VClip is a quick and easy desktop recorder
January 28, 2016 – 07:44 | Comments Off on VClip is a quick and easy desktop recorder
VClip is a quick and easy desktop recorder

BahraniApps has released VClip 1.0, a freeware tool for recording video and audio of your desktop.
The program has a strong emphasis on simplicity. Which means: it’s basic. Very basic. There’s no option to capture the …

Record desktop activity to tiny self-playing EXEs with Screen2SWF
December 2, 2015 – 10:54 | Comments Off on Record desktop activity to tiny self-playing EXEs with Screen2SWF
Record desktop activity to tiny self-playing EXEs with Screen2SWF

Windows screen recorder Screen2SWF, once a $49 commercial product, is now available for free.
With so much freeware competition around already you might be thinking, “so what?”, but wait: the program does have some interesting features which …

Capture, record and share your ideas with Microsoft’s Snip
September 24, 2015 – 03:36 | Comments Off on Capture, record and share your ideas with Microsoft’s Snip
Capture, record and share your ideas with Microsoft’s Snip

Microsoft’s Garage division has released Snip, a simple tool for capturing, annotating and sharing screenshots.
There are plenty of similar tools around, and Snip doesn’t begin to compete with the best of breed freeware, but it …

FFmpeg is a one-stop audio/ video converter
July 7, 2015 – 06:06 | Comments Off on FFmpeg is a one-stop audio/ video converter
FFmpeg is a one-stop audio/ video converter

If you need to convert a few audio or video files then you could try out a few freeware transcoders, do your best to avoid the adware, hope they support the formats and options you …

Audacity 2.1.0 adds real-time effects preview, updates noise removal tool
March 30, 2015 – 09:19 | Comments Off on Audacity 2.1.0 adds real-time effects preview, updates noise removal tool
Audacity 2.1.0 adds real-time effects preview, updates noise removal tool

Open-source sound recording, editing and mixing tool Audacity 2.1.0 has been released, and comes with a slew of significant updates and improvements.
Version 2.1.0 debuts one major new feature: a Real-Time Preview for effects, which is …

Audacity 2.0.6 released, refines user interface, improves selected effects
September 30, 2014 – 07:07 | Comments Off on Audacity 2.0.6 released, refines user interface, improves selected effects
Audacity 2.0.6 released, refines user interface, improves selected effects

Popular open-source, cross-platform sound recording, editing and mixing tool Audacity 2.0.6 has been released. The new build contains a number of minor improvements and various bug fixes.
Most of these changes affect the user interface. Both …

Free Studio 2013 v6.1 adds XP support to Free Video Call Recorder for Skype
March 22, 2013 – 10:57 | Comments Off on Free Studio 2013 v6.1 adds XP support to Free Video Call Recorder for Skype
Free Studio 2013 v6.1 adds XP support to Free Video Call Recorder for Skype

DVDVideoSoft Ltd has released Free Studio 2013 v6.1, a minor update for its freeware media tools bundle for Windows PCs. The tool, which provides a front end of no less than 48 different tools for …

Free Video Call Recorder for Skype 1.0 records your Skype voice and video chats for, er, free
February 6, 2013 – 11:01 | Comments Off on Free Video Call Recorder for Skype 1.0 records your Skype voice and video chats for, er, free
Free Video Call Recorder for Skype 1.0 records your Skype voice and video chats for, er, free

Ever wanted – or needed – to record a voice or video conversation in Skype? There are plenty of tools out there that will do that for you, but there’s usually a catch. They either …

Audacity 2.0.3 released, promises better quality and faster resampling
January 22, 2013 – 10:20 | Comments Off on Audacity 2.0.3 released, promises better quality and faster resampling
Audacity 2.0.3 released, promises better quality and faster resampling

Popular open-source, cross-platform sound recording, editing and mixing tool Audacity 2.0.3 has been released. Despite the minor revision number, the new update boasts several key new features, including a new resampling library, tweaked Time Tracks …

Roundup: 32 – count ‘em – great software releases you may have missed this week
March 16, 2012 – 15:24 | Comments Off on Roundup: 32 – count ‘em – great software releases you may have missed this week
Roundup: 32 – count ‘em – great software releases you may have missed this week

This has been a week dominated by news about hardware releases from Apple, but there has still be plenty going on in the software world. If you’re running Windows but like the idea of trying …

Audacity 2.0 FINAL marks first stable release in six years
March 14, 2012 – 07:32 | Comments Off on Audacity 2.0 FINAL marks first stable release in six years
Audacity 2.0 FINAL marks first stable release in six years

It’s official. More than six years after its last stable release, Audacity 2.0 is now available. This open-source, cross-platform audio recording, editing and mixing tool is often bundled with audio hardware devices and has garnered a …