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 …

Vivaldi 1.6 ends the year with a series of tab-related improvements
December 15, 2016 – 05:18 | Comments Off on Vivaldi 1.6 ends the year with a series of tab-related improvements
Vivaldi 1.6 ends the year with a series of tab-related improvements

Hot on the heels of Opera’s final release of the year comes Vivaldi 1.6, a new version of the world’s most flexible web browser from Opera co-founder Jon S von Tetzhner.
Version 1.6 – available for …

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 …