Is your disk filling up?

And you don’t know why?

Pocket digital cameras can quickly create monster video files. The original video of the Canadian Freight Train is 221Mb – from a pocket digital camera!

You could always browse your way through Windows Explorer and just figure it out – or you could download a fabulous free tool called SequoiaView and let that help you figure it out.

Here’s a pretty picture of my disk usage. I’m about to replace my hard drive anyway – that will be a future blog post – so it’s time to clear out the junk. But where is the junk?

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Image Resizer – take 2

Great news from Codeplex – an image resizer clone has been written by Brice Lambson so there is now a version for Windows 2000, Vista, Windows 7 and 64 bit.

Details are here

Cropper – a Phenomenal Utility

Do you find that you want to copy parts of what you see on screen? The bit you need to send to the techie folks for troubleshooting? Or, just that bit you need for some user instructions? Well – this may be the answer.

Cropper is a free utility I’ve been using for a few months, and it allows you to easily crop portions of screens at an exact size to a number of target points. For example, with a couple of clicks you have a jpg file of exactly the right size and quality to suit your needs (in most cases!).

Here’s some instructions on how to use the utility, and where to go for more technical advice..

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