Dropbox launches dedicated Windows 8 app
January 7, 2013 – 10:20 | Comments Off on Dropbox launches dedicated Windows 8 app
Dropbox launches dedicated Windows 8 app

Cloud-storage provider Dropbox, fresh from opening a second hub in Dublin, Ireland, has launched a dedicated app for Windows 8 tablets and computers. Dropbox for Windows 8 offers basic functionality in its initial release, but …

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 …

Get Auslogics Disk Defrag Pro 4, worth $29.95, for free with the latest Downloadcrew giveaway!
December 31, 2012 – 01:01 | Comments Off on Get Auslogics Disk Defrag Pro 4, worth $29.95, for free with the latest Downloadcrew giveaway!
Get Auslogics Disk Defrag Pro 4, worth $29.95, for free with the latest Downloadcrew giveaway!

If you’re looking to keep your PC running at peak performance then it’s vital to ensure the drive is properly defragmented. And Auslogics Disk Defrag Pro 4 is the perfect tool to help.
The program has multiple …

Dropbox 1.6.2 makes low-key appearance in time for Thanksgiving
November 22, 2012 – 08:49 | Comments Off on Dropbox 1.6.2 makes low-key appearance in time for Thanksgiving
Dropbox 1.6.2 makes low-key appearance in time for Thanksgiving

“It happens to the best of us” was Dropbox’s explanation for this, the swift appearance of Dropbox 1.6.2 for desktop, less than a week after Dropbox 1.6.0 made its first appearance. ” You test a …

Nitro Reader 3 adds auto-recovery, smart alignment and improved file compression
October 10, 2012 – 06:23 | Comments Off on Nitro Reader 3 adds auto-recovery, smart alignment and improved file compression
Nitro Reader 3 adds auto-recovery, smart alignment and improved file compression

Australian software developer Nitro PDF Pty Ltd has released Nitro Reader 3.0, the latest version of its free PDF viewer and creator that also includes tools for filling forms and annotating PDF documents.
Version 3.0 – …

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 …

Dropbox Experimental Edition 1.5.27 priomises better performance, new OS X features
August 31, 2012 – 10:17 | Comments Off on Dropbox Experimental Edition 1.5.27 priomises better performance, new OS X features
Dropbox Experimental Edition 1.5.27 priomises better performance, new OS X features

Dropbox has announced a major update to its pre-release Experimental Edition backup and sync software. Dropbox Experimental Edition 1.5.27 has been rebuilt using Python 2.7 (the current stable build, Dropbox 1.4.17, is based on Python …

Identify and resolve media playback issues with MediaInfo Lite 0.7.59
August 22, 2012 – 12:11 | Comments Off on Identify and resolve media playback issues with MediaInfo Lite 0.7.59
Identify and resolve media playback issues with MediaInfo Lite 0.7.59

One of the most frustrating aspects of dealing with media files is that seemingly identical files are anything but. Why is it you’re able to play one AVI video file, but not another? How come …

Downloadcrew Giveaway: Grab your free copy of Serif PagePlus 11 while you can!
May 25, 2012 – 14:27 | One Comment
Downloadcrew Giveaway: Grab your free copy of Serif PagePlus 11 while you can!

Serif is a name that is associated with powerful yet easy to use software, and these are both words that can be applied to PagePlus 11. This is an extremely powerful desktop publishing application that …

iPhone users gain a refined search tool in the form of Google Search 2.0
May 25, 2012 – 06:45 | Comments Off on iPhone users gain a refined search tool in the form of Google Search 2.0
iPhone users gain a refined search tool in the form of Google Search 2.0

Google is the go-to search engine for most people, so the existence of a dedicated mobile app should come as no surprise. There has been a Google search tool available for iOS for some time …

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 …