This Tuesday, get Driver Booster 3.1 PRO, worth $22.95, FREE at Downloadcrew Giveaway!
December 21, 2015 – 07:15 by Mike Williams in Featured, Freebies, News, Promos | Comments Off on This Tuesday, get Driver Booster 3.1 PRO, worth $22.95, FREE at Downloadcrew Giveaway!

Driver Booster Pro Are your PC’s drivers up-to-date? It’s not always easy to find out, but worth checking – there could be a pile of performance enhancements and bug fixes just waiting to be installed.

IObit Driver Booster 3.1 PRO takes away all your driver management hassles by checking for new releases, downloading and installing driver updates, all with a single click.

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Get it for FREE! PowerArchiver 2015 Standard, worth $22.95 only from Downloadcrew Giveaway!
December 20, 2015 – 06:35 by Chris Wiles in Featured, Freebies, News, Promos | Comments Off on Get it for FREE! PowerArchiver 2015 Standard, worth $22.95 only from Downloadcrew Giveaway!

pa-sc-logoEverybody needs some way of compressing and extracting files, but sometimes the built-in zip capabilities in Windows just don’t cut it. And what happens if you receive a file compressed in some format you’ve never heard of?

The answer lies with PowerArchiver 2015. This is one of the most comprehensive archiving tools you’ll find, capable of extracting from over 50 different formats. It can also write to all key formats too, including – of course – Zip, as well as 7-zip, TAR, GZIP and even ISO.

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Keep your mobile photos safe from snoopers with ToolWiz Photos
December 18, 2015 – 06:59 by Mike Williams in Tips | Comments Off on Keep your mobile photos safe from snoopers with ToolWiz Photos

ToolWiz PhotosThe top quality cameras on modern smartphones make it easy to record just about every detail of your life, wherever you are and whatever you’re doing.

But while that’s great in theory, it can lead to problems if someone else accesses your phone and sees something you weren’t expecting to share.

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Look out! 12 frankly fantastic FREE software giveaways this festive season!
December 17, 2015 – 09:39 by Nick Peers in Featured, News, Promos | Comments Off on Look out! 12 frankly fantastic FREE software giveaways this festive season!

giveaway-200x175Tis the season for giving, and we’ve been swept up in the holiday mood. This year, Downloadcrew Giveaway returns with a major bang, with no fewer than 12 (twelve) free software downloads for Windows users over the festive period!

From next Monday (December 21st) to New Year’s Eve (Thursday 31st), we’ll be hosting one free giveaway a day on the special Downloadcrew Giveaway site – make sure you bookmark it now!

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FreeSmartSoft products still hiding an uninstallable “back door”
December 17, 2015 – 08:55 by Mike Williams in News | Comments Off on FreeSmartSoft products still hiding an uninstallable “back door”

FreeSmartSoftIt’s three weeks since we exposed freeware developer FreeSmartSoft for including an uninstallable adware-serving back door in some of their products.

The company had released some updated versions since then, so we checked out a copy of the popular FSS Google Book Downloader to see if any lessons had been learned.

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ImBatch 4.5.0 adds more “image to PDF” power
December 17, 2015 – 06:11 by Mike Williams in News | Comments Off on ImBatch 4.5.0 adds more “image to PDF” power

ImBatchHigh Motion Software has shipped ImBatch 4.5.0, the latest edition of its free-for-personal-use image batch processor.

This release is mainly about the “Save to PDF” task, which now has more power than many specialist image-to-PDF tools.

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Build native iOS and Android protoypes with Pixate Studio
December 16, 2015 – 08:21 by Mike Williams in Tips | Comments Off on Build native iOS and Android protoypes with Pixate Studio

PixateDesigning mobile apps is always going to be difficult, but there are ways to make life easier – and building a prototype of your interface is a good place to start.

Pixate Studio is a capable prototyping platform which allows designers to create 100% native prototypes of mobile apps, without the need to write any code.

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What is your PCs clipboard giving away about you?
December 15, 2015 – 09:38 by Mike Williams in Tips | Comments Off on What is your PCs clipboard giving away about you?

Free Clipboard ViewerThe Windows clipboard is very convenient, but it does come with some privacy and security risks.

Most dangers are clear. Copy some lengthy password to the clipboard, forget about it, and the text may be viewed by anyone with access to your PC. (Until you copy something else there, anyway.)

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How to find which versions of the .NET Framework are installed on a PC
December 15, 2015 – 06:18 by Mike Williams in Tips | Comments Off on How to find which versions of the .NET Framework are installed on a PC

Microsoft .NET FrameworkCheck the system requirements for a Windows application and you’ll often find it needs some minimum version of Microsoft’s .NET Framework.

.NET doesn’t provide any obvious way to discover which versions you have installed, unfortunately, but there are several workarounds you can try.

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Firefox 43 FINAL adds new block list, updates Android user interface
December 14, 2015 – 17:00 by Nick Peers in Featured, News | Comments Off on Firefox 43 FINAL adds new block list, updates Android user interface

FirefoxMozilla has rolled out Firefox 43 FINAL for Windows, Mac and Linux, with Firefox 43 for Android due to follow imminently.

The desktop build gains few notable new features – including a secondary Private Browsing block list, but the most interesting changes can be found with the Android build.

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Track your PC usage with Motivate Clock
December 14, 2015 – 06:56 by Mike Williams in Tips | Comments Off on Track your PC usage with Motivate Clock

Motivate ClockYour project is urgent, the deadline imminent – but PCs have so many distractions that it’s easy to get pulled into doing something else, without even really noticing.

Motivate Clock is a free time tracker for Windows which makes it quick and easy to understand exactly where you’re spending your computer time.

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