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What is CAD?

CAD or Computer-Aided Design refers to computer software that helps people create and/or manipulate designs for various purposes. For a person who wishes to design an electronic system for example, he/she can use computer software that features CAD for this particular purpose. The same type of software may also be used for architects who need […]

What is CVF file?

CVF files are miscellaneous files associated with the JetAudio VoiceMail program. This type of program basically allows people to send voice-mail using compression technology. With compression to voice data, files will be much smaller and therefore easier to send to other people like in the form of email attachments for example. When a person has […]

What is atieclxx.exe?

Atieclxx.exe is an executable file associated with AMD or Advanced Micro Devices, a known manufacturer of computer chips and other computer hardware components. In the case of atieclxx.exe, this particular file functions to support the video cards of AMD specifically those that belong to the External Events client module. This particular file is basically required […]

What Is AIM

Introduction:- AIM is an abbreviation for AOL instant messenger. The messenger was launched by AOL back in 1997 and happens to be a public IM network. Explanation:- Since AIM happens to be an advertisement supported platform, it is going to show a number of different advertisements to its users every once in a while. There […]

What is RTF?

RTF or Rich Text Format is a type of file format for text-based documents developed by Microsoft Corporation. In many of its software products, RTF is the format standard used when it comes to documents that contain text. Through RTF or the Rich Text Format, various text editing features may be used to format the […]

What is FileZilla?

FileZilla refers to a brand of software that enables users to transfer files from one location to another via a local network or online. Through its server and client components, users of the FileZilla application can send or receive files via FTP (File Transfer Protocol) or SFTP (Secure File Transfer Protocol). Encryption can also be […]

What is CRM software?

CRM software refers to computerized solutions and applications in the field of CRM or Customer Relationship Management. A CRM software basically collects data about customers from various sources in a given company or enterprise and interprets them electronically to help companies improve their services towards these customers. The same CRM software may also be used […]

What is Excel?

Excel is short for Microsoft Excel and it refers to a spreadsheet type of program owned and developed by Microsoft Corporation. Through Microsoft Excel, users can input and organize data using designated columns and rows and with corresponding computations and formula. Most people use Excel when they need to have data sorted, organized, and/or computed […]

What is GarageBand?

GarageBand refers to an application which enables users to produce music or podcasts. The developer of this software is Apple Inc., which created this for iOS and OS X devices. Aside from allowing the creation of music, GarageBand can also provide music lessons to the users. The software application’s system for creating podcasts and music […]

What is annotation?

Introduction: A process of highlighting something really important in the text or taking notes about a text refers to annotation. It plays a very important role in research related to academics and collaborative editing. Annotation can be done manually as well as through software. Various computer applications offer this feature in order to annotate your […]

What is freeware?

Introduction: Freeware is a type of software that can be easily downloaded from internet free of cost. It is different from shareware in a way that shareware does require some payment in order to download the software from internet and it also has some usage limitations. Freeware does not require any payment or finance rather […]

What is AutoCAD?

AutoCAD refers to a program that is used for 3-D and 2-D drafting and design. It is designed and popularized by a company called AutoDesk Inc. AutoCAD is one of the first CAD programs to be used on personal computers. Initially, the AutoCAD program was known as Interact. This program was developed using an exclusive […]

What is Microsoft Works?

Microsoft Works simply refers to a smaller version of Microsoft Office. This collection of softwares allows the computer users to perform different tasks for productivity, such as word processing, database management, and spreadsheet production. Just like Microsoft Word, the Word Processor program of Microsoft Works enables the user to do various tasks, such as writing […]

What is Kronos?

Kronos is software designed to manage workforce or employees as well as provide other services related to human resource management. The software was developed by a company called Kronos Inc. whose headquarters are in Chelmsford, Massachusetts. Originally, at its founding in 1977, this company was associated with the manufacturing of time clocks where it derived […]

What is Microsoft Office 365?

Microsoft Office 365 refers to a software plus services which can provide subscribers with office applications and other useful services. For individual consumers, Office 365 grants users access to Microsoft Office applications for OS X and Windows. Additionally, this service allows users to enjoy 60 minutes of free Skype calls every month, and provides them […]

What is PDF?

