LibreOffice 4.1 supports font embedding, adds Photo Album feature to Impress
July 25, 2013 – 11:23 | Comments Off on LibreOffice 4.1 supports font embedding, adds Photo Album feature to Impress
LibreOffice 4.1 supports font embedding, adds Photo Album feature to Impress

The Document Foundation has released LibreOffice 4.1 for Windows, Mac and Linux, a major new release of its open-source office suite. Comprising word processor, spreadsheet, presentations tool and database as well as drawing and math …

Xara Designer Pro X9 adds even more publishing power
July 9, 2013 – 13:11 | Comments Off on Xara Designer Pro X9 adds even more publishing power
Xara Designer Pro X9 adds even more publishing power

Xara Group has announced the release of Xara Designer Pro X9 ($299), the latest edition of its all-in-one photo editing, web design, illustration and desktop publishing tool. It’s a significant upgrade, too, with worthwhile new …

LibreOffice 4.0.4 released, major 4.1 update due end of July
June 19, 2013 – 10:08 | Comments Off on LibreOffice 4.0.4 released, major 4.1 update due end of July
LibreOffice 4.0.4 released, major 4.1 update due end of July

The Document Foundation has released LibreOffice 4.0.4 for Windows, Mac and Linux. The latest version of this open-source office suite, which includes word processor, spreadsheet, presentations tool and database as well as drawing and math …

Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 9 adds photo healing brush, background eraser and other major tools to new release
May 22, 2013 – 07:48 | Comments Off on Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 9 adds photo healing brush, background eraser and other major tools to new release
Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 9 adds photo healing brush, background eraser and other major tools to new release

Veteran UK developer Xara has released a brand new version of its acclaimed creative design tool, Xara Photo and Graphics Designer 9.1.0. Version 9 concentrates on revamping the package’s photo tools, with the introduction of …

LibreOffice 4.0.1 extends support for Impress Remote Android app to Windows and Mac
March 6, 2013 – 13:20 | Comments Off on LibreOffice 4.0.1 extends support for Impress Remote Android app to Windows and Mac
LibreOffice 4.0.1 extends support for Impress Remote Android app to Windows and Mac

The Document Foundation has released LibreOffice 4.0.1, a primarily maintenance release for its open-source office suite. Comprising word processor, spreadsheet, database, presentations, drawing and maths tools, LibreOffice 4.0.1 has one notable update, cross-platform support for …

LibreOffice 4.0 FINAL hits the download servers
February 7, 2013 – 08:36 | Comments Off on LibreOffice 4.0 FINAL hits the download servers
LibreOffice 4.0 FINAL hits the download servers

LibreOffice 4.0 FINAL has been released by The Document Foundation. This open-source, cross-platform office suite, which is based on OpenOffice, has evolved to the point where its developers are happy to give it a major …

Hurry! Get Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 6, worth $89, for free with Downloadcrew Giveaway!
December 26, 2012 – 09:00 | Comments Off on Hurry! Get Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 6, worth $89, for free with Downloadcrew Giveaway!
Hurry! Get Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 6, worth $89, for free with Downloadcrew Giveaway!

Have you been keeping an eye on our amazing software giveaways this year? Hot on the heels of our first two amazing deals comes this, a free and fully functional copy of Xara Photo & …

LibreOffice 3.6.2 fixes bugs and improves stability
October 4, 2012 – 12:18 | Comments Off on LibreOffice 3.6.2 fixes bugs and improves stability
LibreOffice 3.6.2 fixes bugs and improves stability

With more and more computer users counting the pennies, the move to lower cost and free software is gaining momentum. Microsoft Office may still be the world’s most popular office suite, but there is a …

Go finger painting on your Windows tablet with Freehand Painter
July 30, 2012 – 08:49 | Comments Off on Go finger painting on your Windows tablet with Freehand Painter
Go finger painting on your Windows tablet with Freehand Painter

Launch the average painting tool and you’re generally confronted with a stack of options covering brushes and colour, outlines, fills and more. Which is fine, sometimes, but if you just want to be creative then …

Review: Xara Photo & Graphic Designer MX 8.1
May 22, 2012 – 13:42 | Comments Off on Review: Xara Photo & Graphic Designer MX 8.1
Review: Xara Photo & Graphic Designer MX 8.1

Equipping your PC for professional graphics work normally involves buying several different applications, learning their various interfaces and hoping they’ll somehow all work together.
Xara’s philosophy is a little different, though: their new Photo & Graphic …

Downloadcrew Giveaway: get Xara Xtreme 5, worth $79, for free, this Friday!
March 15, 2012 – 14:50 | Comments Off on Downloadcrew Giveaway: get Xara Xtreme 5, worth $79, for free, this Friday!
Downloadcrew Giveaway: get Xara Xtreme 5, worth $79, for free, this Friday!

Equipping a PC to handle all your graphics needs can be a complex and expensive business. You’ll need one application to retouch your photos, another for drawing and illustration, and then there’s web graphics, desktop …