VLC 2.0.2 adds Retina display support – Audacity updated to 2.0.1
June 30, 2012 – 07:13 | Comments Off on VLC 2.0.2 adds Retina display support – Audacity updated to 2.0.1
VLC 2.0.2 adds Retina display support  – Audacity updated to 2.0.1

Popular media player VLC has been updated to version 2.0.2 and despite the minor version number increase, the changes should be immediately noticeable. The big news here is addition of support for Retina display so if …

Software Roundup – 24 downloads from the last week of June
June 30, 2012 – 04:37 | Comments Off on Software Roundup – 24 downloads from the last week of June
Software Roundup – 24 downloads from the last week of June

We’ve reached the end of June and this week has seen its fair share of release. There has been a strong focus on security tools this month, including a number of programs from avast! avast! …

Miro 5.0 released, adds new music management tools, better device syncing
May 2, 2012 – 11:27 | Comments Off on Miro 5.0 released, adds new music management tools, better device syncing
Miro 5.0 released, adds new music management tools, better device syncing

The Participatory Culture Foundation has released the final build of Miro 5.0, its cross-platform open-source music and video player. Version 5 provides a new tool for looking up missing music information and artwork from the …

Download and convert video easily for free on Mac and PC with Adapter
April 18, 2012 – 05:59 | Comments Off on Download and convert video easily for free on Mac and PC with Adapter
Download and convert video easily for free on Mac and PC with Adapter

If you’re a PC user looking for a free tool to both download and convert video between a large number of different formats, you’re well covered, with the likes of Freemake Video Converter offering all the …

Store Roundup – Make April a money-saving month with the special offers in the Downloadcrew Software Store
April 6, 2012 – 13:41 | Comments Off on Store Roundup – Make April a money-saving month with the special offers in the Downloadcrew Software Store
Store Roundup – Make April a money-saving month with the special offers in the Downloadcrew Software Store

Looking to save some money on your software purchases? Look no further than the Downloadcrew Software Store this April where you’ll find all manner of bargain on everything from security tools to audio and video editing …

Streaming video app Miro 5 now available as a release candidate
March 21, 2012 – 09:25 | Comments Off on Streaming video app Miro 5 now available as a release candidate
Streaming video app Miro 5 now available as a release candidate

There are countless web sites that provide streaming content, either in an episodic or less structure form. Add to this the media files you already have stored on your hard drive and you have a …

VLC 2.0.1 FINAL tweaks interface, improves support and blitzes bugs
March 19, 2012 – 10:51 | 2 Comments
VLC 2.0.1 FINAL tweaks interface, improves support and blitzes bugs

One month after open-source media player VLC reached its landmark 2.0 release, the VideoLAN Organization has released VLC 2.0.1 FINAL. The brand new update of this popular cross-platform media player divided opinion – particularly among …

Roundup: 32 – count ‘em – great software releases you may have missed this week
March 16, 2012 – 15:24 | Comments Off on Roundup: 32 – count ‘em – great software releases you may have missed this week
Roundup: 32 – count ‘em – great software releases you may have missed this week

This has been a week dominated by news about hardware releases from Apple, but there has still be plenty going on in the software world. If you’re running Windows but like the idea of trying …

Audacity 2.0 FINAL marks first stable release in six years
March 14, 2012 – 07:32 | Comments Off on Audacity 2.0 FINAL marks first stable release in six years
Audacity 2.0 FINAL marks first stable release in six years

It’s official. More than six years after its last stable release, Audacity 2.0 is now available. This open-source, cross-platform audio recording, editing and mixing tool is often bundled with audio hardware devices and has garnered a …

19 top applications and downloads from the past 7 days
March 9, 2012 – 14:55 | Comments Off on 19 top applications and downloads from the past 7 days
19 top applications and downloads from the past 7 days

The second week of March has been dominated by news from Apple but, not to be outdone, Microsoft has released a couple of interesting tools that are well worth a look. Microsoft Research Cliplets 1.0.1 …

Downloadcrew Giveaway: get Ashampoo Burning Studio 2012, worth $49.99, for free!
March 6, 2012 – 15:37 | Comments Off on Downloadcrew Giveaway: get Ashampoo Burning Studio 2012, worth $49.99, for free!
Downloadcrew Giveaway: get Ashampoo Burning Studio 2012, worth $49.99, for free!

Burning discs has become so fundamental to computing that practically every computer produced in the last decade has a disc burner of some sort built in. But in order to make use of your burner, …