Windows only: ClipChain allows you to copy many strings of text from different places in one document or from multiple applications to form a text chain which can be pasted where you need it to go.
Lifehacker’s very own automated file manager, Belvedere, has seen its first update in over a year, bringing folder recursion, action confirmations, simple rule enabling and disabling, and a handful of bug fixes.
Windows only: Remember the Milk for Launchy adds tasks to RTM in a flash, complete with due dates, tags, and even notes.
Windows only: Better Gmail for Google Chrome is a compilation of user scripts designed to enhance your Gmail experience—and to make it easy, we’ve tested and bundled them together in one easy download.
Exclusive Lifehacker download for Windows: Gmail Keys adds Gmail-style keyboard shortcuts to Microsoft Outlook—saving you time when dealing with email overload if you use both regularly.
Now that you can export and import email filters with Gmail, we’ve decided to compile some of our favourite filters for organizing your inbox into a single, handy download. Come and get it!
I’ve an update to the Better Gmail 2 Firefox extension, adding a few new features and cleaning out the Better Gmail 2 features that have been incorporated into Gmail Labs.
Exclusive Lifehacker download for Windows only: Kill Tools terminates running processes from the keyboard with a set of hotkey-triggered kill functions that can kill windows by name, title, or more. Once launched, Kill Tools can be triggered by using one of the built-in shortcut keys—you can kill the current window, everything but the current window, close other windows similar to the current window (useful for closing everything but the active Explorer window), or invoke a pop up a dialog that will let you kill windows by name or title—plenty of control for controlling running processes.
Dozens of fancy point-and-click task managers promise to organize your to-do list, but so often power users find that nothing outdoes that trusty old classic: the todo.txt file. If you’re a command line lover who skips checkboxes and drop-downs to dash off notes and tasks in a regular old text file, or you’re intrigued by the idea and wish your todo.txt chops were stronger, read on.