Review: CyberLink PowerDirector 13 Ultimate
September 24, 2014 – 16:24 | Comments Off
Review: CyberLink PowerDirector 13 Ultimate

CyberLink PowerDirector has long been one of the most powerful consumer video editors around, packed with functionality, yet still remaining very usable for just about every level of user.
PowerDirector 13 doesn’t bring any radical changes, …

TEncoder 4.4 adds DVD ripper
September 22, 2014 – 08:23 | Comments Off
TEncoder 4.4 adds DVD ripper

Versatile video converter/ downloader/ editor TEncoder has expanded its range even further with the addition of a DVD ripper.
Point the program at your disc video folder (\VIDEO_TS, probably), and you’re able to choose the title, …

Nero 2015: it’s all about the iOS/ Android extras
September 18, 2014 – 12:43 | Comments Off
Nero 2015: it’s all about the iOS/ Android extras

Nero has announced the launch of Nero 2015 Classic and Nero 2015 Platinum, a very mobile device-oriented update for its flagship digital media suites.
Nero MediaHome now streams files directly to all Android and (“coming soon”) …

Review: CyberLink Media Suite 12 Ultimate
July 31, 2014 – 13:15 | Comments Off
Review: CyberLink Media Suite 12 Ultimate

After almost 20 years developing multimedia software, it’s no surprise that CyberLink has some impressive products. But they can seem expensive. PowerDVD is definitely a versatile and feature-packed media player, but if you’re used to …

CyberLink Media Suite 12 released, supports creating and editing 4K video
July 17, 2014 – 12:11 | Comments Off
CyberLink Media Suite 12 released, supports creating and editing 4K video

CyberLink has announced the release of CyberLink Media Suite 12, its vast and comprehensive collection of playback, editing and convent creation tools.
Highlights include new support for creating and playing back UltraHD 4K Video. The suite …

BurnAware 7.0 Free revamps user interface, adds new third-party file explorer
May 14, 2014 – 09:04 | Comments Off
BurnAware 7.0 Free revamps user interface, adds new third-party file explorer

BurnAware Technologies has released BurnAware 7.0 Free, BurnAware 7.0 Premium and BurnAware 7.0 Professional, the latest builds of its free and paid-for disc burning products for Windows.
Version 7 adds a new user interface to all …

MediaPortal 1.7.0 FINAL adds Wake On LAN support, boosts stability
April 18, 2014 – 05:30 | Comments Off
MediaPortal 1.7.0 FINAL adds Wake On LAN support, boosts stability

Team MediaPortal has released a major update of its open-source media center for Windows. MediaPortal 1.7.0 FINAL comes with a number of beneath-the-hood changes that will affect the program going forward, including future plans for …

CopyCD is a straightforward CD, DVD and Blu-ray copier
March 8, 2014 – 09:50 | Comments Off
CopyCD is a straightforward CD, DVD and Blu-ray copier

Download a program called “CopyCD” and you’re probably not going to expect very much. Copying discs is a very basic task, after all, and limiting itself to CDs makes the program seem even worse.
CopyCD’s extremely …

MediaPortal 1.6.0 FINAL improves stability, offers better TV performance
December 31, 2013 – 08:48 | Comments Off
MediaPortal 1.6.0 FINAL improves stability, offers better TV performance

Team MediaPortal has released a major update of its open-source media center for Windows. MediaPortal 1.6.0 FINAL comes with the promise of increased stability thanks to a MySQL update, better TV performance on selected live …

Ashampoo Burning Studio 14 released: adds encryption, mobile device backup
November 27, 2013 – 09:57 | Comments Off
Ashampoo Burning Studio 14 released: adds encryption, mobile device backup

German utilities developer Ashampoo has announced the release of Ashampoo Burning Studio 14, the latest incarnation of its disc burning suite.
Top of the new features list is support for AES-256 encryption. The “Crypted disc” project …

Free Any Burn is a portable, easy-to-use burning tool
November 23, 2013 – 13:41 | Comments Off
Free Any Burn is a portable, easy-to-use burning tool

Finding the right disc burning tool for you can sometimes be a problem. The big commercial suites are expensive, but smaller freebies are often buggy, unreliable, sometimes weighed down with adware. So it’s good to …