iCloud Photos Downloader

Our latest tool solves a very common problem, one which Apple can’t seem to solve. We love Apple, but when it comes to Apple Software on Windows, they have a unique strategy which is something like “Make it crap so that people will buy a Mac where the software is...Read more

Moving from vb.net to C# – Part 2 – How we approached it

In my previous blog I talked about why we moved from vb.net to C#, in this blog I’ll talk about how we transitioned. We’re very fortunate at DuckheadSoftware, we’re independent, meaning we can do what we want, we’re also from the UK, meaning we’re optimistic 🙂 As previously explained, we...Read more

Visual Basic 16

We love Visual Basic.net at Duckhead software, and contrary to some Neigh-Sayers, it’s not going anywhere, in fact, there’s some new stuff coming along in Visual Basic 16 that’s going to be very interesting. There’s probably been more updates than most people realise for Visual Basic, four in the last...Read more


Batch convert a few files, or entire photo collections, folders and drives. HEIC to JPG (JPEG) converts files while retaining (or removing) the metadata (EXIF), original folder structure, and gives you control over the quality/compression level with a live preview. Your conversion, your way:- • Take control of the quality/compression...Read more

Renamed to Notepad Nerd

Why? Well I was going to buy the Notepad.net domain, but the price was too high, so I either renamed the app so search results would actually find the app, or find the money – I don’t have ÂŁ10,000 lying around.Read more

Notepad.net – released v1.1

•New: User Guide added to “help toolbar”•New: Link to website added to “help toolbar”•New: Redo button added to “edit toolbar”•New: About box to “feature match” the original, pointless addition, but homage to NotepadRead more

Free copies of Notepad.net

As we’ve just released Version 1.0 of Notepad.net we’re looking for feedback from the community at large. We have some redeem codes for the Microsoft Store, so if you’re running Windows 1809 and would like to provide feedback on the first release; comment on this blog with a feature you’d...Read more

Where’s Windows 1809?

When we took the decision for the lowest Windows version Notepad.net could use, it was fairly simple, the current version. The problem is, at present, that’s only 12% of users; why are so many people not updating Windows? well, it appears it’s actually Microsoft that’s preventing it, we have machines...Read more