5 HOW to Get Folder Marker for Free

From time to time we get emails on whether it is possible to have Folder Marker with a discount. But there are possibilities to get paid Home version of Folder Marker absolutely free! 

We are interested in people, who can help us to promote our software or make it better. We are ready to give free licenses or even share the revenue with those people in exchange.

In this post, we’ll show 5 ways HOW you can benefit us and get a free license. But if you have other ideas – write. So let’s go!

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How to Organize Computer Files: Top 9 Electronic File Management Tips

What is the point of why electronic file management tips exist? Because there is a common problem when you can’t find and remember the name of a file that you saved a couple of days ago. Something like “54321”, or “huitj”… And you have a question – where can you find it on your computer? 

It’s time to refresh your computer desktop and answer the previous question. There are 9 electronic file tips for you. Save your time and nervous system.

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How to make desktop folders cute

Are you bored because of the standard desktop interface? Do you want things to be brighter? Then it is time to customize your desktop and make desktop folders cuter. They will show your personality, suit your work system, and raise your mood. 

One day, Japanese scientists showed a group of students cute pictures and gave them a task that required high concentration. The control group showed a 10% increase in performance after viewing pictures of kittens. So good emotions raise productivity and concentration during work or study time.
(source)

But from where to take these cute folders? You can find and use them in our image-code and color-code software – Folder Marker. There are some ways there:

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3 Productivity Tips on a Desktop I Wish I Knew from the Beginning

Are you constantly distracted by EVERYTHING while working? Can’t you focus on your work on a desktop? Messages from the Telegram (or Facebook) knock all thoughts down? You don’t want to be unproductive, your task needs to be on time, but everything returns to distraction. You are not alone.

“ 69% of full-time employees surveyed report being distracted at work according to Udemy ”

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I faced this trouble too. In this text, you will see: 3 steps on how to be productive on your desktop with my experience; which problem can solve each software; facts about working activity.

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How to use color-coding in genealogical research

When you work with a stack of papers and files for genealogy, you need to organize them in comfortable way. One of the most effective methods is color-coding. In this article, we’ll describe a few options for organizing all your genealogical documents by marking them with different colors.

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How to see Landscape folders in Folder Marker if you haven’t switched to Windows 11 yet

Version 4.6 of Folder Marker is ready, and it supports Windows 11 – we announced this a few days ago! In windows 11, the icon style is landscape-oriented, so we re-drawn the icon’s design to fit in + a lot of users asked us about this update. While creating Folder Marker, we adhere to the philosophy that icons should match the style of the system: if you put Folder Marker on Windows 10, you will see icons in Win10 style; on Windows 11 there will be Win11 icons. But what if you don’t want to upgrade to Windows 11, but want to have landscape folders in Folder Marker? Here is the instruction.

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ORGANIZE HANDOUTS AND THUMB DRIVES FOR GENEALOGY

How to organize handouts and thumb drives for genealogy research

We love to help genealogy researchers to simplify research work and organize computer docs by color-coding with our program. But offline stuff should be organized as well, so we want to share useful tips on how to clean up files, organize  thumb drivers to prevent them from losing and mark handouts for a research process. If you are into the genealogist process or just wondering how to organize handouts, then read on. 

What is MUD Log, why is it better to use Google Spreadsheets instead of standard Excel for creating a log, how to name USB, and other tips – all the answers you can find down below. 

We were inspired by this cool video. 

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How to Color-Code or Image-Code Multiple Folders at Once

3 Methods Every Folder Marker User Should Know About


We received a comment about change-folder tool – Folder Marker : 

“ The ability to select multiple folders at once could be greatly improved. Currently, multiple is add one, then add another, then add another ”

The commentator isn’t right about Folder Marker’s abilities. There are 3 ways how to change multiple folders at once, but not everyone knows all of them. That’s why we decided to write a detailed guide, so you know how to deal with multiple folders comfortably in Folder Marker. I will show you how!

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Color-Coded Filing System. What it is, and how it can help you to be more productive

It is difficult and time-wasting to search through all of your same looking files. It’s better to organize your documents in some structure. You need a filing system, and colors can help with this.   

A color coded filing system is a method for displaying information by using different colors. It is even used by OSHA (The Occupational Safety and Health Administration) in the way of ranging colors according to the level of  safety

(https://www.creativesafetysupply.com/articles/safety-colors/)

Color coded filing systems have existed for a long time and don’t lose their convenience and relevance. An organized filing system allows you to find files when you need, increases productivity, and helps reduce clutter. Read the article and see how color-coding works, types of color-coding systems, and how to use a color coded filing system with your paper and digital documents.

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