BurnAware 5.5 Free adds DVD video creation tools
November 28, 2012 – 10:01 | Comments Off on BurnAware 5.5 Free adds DVD video creation tools
BurnAware 5.5 Free adds DVD video creation tools

Burnaware Technologies has released BurnAware 5.5 Free and BurnAware 5.5 Home, the latest builds of its free and paid-for disc burning products for Windows.
Version 5.5 adds DVD-Video as an option to the file system selection when …

Mount disc images from Explorer with WinCDEmu
September 17, 2012 – 11:39 | Comments Off on Mount disc images from Explorer with WinCDEmu
Mount disc images from Explorer with WinCDEmu

Windows 8 has many interesting new features, and one small but particularly welcome example will see the system able to mount ISO images for easier browsing.
Sounds good to us. If you don’t plan on upgrading …

Roxio Toast Titanium 11.1 adds full Mountain Lion compatibility, web-video improvements
September 3, 2012 – 18:19 | Comments Off on Roxio Toast Titanium 11.1 adds full Mountain Lion compatibility, web-video improvements
Roxio Toast Titanium 11.1 adds full Mountain Lion compatibility, web-video improvements

Roxio has released a major update for its Mac disc-burning product. Roxio Toast Titanium 11.1 (1063) is supplied as an updater for existing Toast 11.0 users, and is the first fully Cocoa-ized build, boasting full …

Want to try Linux? LinuxLive USB Creator lets you make a portable version
August 27, 2012 – 09:05 | Comments Off on Want to try Linux? LinuxLive USB Creator lets you make a portable version
Want to try Linux? LinuxLive USB Creator lets you make a portable version

Linux is no longer the geeky OS it used to be. Well, that might not be entirely true, but the operating system has certainly become more accessible in recent years. User friendly distributions such as …

Software roundup – 27 downloads from the last seven days
June 9, 2012 – 14:18 | Comments Off on Software roundup – 27 downloads from the last seven days
Software roundup – 27 downloads from the last seven days

As we move through June, there are more and more software titles being released. The past week has been pretty busy, particularly on the web browser front, but there have also been a number of …

CyberLink’s PhotoDirector 10, PowerDVD 12 and MediaShow 6 hit warp speed on laptops running next-gen AMD processors
May 29, 2012 – 11:28 | Comments Off on CyberLink’s PhotoDirector 10, PowerDVD 12 and MediaShow 6 hit warp speed on laptops running next-gen AMD processors
CyberLink’s PhotoDirector 10, PowerDVD 12 and MediaShow 6 hit warp speed on laptops running next-gen AMD processors

Taipei, Taiwan-based CyberLink has issued updates for its flagship media viewing and editing products, including CyberLink PowerDirector 10 Deluxe, CyberLink PowerDVD 12 Pro and CyberLink MediaShow 6 Ultra.
The updates are all designed to take full advantage …

Always leaving USB drives behind? Free USB Guard can help
May 23, 2012 – 08:39 | Comments Off on Always leaving USB drives behind? Free USB Guard can help
Always leaving USB drives behind? Free USB Guard can help

It’s easily done. You’ve finished working on a friend’s PC, close it down and walk away – completely forgetting about the USB key you plugged in a little earlier.
Or maybe you’re at home, closing down …

TweakNow DriveShortcut brings removable disc shortcut creation to the Windows desktop
May 10, 2012 – 13:00 | Comments Off on TweakNow DriveShortcut brings removable disc shortcut creation to the Windows desktop
TweakNow DriveShortcut brings removable disc shortcut creation to the Windows desktop

Sometimes it is the smallest of things that makes the biggest differences – it can be little touches that matter the most. Users of OSX and many flavors of Linux will be used to the …

Review: CyberLink Media Suite 10 Ultra
April 27, 2012 – 06:34 | Comments Off on Review: CyberLink Media Suite 10 Ultra
Review: CyberLink Media Suite 10 Ultra

CyberLink make some great media software – PowerDirector is probably the best consumer video editor available today – but, unsurprisingly, for the most part it isn’t cheap. Equipping yourself with the company’s media player, media …

14 tools to rip, convert and stream video from DVD and Blu-ray
April 3, 2012 – 06:01 | Comments Off on 14 tools to rip, convert and stream video from DVD and Blu-ray
14 tools to rip, convert and stream video from DVD and Blu-ray

These days, more and more of us watch video in a variety of different ways. The ease and versatility of modern media can leave you looking at your old collection of videos and DVDs with …

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 …