A codec is a background program that permits other applications to handle specific files. Cameras can save photo image files in “RAW” format, a proprietary format by camera manufacturers. To see this images in Windows Explorer and other programs a codec is needed. I have used the two codecs that are shown below. Microsoft Camera … Continue reading Photo File Codecs
FastStone Image Viewer for Windows from FastStone.org is an image editor, organizer, viewer, converter and more with an amazing array of tools. This application is free for non-commercial use. It is one of my favorite tools for tasks that are more than just doing the basics. I particularly like the sketch and paint tools. Here … Continue reading FastStone Image Viewer
There is no better blogging editor than Windows Live Writer. This tool has been around for some years and has been part of the Windows Live suite of programs. With the changes preparing for Windows 8 there is worry among users that this outstanding tool will not be supported in the future. For now … Continue reading Live Writer
Hi there! When a friend recently asked me, "what was that app you told me about ...", I looked back through posts and emails to find the reference, then had to go and find links to the app so I could share the information. It occurred to me that I have a lot of tools, … Continue reading Hello world!