PDF is the abbreviation of Portable Document Format. It is a file arrangement that captures every aspect of a printable manuscript as an electronic copy that can be viewed, printed, navigated or sent to another person. PDF files are generated using products such as Acrobat Capture and Adobe Acrobat. Users need Acrobat Reader software to […]

What is Microsoft Access?

Microsoft Access, also written as MS Access is a tool for managing information developed by Microsoft as part of Microsoft Office Suite. However, not all MS office suites have MS Access so if you are specifically looking for MS Access, be sure to confirm that the suite you purchase has this program. MS Access runs […]

What is lsass.exe?

lsass.exe refers to a Microsoft Windows file called the Local Security Authority Subsystem Service. It is stored in either C:\windows\system32 or C:\winnt\system32 and has a file description that says LSA shell. This Microsoft Windows file is responsible for handling security related policies, Active Directory management, as well as authority domain authentication on your computer. Contrary […]

What is PuTTY?

PuTTY is an open-source file transfer application that allows network computers to have an online remote connection through either SSH or Secure Shell or Telnet. SSH is a preferred protocol when it comes to secure transfer of data between computers. Telnet meanwhile can be configured to work over the internet or over LAN or local […]

What is Mozilla Firefox?

Mozilla Firefox is an open-source browser, which uses HTML computer language. It is the most commonly used web browser that came after Internet Explorer in June 2008. Firefox originally stemmed from the Mozilla project lead by Dave Hyatt, Joe Hewitt, and Blake Ross. With plan to create a stand-alone site, the developers then focused on […]

what is Agile Methodology?

Agile Methodology is a different way of managing IT development projects and teams. The use of the term “agile” was derived from agile manifesto that has four important values that are relevant today in the IT field when it comes to managing projects and its potential difficulties. The four values are: a. Individuals and interactions […]

What is iLife?

iLife is the initial name of Apple Creativity Apps which are created to help Mac OS X and mobile iOS users manage different media like images, music files, and movie downloads. At its current version, the iLife suite features three basic applications namely iPhoto, iMovie, and GarageBand. These applications have special versions for Mac OS […]

What is EVMd?

EVMd refers to the Event Volume Management Logger daemon component of Oracle’s clusterware.  Oracle Database is the primary software of Oracle and it can be implemented using software that allow for computer clustering.  One such software is called RAC or Real Application Clusters and it will run with various components that provide various services.  One […]

What is JPX extension?

Files with JPX extension belong to JPEG 2000.  These files are image files created using the specifications and format of JPEG released in 2000.  JPEG or Joint Photographic Experts Group is a standard image file that is widely accepted around the world.  Many image files and pictures that are saved on people’s computers are saved […]

What is curl.exe?

Curl.exe is an executable file associated with the cURL program.  This program features a command line tool so that coders and programmers may send data across the network using URL syntax.  The sending of data through the command line of the cURL program also passes through SSL certificates for data integrity and security. The standard […]

What is FVWM95?

FVWM95 is a type of window manager for the X Windows System.  This system is a separate platform from standard Windows operating systems and allows for the installation of a window manager from third-party software developers.  One such window manager is called FVWM95 and it resembles that of standard Windows 95 operating system.  FVWM95 is […]

What is LSBWatcher.exe?

LSBWatcher.exe is an executable program associated with LightScribe technology created and developed by HP or the Hewlett-Packard Company.  Through LightScribe, the creation of CDs and DVDS now also come with instant labelling through laser technology.  Standard CDs and DVDs were typically labelled using direct printing and stickers.  With HP’s LightScribe recording technology, discs are burned […]

What is GMW file?

GMW files are files associated with Global Mapper, a mapping software developed by Blue Marble Geographics.  GMW stands for Global Mapper workspace and files that have the GMW extension typically contain map-related data like images, layers of elevations, and projections among many other data. These files are the main files associated with the Global Mapper […]

What is mmfinfo.dll?

