Sib Icon Studio is designed to provide specialists with an optimal set of tools for icon design and management. Whether you need to extract, create, edit or manage icons and cursors you will find all necessary instruments in Sib Icon Studio delivered in the most convenient form. The program also features the Instant Icons function greatly simplifying the creation of standard design elements. It provides immediate access to a set of grouped ready-made icons for often used toolbar and menu items. You can edit these icons or use them right away at your favor. Now design of standard elements will take much less time and effort. Take full advantage of Sib Icon Studio and its Instant Icons' time-saving solution to create classy icons with ease. Many editing options in Sib Icon Studio enable users to comfortably create and edit semi-transparent icons of standard and custom sizes in rich 32-bit color palette. In addition to icons, you can use it to make static and animated cursors. In order to facilitate the design process, you can export and import files to many formats, such as ICO, BMP, JPEG, ANI, CUR, GIF and PNG. It'll come in handy when you need to quickly turn some picture you like into a first-grade icon. Also, for your convenience, the program includes such tools as gradient and chess fill. You can use Sib Icon Studio's managing functions to organize your icons properly. The tool can manage not only icons and cursors but also icon libraries and image lists. What's more, for better navigation in a large icon collection, you can make use of the advanced search system. Also in order to provide you with a wider choice of icons, the tool can be used for downloading new icons from the Web. You can extract icons from executables, libraries and animated cursor files as well. And in case you need to change the icon of a ready.exe file without going into details, you can use Sib Icon Studio to quickly modify icons within executables. Choose Sib Icon Studio to let your "icon design" talents shine!
This review aims to make you acquainted with Projetex - a simple and powerful project management tool for translation agencies.The idea to create single-purpose "project management" software for translation industry became obvious after desperate attempts to adjust commonly used MS Project and Intuit QuickBooks to the specific needs of translation agency. Projetex is ideal for project managing, corporate and freelance workflow management, data and files sharing within company. It covers all aspects of project managing: communication with clients, corporate experts and freelancers, tracking the project implementation, issuing financial documentation etc., saving the time and energy on every stage. The developer, AIT, have been working, in the translation industry for eight years now and is known to thousands freelancers and translation companies as both a serious "translation agency" and supplier of effective translator-oriented software (Translation Office 3000, AnyCount, CATCount, WinLexic, ExactSpent, ClipCount). Projetex was developed on the base of the most efficient and time-proved of them - Translation Office 3000, and reflects the considerable experience in managing translation and localization projects. No wonder Projetex becomes popular in other fields (like publishing business or advertising) with similar workflow structure as it provides the tools for coping with most common project managing tasks. The most important advantages provided by Projetex 2006 include: Automatic folder creation, thought-out structuring and simple access release brain space for more important or pleasant things. In addition file management takes up to three times less time. Built-in instruments for issuing financial documents; invoices are linked with jobs, payments can be linked with invoices. No need to underscore how convenient is that! Having all information stored in one place simplifies and quickens the process of locating and correcting mistakes, if any occur. The option of automatic calculation of profitability balance for each project will be undoubtedly estimated at its true worthy by project managers. As well as the other possibility provided by Projetex color differentiation for overdue/deadline today/deadline in the future projects, jobs, invoices and graphic scheduler tool for presentation of all current projects, client, freelance, expert jobs and their terms. Price-managing with Projetex: you enter the price only once and do not care about remembering it anymore: the next times you get it simply clicking the Price button. For those, who want to provide the analysis of working effectiveness all kinds of custom reports are available: for example, you can see the dependence between the number of projects from certain client and freelancers involved. Accounting is possible using different currencies for different clients and freelancers. All financials are automatically translated into company's base currency selected by you so that you can see the complete picture, avoiding multiple manual converting operations and inevitable associated mistakes. Possibility to see separately payments module, invoices