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COOLTWEAK 1.1.2

Resize, watermark and share your images from the Explorer right-click menu

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License: Freeware
Operating Systems: Windows 7 (32 bit), Windows 7 (64 bit), Windows 8, Windows Server, Windows Vista (32 bit), Windows Vista (64 bit), Windows XP
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Languages: English, French
Software Cost: Free
Date Updated: 29 October 2012
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Developer: Gueven
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COOLTWEAK 1.1.2
Resize, watermark and share your images from the Explorer right-click menu

COOLTWEAK is a versatile tool which allows you to resize, watermark or share your images from the Explorer right-click menu.

Right-click a JPEG, and click Cooltweak! > Resize, for instance, and you're able to resize the image to a specific size, or according to various presets ('19" wallpaper', '24" wallpaper', 'Facebook album picture', 'printable photo', 'printable CD cover' and more).

Choose the "Add a watermark" option and you can add a text or image watermark to the photo. This can be as simple as typing a word and having it appear in the centre of the picture, but you can also choose the position of the watermark, whether it appears once or is repeated, its margins, opacity, angle of rotation, and more.

You also get options to share your selected images directly via Facebook, Picasa or Twitter.

And if you don't like some aspect of COOLTWEAK's context menu then it can be customised via the built-in editor. You don't have a Picasa account, say? Then delete that option. Maybe you regularly resize images to 1024x768? Then add a menu option to handle that directly.

There are one or two small oddities here.

When you're resizing, for instance, you don't have a preview of the image you're working on. So if there's some uncertainty over the dimensions, you must produce a resized version, view it as normal, then resize again if necessary.

And the program's interface is unusual, more like a web browser than a regular Windows tool, with large dialogs where you often have to scroll to see all your options.

For all that COOLTWEAK is a useful tool, highly configurable, lightweight (the program doesn't use any resources until you launch it) and entirely free, with no adware annoyances to worry about. If you regularly resize, watermark or share images then it could be very useful.

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The interface is a little unusual, but otherwise COOLTWEAK is a very configurable graphics tool with a lot of useful features

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This is the latest version of Windows May 2019 Update. it's a media creation tool that can be used to upgrade an existing installation of Windows or create installation media for another PC. Just make your choice after launching the tool and it'll do the rest.

What was new in Windows 10, when it was released? The OS brought back the Start Menu, though with a twist: live tiles keep you up-to-date with the latest news while also providing an easy way to launch apps. (Don't worry if you prefer the Start Screen, it's still there and you can boot into it if you prefer.)

Apps now work much more like regular desktop programs. They have minimise, maximise, restore and close buttons, and can be resized (to a degree) and organised however you like.

If you've still lost track of a program in the mass of open windows, a new Task Spaces feature can help. Click its taskbar button and you'll see thumbnails for everything running now, a little like OS X's Mission Control - just click something to switch to it.

Better still, Task Spaces also supports virtual desktops. Add extra desktops as required and it'll display thumbnails of each one, making it easy to identify whatever you're after and switch to it.

There's also smarter snapping, new customisation options, and even a bunch of experimental additions to the command prompt.

May 2019 Update brings a whole host of new features for Windows 10. See the Microsoft Blog for more information.

The Windows 10 ISO will give you build 1903 which is the May 2019 Update.

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