Tune your Windows Services with Easy Service Optimizer 1.0
April 1, 2015 – 08:39 | No Comment
Tune your Windows Services with Easy Service Optimizer 1.0

Popular utilities developer Sordum has released Easy Service Optimizer 1.0, a free tool for optimizing system services on Windows XP and later.
The program works much like an automated version of Black Viper’s classic tuneup site. …

Firefox 37 FINAL released, implements new HeartBeat ratings system
March 31, 2015 – 08:43 | No Comment
Firefox 37 FINAL released, implements new HeartBeat ratings system

Mozilla has released Firefox 37.0 FINAL for desktop, with Firefox for Android 37.0 due to follow in the coming days.
The new release debuts the Heartbeat user rating system, plus a number of incremental improvements and …

Audacity 2.1.0 adds real-time effects preview, updates noise removal tool
March 30, 2015 – 09:19 | No Comment
Audacity 2.1.0 adds real-time effects preview, updates noise removal tool

Open-source sound recording, editing and mixing tool Audacity 2.1.0 has been released, and comes with a slew of significant updates and improvements.
Version 2.1.0 debuts one major new feature: a Real-Time Preview for effects, which is …

Office Image Extraction Wizard goes open source
March 30, 2015 – 07:46 | No Comment
Office Image Extraction Wizard goes open source

RL Vision has announced that its Office Image Extraction Wizard is now open source.
The Windows application is a simple but effective tool for extracting images from Office and many other document types. Although, notably, not …

Twitter’s live video streaming Periscope app now available
March 26, 2015 – 13:49 | No Comment
Twitter’s live video streaming Periscope app now available

Twitter has launched Periscope, a Meerkat-like iOS app which broadcasts live video to your followers.
Going live sends an instant notification to your friends, who can tune in via Twitter or the app, see what you’re …

PhotoDemon 6.6 brings RAW support, more selection tools
March 25, 2015 – 08:36 | No Comment
PhotoDemon 6.6 brings RAW support, more selection tools

Tanner Helland has announced the release of PhotoDemon 6.6, his open source photo editor for Windows.
The lengthy list of major new features starts with powerful Magic Wand, Polygon and Lasso selection tools.

XYplorer 15.0 adds flat select tool, timestamping, sticky checkbox selection and improves portable device support
March 24, 2015 – 11:41 | No Comment
XYplorer 15.0 adds flat select tool, timestamping, sticky checkbox selection and improves portable device support

Cologne-based developer Donald Lessau has released XYplorer Free 15.0 and XYplorer Pro 15.0, major new versions of its Windows Explorer replacement tool.
Version 15 comes with four new features, two of which (better support for portable …

TCPLogView 1.15 automatically logs open net connections
March 21, 2015 – 12:20 | No Comment
TCPLogView 1.15 automatically logs open net connections

NirSoft has updated TCPLogView 1.15 and TCPLogView (64-bit) 1.15 to automatically log TCP connections as they’re opened and closed on Windows 2000-8.
Details recorded include the event type (Open, Close, Listen), time, local and remote addresses, …

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware 2.1.4 gets new look, simplified workflow
March 19, 2015 – 19:36 | No Comment
Malwarebytes Anti-Malware 2.1.4 gets new look, simplified workflow

Malwarebytes has shipped Malwarebytes Anti-Malware 2.1.4, a significant update for its popular malware hunter.
The interface has been revamped for a cleaner look with a “toned-down” color scheme. The changes aren’t too drastic – you’ll find …

Google Maps for iOS 4.4 adds full-screen maps, colour-coded transit links
March 19, 2015 – 09:56 | No Comment
Google Maps for iOS 4.4 adds full-screen maps, colour-coded transit links

Google has released Google Maps for iOS 4.4, a new version of its map app for iPhone and iPad users.
The new build promises one-tap access to a full-screen map, the ability to view transit colours …

MeshMagic 3D is a simple STL viewer and editor
March 18, 2015 – 07:48 | No Comment
MeshMagic 3D is a simple STL viewer and editor

Australian developer NCH Software has announced the release of MeshMagic 3D, a simple 3D design tool which can import and edit STL and 3DP models.
This is very much “CAD lite”. The 335KB setup file doesn’t …