876298 nero platinum 2018 video editing softwarNero Platinum 2018

Published in Software by paul_smart on Oct 30, 2017
The round of lets be first with 2018 products is now in full swing, here a product that I use on a regular – more than once a week – basis. Unlike a lot of software that is sold on subscription Nero never ‘times out’ so you need good reasons to upgrade like added features.

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Published in Software by paul_smart on Oct 24, 2017
I have used Acronis for my regular Backups for several years, while it feels strange in August to be calling a release ‘2018’ I know all manufactures vie with each other to be first and certain software packages always come early.

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Published in Software by mfereday on Oct 14, 2017
MAGIX offers to help put your photos and videos into a format to entertain others.

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Published in Software by paul_smart on Oct 8, 2017
Magix are a name I first came across years ago and they still continue to publish software products for both home and professional use, most of their products are available to download as a trial once you can get past their ‘I am not a robot’ shield.

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Published in Software by mfereday on Oct 7, 2017
It is that time of the year when new versions of existing products begun to appear – including MAGIX’s movie editing software.

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Published in Software by mfereday on Sep 30, 2017
Nero has bundled together its various standalone offerings into a multimedia suite.

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Published in Software by mfereday on Sep 26, 2017
While Microsoft and Apple might be the best of competitive opponents with regards to their commercial activities, the software developed by the two companies can co-exist within the same environment thanks to Parallels.

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Published in Software by mfereday on Sep 16, 2017
Your data is a valuable asset which should be protected by a product such as the latest offering from Acronis.

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Published in Software by mfereday on Sep 14, 2017
Like an old friend, I welcome the latest version of Corel’s Paint Shop Pro on to my computer.

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Published in Software by mfereday on Sep 12, 2017
Offering a virtual toolbox approach, Parallels has bundled together a collection of in-house tools.

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Published in Software by mfereday on Sep 7, 2017
As part of its range of graphics products, Corel has released the latest version of its Pinnacle Studio offering.

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Published in Software by mfereday on Aug 24, 2017
How many passwords do you have? And how do you remember them all?

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Published in Software by mfereday on Aug 22, 2017
Adding to its portfolio of make-over software for either portrait or landscape images, Anthropics Technology has released the follow up title to its LandscapePro offering. Not surprisingly, this software is entitled LandscapePro 2.

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Published in Software by mfereday on Aug 3, 2017
I first came across Tune-Up Utilities several years ago as a Shareware product that you could try before you buy.

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Published in Software by mfereday on Jul 25, 2017
As part of its new version of protective software, AVG has introduced an Unlimited version. This next product belongs to this category.

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Published in Software by mfereday on Jul 20, 2017
Keeping your computer system safe from virus threats is the task on offer from this next product.
Recently I told you about the first system that I have seen with Windows 10 v1703 installed when it arrived from Dell, I was not aware that v1703 could be publicly downloaded, with my delving and an extra week of review time from Dell’s PR agency and my own Tablet/Notebook with its small hard drive and limited 2GB of RAM I tell you of my own experiences.

Business Backup Protection

Published in Software by mfereday on June 27, 2017
Data, whether personal or business orientated, is valuable and needs to be protected from various types of attack. This next Acronis product offers to help.

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Published in Software by paul_smart on June 21, 2017
My machine that I write with and collect my emails as well as numerous housekeeping tasks has been getting slower and slower, so I finally decided to bite the bullet and reinstall Windows 7 which I know would be a long job not least as my CD-ROM was not even Service Pack One.

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Published in Software by paul_smart on June 16, 2017
This is one of the few companies still willing to sell a boxed product rather than a download; however you can download it if you are without a drive. Whatever you want to do with video – and more – then this latest version from Cyberlink can handle it.

874074 CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 201CorelDRAW 2017

Published in Software by paul_smart on June 2, 2017
This was launched via a Webinar and while there are new features the main difference was that anyone with a full licenced version (not academic or NFR) can upgrade to this latest version from any earlier versions not as normal the last two or three.

873671 MAGIX Movie Edit Pro PluMAGIX Video Editing

Published in Software by mfereday on May 23, 2017
Even though MAGIX has taken on board the latest version of VEGAS Movie Studio, the company has not neglected its own well-established Movie Edit Pro offering.

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Published in Software by mfereday on May 16, 2017
While no longer the market leader in the field of computer graphics software, CorelDRAW still has a lot to offer the digital designer.

873220 Corel Pinnacle Studio UltimatA Free Offering

Published in Software by mfereday on May 2, 2017
With its range of graphics products, Corel has taken the decision to give away the latest version of one of its titles to those who had purchased the previous version.

872762 Acronis True Image 201Acronis 2017 New Generation

Published in Software by paul_smart on Apr 16, 2017
Last autumn I saw what was described as Acronis 2017; my first tests were problematic but settled down once a build 5554 was installed. This is still called Acronis 2017 but has a far higher build number at 6116; the latest editions new features are mentioned below.

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Published in Software by mfereday on Mar 23, 2017
The last time I took a look at Vegas Movie Studio, the product was under the banner of Sony. However matters have changed as Sony has undergone a process of divesting itself of some of its software and hardware kit.

872568 nero backitup 201Backing Up Nero Style

Published in Software by mfereday on Mar 21, 2017
While most prospective customers would tend to think of burning software when the topic of the main area of the company’s expertise arises, Nero does have other strings to its corporate bow. One such offering is Nero BackItUp which is the subject of this next review.

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Published in Software by adrianmorant on Mar 20, 2017
Abbyy Finereader 14 is a universal OCR package that works with scanned images, PDF files etc. and, having recognised the text, can convert it to Word, Excel or other formats in addition to offering a range of advanced options.

872453 avg tuneup utilitieAnother Look at TuneUp Utilities

Published in Software by mfereday on Mar 9, 2017
There are a number of products that provide on-going spring cleaning facilities including one from AVG.

872304 Acronis True Image 201True Image 2017 Next Generation

Published in Software by mfereday on Mar 7, 2017
With a range of new features, Acronis backup software emerges in New Generation mode.