Mmfinfo.dll is a file that can be found in computers that operate under the Windows platform. It is one of many DLL’s or dynamic link library files that perform essential functions for various processes.  As for mmfinfo.dll, its responsibility is to allow the loading of various settings as assigned by an application or a Windows […]

What is MMDiag.exe?

MMDiag.exe refers to an executable file associated with Musicmatch, a very popular media-playing software in the past. Through Musicmatch, users can play their favorite audio files that are stored in the computer and mix them up with songs that are stored in compact disks.  In order for the Musicmatch software to run properly, it needs […]

What is Instagram?

Instagram refers to a social networking application available for smartphone users across the globe. This particular app allows people to share photos with their friends and family. The best thing about this photo-sharing app is that it can freely be downloaded to a person’s compatible cellular phone or mobile device. Whether a person is using […]

What is FaceTime?

FaceTime refers to a video-calling application developed by Apple Inc. for its wide array of devices starting with the iPhone 4. Other compatible devices for FaceTime include the latest generation of iPhones including the 5c and 5s models. The app also works with the latest iPad, iPad mini, and iPod touch models. Through FaceTime, users […]

What is Bitstrips?

Bitstrips refer to a popular app for Iphones and Android phones that can be used to post customized and/or personalized comic strips on social networking sites such as Facebook and Tumblr for example.  Since 2013, many people’s accounts or walls on their favorite social networking site are flooded with comic strips that resemble the actual […]

What is JPEG file interchange format?

JPEG files refer to image files created by the Joint Photographic Experts Group. These files are often used and interchanged across different computers using different programs or applications and across different platforms. With the wide variety of features of JPEG image files, some inconsistencies may develop in terms of format interchange. With this concern, the […]

What is MKS Integrity?

MKS Integrity refers to a software product developed by a company named MKS Incorporated.  Originally released back in 2001, MKS Integrity features system and application lifecycle management capabilities.  Through MKS Integrity, collaboration across different types of platforms, teams, or locations in the application development architecture is made easy and simple. Through the availability of a […]

What is JTA?

JTA is short for Java Transaction API. API’s or application programming interface are program specifications that basically allow the successful interaction of various software components. In the case of JTA, the components involved are the distributed transactions that need to interact with each other under the Java environment or platform. Specifically, JTA specifies the way […]

What is FPT file extension?

FPT file extension can typically be found on files that are created by the FileMaker Pro application. FPT stands for FileMaker Pro and files with this extension are typically saved under the FileMaker folder created when installing the program. FileMaker Pro is a program that handles relational databases across different platforms. Its developer is FileMaker […]

What is a GBP file?

GBP files are files that have the .gbp extension and they are files created by the GBurner project. GBP stands for GBurner Project and this particular file may only be opened through the GBurner program. Under the program’s menu, users may be able to open GBP files that may contain various data including images, audio, […]

What Is KMZ File?

A KMZ file usually consists of a KML file along with, sometimes, a few supporting files which are packaged into one unit with the use of a Zip Utility. The biggest advantage of a KMZ file is that it can be emailed or stored as a single entity, so rather than saving or mailing a […]

What Is MPP File?

MPP is used by the Microsoft Project management file; it is an extension of the project file. It helps in storing resources, calendars, tasks, and may other project related items. One needs to have the Microsoft Project application to open an mMPP file. However if one does not have the Microsoft Project application there are […]

What is JDesktopPane?

JDesktopPane is a feature of Java programming language that uses the so-called MDI or multi-document interface. Through JDesktopPane, software and application developers and programmers will be able to use one main window during programming and this particular window will contain several other open documents. In this way, programmers can multi-task and allow the implementation of […]

What is JNDI binding?

JNDI binding refers to a naming service developed through the Java platform. JNDI stands for Java Naming and Directory Interface and it basically functions as a central interface for several or existing naming services in a particular computer network. It doesn’t necessarily function to provide binding or naming services to the network but rather allows […]

What is MUI StartMenu application?

The MUI StartMenu application refers to an executable file that belongs to various product groups under CyberLink. Whenever a computer is installed with a Cyber Link-labelled product like its popular DVD Suite for example, this particular file will automatically be installed in one’s computer. CyberLink is a company based in Taiwan with a wide range […]

What is JWizard?

