O&O DiskImage Professional 12 promises to speed up file backups by up to 100%
October 25, 2017 – 10:59 | No Comment
O&O DiskImage Professional 12 promises to speed up file backups by up to 100%

O&O Software GMBH has launched O&O DiskImage Professional 12, the latest version of its Windows disk-imaging and file backup tool.
Version 12 focuses on improving its file-backup component, promising to complete backups in half the time …

Adobe releases Photoshop and Premiere Elements 2018
October 4, 2017 – 07:12 | No Comment
Adobe releases Photoshop and Premiere Elements 2018

Adobe has released Adobe Photoshop Elements 2018 and Adobe Premiere Elements 2018, brand new versions of its consumer-level photo-editing and video-editing suites.
Version 2018 remain standalone tools – allowing users to purchase them outright – and …

Macrium Reflect Free 7.1 adds Hyper-V support, now licensed for commercial use
September 29, 2017 – 05:38 | No Comment
Macrium Reflect Free 7.1 adds Hyper-V support, now licensed for commercial use

Paramount Software (UK) Ltd has released Macrium Reflect Free Edition 7.1, a major new release of its disk imaging backup tool for Windows.
Macrium Reflect 7.1 adds three headline features: integrated viBoot2 providing instant virtualisation of …

Thwart ransomware and protect your data with our O&O Disk Image 10.5 Downloadcrew Giveaway, worth $49.95
September 1, 2017 – 05:21 | Comments Off on Thwart ransomware and protect your data with our O&O Disk Image 10.5 Downloadcrew Giveaway, worth $49.95
Thwart ransomware and protect your data with our O&O Disk Image 10.5 Downloadcrew Giveaway, worth $49.95

Everybody needs a backup – with ransomware added to the list of threats to your data, now is the perfect time to take full advantage of our latest Downloadcrew giveaway: a full copy of O&O …

Back up drives and partitions with MiniTool ShadowMaker Beta
June 28, 2017 – 09:03 | Comments Off on Back up drives and partitions with MiniTool ShadowMaker Beta
Back up drives and partitions with MiniTool ShadowMaker Beta

MiniTool ShadowMaker Beta is a versatile tool for creating and managing backup images of all your storage devices.
The program supports full, incremental and differential backups of both local drives and other systems on your network.

QuickViewer is a very, very, very fast image viewer
June 26, 2017 – 04:19 | Comments Off on QuickViewer is a very, very, very fast image viewer
QuickViewer is a very, very, very fast image viewer

QuickViewer is a portable open-source image viewer which shows and navigates pictures with the maximum possible speed.
The developer has built in multiple optimisations, including reading images before they’re required and displaying them with OpenGL.

Cut PNG and JPG file sizes with Black Bird Image Optimizer
June 16, 2017 – 05:25 | Comments Off on Cut PNG and JPG file sizes with Black Bird Image Optimizer
Cut PNG and JPG file sizes with Black Bird Image Optimizer

Black Bird Image Optimizer ($39.95) is a commercial tool which claims to “reduce the size of your photos several times without quality loss!”
Lossless compression which reduces JPGs and PNGs to a fraction of their usual …

Convert digital images to colour ASCII art with Image2ASCII
June 4, 2017 – 07:22 | Comments Off on Convert digital images to colour ASCII art with Image2ASCII
Convert digital images to colour ASCII art with Image2ASCII

Image2ASCII is an open-source Windows application which converts digital pictures to stylised ASCII art.
The program is tiny, and arrives as a stand-alone executable. There’s no installation required, simply download and run it.

Draw, paint and optimise your pictures with NPS Image Editor
May 29, 2017 – 15:00 | Comments Off on Draw, paint and optimise your pictures with NPS Image Editor
Draw, paint and optimise your pictures with NPS Image Editor

NPS Image Editor is an unusual freeware tool which aims to provide the simplicity of Microsoft Paint with far more functionality, including custom brushes, filters and transparency control.
The program looks much like a stripped-back version …

QuickLook is a speedy, simple file previewer
May 24, 2017 – 02:30 | Comments Off on QuickLook is a speedy, simple file previewer
QuickLook is a speedy, simple file previewer

QuickLook is an open-source Windows version of the OS X “Quick Look” file preview feature.
There’s no installation required. Run QuickLook, select a file in Explorer, hit the space bar and a window appears with a …

Share screenshots and images online with ImgurSniper
May 9, 2017 – 03:08 | Comments Off on Share screenshots and images online with ImgurSniper
Share screenshots and images online with ImgurSniper

ImgurSniper is an open-source tool for sharing screenshots, desktop recordings and image files online via Imgur.
Simple tasks are very quick. Press a hotkey, draw a rectangle around an area and it’s instantly uploaded. A browser …