Date & Time Calculator

This program is similar to the Unix Time Calculator, but without the Unix Time, which most people would not use.      Download: DateTimeCalculator.exe Changelog: 1.1 Show Time setting is stored. 1.0 Initial Release

Running RSync on ASUS Router

My 1TB music collection was hosted on my main computer which also acts as a NAS, that is ok, but it’s power consumption is around 100 Watts.  My ASUS router runs at about 14 Watts and has to be on 24/7, so I bought a 2TB USB drive to store, share and play music from. […]

UNIX time Convertor

Convert time to Unix time and perform calculations on it. Download: UnixGMTConverter.exe Changelog: 1.3 Added minimize button did not hide program correctly, so removed 1.2 New Design 1.0 Initial Release

Make small Album Art images for Squeezebox

Convert a full-size folder.jpg to a small 200×200 version suitable for use with the Squeezebox remote control.  It also creates a backup of folder.jpg called cover.jpg (if not already there). This works on individual artwork or a folder can be selected, from 1.4 you can drag and drop pictures and files. Download: CreateSmallAlbumArtwork.exe Changelog: 1.6folder_small.jpg […]

Force NAS Computer to Sleep when idle

This program is useful for a computer that is being used as a NAS, it allows the computer to switch to sleep when not required, and when Network card and Media Player (ie Kodi) is configured to WOL, this can save a lot of power. This program monitors key presses and mouse movements and also […]

Retry RSync on Connection Errors

This script allows RSync job to retry if it fails, the delay between each try doubles on each retry to a max of 10 trys (about 17 hours). Copy the text into a .bat file, ie RSync to External Server.bat, and rsync command line with your own. @echo off set trys=0 set waitmin=1 set waitsecs=60 […]