23 software releases and updates you may have missed this week
February 24, 2012 – 16:35 | Comments Off on 23 software releases and updates you may have missed this week
23 software releases and updates you may have missed this week

February may be the shortest month of the year, but the list of software releases over the past seven days is just as long as ever. This week we have collected together 23 key releases …

VLC Media Player 2.0 released, showcases radical new interface
February 18, 2012 – 19:32 | 2 Comments
VLC Media Player 2.0 released, showcases radical new interface

The non-profit VideoLAN Organization has announced the release of VLC 2.0 FINAL. VLC is a popular cross-platform, open-source video player capable of handling most media formats, and version 2.0 represents the first landmark update since …

23 red hot software releases & updates you may have missed this week
February 17, 2012 – 14:03 | Comments Off on 23 red hot software releases & updates you may have missed this week
23 red hot software releases & updates you may have missed this week

There has been a great deal of activity in the security software department this week, starting with the release of Avast! 7 Free (beta2), a preview of what to expect from the upcoming antivirus tool. …

Review: MAGIX Audio Cleaning Lab MX
February 14, 2012 – 11:36 | Comments Off on Review: MAGIX Audio Cleaning Lab MX
Review: MAGIX Audio Cleaning Lab MX

Audio editing tools are almost on a par with video editing programs when it comes to the potential complexity you can expect to find in such software. But MAGIX is a company that is famous …

Skype 5.8 unleashed: HD video, better Facebook support and Push to Talk added
February 2, 2012 – 17:27 | Comments Off on Skype 5.8 unleashed: HD video, better Facebook support and Push to Talk added
Skype 5.8 unleashed: HD video, better Facebook support and Push to Talk added

Less than three months ago, a beta version of Skype was unveiled that boasted a number of new features. The latest update to the popular VoIP tool sees the software jumping straight to version 5.8, …

AIMP 3 extends audio playing capabilities with surround sound, new sound engine
January 4, 2012 – 11:58 | Comments Off on AIMP 3 extends audio playing capabilities with surround sound, new sound engine
AIMP 3 extends audio playing capabilities with surround sound, new sound engine

First released back in 2006, AIMP’s lengthy feature list has helped to make it a popular free audio player. It’s been out of the news for a while as the developers worked on the latest …

Wavosaur: an amazingly lightweight, full-featured audio editor
January 4, 2012 – 10:13 | Comments Off on Wavosaur: an amazingly lightweight, full-featured audio editor
Wavosaur: an amazingly lightweight, full-featured audio editor

With even some budget computers now arriving with 1TB of storage, and perhaps more, drive space isn’t generally much of an issue these days. But we still get annoyed when we see software become unnecessarily …

Downloadcrew Giveaway: MAGIX Music Maker 17 Silver worth $19.95
January 2, 2012 – 15:18 | Comments Off on Downloadcrew Giveaway: MAGIX Music Maker 17 Silver worth $19.95
Downloadcrew Giveaway: MAGIX Music Maker 17 Silver worth $19.95

You may well have entertained the thought of using your computer to create music – but knowing just where to start can be a serious stumbling block. Unless you are already a musician, the majority …

VLC Media Player Nightly provides a sneak glimpse at what’s to come
December 27, 2011 – 10:31 | Comments Off on VLC Media Player Nightly provides a sneak glimpse at what’s to come
VLC Media Player Nightly provides a sneak glimpse at what’s to come

Can’t wait for the next major release of VLC Media Player? Desperate to squash an annoying bug? Not afraid of installing untested, pre-release software on your computer? Willing to become a guinea pig ? If …

Roundup of 21 of the week’s best software releases
December 16, 2011 – 17:32 | Comments Off on Roundup of 21 of the week’s best software releases
Roundup of 21 of the week’s best software releases

Christmas is most definitely in the air, and to get the party underway we teamed up with IObit to bring you the full version of IObit Advanced SystemCare PRO 4 full promo worth $19.95, completely …

Control speaker volume just by spinning your mouse wheel using Volumouse 2
December 12, 2011 – 09:47 | Comments Off on Control speaker volume just by spinning your mouse wheel using Volumouse 2
Control speaker volume just by spinning your mouse wheel using Volumouse 2

When you need to tweak the volume on your PC then the standard Windows sound applet will get the job done, but it’s a little basic. You’ll have to click it first, and if you …