MeshMagic 3D is a simple STL viewer and editor
March 18, 2015 – 07:48 | Comments Off on MeshMagic 3D is a simple STL viewer and editor
MeshMagic 3D is a simple STL viewer and editor

Australian developer NCH Software has announced the release of MeshMagic 3D, a simple 3D design tool which can import and edit STL and 3DP models.
This is very much “CAD lite”. The 335KB setup file doesn’t …

Adobe Photoshop Elements 13 and Premiere Elements 13 released, focus on more automatic features
September 25, 2014 – 07:40 | Comments Off on Adobe Photoshop Elements 13 and Premiere Elements 13 released, focus on more automatic features
Adobe Photoshop Elements 13 and Premiere Elements 13 released, focus on more automatic features

Adobe has released Adobe Photoshop Elements 13 and Adobe Premiere Elements 13, brand new versions of its consumer-level photo-editing and video-editing suites.
Version 13 remain standalone tools – allowing users to purchase them outright – and …

Review: Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 10
August 2, 2014 – 09:00 | Comments Off on Review: Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 10
Review: Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 10

Do you really need separate applications to cover your design needs, whether photo editing, digital art or simple design tasks like producing flyers and scrapbooks? For those who want everything in one package, Xara has …

LibreOffice 4.3 FINAL released, promises more intuitive spreadsheet handling, adds 3D modelling to Impress
July 30, 2014 – 06:46 | Comments Off on LibreOffice 4.3 FINAL released, promises more intuitive spreadsheet handling, adds 3D modelling to Impress
LibreOffice 4.3 FINAL released, promises more intuitive spreadsheet handling, adds 3D modelling to Impress

The Document Foundation has released LibreOffice 4.3 FINAL  for Windows, Mac and Linux. The new release sees some notable user-interface tweaks, performance enhancements and a number of new and tweaked features.
TDF is particularly keen to …

Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 10 adds 100+ effects, 100GB online storage space
July 16, 2014 – 11:35 | Comments Off on Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 10 adds 100+ effects, 100GB online storage space
Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 10 adds 100+ effects, 100GB online storage space

Xara Group has announced the release of Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 10, the latest incarnation of its all-in-one editing, illustration and design tool.
Top of the new features list is the inclusion of Magic Bullet …

LibreOffice 4.3 Beta available to try, improves Start Center
May 26, 2014 – 11:36 | Comments Off on LibreOffice 4.3 Beta available to try, improves Start Center
LibreOffice 4.3 Beta available to try, improves Start Center

The Document Foundation has unveiled the first public beta of the forthcoming LibreOffice 4.3. The new 4.3 release branch sees some notable user-interface tweaks, performance enhancements and a number of new and tweaked features.
The word …

Sketch 3 for Mac adds reusable Symbols and Presentation Mode, improves Export tool
April 17, 2014 – 06:08 | Comments Off on Sketch 3 for Mac adds reusable Symbols and Presentation Mode, improves Export tool
Sketch 3 for Mac adds reusable Symbols and Presentation Mode, improves Export tool

Bohemian Coding has released Sketch 3.0, a major new version of its Mac vector-based design tool. Version 3.0 adds a brand new feature called Symbols, which lets users combine multi-layered objects into a reusable group.
Other …

First look: DrawPad Graphics Editor
March 14, 2014 – 08:55 | Comments Off on First look: DrawPad Graphics Editor
First look: DrawPad Graphics Editor

Australian developer NCH Software has announced the availability of DrawPad Graphics Editor, a straightforward and easy-to-use free vector graphics tool.
The program’s tiny size (566KB) didn’t leave us expecting very much. This isn’t just a downloader, …

AndrOpen Office brings OpenOffice to Android
January 27, 2014 – 13:19 | Comments Off on AndrOpen Office brings OpenOffice to Android
AndrOpen Office brings OpenOffice to Android

If you need a mobile office suite then Kingsoft Office is a good place to start, and of course Google Drive is easy to use on any device. But if you’re looking for something more …

FotoSketcher 2.6 adds enhanced painting effect, new frame
October 25, 2013 – 09:17 | Comments Off on FotoSketcher 2.6 adds enhanced painting effect, new frame
FotoSketcher 2.6 adds enhanced painting effect, new frame

Free photo transformation tool FotoSketcher has been updated to version 2.6 with a couple of welcome new features.
The first is a gorgeous new “Painting 1” (watercolour) effect, which replaces the previous offering. Open a photo, …

Adobe Photoshop Elements 12 and Premiere Elements 12 launched with new mobile-friendly features
September 24, 2013 – 11:37 | 2 Comments
Adobe Photoshop Elements 12 and Premiere Elements 12 launched with new mobile-friendly features

Adobe has released brand new versions of its consumer-level photo-editing and video-editing suites with the launch of Adobe Photoshop Elements 12 and Adobe Premiere Elements 12.
Version 12 of both suites add mobile-friendly features and a …