VLC for Android 2.0 merges Android TV and mobile builds together, offers network disk browsing and performance improvements
June 22, 2016 – 11:33 | No Comment
VLC for Android 2.0 merges Android TV and mobile builds together, offers network disk browsing and performance improvements

VideoLAN has unveiled VLC for Android 2.0, a major new version of its mobile video and audio player. The app is renowned for being able to play most multimedia files as well as many streaming …

How “fake” video downloads can install malware
January 19, 2016 – 13:07 | Comments Off on How “fake” video downloads can install malware
How “fake” video downloads can install malware

It’s been a common Windows malware trick for years: you download some dubious video, it claims it won’t play unless you install a “codec”, but the file you’re offered is a Trojan or virus. Oops.
You …

Freemake Video Converter 4.1.9 adds drag and drop support
November 25, 2015 – 06:06 | Comments Off on Freemake Video Converter 4.1.9 adds drag and drop support
Freemake Video Converter 4.1.9 adds drag and drop support

Freemake Video Converter is a great media conversion tool with a pile of features, and just one small but annoying omission.
No drag and drop support meant you had to click the Add button and manually …

Kodi 15.2 unveils bug fixes and improvements across desktop and mobile
October 20, 2015 – 06:50 | Comments Off on Kodi 15.2 unveils bug fixes and improvements across desktop and mobile
Kodi 15.2 unveils bug fixes and improvements across desktop and mobile

The XBMC Foundation has unveiled Kodi 15.2, a maintenance update of its open-source, cross-platform media center. This is the second release since version 15 debuted back in July.
The major focus of the new release is …

CyberLink launches Media Suite 13
July 22, 2015 – 11:17 | Comments Off on CyberLink launches Media Suite 13
CyberLink launches Media Suite 13

CyberLink Corporation has released Media Suite 13, its comprehensive do-everything collection of multimedia software.
Highlights include the leading consumer video editor PowerDirector 13, PowerDVD 15 for media playback, and an excellent image editor in PhotoDirector 6.

Stream video torrents instantly(-ish) with Ace Stream Media
April 23, 2015 – 07:16 | Comments Off on Stream video torrents instantly(-ish) with Ace Stream Media
Stream video torrents instantly(-ish) with Ace Stream Media

Ace Stream Media is an easier way to play video and audio torrents. You don’t need a separate client, or have to wait for the file to be downloaded before it can be played – …

CyberLink PowerDVD 15 is smarter, smoother, even more powerful
April 16, 2015 – 08:15 | Comments Off on CyberLink PowerDVD 15 is smarter, smoother, even more powerful
CyberLink PowerDVD 15 is smarter, smoother, even more powerful

CyberLink has launched CyberLink PowerDVD 15, a worthwhile update of it’s do-everything media player for Windows Vista and later.
CyberLink’s playback-improving TrueTheater technologies are smarter than ever. TrueTheater Color enhances hue and vibrancy but leaves skin …

Media file manager Konvertor FM goes freeware
April 12, 2015 – 15:14 | Comments Off on Media file manager Konvertor FM goes freeware
Media file manager Konvertor FM goes freeware

Logipole has announced that its Windows 7+ media file manager Konvertor FM is now freeware.
There are so many media managers around that you might be wondering why you should care, but this one is a …

Nero 2015: it’s all about the iOS/ Android extras
September 18, 2014 – 12:43 | Comments Off on Nero 2015: it’s all about the iOS/ Android extras
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 on Review: CyberLink Media Suite 12 Ultimate
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 …

Printworks gives Mac users a user-friendly, yet surprisingly powerful, design tool
July 28, 2014 – 12:03 | Comments Off on Printworks gives Mac users a user-friendly, yet surprisingly powerful, design tool
Printworks gives Mac users a user-friendly, yet surprisingly powerful, design tool

Belight Software has released Printworks 1.0 for Mac. Launching with a discounted price of $29.99 (normally $49.99), the app is a fully fledged desktop publishing and design tool aimed at the home and small business …