Windows 7 : Tools

All the best Windows 7 apps rated, reviewed and ready for download

The best tools apps to organise your files, de-junk your phone, manage your time and all sorts of other tech-tricks to smooth the kinks in your digital life.

1
Flashlight-X

Flashlight-X

Review summary: it’s a good free flashlight app

5
2

FREE

2
Counters

Counters

Helping the smartphone newbie stay in control

4
2

FREE

3
Gangnam Style Ringtones

Gangnam Style Ringtones

Free ringtones you’ll eventually tire of

4
2

FREE

4
Camera Extras

Camera Extras

Good idea but not always well executed

3
2

FREE

5
Creative Studio
3
3

FREE

6
Fhotoroom

Fhotoroom

Wants to be Instagram but doesn’t quite manage it

3
2

FREE

7
Lomogram

Lomogram

Why would you want to ruin your photos?

3
2

FREE

8
Photo Funia

Photo Funia

Loads of effects but get ready to wait

2
2

FREE

9
Tube Pro

Tube Pro

The best YoutTube client bar none

5
3

FREE

10
Health Choices

Health Choices

Doctor, doctor, I’ve swallowed my phone!

4
2

FREE

11
TV Size Calculator

TV Size Calculator

Seven inches isn’t that long apparently

4
3

FREE

12
Petrol Price Finder UK

Petrol Price Finder UK

Is it good? Yes. Could it be better? Yup.

3
3

FREE

13
Translator

Translator

This will totally blow your mind

5
2

FREE

14
Photosynth

Photosynth

Your photos – with a 360 degree spin

4
3

FREE

15
MyEncyclopedia

MyEncyclopedia

Wikipedia turned into a fairly boring app

3
2

FREE

16
Jobsite

Jobsite

Do you smoke? Duncan Bannatyne won’t hire you

3
2

FREE

17
Dictionary

Dictionary

Looking up rude words is now so much easier

4
2

FREE

18
Flashlight

Flashlight

Another helpful app to have around

3
2

FREE

19
Kitchen Timer

Kitchen Timer

Too bug-filled to recommend

1
3

FREE

20
Toggle

Toggle

Save the battery, save the world

5
2

FREE

21
Dropbox Viewer

Dropbox Viewer

For all your online storage needs

4
2

FREE

22
Snow Report

Snow Report

Keeping track of your snow

4
2

FREE

23
Face Mask

Face Mask

Putting HILARIOUS cartoons over your mates’ faces

3
2

FREE

24
TvPyx

TvPyx

Still just a glorified EPG

1
2

FREE

25
SkyDrive

SkyDrive

Files and shiz? TO THE CLOUD!

5
3

FREE

26
The Weather Channel
3
2

FREE

27
Network Dashboard
4
2

FREE

28
ConnectivityShortcuts

ConnectivityShortcuts

A simple way to make sure your battery is up to scratch

4
2

FREE

29
Tie Mentor

Tie Mentor

Flip tie, make a knot

4
2

FREE

30
QR Business Card

QR Business Card

Oh hello sir, please let me show you my phone

3
2

FREE

31
First Aid

First Aid

Learning what to do in the event of a crisis

2
2

FREE

32
Frost
4
2

FREE

33
Flashlight 7

Flashlight 7

And on one of the days, he said ‘Let there be light…’

4
2

FREE

34
Nokia Maps

Nokia Maps

A confusing alternative mapping experience to Bing Maps

2
2

FREE

35
Doodlepad

Doodlepad

Simple, effective and doodly… all we’re looking for really

5
2

FREE

36
Clever Translate

Clever Translate

Toucher mes fesses, c’est la vie

4
3

FREE

37
System View

System View

A superb tool for the developers among us

3
2

FREE

38
Yell

Yell

Need something nearby? Just Yell

3
3

FREE

39
All Recipes Dinner Spinner
3

FREE

40
Google Search

Google Search

Like Bing, but more Google-y

3
2

FREE

41
Compass (HTC)

Compass (HTC)

HTC’s Compass tries to bring direction to your life

4
2

FREE

42
Ztitch

Ztitch

Bringing the bits on the edges of photos to life

4
3

FREE

43
Tiny Radio

Tiny Radio

What’s the point in something less useful than what’s already there?

1
2

FREE

44
Bing2Wall

Bing2Wall

Love a picture, steal a pitcure from Bing

4
3

FREE

45
TouchNote Postcards

TouchNote Postcards

Perfect for when you can’t find the right postcards

4
2

FREE

46
Personal Shopping Assistant

Personal Shopping Assistant

A pain to use, but not bad when it works

3
2

FREE

47
WeatherBug

WeatherBug

Keeping you up to date on the snow with one glance

3
2

FREE