A tool for creating tests.

Studies are in full swing now and tests are an effective and convenient way of checking knowledge of your students. If you are not a teacher, then maybe you need to check knowledge of your employees in some sphere or even create a quiz for your friends? Anyway, if you are searching for a tool to create tests, take a look at Test Maker by Igneon Software. The program allows you to create various types of highly customized tests, perform testing of numerous people and get detailed tests results. Read the full review.

A free steganography tool.

What would you do if you needed to send a secret message to someone? Would you use invisible ink or pin prick letters in a newspaper article? Text Hide is a free tool offering you a modern steganographic technique.  The program hides a text message inside a bitmap image. Since the existence of the text is disguised, disclosure is possible only if the image itself attracts attention and arouses suspicion. In addition to steganographic coding, you can also encrypt the hidden message to ensure higher security. Read the full review.

Decorate dwellings in photos with luminous holiday ornaments.

Although Christmas is still a way off, with a program recently submitted to our software library you can start feeling the holiday right now. Just take an ordinary picture of any dwelling and create a holiday atmosphere with Holiday Lights Designer. With the software turning a common exterior or interior into a luminous sight is exciting and easy. Even if a photo was taken in the daytime you can darken it before applying all sorts of bulbs, lights and ornaments, as well as some animated effects. The result looks realistic, so the program can be used not only for fun but also by professional designers. Read the full review.

Enjoy pristine nature in 3D screensaver.

Green Fields 3DToday when less and less users seem to be satisfied with the usual slideshow screensavers, the ones with 3D animation are gaining popularity. Green Fields 3D Screensaver will take you on a flight over endless green fields. The lush fresh grass and alluring mountains on the horizon, together with the impressive quality of 3D animation and smooth movement, give a relaxing, almost hypnotic effect and will surely relieve you from the stress of everyday life. Read the full review.

Add watermarks to images and much more!

You may want to add watermarks to your images for different reasons. Whether you wish to protect your copyrights or just add captions to photos, Watermark Factory is a piece of software that will prove handy. It is a multi-functional program with numerous settings and tools that, beside the watermark-adding function, lets you prepare your photos for publishing on the web. On top of everything, Watermark Factory features a very beautiful interface, that makes operating the software not just easy, but also very enjoyable. Read the full review.

E-mail notifier for multiple accounts owners.

If you have several e-mail accounts, you may find it tiring and inconvenient to check all your mailboxes for new letters. Multi-Mail Notifier tracks all your accounts (the program supports POP3, Gmail, Hotmail, Yahoo, etc) and alerts you when the mail arrives. Then it is enough to simply push a button in the program window, and your web account or e-mail reader will be immediately opened for you to read your mail. The program is shareware. Read the full review.

Perfect educational time killer!

The vote for Web 2.0 Champions and Stinkers announced by Wired three weeks ago is finished. To our great disappointment, the results are predictable. That was the contest of Web 2.0 heavyweights; you may consider Google Spreadsheets to be a primitive calculator or admire this service, you may store your shots at Flickr or share them via your own web page.

If you are tried of all these services and nets, try a cute game blufr, “trivia-type game that hopefully gets people of all ages addicted to learning obscure facts”. Was Scooby-Doo name inspired by Frank Sinatra? Were M&Ms invented to feed U.S. troops during World War II? Just start blufring. Perfect educational time killer!

A tool for creating animated avatars from video.

Although there is a great variety of avatars available on the Internet now, you still might be searching for something special, having a brilliant idea of what could be a perfect avatar for you. Video Avatar is the tool that will come to your assistance if you are fed up to the back teeth with waiting for someone else to design what you need and are ready to spend time on creating your own animated avatar from a video clip. With the help of this program you can easily produce an exclusive animated gif avatar featuring your favorite Hollywood star or a cartoon character. The user interface is pretty simple containing controls that are necessary and sufficient for tuning avatars’ properties.

Get up and blogging!

Alive DiaryAlive Diary is a full-featured blog client that lets you publish posts to Internet resources such as Blogger, Live Journal, Type Pad, WordPress as well as create your own online blogs. Like most blog clients, Alive Diary offers complete WYSIWYG support but also lets you view and edit your posts in HTML. Other features at a glance are an opportunity to create unlimited number of blogs, convenient search function, advanced text formatting, smooth modern look. Alive Diary is shareware, with the opportunity to use the evaluation version freely for 20 days. Read the full review.

A piece of software to help you shop on Amazon.

AmazingFree is a free service that can make a fully automatic order of an item on Amazon as soon as it comes in stock if it is not available at the moment. The program searches Amazon for the target item and displays search results in the built-in browser. After you register your task, the program starts the watch. You can set the program to make an order in a fully automatic mode or give you a notification message or send an e-mail when the item arrives. The beta testing version of the software is now available for free download. If you have an account in Amazon, you are welcome to test it and tell us if you find the software useful.