HTTP explorer is an open source web server (also available with an installer) which can be used to share your music, videos and images for multiple web displays (e.g. PC, mobile phones, PDA). What makes it unique is that you can launch a portable web server to run webpages and to share content. The main features of this software include the ability to stream media , files sorting (by date, Continue Reading →
Want to get away from tons of bulky DVD discs? Want to backup your DVDs to hard drive devices? If so, WonderFox DVD Video Converter is your best choice. It’s a powerful DVD ripper, video converter, editor and video downloader.
Shared computers that are used by a number of people at work and at home often suffer from rough use by users. This is because something as delicate as a DVD drive can be overused by a novice user which can result in damaging the lens. This is particularly the case when people start burning too many discs which reduces the life of the optical drive. Nero BurnRights is a Continue Reading →
Many software distributors use disc image formats like ISO and IMG to provide their operating systems and application suits in downloadable form. Whether you are downloading a trial version of Windows 8, Microsoft Office 2013 or are looking to download a Linux distribution like Ubuntu, you will have to download a disc image file. Many users feel confused regarding the use of these files and how to extract the contents Continue Reading →
Mounting a virtual disc image by using a virtual drive can help explore the content of the disc image, without having to burn it (e.g. ISO file) to a CD or DVD disc. This way, one can avoid wasting optical discs and also prolong the life of the optical drive, as running CDs or DVDs excessively can reduce the life of an optical (CD/DVD) drive. For those of you who Continue Reading →
DVD Slim is a free software for creating and printing all kinds of CD/DVD covers for Games, Movie, TV Series and other kinds of box art. It provides a list of disc types for creating covers according to precise cover sizes. The available cover sizes include CD/DVD7mm, CD/DVD 9mm, CD/DVD Box, Blu-Ray/HD-DVD, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable, Nintendo Wii and many more. With the help of this simple tool, you can Continue Reading →
If you copy files from a Windows disc to a hard drive or USB for burning them onto a CD/DVD, the output disc does not become bootable. In other words burning Windows setup files from a local or external drive will not allow you to boot the CD/DVD device (on which files are burned) for installing Windows. Many people do not know how to create a “bootable” CD or DVD Continue Reading →
In this post I will tell you how to install Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 from a USB or DVD, as well as the procedure involved in creating a bootable USB and DVD for installing Windows 8 and Windows Server 8. Windows 7 USB/DVD Download tool is a free software from Microsoft which can create a bootable copy of your Windows 8 OS (from an ISO file). You can Continue Reading →
Recently, a great tip was posted on TechSpyre, which provides a procedure for installing Windows 8 without any bootable media such as a DVD or USB. This means that you can install the latest Windows 8 without having to use a DVD, USB or other bootable media device.
If you want to upgrade your Mac OS X 10.6.6 or higher to Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion), then it might be a good idea to create a bootable DVD or USB for installation or up gradation purposes. Lion DiskMaker allows you to quickly install Mac Lion on older Mac OS X versions, without the need to use Mac Lion’s redeem code in the App Store. Using Lion DiskMaker, you Continue Reading →