module, quotes module etc. allows you to concentrate on the exact task you are working at and not get distracted by the information you do not need at the moment. From the other hand, multi-dimensional view of the database and cross-references gives the possibility to see the consolidated information on particular client/project/corporate expert/freelancer. Thus saving you time and nerves on switching between pages or documents and keeping in mind what information you are looking for and what you have already found. You can make your invoices and POs look as pretty/strange/simple/overloaded with pictures/etc. as you want - templates for invoices, purchase orders, quotes, job assignments and price-lists are completely customizable. Connect Offices and share files and database of clients, projects, jobs, freelance and in-house experts. All these together allow project manager to work at a considerably larger number of projects at a time. Projetex will undoubtedly suit small companies as well, where single team members may have two or more of roles combined, due to its flexible and detailed settings for access level assigning. And what users like most about Projetex - all its advanced functions are hidden under the simple, user-friendly interface. It makes Projetex one of the most efficient instruments for reducing time and costs expenses on project managing. Still, words are but wind and the proof of the pudding is in the eating: AIT provides the possibility to taste their project management software for 30 days absolutely free of charge (a clever move, as people get used to good things very quickly and do not hesitate to buy the license). In addition, on registering your copy of Projetex, you become eligible for highly competent and complaisant support (though they never hesitate to help even if you are only evaluating their products).
RAW image files are proprieties of the cameras manufacturer their file extensions are unique to its own and do not exchange well over other programs they consist of ".RAF" for Fuji ".ORF" for Olympus, ".NEF" for Nikon and ".CRW", "CR2" for Canon, just to name a few. Adobe has also developed a RAW image file extension, ".DNG" meaning digital negative in 2004, Abodes DNG was created with the intention of unifying the individual RAW camera file formats.Your RAW image is at its most pure, but there is no guarantee that your cameras RAW image will be recognized by available software applications sometime in the future. You may have the most up to date software to read your Nikon RAW images today, but long-term archival of your RAW files do present some concerns. Perhaps 25 years later when you want to access your archived photographs, of your family are looking for that special photo of "Aunty Jan" as a kid, or another photo that might have some historical significance that your photos many not be accessible. This was a great concern to Photographers at the beginning of the Digital photography explosion, and even the reason why many today still shoot with film despite the advancements in digital photograph quality.DNG image file format is the answer to this concern.DNG files also have the added security advantage of saving all of the image information supplied with the RAW files, i.e. keywords, descriptions and copyright notices. Basically you can have your RAW file completely intact after converting to DNG.DNG files have the ability to store full sized files or JPEG previews making it possible to preview your photos in your selected photo viewer.Using RoboImport (http://www.roboimport.com) as your selected digital photo management program gives photographers the ability to convert your RAW files to DNG files by including the specially developed Adobe DNG converter and enabling the option.Most impressive is RoboImports ability to embed the original RAW image file into the DNG file. Certainly this does produce a much larger DNG file, but it does allow for those occasions when you want access to your pure RAW image. This really is having the best of both worlds.With so much to be said of the benefits of RAW and DNG files many new digital photographers might be wondering why in the world all the other image formats may be necessary. Below is quick explanation of some other image formats. This short list is not intended as a comprehensive compilation, but just a presentation of a few of the most common.JPEG- A common image file format that supports 8-bit color, and produces smaller files with less available information. JPEG is a compressed image format and images to suffer some degradation on conversion. TIFF- Tagged image format is a flexible format that supports 16 bit color, or less. The flexibility of the TIFF has unfortunately created its own problems with many different variations both lossy, and lossless, some photo viewers are unable to recognize the variations. TIFF although is still supported by many printers as standard for its ability to handle device-specific color spaces such as CMYK.GIF- Graphic interchange format is limited to a small 8-bit color palette. Gif files are very small making them ideal for internet webpages and animations.
