Typora is a distraction-free markdown editor
June 4, 2016 – 05:17 | Comments Off on Typora is a distraction-free markdown editor
Typora is a distraction-free markdown editor

Typora is a minimalist markdown editor for Windows and Mac.
Markdown is a simple language which uses plain text formatting to create rich text documents, but you don’t need to understand any of that to get …

Xara releases Xara Photo and Graphic Designer 365
May 26, 2016 – 04:37 | Comments Off on Xara releases Xara Photo and Graphic Designer 365
Xara releases Xara Photo and Graphic Designer 365

Xara has released Xara Photo and Graphic Designer 365 ($69.99 release offer, $89.99 afterwards), a major update of its photo editing and desktop publishing tool.
A redesigned photo frame enables easier resizing, rotating, straightening, panning and …

View, edit and process CSV files with CSV Buddy
May 24, 2016 – 15:32 | Comments Off on View, edit and process CSV files with CSV Buddy
View, edit and process CSV files with CSV Buddy

CSV sounds like it should be a simple file format. Every data field separated by a comma, one record per line– what could possibly go wrong?
Quite a lot, unfortunately. Fields might be separated by other …

Xara Web Designer 365 released
April 15, 2016 – 03:54 | Comments Off on Xara Web Designer 365 released
Xara Web Designer 365 released

Xara Group has shipped Xara Web Designer 365, the first release under its new “365 Update Guarantee”.
Buying a 365 product not only gets you a perpetual licence, you’ll also get new features as they’re developed …

Add style to your photos with ON1 Effects Free
April 6, 2016 – 07:19 | Comments Off on Add style to your photos with ON1 Effects Free
Add style to your photos with ON1 Effects Free

ON1 Effects Free 10 is a collection of professional photo filters and effects which can be used stand-alone, and as Photoshop or Lightroom plugins.
Beginners can use the package much like other apps. Open an image, …

Polarr Photo Editor gets a Windows 7+ desktop release
March 2, 2016 – 06:41 | Comments Off on Polarr Photo Editor gets a Windows 7+ desktop release
Polarr Photo Editor gets a Windows 7+ desktop release

Popular mobile and browser-based image editor Polarr Photo Editor is now available in a desktop edition for Windows 7 and later.
A Free build offers only global adjustments (no selection tools), and drops custom filters and …

CudaText: a programmer’s editor that everyone can use
February 26, 2016 – 14:44 | Comments Off on CudaText: a programmer’s editor that everyone can use
CudaText: a programmer’s editor that everyone can use

You need a Notepad replacement, but web searches only get you overcomplicated programmer’s editors aimed at people who think in regular expressions and actually want to use line numbers.
CudaText offers another way. It’s a cross-platform …

Picosmos Tools is a quirky image editing suite
February 23, 2016 – 07:48 | Comments Off on Picosmos Tools is a quirky image editing suite
Picosmos Tools is a quirky image editing suite

Picosmos Tools is a versatile image management suite which includes a viewer, editor, batch processor, capture tool, simple publishing tools and more.
The program stands out immediately with its Windows Start Screen-type launcher, colorful “live tiles” …

Registry Finder adds “search keys by modified date”
February 22, 2016 – 04:20 | Comments Off on Registry Finder adds “search keys by modified date”
Registry Finder adds “search keys by modified date”

Open source Registry editor Registry Finder has added the ability to find Registry keys modified within a date range.
This has many computer forensic applications, such as seeing the keys modified when a program was installed, …

Get your life organised with Makagiga
February 17, 2016 – 06:28 | Comments Off on Get your life organised with Makagiga
Get your life organised with Makagiga

Makagiga started life long ago as an open-source, Java-based RSS reader. But then the developer started to take it further. Much, much further.
The program now also has a capable to-do manager. A note taker. A …

SSuite NoteBook Editor: not just another WordPad replacement
February 8, 2016 – 08:27 | Comments Off on SSuite NoteBook Editor: not just another WordPad replacement
SSuite NoteBook Editor: not just another WordPad replacement

If you’ve tried your share of WordPad replacements then you’ll know they’re usually identikit me-too products with barely any interesting ideas of their own.
SSuite NoteBook Editor is a rare exception which manages to bring something …