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Using Intel’s QuickSync with Open Broadcaster Software (OBS)

So you’ve got an Intel CPU i3, i5, i7 with an integrated GPU HD3000, 4000, 5000, 6000 or whathaveyou? You can use that iGPU to offload your encoding work with OBS (Open Broadcaster Software) be it for recording or streaming purposes. Obviously the newer your CPU the better the QuickSync will be at encoding. As… Read more Using Intel’s QuickSync with Open Broadcaster Software (OBS)

MyDefrag: Simple Defragmenter with enormous hidden potential!

I’ve used O&O Defrag for a couple years now, and up until now I was always satisfied, but since O&O Defrag 12 the defrag algorithms seem to have dropped in effectiveness significantly. Especially the access algorithm seems to be doing exactly squat. Files which are being accessed all time aren’t moved at all, like they… Read more MyDefrag: Simple Defragmenter with enormous hidden potential!

WSCC: Windows System Control Center – A convenient collection of system applications!

I’m an avid user of system applications. I like to know what’s going on my system.  Which is why I’m using a lot of Windows Sysinternals utilities like AutoRuns, Process Monitor, Process Explorer. To some extend also some of NirSoft’s Utilities. Well, recently I stumbled upon what you may call an “application center”, KLS Soft’s… Read more WSCC: Windows System Control Center – A convenient collection of system applications!

SpaceSniffer: Show disk space usage the graphical way

Thanks to Carsten Knobloch a.k.a. Caschy, a german blogger, I found an interesting software. SpaceSniffer allows you to show how much disk space each application, down to each single file, uses the graphical way. It’s available for Windows 2000, XP, Vista and 7, and it’s freeware! What it essentially does is, it scans the whole… Read more SpaceSniffer: Show disk space usage the graphical way