Friday, April 15, 2011

Cool Websites and Tools [April 13th]

Check out some of the latest MakeUseOf discoveries. All listed websites are FREE or come with a decent free account option. You can make use of them without spending a dime. If you want to have similar cool websites round-ups delivered to your email daily email subscribe here.

Crocodoc - Usually to modify PDF documents you need to go for paid software. Freeware PDF readers often do not let you draw on the PDF file, type text on it, and annotate it. But thanks to CrocoDoc, there is now a free tool that helps us perform all of those tasks. CrocoDoc is an HTML5-based web tool that lets you read PDF files and modify them. Read more: CrocoDoc: Read Share Modify PDF Files Online



Zip Lock - While password-protected zip files is a common practice, there are several tools online that can easily crack the password and unzip the file. If you are obsessed about protecting your compressed files, then you should try Zip Lock. This free and portable app allows you to double-protect your zip files. Read more: Zip Lock: Double Protect Compressed Files

Tradeshift - This simple, yet powerful web-based invoicing tool aimed at companies, both large and small. It lets any company easily send and receive invoices electronically without the need to print out on paper. It is totally free, regardless of the company's size or transaction volume. Read more: Tradeshift: Free Online Invoicing Tool Business Social Network

Megaskipper - While Megaskipper hosts entertaining and interesting videos, it does have a down-side. People watching MegaVideos for free cannot continuously watch more than 72 minutes of videos without waiting a long time. Bypassing this waiting time is made possible by a web service called MegaSkipper. Read more: MegaSkipper: Avoid MegaVideo Time Limit

Google Public Data Explorer - Have you done lots of research to gather data but don't think your charts and diagrams are powerful enough to convey the message? Google Public Data Explorer helps you with that by letting you upload that data and create powerful visualizations. The data you upload needs to be in the DSPL format. Read more: Google Public Data Explorer: Visualize Share Your Data Online


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