web based photoshop tutorial

Free photo recovery software

1. TestDisk & PhotoRec

2. DataRecovery

free HDR software

Qtpfsgui : available in Windows, Mac & Linux version

Tutorial : You will see that it involves more steps, the cost of free software

Under Vista x64, the bundled dcraw.exe (program to read raw file) don’t work. Need go to to download the dcrawMS.exe & replace it.

This has been […]

Free DVD ripper

WinX DVD Ripper

haven’t tried it but it claims it is complete free.

Freeware to help reduce high ISO noise

光影魔术手 : apart from reduce high ISO noise, have many other photo retouching function like watermarks, passport photo formatting, etc. It is a shareware previously, now it is completely free but the latest version is only available in 簡體 Need to use with applocale to have proper interface display


Passport Photo (學生相/證件相) DIY 1.8

A simple software to help to make passport like photos

Microsoft live mesh

Just tried Microsoft live mesh ( It is a service to sync files between different computers (most importantly, it works with MacOSX). It provide a tool to operate right on your desktop just like a folder and a web interface as well. Moreover, you can also invite your friends to read/edit files in that folder […]

zoomit from microsoft technet

ZoomIt is screen zoom and annotation tool for technical presentations that include application demonstrations.

I found this tool quite handy to zoom out small text or during presentation. Much convenient that the Magnifier builtin in Vista. Moreover, MacOSX 10.5 also provide similar function in the accessibility control panel

You can download it from MS technet […]

mount iso/bin image on Vista

I use Virtual CloneDrive (, should be free with trojian

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