Classic freeware HostsMan gets its yearly update
January 3, 2017 – 11:56 | Comments Off on Classic freeware HostsMan gets its yearly update
Classic freeware HostsMan gets its yearly update

Classic freeware HOSTS manager HostsMan has seen its first update since November 2015.
The new release now supports eight HOSTS file update sources, including hpHosts, MVPS Hosts, Cameleon and – new this time – “Dan Pollock’s …

System Ninja 3.1.6 adds Duplicate File Finder
January 2, 2017 – 12:29 | Comments Off on System Ninja 3.1.6 adds Duplicate File Finder
System Ninja 3.1.6 adds Duplicate File Finder

SingularLabs has updated its PC maintenance tool System Ninja to version 3.1.6.
New features include a Duplicate File Finder which can locate matches to a particular file or MD5 hash, as well as finding all duplicates …

NetWorx 6.0 no longer freeware
January 1, 2017 – 16:19 | Comments Off on NetWorx 6.0 no longer freeware
NetWorx 6.0 no longer freeware

SoftPerfect has updated its network monitor NetWorx to version 6.0.
The big change, in line with other recent SoftPerfect updates, is that NetWorx is now only available as commercial software.

WhySoSlow 1.0 checks your PC for performance issues
December 30, 2016 – 09:56 | Comments Off on WhySoSlow 1.0 checks your PC for performance issues
WhySoSlow 1.0 checks your PC for performance issues

System utility developer Resplendence Software has released WhySoSlow 1.0, a “performance and responsiveness analyzer” for Windows 7 and later.
The program’s analysis function monitors various performance indicators, including CPU clock speed, temperature and load; memory load; …

Edit video in 4K for free with OpenShot 2.2
December 28, 2016 – 07:38 | Comments Off on Edit video in 4K for free with OpenShot 2.2
Edit video in 4K for free with OpenShot 2.2

The future is Ultra HD, or 4K as it’s known to its friends. Ultra HD TVs and displays are slowly coming into the mainstream, and of course they’re being joined by 4K-capable cameras. But how …

HandBrake 1.0.0 released
December 25, 2016 – 17:11 | Comments Off on HandBrake 1.0.0 released
HandBrake 1.0.0 released

Veteran video transcoder HandBrake has finally hit version 1.0.0, more than 13 years after development began.
The most obvious change is in the pile of new presets. Whether you’re after a quick general-purpose option (HQ 720p30 …

Comodo Antivirus, Firewall and Internet Security 10 released
December 22, 2016 – 12:32 | Comments Off on Comodo Antivirus, Firewall and Internet Security 10 released
Comodo Antivirus, Firewall and Internet Security 10 released

Comodo Group has released Comodo Internet Security 10, Comodo Antivirus 10 and Comodo Firewall 10.
Internet Security 10 Free now includes Comodo’s Secure Shopping, an isolated virtual environment which prevents malware intercepting any of your online …

IObit Advanced SystemCare Ultimate 10 strengthens protection, tweaks optimization tools
December 21, 2016 – 09:39 | Comments Off on IObit Advanced SystemCare Ultimate 10 strengthens protection, tweaks optimization tools
IObit Advanced SystemCare Ultimate 10 strengthens protection, tweaks optimization tools

IObit has released Advanced SystemCare Ultimate 10, a major new release of its flagship system security and optimisation product for Windows. The new release centres around offering a larger anti-virus database through the integration of …

IrfanView 4.44 released
December 21, 2016 – 09:12 | Comments Off on IrfanView 4.44 released
IrfanView 4.44 released

The superb freeware image viewer IrfanView has hit version 4.44 with a pile of tweaks and additions.
A much-improved histogram is now modeless, and offers curves, RGB and other viewing selections.

RansomFree keeps your PC safe from ransomware
December 20, 2016 – 07:12 | Comments Off on RansomFree keeps your PC safe from ransomware
RansomFree keeps your PC safe from ransomware

Cybereason has released RansomFree, a free anti-ransomware tool for Windows.
The program uses behaviour monitoring to watch your system for ransomware-like actions, detecting and suspending any malicious process once encryption starts.

AOMEI Backupper Standard 4.0 adds real-time file sync, supports backup to cloud
December 16, 2016 – 06:06 | Comments Off on AOMEI Backupper Standard 4.0 adds real-time file sync, supports backup to cloud
AOMEI Backupper Standard 4.0 adds real-time file sync, supports backup to cloud

AOMEI has released AOMEI Backupper Standard 4.0, the second major update of its freeware Windows backup, imaging and cloning tool in 2016.
Version 4.0 adds an additional arrow to the tool’s bow – the ability to …