‘JWizard’ is short for ‘Java Wizard,’ and it refers to a tool that can be used in designing user interfaces under the Java platform.  The basic purpose of JWizard is to help people who may not be so tech-savvy when it comes to Java or UI design.  Much like the help tools provided by other […]

What is GGV?

What is GGV? GGV is short for GNOME Ghost View and it refers to a front-end application that is able to handle and view Postcript files as well as PDF files. This application is specifically designed for Ghost view and allows the Ghostcript service to run in the background while it renders any Postscript file […]

What is Cydia SHSH?

What is Cydia SHSH? ‘Cydia SHSH’ refers to a term used by iOS device users when referring to software personalization offered by the application Cydia. ‘SHSH’ or ‘SHSH blobs’ are technically some kind of digital signature that was developed by Apple for its iOS, and this special signature comes along as a standard for all […]

What is MyWi?

What is MyWi? ‘MyWi’ refers to a computer application designed to provide tethering capabilities to iPhones and similar devices. Through this particular application, iPhone users with an Internet connection can share it with a bunch of other users.  Through MyWi, a group of friends, for example, can connect to the Internet through only one connection […]

What is ITM agent?

What is ITM agent? ‘ITM agent’ is short for ‘IBM Tivoli Monitoring agent,’ and it refers to a system and business solution that enables companies and large enterprises to literally monitor various activities in a particular network.  These activities may include the health of the company server along with how various applications are used and […]

What is LauncherPro?

What is LauncherPro? Launcher Pro is an application that allows Android phone users to make customizations on their phone beyond the actual allowable features of the said phone.  The only requirement for this application is for the phone to have an Android operating system.  Launcher Pro is offered for free allowing any Android phone user […]

What is JSP?

What is JSP? JSP or JavaServer Pages refers to a Java-based technology that allows website and software developers to create webpages that are dynamic using various document types including HTML (HyperText Markup Language) or XML (Extensible Markup Language) and even DHTML.  Using only basic HTML for example, web pages are said to be static and […]

What is gof?

What is gof? Gof refers to an executable file that runs on Windows operating systems starting from Windows 2000, NT, XP, Vista, and up to the present version which is Windows 7.  The gof file or gof.exe was first discovered back in 2008 from South Georgia.  In 2009, a similar file was discovered to have […]

What is Driver Whiz?

What is Driver Whiz? Driver Whiz is a software designed to help users manage driver-related concerns and errors on their computers. This software is used to update certain drivers for a specific device and correct driver-related errors encountered by users. Normally, people will have to check driver issues on the computer by manually searching for […]

What is Hamachi?

What is Hamachi? Hamachi is a VPN or virtual private network application developed by LogMeIn Inc. that allows interaction between computers even if these are configured under Network Address Translation firewalls. It is a simple application that allows interconnection of computers on the internet similar to the LAN setup but without the tedious reconfigurations. It […]

What is EZGenerator.exe?

What is EZGenerator.exe? EZGenerator.exe is an application authored by Image Line and is part of the EzGenerator program. This file is typically stored at the EzGenerator2 folder under the main Program Files folder of a particular computer. EzGenerator is Image-Line’s web designing program available for computers that run on the Windows operating system. EzGenerator is […]

What is FNPLicensingService.exe?

What is FNPLicensingService.exe? FNPLicensingService.exe is a license utility that runs along with Adobe Acrobat 8. It serves as service authentication for 32-bit licenses for software like Adobe System’s Acrobat 8. This utility is provided by FlexNet Publisher hence the “FPN” in the name of the file. As for Adobe Acrobat 8, this utility is required […]

What is a GBA Emulator?

What is a GBA Emulator? A GBA Emulator refers to a “GameBoy Advance – Emulator”. In computing terms, this emulator may be a software and/or hardware component that mimics or duplicates the games involved in GameBoy Advance for it to work and function in another platform or computer system. In this case, the games played […]

What is MeV?

