OpenShot 2.5.0 unveils hardware acceleration support, plus more performance improvements
February 10, 2020 – 08:11 | No Comment
OpenShot 2.5.0 unveils hardware acceleration support, plus more performance improvements

Open-source video editor OpenShot 2.5.0 has been released, dubbed “our largest release yet” by project creator Jonathan Thomas. Headline new features, which should significantly improve the application’s performance when fully implemented, include experimental support for …

LibreOffice 6.4 promises better performance, improved help and QR code generator
January 29, 2020 – 10:36 | No Comment
LibreOffice 6.4 promises better performance, improved help and QR code generator

The Document Foundation has unveiled LibreOffice 6.4 64-bit and LibreOffice 6.4 32-bit, its popular open-source office suite for Windows, Mac and Linux.
LibreOffice 6.4 is a major point release – the last in the 6.x product …

Firefox 72 rolls out picture-in-picture video to Mac and Linux, improve site notifications tool
January 7, 2020 – 04:27 | Comments Off on Firefox 72 rolls out picture-in-picture video to Mac and Linux, improve site notifications tool
Firefox 72 rolls out picture-in-picture video to Mac and Linux, improve site notifications tool

Mozilla has released Firefox 72.0 for desktop, along with Firefox for Android 68.4 and Firefox ESR 68.4.0.
Mac and Linux users gain the picture-in-picture video feature introduced for Windows in Firefox 71. Fingerprinting scripts are now …

Ashampoo Burning Studio 21 unveils new carousel-style design and navigation
December 18, 2019 – 07:34 | Comments Off on Ashampoo Burning Studio 21 unveils new carousel-style design and navigation
Ashampoo Burning Studio 21 unveils new carousel-style design and navigation

German developer Ashampoo has released Ashampoo Burning Studio 21.2.0, a major new release of its Windows disc-burning software.
Capable of burning all types of optical disc from CD to Blu-ray, and supporting data, audio and video …

O&O FileBackup 1.0 is small, portable and surprisingly effective at keeping your key files backed up
December 10, 2019 – 11:10 | Comments Off on O&O FileBackup 1.0 is small, portable and surprisingly effective at keeping your key files backed up
O&O FileBackup 1.0 is small, portable and surprisingly effective at keeping your key files backed up

They say small is beautiful, and with O&O Software’s latest offering it’s hard to disagree. The German software developer has managed to pack a powerful file backup tool into a tiny 4MB portable application with …

Malwarebytes AdwCleaner 8.0 makes its bow, unveils refreshed UI to deal with pests
November 27, 2019 – 05:02 | Comments Off on Malwarebytes AdwCleaner 8.0 makes its bow, unveils refreshed UI to deal with pests
Malwarebytes AdwCleaner 8.0 makes its bow, unveils refreshed UI to deal with pests

Less than a month after unveiling MBAM 4.0, Malwarebytes has released Malwarebytes AdwCleaner 8.0, a major new version of its standalone adware-cleaning tool.
AdwCleaner 8.0 updates its optional in-app installer to ensure the latest version of …

TeamViewer 15 rolls out quietly, improves audio transmission quality but little else
November 20, 2019 – 06:55 | Comments Off on TeamViewer 15 rolls out quietly, improves audio transmission quality but little else
TeamViewer 15 rolls out quietly, improves audio transmission quality but little else

TeamViewer GmbH has released TeamViewer 15.0, its remote access tool for Windows, Linux and Mac computers, plus iOS and Android mobiles.
The new release adds very little to the user experience on the major desktop platforms …

Fear not! The latest major Windows 10 update is quick to install and not that major
November 13, 2019 – 10:02 | Comments Off on Fear not! The latest major Windows 10 update is quick to install and not that major
Fear not! The latest major Windows 10 update is quick to install and not that major

Keep your eye on Windows Update: today’s the day that the Windows 10 November 2019 Update ships for all users of Windows 10. That’s the bad news; the good news is that this is not …

Malwarebytes 4.0 unveils the promise of better zero-day detection, 50% less CPU usage
November 5, 2019 – 05:25 | Comments Off on Malwarebytes 4.0 unveils the promise of better zero-day detection, 50% less CPU usage
Malwarebytes 4.0 unveils the promise of better zero-day detection, 50% less CPU usage

Malwarebytes has released a major new version of its eponymous anti-malware tool: Malwarebytes 4.0 is available now as a free and premium version for both Windows and Mac.
The new version unveils a major redesign with …

CrystalDiskMark 7.0 benchmarking tool unveils new tests, revamped UI
November 1, 2019 – 10:30 | Comments Off on CrystalDiskMark 7.0 benchmarking tool unveils new tests, revamped UI
CrystalDiskMark 7.0 benchmarking tool unveils new tests, revamped UI

Crystal Dew World has released CrystalDiskMark 7.0 and CrystalDiskMark Portable 7.0, major new versions of its hard drive benchmarking tool for Windows.
Version 7 debuts a rebuilt user interface using GDI rather than HTML, plus adds …

Advanced SystemCare 13 launches with enhanced email protection
October 24, 2019 – 14:40 | Comments Off on Advanced SystemCare 13 launches with enhanced email protection
Advanced SystemCare 13 launches with enhanced email protection

There’s an argument against whether your modern PC will require additional optimization. Windows 10 offers basic but essential tools to keep your system running smoothly and it’s less likely you’ll run out of drive space …