Category Archives: Recommended Free Tools

This category contains tools which I have found usefull.

For “no open source” free tools, consideration is needed if they are safe to use in that task or environment.

CherryTree, Tool for your project or other notes

CherryTree is great open source tool for your notes. It has great features like: tree structure RTF editing and also can paste text without formattting can store content in one file can encrypt you notes file can export to different … Continue reading

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Greenshot, Advanced tool for screenshots

Greenshot is great open source tool for taking full screen or region screenshots. It can automatically save the screenshot into a file and copy into a clipboard. These settings are shown in the picture below. PS: I will mark ScreenGrab … Continue reading

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Simple LED detector for RFID or NFC of 13MHz, without any battery

Triggered by experience with “Raspberry and RFID reader/writer, first test “, I tested a simple LED RF detector idea that can be found in “RFID detector” and “RFID Reader Detector and Tilt-Sensitive RFID Tag “. For 13Mhz RFID/NFC, the LED … Continue reading

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Free vector graphics and icons by freepik

Freepik has made several vector graphics and icons available. Worth to take a look. Their icons are available also at flaticon. In this blog, I try to make a short story by using freepik icons. Please note that, icons are … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi as security device, first look on IPFire

Raspberry Pi is an interesting candidate for a low cost, low power, small and open source based security device to be used at small office or at home office (SOHO), or for protecting your home automation… However, some preconcerns were … Continue reading

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Synergy, tool for sharing keyboard and mouse over network

Synergy is an open source tool for using one keyboard and mouse for 2 (or more) computers over the network. Usage is simple, just move mouse from one screen into another. Clipboard is supported. In the figure above, desktop with … Continue reading

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gImageReader, OCR tool for capturing text from scanned images

gImageReader can recognize text from scanned documents or books. The OCR (Optical character recognition) used is based on tesseract-ocr engine. It is free and open source. There also exist a portable version for PortableApps. Wikipedia: Optical character recognition (OCR) is … Continue reading

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