handful of random stock photos. You can go to the settings menu and change all of … Read more
With Instantbird for Mac, users can easily enter log-in information for a number of popular messaging accounts, which allows them to track conversations, feeds, and programs quickly, all in an interface that is not overly complicated.
After installing, the program's first menu allows the user to select the messaging program. Options are available for the popular applications, including Twitter, Facebook, Yahoo, and AIM. Once one is chosen, Instantbird for Mac allows the user to enter and save log-in information for instant connections. After signing in, a screen lists all accounts that have been set up, and each is laid … Read more
EasyShareCam gives easy access to all of your sharing options by adding them directly below every photo you take. It might seem like a small change, but it can actually greatly streamline the process of taking and sharing images with your friends and family on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or by e-mail.
There is not a lot to this app. You load it up, and can choose to either take a photo or load one from your photo album. A horizontal menu then pops up at the bottom of the screen, listing all of your system sharing options -- including Facebook, … Read more