Free Studio 2013 v6.1 adds XP support to Free Video Call Recorder for Skype
March 22, 2013 – 10:57 | Comments Off on Free Studio 2013 v6.1 adds XP support to Free Video Call Recorder for Skype
Free Studio 2013 v6.1 adds XP support to Free Video Call Recorder for Skype

DVDVideoSoft Ltd has released Free Studio 2013 v6.1, a minor update for its freeware media tools bundle for Windows PCs. The tool, which provides a front end of no less than 48 different tools for …

Folder SimpBurn is a fast, free and portable disc burner
March 20, 2013 – 07:45 | Comments Off on Folder SimpBurn is a fast, free and portable disc burner
Folder SimpBurn is a fast, free and portable disc burner

Are you tired of bloated disc burning suites? You’re not alone. Modern burning programs are mostly very overweight, packed with unnecessary functions which you’ll probably never use.
If your needs are very simple, though, there are …

MediaPortal 1.3.0 unveils HD-friendly new look
March 13, 2013 – 11:29 | Comments Off on MediaPortal 1.3.0 unveils HD-friendly new look
MediaPortal 1.3.0 unveils HD-friendly new look

Open-source Windows media-centre tool MediaPortal 1.3.0 has been released after an extended period in Release Candidate mode. Version 1.3.0 debuts a fresh new skin, optimised for widescreen full HD displays, and also adds support for …

Freemake Video Converter 4.0 acts as spur for Gold Pack add-on
March 11, 2013 – 13:57 | Comments Off on Freemake Video Converter 4.0 acts as spur for Gold Pack add-on
Freemake Video Converter 4.0 acts as spur for Gold Pack add-on

Ellora Assets Corporation has released Freemake Video Converter 4.0, the latest version of its freeware video conversion tool for Windows. Despite the major version number change, version 4.0 contains no new functionality of its own …

Mount just about any disc image as a virtual drive with VirtualDVD
February 28, 2013 – 07:15 | Comments Off on Mount just about any disc image as a virtual drive with VirtualDVD
Mount just about any disc image as a virtual drive with VirtualDVD

Download an ISO disc image onto a brand new PC and you probably won’t need any third-party software to handle it. Windows 8 makes it easy to mount the image as a virtual drive, so …

BurnAware 6.0 gets new disc-error checker, updated burning engine
February 6, 2013 – 08:20 | Comments Off on BurnAware 6.0 gets new disc-error checker, updated burning engine
BurnAware 6.0 gets new disc-error checker, updated burning engine

Windows disc-burning tool BurnAware 6.0 Free has been released. This major update, also available with additional features as BurnAware 6.0 Premium (rebadged from Home Edition) and BurnAware 6.0 Professional, comes with an updated burning engine …

CyberLink PowerDirector 11 “GM4” adds ultra-high def profiles, boosts stability
January 9, 2013 – 10:21 | Comments Off on CyberLink PowerDirector 11 “GM4” adds ultra-high def profiles, boosts stability
CyberLink PowerDirector 11 “GM4” adds ultra-high def profiles, boosts stability

CyberLink has released a notable update to its popular and powerful consumer video editor range. With release GM4, both CyberLink PowerDirector 11 Ultra and CyberLink PowerDirector 11 Ultimate add ultra hi-def resolutions to file production, support for …

MakeMKV 1.7.10 Beta is your one-click solution to ripping media to your hard drive
January 3, 2013 – 08:10 | Comments Off on MakeMKV 1.7.10 Beta is your one-click solution to ripping media to your hard drive
MakeMKV 1.7.10 Beta is your one-click solution to ripping media to your hard drive

Everyone’s looking for that magic one-click solution to digitizing their personal video and movies collection. Often you find yourself having to jump through a number of hoops before you can get the movies in a …

VLC Media Player 2.0.5 improves encoding, fixes bugs, tweaks Mac interface
December 17, 2012 – 12:39 | Comments Off on VLC Media Player 2.0.5 improves encoding, fixes bugs, tweaks Mac interface
VLC Media Player 2.0.5 improves encoding, fixes bugs, tweaks Mac interface

Open-source, cross-platform VLC Media Player 2.0.5 has been released for Windows and Mac. Although a relatively minor update, it fixes a number of regressions from previous releases, plus improves overall stability and performance. Mac users …

CD Burner XP 4.5 promises better drive support, performance
December 10, 2012 – 11:09 | Comments Off on CD Burner XP 4.5 promises better drive support, performance
CD Burner XP 4.5 promises better drive support, performance

German developer Canneverbe Limited has announced the first stable release of popular Windows freeware disc-burning tool, CDBurnerXP 4.5.0.
Once the freeware burning tool of choice, the latest update of this powerful and versatile data, audio and …

CyberLink PowerProducer 6 adds animated menu templates, widens file format support
December 6, 2012 – 16:14 | Comments Off on CyberLink PowerProducer 6 adds animated menu templates, widens file format support
CyberLink PowerProducer 6 adds animated menu templates, widens file format support

CyberLink has released PowerProducer 6 Ultra, the latest version of its DVD authoring tool, and while the changes aren’t revolutionary there’s plenty to explore.
The program now includes 14 animated 3D-like menu templates, for instance. Some …