Angry IP Scanner 3.5 adds high DPI support, drops XP
December 14, 2016 – 08:35 | Comments Off on Angry IP Scanner 3.5 adds high DPI support, drops XP
Angry IP Scanner 3.5 adds high DPI support, drops XP

Popular network tool Angry IP Scanner has hit version 3.5 with new support for high DPI displays on Windows and Linux (Mac Retina displays were supported already).
There are visual improvements for everyone, whatever your hardware, …

AVG Free Antivirus and Internet Security betas released
December 13, 2016 – 11:19 | Comments Off on AVG Free Antivirus and Internet Security betas released
AVG Free Antivirus and Internet Security betas released

AVAST has announced betas of AVG Free Antivirus 15 (32-bit here) and AVG Internet Security 17 (32-bit here).
The releases follow AVAST’s acquisition of AVG earlier this year, and aim to combine the best technologies from …

Registry Finder gets regular expression support
December 13, 2016 – 06:45 | Comments Off on Registry Finder gets regular expression support
Registry Finder gets regular expression support

Freeware Registry editor and search tool Registry Finder has been updated with regular expression support.
You’re now able to use regex in both the Find and Replace dialog. Just check “Use regular expressions” and go to …

Opera 42 adds currency converter, simplifies news feed discovery
December 13, 2016 – 04:41 | Comments Off on Opera 42 adds currency converter, simplifies news feed discovery
Opera 42 adds currency converter, simplifies news feed discovery

Opera Software has released Opera 42.0 for Windows, Mac and Linux. The final update of the year has just one notable new feature: built-in currency conversion. Elsewhere, the browser promises smarter – and therefore faster …

Monitor file and Registry activity with MultiMon 3.0
December 12, 2016 – 13:40 | Comments Off on Monitor file and Registry activity with MultiMon 3.0
Monitor file and Registry activity with MultiMon 3.0

Resplendence Software has released MultiMon 3.0, the latest edition of its Process Monitor-like troubleshooting tool.
The program displays real-time reports on a host of system activities, including file system actions, Registry reads/ writes, application launches, thread …

TidyTabs 1.2.0 brings order to your chaotic desktop
December 12, 2016 – 12:42 | Comments Off on TidyTabs 1.2.0 brings order to your chaotic desktop
TidyTabs 1.2.0 brings order to your chaotic desktop

What’s the collective noun for all those windows cluttering up your desktop? A clutter of windows, maybe, or perhaps even a chaos of windows? If you’re wondering how to bring some semblance of logical organisation …

Malwarebytes 3.0 aims to replace your antivirus
December 8, 2016 – 14:31 | Comments Off on Malwarebytes 3.0 aims to replace your antivirus
Malwarebytes 3.0 aims to replace your antivirus

Malwarebytes has released Malwarebytes 3.0, a new package which combines its anti-malware, anti-exploit, anti-ransomware and web protection technologies.
You won’t see most of these in the free version, unfortunately. That’s still strictly on-demand anti-malware only, although …

Iperius Backup 4.7.0 adds incremental cloud backup
December 6, 2016 – 09:45 | Comments Off on Iperius Backup 4.7.0 adds incremental cloud backup
Iperius Backup 4.7.0 adds incremental cloud backup

Iperius Backup 4.7.0 has shipped with support for incremental and differential backups to Google Drive, Dropbox, Amazon S3, OneDrive and Azure.
That’s the commercial builds, anyway– as with previous editions, Iperius Backup Free 4.7.0 doesn’t support …

TED Notepad gets first update in 5 years
December 5, 2016 – 09:24 | Comments Off on TED Notepad gets first update in 5 years
TED Notepad gets first update in 5 years

Classic freeware Notepad replacement TED Notepad has just been updated to version 6.1.1, its first release since 2011.
The new build brings you drag and drop editing with either mouse button. Select text, drag and drop …

Plex Media Player 1.2 is now free to all users
December 1, 2016 – 10:19 | Comments Off on Plex Media Player 1.2 is now free to all users
Plex Media Player 1.2 is now free to all users

Non-Plex Pass holders rejoice – Plex has made its desktop-friendly media player app for Windows and Mac completely free with the release of Plex Media Player 1.2.
Version 1.2 also introduces a major new feature – …

TeamViewer 12 brings up to 20x file transfer speeds
November 29, 2016 – 08:11 | Comments Off on TeamViewer 12 brings up to 20x file transfer speeds
TeamViewer 12 brings up to 20x file transfer speeds

TeamViewer has just released TeamViewer 12, the latest edition of its popular remote control package.
Major performance improvements include up to 20x faster file transfers, and frame rates of up to 60 fps.