There are many things that can affect your PCs performance. From viruses and spyware to hidden errors and missing application files, there is no end to the possible culprits that could be slowing your computer down. To find any one culprit could take you hours upon hours of searching your hard drive and you might not even be successful. Added to that, is the fact that there could be more than 200 reasons why your computer is not performing like it used to. With numbers like these, you might begin thinking that it is impossible to keep your system running lighting fast and error free, but with the right Dr. Software, you can keep your system operating glitch free without lifting a finger or manually searching your hard drive. Dr. Software is software that routinely scans your hard drive and operating systems for errors and nasty bugs that can slow it down. If the software finds any bugs or errors, these errors and bugs are fixed and removed immediately before they can cause problems. Not only does this keep your PC performing like new, it can save you a great deal of money because hidden errors are responsible for major computer glitches that often require professional tech help. Hidden errors occur when a program or application starts to run improperly due to lost operating files or holes in the way that data is stored. This happens when you add programs and delete programs. Hidden errors can also occur when you download hidden and harmful software like spyware and adware. These programs can operate without you knowing it and can compromise your system. Some of the symptoms associates with hidden errors can include slow responses to your commands, program glitches, pop-up error screens, loss of data and system crashes. While all of these problems are annoying, some can get so severe that they result in a fatal error. Instead of letting these problems add up until they become annoying, unbearable or result in a total system failure, Dr. Software helps to eliminate any trouble that you may experience from hidden errors. This software fixes errors that cause problems, fixes corrupt files, prevents hidden files from causing harm, and helps you avoid formatting and rebooting errors without you having to think about it. And you can use this software for a fraction of the cost that you would shell out to tech professionals. Unlimited access to repairs costs as little as $20 per month, $60 per year and $130 for life. Now, thats a big difference than what you pay for in-house technical service. In fact, you could pay for your doctor software for a lifetime just by avoiding one in-home technical call. All of those technical fees avoided equal more money in your pocket and a smooth-running, error-free personal computer for you and your whole family to enjoy. And if you dont think your PC has hidden errors on it, think again. Did you know that research conducted by a leading software company has revealed that more than 94% of computers have hidden errors on them only after one month of operation? In fact, it is not uncommon for computers to have more than 200 hidden errors. That in itself is reason enough to take advantage of all that Dr. Software has to offer. But even if youre still doubtful, most Dr. Software companies offer free hidden error scans so that you can see exactly what is happening with your computer before you purchase protection. It only takes a few minutes to download and perform the scan, and once finished, you will be amazed by how many hidden errors it turns up. So, if you are experiencing slow execution times, program glitches, system shutdowns and data loss, perhaps you should see if hidden errors are to blame with a free Dr. Software hidden error scan. After all, you have everything to gain and nothing to lose except those pesky hidden errors.
Youve been browsing the Internet or opening and closing media files, and you notice that youve left your fingerprints all over your operating system. You would think that media files that you downloaded, viewed and deleted are gone: But theyre not entirely.If you opened up your media in "Windows Media Player", it has also made note of what videos that you have watched. (This is similar for most players; however, Windows Media Player is the most common so I will only provide an example for it).Removing Traces from Windows Media Player- Open Windows Media Player- Go to "Tools" - > "Options..." in the menu bar- Select the "Privacy" tab.- Select "Clear History" and "Clear Caches" at the bottom right (You might even want to turn this feature off by un-selecting the checkbox by: "Save file and URL history in the Player")- Press "Apply", and "Ok"- Go to "Library" or "Media Library" depending on what version you are using.- Click on "all Video"- If the list is empty then you are fine, chances are will be a list of recently watched videos. You can either individually select videos that you wish to remove, or you can press "Ctrl+A" (Select All), and then press "Delete" to remove them all at once.- Done! *NoteUse at your own risk - These steps are to be used as a guide, and have been proved effective under normal scenarios. Paul Ryan is not responsible for any malfunction or any other problems that occur from this tutorial. They have been tested and work, but in case something goes funny with your current configuration, he is not liable.---You may copy this article to use on your ezine provided that all links and biography information is left in tact.