Audacity 2.1.0 adds real-time effects preview, updates noise removal tool
March 30, 2015 – 09:19 | Comments Off on Audacity 2.1.0 adds real-time effects preview, updates noise removal tool
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 …

Paint.NET 4.0.5 FINAL squashes major bugs, builds on recent 4.0.4 release
December 8, 2014 – 07:42 | Comments Off on Paint.NET 4.0.5 FINAL squashes major bugs, builds on recent 4.0.4 release
Paint.NET 4.0.5 FINAL squashes major bugs, builds on recent 4.0.4 release

dotPDN LLC has released Paint.NET 4.0.5 FINAL, a minor update that follows swiftly on the heels of a more significant update at the end of last month.
Version 4.0.4 introduced one major new feature and promised …

Vintager 2014 lets you transform digital snaps into photos of yesteryear
November 21, 2014 – 12:49 | Comments Off on Vintager 2014 lets you transform digital snaps into photos of yesteryear
Vintager 2014 lets you transform digital snaps into photos of yesteryear

There’s something to be said for the way old printed photos age over time, as they turn yellow or sepia, colouring our own perception of the past. With the rise of digital, of course, all …

Audacity 2.0.6 released, refines user interface, improves selected effects
September 30, 2014 – 07:07 | Comments Off on Audacity 2.0.6 released, refines user interface, improves selected effects
Audacity 2.0.6 released, refines user interface, improves selected effects

Popular open-source, cross-platform sound recording, editing and mixing tool Audacity 2.0.6 has been released. The new build contains a number of minor improvements and various bug fixes.
Most of these changes affect the user interface. Both …

Review: Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 10
August 2, 2014 – 09:00 | Comments Off on Review: Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 10
Review: Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 10

Do you really need separate applications to cover your design needs, whether photo editing, digital art or simple design tasks like producing flyers and scrapbooks? For those who want everything in one package, Xara has …

Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 10 adds 100+ effects, 100GB online storage space
July 16, 2014 – 11:35 | Comments Off on Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 10 adds 100+ effects, 100GB online storage space
Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 10 adds 100+ effects, 100GB online storage space

Xara Group has announced the release of Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 10, the latest incarnation of its all-in-one editing, illustration and design tool.
Top of the new features list is the inclusion of Magic Bullet …

Paint.NET 4.0.1 resolves major issues, tweaks performance
July 14, 2014 – 09:34 | Comments Off on Paint.NET 4.0.1 resolves major issues, tweaks performance
Paint.NET 4.0.1 resolves major issues, tweaks performance

dotPDN LLC has released Paint.NET 4.0.1, a minor – but important – update to the recently released Paint.NET 4.0. Version 4.0.1 is primarily a major bug fix release, but does include some performance optimisations too.
Existing …

Paint.NET 4.0 FINAL is here at last, offers major new features, performance improvements
June 25, 2014 – 06:53 | Comments Off on Paint.NET 4.0 FINAL is here at last, offers major new features, performance improvements
Paint.NET 4.0 FINAL is here at last, offers major new features, performance improvements

It’s been a long wait – nearly six years in fact – but dotPDN LLC has finally unveiled Paint.NET 4.0 FINAL, the first major update to its popular freeware image-editing tool for Windows since version …

Paint.NET 4.0 Beta 4 released, restores Line/Curve tool, improves rendering quality and performance
June 6, 2014 – 09:04 | Comments Off on Paint.NET 4.0 Beta 4 released, restores Line/Curve tool, improves rendering quality and performance
Paint.NET 4.0 Beta 4 released, restores Line/Curve tool, improves rendering quality and performance

dotPDN LLC has released the fourth beta of Paint.NET 4.0, the latest pre-release of this eagerly anticipated freeware image-editing tool for Windows.
The fourth beta – build 5628 – sees the Line/Curve tool restored, having previously …

IcoFX 2.7 adds three new adjustment tools, enhances crop selection
May 20, 2014 – 10:58 | Comments Off on IcoFX 2.7 adds three new adjustment tools, enhances crop selection
IcoFX 2.7 adds three new adjustment tools, enhances crop selection

Romanian developer IcoFX Software has released IcoFX 2.7 and IcoFX Portable 2.7, a minor update to its commercial icon-editing tool for Windows.
Version 2.7 adds three new tools to the Adjustment menu, plus refines the existing …

Pinnacle Studio 5 launched on iPhone, updated for iPad
April 17, 2014 – 12:08 | Comments Off on Pinnacle Studio 5 launched on iPhone, updated for iPad
Pinnacle Studio 5 launched on iPhone, updated for iPad

Corel subsidiary Pinnacle System has launched Pinnacle Studio for iPhone 5.0 alongside an updated Pinnacle Studio for iPad 5.0, which has been rebuilt with an iOS 7-themed interface and 64-bit support.
Pinnacle Studio for iPhone contains …