It is not set in concrete but I think you are only as productive as the apps you use and this is more reason why your productivity could be hindered should you lack one or more of the essential apps that ought to make up your productivity tool belt. As against the opinion that to get the best of your productive life online you have to pay for the best apps, it is pretty incredible to know that you can get by and be as productive using some free apps which are widely available and yet essential to improving the productivity of your work.
With this in view, this article will be treating some of the freely available applications, -because not all of us is into paying for apps right?-, which can go a long way in improving your work productivity.
Speaking of productivity, we will be dealing with the free applications offered by NirSoft Utilities which are pretty much lightweight in size, I mean, we are looking at applications that are so light some are less than 100kb in size.
Delving into the main issue at hand, here are some of NirSoft’s Utility which you may find incredible and helpful in improving your productivity.
This application is one of the most popular on NirSoft’s platform, and it’s pretty obvious why it is but to break it down, the application allows users of the utility package to extract the usernames and passwords of all wireless networks that you have connected your PC too in times past. Pretty cool right? You don’t have to store up wireless login information for different locations in your head as there’s a collective repository for that information found in this app.
The app also allows users to export all wireless information data to a file which can subsequently be imported into another PC at will.
This is good for persons with multiple and conflicting passwords who can’t seem to remember which password is which and for which website. The application allows users to see all the passwords previously saved up in your browser. The beauty of this is that the application brings all passwords saved on your PC from all different browsers together in one place making it easy to extract desired information. It also boasts of a simple interface which is all the same an icing on the cake.
The NirSoft’s WebBrowserPassView supports a wide array of browsers including the Google Chrome, Firefox, Opera, Safari and Internet Explorer.
Wireless Network Watcher
This works as the name implies to watch your network in case of a possible security breach. The application scans through your wireless network to collate all the devices connected to it. This tool is essential in detecting unauthorized connections to your wireless service as it gives a rundown information about the past and present connections on your profile. The application also provides details which include the IP address, MAC Address, Device name, when it first connected, when it last connected, and some other information which may prove helpful if available.
This works significantly as a scanning utility that gives details of all Wireless connections in your vicinity and lists required and obtainable information about individual wiFi connection. Some of the information provided by the app include the signal quality, MAC address, router name/model, channel number, etc.
The tool provides an excellent way to identify a less busy and less loaded WiFi to latch on to for your work.
Hosted Network Starter
This allows you to turn your PC into a hub for connection as it provides you with the Hotspot function for your PC. With this app, all you need do is to create a Wireless network username and password, and the application automatically turns your PC into an hotspot for connection.
This functions as a website domain detail tool which mean the application provides details about domains. The application works simpler and faster compared to the Who.is and could be functional in creating a full list of domains in which you are interested in.
This may cause panic when the Blue Screen of Death appears on your PC. The blue screen creates a dump file containing all data about the problem encountered by your PC, and this application can help you find out what is and what has been messing with your PC.
The BlueScreenView shows both the software and the driver that could be responsible for the problem encountered by your PC.