Cool Websites and Tools [October 2nd, 2010]

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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 more cool websites and web app reviews subscribe to MakeUseOf Directory.

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Wraply – Do you want to surprise a friend or family member with a wonderful present? You could buy the gift yourself but if it carries a hefty price tag, it would be great to get other friends or family members to chip in. One superb way to let the others know about and contribute towards the gift is Wraply. Read more: Wraply: Group Gift Giving Made Easy

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Font Converter – Have you downloaded that great font that you have been looking for but it’s in the wrong format? FontConvertor is a font conversion tool that can help you convert it into the desired format. The formats supported include True Type, PostScript, FNT, OTF, OTB, TTC, ABF, AFM, BDF, DFONT and more. Read more: FontConverter: Free Font Conversion Tool

 

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Freesound Project – Digital sound effects can help computer users in various ways. For example if you are creating a presentation, a slide show, or editing a scene in a movie, you could add a digital sound to fully achieve the desired effect. If you are in need of such sound effects, pay a visit to the Freesound Project. Read more: The Freesound Project: Thousands Of Free Sound Effect Downloads

 

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Firesay – Thanks to speech recognition you can execute many computer tasks through your voice. One avenue that was perhaps uncovered by voice commands was web browsing. There are many actions involved in browsing especially and handling all of them through voice could be a difficult task. But the Firesay Firefox add-on accomplishes exactly that. Read more: Firesay: Voice Action for Firefox Browser (Add-on)

 

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MyScriptFont – There is no shortage of fonts that you can use to compose a document or email. But these fonts are the designs of a developer you do not know. To make your documents, letters, and emails more personal, you can fill them out using your own handwriting via MyScriptFont. Read more: MyScriptFont: Easily Generate A Font From Handwriting

 

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Comments (8)
  • Enomsoft

    Nice post.

  • Lynne McCurdy

    I really wish your website had a “Log In” box. When I try to download one of the PDF manuals, I’m asked to sign up for the emails. I’m already signed up. If I sign up every time I want one, I’ll start getting repeat emails…

    • Clintondaly1

      True,True,true

    • Aibek

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  • firewallbypass

    that’s cool..specially firefox..voice..one..

  • hunny

    2 more sites are photofunia and http://topratinggames.blogspot

  • 节能减排

    很赞同文章中的观点!赞一个!

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