XML Editor

XML is a markup language that is very widely used by programmers and applications alike. Though you do not require any special editors to create XML files you still get many more benefits by using one.

Greg’s XML Editor is a lightweight XML editor with syntax highlighting, syntax validation, XSD schema validation and XSL transformation.


Greg’s Xml Editor allows user to create, open and save XML, XSD and XSLT documents, providing features as:

  • Syntax highlighting
  • Line numbering
  • Folding-unfolding of XML tags
  • Syntax validation on-the-fly
  • XML schema validation on-the-fly
  • XSLT transformation
  • Drag & drop files

Download Greg’s XML Editor

Find Out Who Is Using Your WiFi Connection

Many users do not secure their WiFi connection, in turn leaving it open for free public access, there are several reasons why you may want to secure your wireless connection, however if you don’t, do you want to know who is logged on to your network?

Well you can easily do that by visiting your router admin page, but not many users are that tech savvy to do that.


Zamzom wireless network tool is a handy that will allow you to find out who is using your WiFi connection, however the tool is pretty basic, but if you see too many unauthorized users, you can always visit your router admin panel to boot the users out of there.

Download Zamzom Wireless Network Tool [via Addictive Tips]

Yahoo Messenger Archive Decoder

By default the archives stored by is encoded, which means that you will not be able to read your archive when you are offline, this is typically done to protect users conversations from others.

However there are times when you may want to view and search your messenger archive, but may not have access to a active internet connection.

In such cases a tool called Messenger Archive Decoder can come in handy, this utility will decode all the archive files and view them without having to use Yahoo Messenger.


This tool will also allow you to export your messenger chat archives as txt or rich text files.

We tested this out and it works as advertised, we were able to decode the Yahoo Messenger chat archive with this tool.

Yahoo Messenger Archive Decoder is a , you can drop it on a portable drive and use it anywhere.

Download Yahoo Messenger Chat Archive Decoder

Ultimate Windows Tweaker 2 For Windows 7 & Vista

The Ultimate Windows Tweaker which was earlier available for only has now been updated to work to version 2 and will work with both Windows Vista and .

The utility for windows allows users to tweak and optimize several settings in windows, which are usually hidden deep and not easy to find.

The tweaker detects whether you have Windows 7 or Windows Vista installed and accordingly offers you the relevant tweaks only.


New Features in version 2 include:

  • Revamped UI similar to Windows 7/Vista UI controls
  • Improved: Optmize services, enable/disable services and start/stop as well instantly
  • New information is added to the system information page.
  • New information added to personalization page.
  • More options available for UAC, System performance, security settings and Internet explorer page.
  • Additional tweaks are added.

Ultimate Windows Tweaker is a so you can use it anywhere.

Download Ultimate Windows Tweaker 2 [via TechNet]

Twitter Add-in For Microsoft Outlook

Quite sometime back we had told you about a add-in that would allow you to access you twitter account from Outlook.

The creators of the same softwares Techhit have now released a new add-in for Outlook called TwInbox with much more features than the earlier software.

Also Read: 12 Must Have Useful & Free Microsoft Outlook Add-ins


TwInbox Features

  • Update your Twitter status directly from Outlook.
  • Receive your friend updates in Outlook.
  • Archive, manage, group and search your tweets the same way you manage your email.
  • Search, track keywords. TwInbox will automatically download ALL tweets matching the keywords you specify, even if you are not following the tweet sender. This feature is perfect for keeping up to date with the Twitter buzz on your name, brand, interests, etc.
  • Group tweets by sender, topic, etc using the Search feature.
  • Upload and post picture files and Outlook email attachments.
  • Assign custom folder and categories to new messages.
  • Use Outlook’s “Reply” and “ReplyAll” commands to send twitter direct messages and @replies.
  • Automatically sort new tweets into per-sender folders.
  • Shorten URLs with tinyurl.
  • See graphs of your Twitter usage statistics.
  • Tweets sent to you (@replies and direct) are marked with high importance, so you can see them at a glance.

Download TwInbox [via Cybernet News]

Google Desktop 64Bit OS Support

, our recommended way of indexing and finding content on your personal computer, has just announced that they will be supporting 64bit OS starting today.

This is good news for people who have a 64bit PC but have not been able to take advantage of this really awesome tool that allows you to search every nook and corner, emails, chats and more just like you have been searching with Google.

Over time Google Desktop has improved and is much more faster than when it started out, so if you have shunned it before give it a try once more.

It also searches across multiple computers on the same network. Download Google Desktop

Google Desktop now supports 64 bit Windows [Official Google Desktop Blog]

How To Download Hulu Videos?

Hulu is a popular video service which commercially streams television shows from popular networks like NBC, Fox, Comedy Central, MGM, MTV, NGC and several other networks.

Hulu offers on demand content so that you can watch it anywhere, however they do not offer any options to download hulu videos to your computer.

The Hulu Video Downloader is a utility that will allow you to download Hulu videos to you PC, iPod, Zune, PSB or Mobile phone with one-click.


Just enter the URL of the Hulu video you want to download and click the Add button, you can also choose amongst different format in which you want to save the video, the formats you can save in include AVI, MPEG, FLV and WMV. Thanks Nirmal.