What is MeV? MeV or Multi-Experiment Viewer is an application with a user-friendly interface that is used to analyze and visualize large-scale genomic data. MeV allows quick access to different algorithms and is able to provide results and display expression and annotation data from different experimentations. It is also used as a data-mining tool for […]

What is Xcelsius?

What is Xcelsius? Xcelsius is also known as Crystal Xcelsius and this is a software tool which enables you to make excel file importation especially in its snapshot form. There are various things you could actually do with this type of system specifically creating or building file models. You are able to attach certain data […]

What Is VBA In Excel?

What Is VBA In Excel? VBA for Excel is actually the implementing arm of the Visual Basic 6 created by Microsoft. Right now, this is basically used for different Microsoft office applications. Its versatility and ease in handling its command and language paved the way for it to be very known and widely used these […]

What is Ditto?

What is Ditto? Ditto is a software that serves as an extension and/or replacement to the standard Windows clipboard. As a clipboard manager, it allows network support wherein users can copy items that are stored or saved on the clipboard and send these same items to other users connected to the same network. In fact, […]

What is Firesheep?

What is Firesheep? Firesheep is a new program extension available for Mozilla Firefox browsers and is used to hack into user passwords of websites that are not fully secure. Popular social media and networking sites like Twitter and Facebook are said to be vulnerable to this new password-hijacking program. Firesheep is developed by a man […]

What is IGB?

What is IGB? IGB is an acronym for ‘Integrated Genome Browser’. To summarize it in general it is basically visualization for genome scale data. This browser is able to work on any computer. Features of IGB are that it is interactive and scrollable. Also users are able to zoom in with ease. It works great […]

What is QVOD?

What is QVOD? QVOD is also known as QuickVideo OnDemand. This is a widely recognized and awarded software application which runs on a system created by InfoValue Computing Inc. This company is one of the top figures and names in the industry that provides software-based solutions. This brand new program is the fruit of their […]

What Exactly is wlcomm – Windows Live Communications Platform?

What Exactly is wlcomm ‘“ Windows Live Communications Platform? A wlcomm.exe is a windows live communications platform. If you are using Windows live messenger and you have the ‘windows live people’ enabled, it generates a background task that is the wlcomm.exe. The ‘windows live people’ also referred to as ‘windows live contacts’ is a feature […]

What is Pando Media Booster?

What is Pando Media Booster? Pando Media Booster is a software from Pando Networks that helps speed up file transfer, streaming and/or downloading of HD-quality video files or very large game applications. It is a very small application that runs in the background using the secure Pando Network’s peer-assist type of technology. Using this application […]

What is ReWire?

What is ReWire? ReWire is a software system or protocol that allows transferring of audio files between two different computer software simultaneously. It is like an invisible connection that allows audio data transfer or streaming from one program to another. This software protocol is developed by Propellerhead and Steinberg and was originally part of the […]

What is Pivotal?

What is Pivotal? Pivotal is a CRM (customer relationship management) software system developed by CDC Software, a company based in Atlanta, Georgia USA. CDC Software has been known to provide software products for enterprises and organizations to help them provide the best in customer service and support while maintaining or increasing operational efficiency and company […]

What is Windows Live Essentials?

What is Windows Live Essentials? Windows Live Essentials is a freeware offered by Microsoft that is designed to integrate various applications into one seamless service. This freeware is integrated with Windows 7 and may be downloaded from Microsoft’s website. Windows Live Essentials features various applications that can be integrated with each other like email, blog […]

What is Lightroom?

What is Lightroom? Lightroom is a software for photo editing developed by Adobe Systems. It is officially labeled as Adobe Photoshop Lightroom and is developed specifically for advanced professional and amateur photographers to help them with their digital image processing needs. Lightroom is specifically designed to cater to the needs of digital photographers. But upon […]

What is Apple Bonjour?

What is Apple Bonjour? Apple Bonjour refers to the “Bonjour” software created by Macintosh or “Apple”. It is a “zero-configuration” network system, meaning there is no need to configure IP addresses and DNS servers when using the software. Devices connected to particular network are automatically detected by Bonjour allowing for seamless networking possibilities. Devices that […]