What’s Up With Google Photos

It has been planned for a while that Google Photos will not be unlimited, for free if taken with your phone at the default resolution. Started June 1st 2021 Photos will now count toward your 15 gigs of free Google storage. If you purchase storage you will have additional in photos. Fifteen gigabytes is not…

In-Person Meetings Return In July

Do to the break in COVID infections we the members of the Good-n-Free Software community have the opportunity to meet in-person once again. The meetup will still be on the second Wednesday of each month but do to the Library’s shorter hours at least for now we will be meeting at 4:30pm until 6:30pm. We…

Is Windows 11 on the way?

Mary Jo Foley of Windows Weekly has predicted that a new Windows is on it’s way. Mind you there is no real proof but there have been some hints dropped. I don’t think what ever they have in store will replace Windows 10 but we really don’t know. It all is just speculation at this…

Photo Composition

Yes anyone can pull their phone out, open the camera app and begin pressing the button but are they taking pictures that are worth keeping? Photo-taking is in part scientific but mostly it is art. The key component is composition. Placing the right subjects in the right place is the most important part . Great…

Some Therapee For You Photographers

RawTherapee is a powerful, cross-platform raw photo processing system, released as Free Software. It is designed for developing raw files from a broad range of digital cameras and targeted at users ranging from enthusiast newcomers who wish to broaden their understanding of how digital imaging works to professional photographers. RawTherapee provides a powerful suite of…

All About Task Manager

You may have opened the “Task Manager” from time to time to stop an application that has crashed or watch the “Process Monitor”, but the task Manager does many wonderful thing that you may not know about… Usually you start the Task Manager by doing “control, alt, delete (or del) on the keyboard and clicking…

Convert Your Old VHS Tapes Cheap

Rather than hire a expensive service you can convert your old VHS tapes to digital files with one piece of inexpensive hardware and free software. Hardware The first thing you will need is a VHS VCR assuming you have one or you can borrow one. Next you will need a USB video capture device. These…

Must Have Free Software

There is lots of free software out there but is it and is it really good, and where can you safely download it? Here’s some of my favorite programs… VLC VLC is a video player and so much more. First of all I use it as my default media player, because it is much lighter…

What is OBS Ninja?

OBS. Ninja is an open-source and free web-based program designed to bring live video from an external source into OBS Studio or a web-browser (similar to Zoom). It does this using WebRTC, a framework within browsers and mobile applications that lets you communicate in real time with little to no lag.

What is Godmode?

The Windows Master Control Panel shortcut, also called Windows God Mode is an all tasks folder. It is a shortcut to access various control settings in Windows Vista and later operating systems, including Windows 10. By creating a folder with a certain name, users have access to all of the operating system’s control panels from…