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'extra' post Check out some of the latest makeuseof discoveries. All listed websites are FREE (or come with a decent free account option). No trials or buy-to-use craplets. For even more app reviews subscribe to makeuseof directory.

(1) CallTheFuture (US only) – Schedule free voice messages and get them delivered on any desired date in the future. Read more: CallTheFuture – Send Yourself Future Voice Messages.

(2)File Destructor – Generate document files that look genuine but won’t launch properly. Seems like something that college students may find very useful ;-). Read more: File Destructor – Fake File Generator.

(3) [NO LONGER WORKS] Fullpix – Free video converter for Windows PCs. Need to convert some Youtube vids for iPod? Give it a try. Fullpix is still in closed beta so you’ll have to submit account request by email.

(4) Picurls – “Picurls is a single page that encapsulates up-to-the-minute monitoring of popular images from the most popular sites on the internet”.

(5) VectorMagic – Convert pixel-based images to vectorized, images that are represented by geometric shapes such as lines, circles and curves. Invaluable tool for optimizing your pics and logos. Read more: VectorMagic – Convert Pixel-based Image to Vectorized. (incl. video demo).

(6) VisuWords – Web-based visual dictionary and thesaurus. Read more.

(7) VoiceIndigo – Get popular podcasts on your mobile phone.

(8) [NO LONGER WORKS] WeBot – Free software to access your music library and pictures remotely. It’s quick to setup and works both on Macs, Windows and Linux PCs.

(9) [NO LONGER WORKS] WhenGuard – Simple service for delayed publication of time-sensitive content. It’s like a safe deposit vault for sensitive content that opens only after a certain time.

(10) [NO LONGER WORKS] Wobzip – Uncompress archived files online. Supports several popular formats, i.e. ZIP, TAR, GZIP, RPM, ISO, etc.

NOTE: These are just half of the applications that were added to our Directory in the last 3-4 days. To keep up-to-date on all directory additions subscribe to MakeUseOf Directory here (via RSS or email).

  1. Meredith
    December 2, 2007 at 8:05 am

    Like Scott, I'm a longtime reader, first time commenter.

    I'd love to see a comparison of Videora, the free iPod converter I use now, and Fullpix. Any chance of doing that for us?

    • Aibek
      December 2, 2007 at 2:53 pm

      Sure, no probs. I have just added it to our 'post ideals' pool.

  2. theorygame
    November 9, 2007 at 8:35 am

    very good. :claps: (site bookmarked) ;))

  3. Scott
    November 8, 2007 at 5:47 pm

    I gotta say, this is an amazing list of sites. File Destructor, Fullpix, and Vector Magic are three gems.

    • Aibek
      November 8, 2007 at 5:53 pm

      We publish such stuff on a daily basis. :-)

      • Scott
        November 9, 2007 at 1:34 pm

        Trust me, I know - I'm a long-time reader. It's just that this set was particularly useful to me.

        • Aibek
          November 9, 2007 at 3:01 pm

          Sorry, I thought you were new here. ;-)

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