Downloadcrew Giveaway: WinISO Standard 6.1, worth $29.95, free on Wednesday
February 28, 2012 – 11:06 | Comments Off on Downloadcrew Giveaway: WinISO Standard 6.1, worth $29.95, free on Wednesday
Downloadcrew Giveaway: WinISO Standard 6.1, worth $29.95, free on Wednesday

ISO disc images are an increasingly popular way of distributing software, but the standard tools for working with them aren’t particularly useful. Windows 7 can burn ISO images to disc, for instance, but that’s about …

Want the raw power of GIMP with a Photoshop-like user interface? Try GIMPshop
January 20, 2012 – 11:01 | Comments Off on Want the raw power of GIMP with a Photoshop-like user interface? Try GIMPshop
Want the raw power of GIMP with a Photoshop-like user interface? Try GIMPshop

You’re after a free image editor. You want a powerful one, something that gets compared favourably to the likes of Photoshop. You find Paint.NET and PixBuilder Studio intriguing, but just that little bit lacking. Ultimately, though, when …

Downloadcrew Giveaway: Acronis True Image 2010 Personal
January 18, 2012 – 12:20 | 4 Comments
Downloadcrew Giveaway: Acronis True Image 2010 Personal

Everyone needs some form of backup, but while successive versions of the Windows Backup Tool have undoubtedly got better, they’re still not quite as intuitive or as comprehensive as we’d like them to be.
If you …

Create, copy, convert, extract and mount disc images with the ISO ToolKit
January 17, 2012 – 09:12 | Comments Off on Create, copy, convert, extract and mount disc images with the ISO ToolKit
Create, copy, convert, extract and mount disc images with the ISO ToolKit

ISO images have been a popular means of distributing software for a very long time, so it was good to see Windows 7 finally introduce a tool to burn them to disc.
It’ll probably be Windows …

Kuvva brings you an inspiring new desktop wallpaper every day of the week
January 2, 2012 – 07:52 | Comments Off on Kuvva brings you an inspiring new desktop wallpaper every day of the week
Kuvva brings you an inspiring new desktop wallpaper every day of the week

Your desktop wallpaper may be something you don’t give much thought to, but whether you have chosen to stick with a stock image, or have adorned your desktop with a photograph of loved ones or …

Roundup: 25 interesting downloads from the past seven days
November 25, 2011 – 13:45 | Comments Off on Roundup: 25 interesting downloads from the past seven days
Roundup: 25 interesting downloads from the past seven days

For many people, the Start menu is one of the most visited aspects of Windows, but if you’re looking for an alternative program launcher, Winstep Nexus 11.10 is a great option. This free tool is …

Edit your images for free with PixBuilder Studio
October 28, 2011 – 16:15 | Comments Off on Edit your images for free with PixBuilder Studio
Edit your images for free with PixBuilder Studio

Once upon a time the notion of having access to a free image-editing tool that rivalled commercial packages was nonsensical. If you wanted to edit your photos, you had to pay for the privilege. The …

Macrium Reflect Free Edition 5 sports spiffing new interface in new release
October 4, 2011 – 11:33 | Comments Off on Macrium Reflect Free Edition 5 sports spiffing new interface in new release
Macrium Reflect Free Edition 5 sports spiffing new interface in new release

Paramount Software (UK) Ltd has updated Macrium Reflect Free Edition, its free-for-personal-use drive imaging tool, to version 5.
Macrium Reflect Free Edition 5.0.4033 sports a completely redesigned drag-and-drop user interface, plus adds a number of new features, including …

Paint.NET 3.5.9 released and continues the free image editor’s reign
October 3, 2011 – 12:05 | Comments Off on Paint.NET 3.5.9 released and continues the free image editor’s reign
Paint.NET 3.5.9 released and continues the free image editor’s reign

There are few programs that can honestly be described as ‘must have’ tools, but for anyone who works with images, this is something that can be said of Paint.NET. What started off as a development …

Review: Paragon Backup & Recovery 11 Home
September 27, 2011 – 07:29 | One Comment
Review: Paragon Backup & Recovery 11 Home

Paragon Software’s Backup & Recovery has always been one of the most feature-packed backup tools around.
And the latest release, Backup & Recovery 11 Home, does its best to carry on this proud tradition.
At a first …

JAlbum 10 released, no longer free for commercial use
September 21, 2011 – 10:07 | 2 Comments
JAlbum 10 released, no longer free for commercial use

Swedish web album creation tool jAlbum has reached a landmark release. jAlbum 10.0, which runs on Windows, Mac and Linux, sees a number of new features and expanded image format support alongside a change in …