CyberLink unveils Director Suite 3, including PowerDirector 13 and PhotoDirector 6
September 17, 2014 – 12:29 | No Comment
CyberLink unveils Director Suite 3, including PowerDirector 13 and PhotoDirector 6

CyberLink has announced the release of PowerDirector 13 (from $79.99), PhotoDirector 6, ColorDirector 3 and AudioDirector 5 ($129.99), all available individually or as a part of the new Director Suite 3 ($299.99).
PowerDirector 13 highlights include …

Enjoy crisper, cleaner videos with SmoothVideo Project
September 6, 2014 – 17:22 | No Comment
Enjoy crisper, cleaner videos with SmoothVideo Project

Trying out a new video player might get you a better interface, wider format support, more tools and extras. But the core video quality will be essentially the same, just a faithful rendering of your …

TEncoder: the ultimate video converter?
August 4, 2014 – 05:30 | No Comment
TEncoder: the ultimate video converter?

When we tried it last year, TEncoder impressed us as a powerful video conversion tool with a stack of features: file, folder and folder tree import, video trimming, 800+ output profiles, excellent subtitling support, deinterlace …

Download Ninja is a fast, flexible and free download manager
August 2, 2014 – 08:22 | No Comment
Download Ninja is a fast, flexible and free download manager

Downloading files is easy – click a link, click “Save”, usually – and if you need more features then most browsers have a range of free add-ons which can help.
But for real power there’s no …

Create animated GIFs from video clips with Movie to Gif
July 23, 2014 – 07:46 | Comments Off
Create animated GIFs from video clips with Movie to Gif

They’re extremely basic, horribly limited, just about the most low-tech form of computer animation you can get. But then animated GIFs are almost 25 years old, so we probably shouldn’t expect too much. And even …

Need to take control of your Android mobile’s files? Tomi File Manager is just the ticket.
July 21, 2014 – 13:34 | Comments Off
Need to take control of your Android mobile’s files? Tomi File Manager is just the ticket.

Ever struggled to find a particular file on your Android mobile? Wish you could exert more control over your photos and other media, or uninstall more than one app at once? You need a file …

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 …

Save frames from any video with Batch Video to Image Extractor
July 7, 2014 – 11:11 | Comments Off
Save frames from any video with Batch Video to Image Extractor

If you’ve taken a video which you’d like to share with others, it can often be useful to include a few frames as well. They’ll give your recipients an immediate idea of the contents, and …

New company Icecream Apps debuts its freeware range
July 1, 2014 – 15:09 | Comments Off
New company Icecream Apps debuts its freeware range

Icecream Apps is a new company which recently launched three freeware Windows tools: Media Converter, PDF Split and Merge and Image Resizer. Polished and professional, available in several languages and with Mac versions available “pretty …

Media Browser offers a great media streaming solution for shared households
July 1, 2014 – 14:41 | Comments Off
Media Browser offers a great media streaming solution for shared households

In recent years there has been a lot of love shown for Plex, the slick and frankly brilliant media sharing solution that encompasses just about any platform. But it’s not the only media server in …

Icaros enables Explorer thumbnails for almost any video type
June 17, 2014 – 11:21 | Comments Off
Icaros enables Explorer thumbnails for almost any video type

Windows Explorer does a reasonable job of displaying thumbnails for standard image types, but it’s not so good with videos. You might get lucky with a few basic formats, but others – FLV, MKV – …