Download Hulu Video Downloader

18 Unique & Handy PDF Tools

This is a guest post by Tehseen Baweja.

  are one of the most useful document formats around, but not having proper tools can limit their usage. Not everybody wants to spend hundreds of dollars to buy official Adobe software, so we have made a list of free tools that will let you do everything with PDFs from splitting and merging to filling them online. All these tools are free and most of them require no downloads or installations:

1. PDF Maker

Want to create a simple Text PDF but don’t have time to download softwares or upload documents? Check out PDF Maker. It is a one-click PDF generator that creates PDFs from the text you type. A rich text-editor allows to type and format text just the way you want. Once you are done, click on download and a PDF would be saved to your local drive.


2. PDF2Word

PDF2Word lets you convert documents from PDF to MS Word without any hassle. No login or download required, just browse to the PDF file on your computer and click convert.


3. PDF-Crack

You have a locked PDF document but you forgot the password! PDF-Crack lets you unlock PDFs without doing anything. Just browse to the PDF you want to unlock and click submit. PDF-Crack would unlock any PDF of up-to 5 MB for you instantly.


4. PDFToExcelOnline

PDFToExcelOnline converts PDF documents into Excel. It is a really useful tool that will let you keep your tables and spreadsheets. The converted file is emailed to you right away!


5. PDFind

Google and Bing are all excellent but sometimes you just want to search for PDF documents. PDFind searches for your keyword within thousands of PDF documents and displays PDFs containing your keywords. Selecting a search result would also provide you information about the PDF such as number of pages, language etc.


6. PDFVue

PDFVue is an online replacement of Adobe Acrobat. It lets you view PDFs online without downloading any software. Just open up a PDF from your local drive or a URL and start editing it. You can save your updated PDF and/or share it online.


7. Html to PDF Converter

Convert any web page or HTML document to PDFs without downloading any software through HTML to PDF.


8. MergePDF

Merge up-to 10 PDF files together without downloading any software. No registration required. MergePDF supports files up-to 5 MB each.


9. CountOnIt

Want to count the words and characters in a PDF document? CountOnit can do it for you for any PDFs up to 1MB.


10. PDF Notes Generator

Create customized PDFs for taking notes. Choose between blank, ruled or graph layout and print single-sided or double-sided sheets. You can also print on different paper sizes and select how dark the lines should be.


11. Vuzit

Vuzit lets you share PDF documents with the world. Simply browse to a PDF on your computer and Vuzit will create a permanent link that you can use to view the PDF online without any download or plugins.


12. PDF Escape

PDFEscape allows you to edit and fill out PDFs online for free. All you need is a Javascript enabled browser and you are good to go. You can also use PDFEscape on your website to allow customers to fill PDF documents online and email to you.


13. PDFMeNot

PDFMeNot is a light-weight online PDF viewer that open PDFs from your computer or a URL. You can also get the   for one-click PDF viewing.


14. PDFHammer

PDF Hammer is a free online PDF editor that allows you to secure your PDFs by setting a password. You can move and delete pages within a PDF and download the edited version. You can also use it to add metadata to your PDF.


15. Web2PDF

Add a PDF creation feature to your blog or website through Web2PDF. Just copy-paste the Javascript code on your website and a Save Page As PDF button would be embedded on your website.



RSS2PDF allows you to create PDF documents from any RSS feeds. Just provide the URL of any website, feed or OPML and submit.


17. SpeedyPDF

SpeedyPDF is a light-weight desktop application that allows you to print any windows documents to a PDF. It is installed as a virtual printer so all you need to do is choose SpeedyPDF as your printer when you are trying to print something. Download SpeedyPDF here.


18. PDF to MP3

This lets you convert your PDF documents into an MP3 file that you can import into your iTunes and listen. It works by first converting the PDF into a text document and then converting the text into speech. You can download it here.

This is a guest post by Tehseen Baweja who writes for Ijaar.com, you can get regular updates from him through RSS feeds. If you want to get featured here as a guest writer, drop us a line through the Guest Post Writer form.

Lock And Hide Files & Folders

If you are using a shared PC, there are chances that you have created files & folders on them, however there are times when you do not want someone else to access your files & folders.

Easy File Locker is a handy that will allow you to lock and hide your private files from others, once the files are protected other users who do not have the passwords will not be able to open, read, modify, delete, move or copy the locked files and folders.


Easy File Locker also allows users to hide the files and folder, making them completely invisible from other users and applications.

Easy File Locker Features

Lock files, Lock folders:

The locked files/folders are protected from accessing, users can not open, read, modify, move, delete, copy, rename the protected files/folders. Files and sub-folders in a locked folder are also protected.

Hide files, Hide folders:

You can hide your private files and folders, to make them completely invisible to users and programs.

Password protected GUI and uninstaller:

Once you set a password, no one can launch the application or uninstall the software without the correct password.

Download Easy File Locker

Desktop Short/Tiny URL Creator

Quite sometime back we had told you about several URL shortening services that made sharing links easier on social networking sites like .

However many of this URL shortening services requires users to visit their site in order to shorten the long URL’s. If you are looking for a tool to shorten the URL’s from the comfort of your desktop, ShortURL creator is a and that will definitely come in handy.


Once you have downloaded the software, unzip it and double-click it to shorten URLs, to choose from different URL shortening services, just click on the tiny icon in the right hand side.

Once you have chosen the service, click on Make Short URL to generate the short URL, ShortURL is portable so you can easily drop it to your flash drive and create short URLs from anywhere, definitely useful and a must download.

However the only problem with this software right now is that you cannot copy the URL directly and will have to type it manually, wish that the developer will address this problem soon.

ShortURL creator currently supports the following URL shortening services; The TinyURL, TinyArro.ws, Bit.ly, kissa.be, Is.gd, tr.im and Cort.as.

Download ShortURL Creator