Bitdefender 2019 security line promises to stop “most-sophisticated attacks”

Bitdefender 2019 security line promises to stop “most-sophisticated attacks”

Bitdefender has unveiled the latest versions of its security product line for desktop and mobile.
By Nick Peers Jul 19 2018, 11:37AM
Paragon Backup & Recovery Free 17 unleashed, now supports differential and incremental backups

Paragon Backup & Recovery Free 17 unleashed, now supports differential and incremental backups

Paragon Software GmbH has released Paragon Backup & Recovery 17 Free 64-bit, a brand-new version of its free (for personal use) backup and restore tool for Windows PCs.
By Nick Peers Jul 11 2018, 11:13AM
GIMP 2.10.4 adds Simple Horizon Straightening tool, improves font-loading process at startup

GIMP 2.10.4 adds Simple Horizon Straightening tool, improves font-loading process at startup

Popular open-source image-editing tool GIMP 2.10.4 has been released by the GIMP Development Team.
By Nick Peers Jul 9 2018, 10:38AM
Opera 54 adds Update and Recovery page, introduces news to Speed Dial

Opera 54 adds Update and Recovery page, introduces news to Speed Dial

Opera Software has released Opera 54.0, the latest version of its Chromium-based browser for Windows, Mac and Linux.
By Nick Peers Jul 2 2018, 10:51AM
Firefox Quantum 61 tweaks user interface, boosts performance (again)

Firefox Quantum 61 tweaks user interface, boosts performance (again)

Mozilla has released Firefox Quantum 61.0 for desktop, along with Firefox for Android 61.0.
By Nick Peers Jun 28 2018, 10:57AM
Ashampoo Photo Optimizer 7 unveils improved one-click image optimisation tool

Ashampoo Photo Optimizer 7 unveils improved one-click image optimisation tool

Almost four years after the last major release, German developer Ashampoo has unveiled Photo Optimizer 7 for PCs running Windows 7 or later.
By Nick Peers Jun 19 2018, 12:21PM
WinStep Nexus Dock and Extreme 18.5 unveil major Dock improvements

WinStep Nexus Dock and Extreme 18.5 unveil major Dock improvements

WinStep Software Technologies has updated its flagship products, WinStep Nexus Dock and WinStep Extreme, to version 18.5.
By Nick Peers Jun 4 2018, 12:34PM
Kaspersky Total Security 2019 cleans misbehaving apps and browser extensions

Kaspersky Total Security 2019 cleans misbehaving apps and browser extensions

Kaspersky has released major new versions of its security suites with the launch of Kaspersky Internet Security 2019 and Kaspersky Total Security 2019 for Windows PCs.
By Nick Peers May 28 2018, 1:32PM
SoftMaker FreeOffice 2018 promises full Office 2016 compatibility, debuts optional ribbon interface

SoftMaker FreeOffice 2018 promises full Office 2016 compatibility, debuts optional ribbon interface

Why pay a monthly subscription for Office software?
By Nick Peers May 17 2018, 11:43AM
Firefox Quantum 60 released

Firefox Quantum 60 released

Mozilla has released Firefox Quantum 60.0 for desktop, along with Firefox for Android 60.0 and Firefox ESR 60.0.
By Nick Peers May 10 2018, 11:30AM
Spybot – Search & Destroy 2.7 adds new Start Center screen, improves malware search

Spybot – Search & Destroy 2.7 adds new Start Center screen, improves malware search

Irish security developer Safer Networking has released Spybot – Search & Destroy 2.7, a new version of its Windows free and paid-for anti-malware tool.
By Nick Peers May 4 2018, 12:16PM
Opera launches (another) mobile app – Opera Touch 1.0

Opera launches (another) mobile app – Opera Touch 1.0

Opera Software has launched Opera Touch 1.0 a mobile app for Android (with iOS due to follow shortly).
By Nick Peers Apr 26 2018, 12:33PM
Mailstore Home 11.0 offers more robust protection for your email

Mailstore Home 11.0 offers more robust protection for your email

German email back-up company MailStore Software GmbH has released MailStore Home 11.0 for PCs running Windows 7, 8.1 and 10.
By Nick Peers Apr 23 2018, 11:56AM
Handbrake 1.1.0 revamps user interface, adds Vimeo, YouTube and 4K presets

Handbrake 1.1.0 revamps user interface, adds Vimeo, YouTube and 4K presets

Popular cross-platform, open-source video transcoder Handbrake 1.1.0 has been released, and despite the version number increment is actually a major update.
By Nick Peers Apr 10 2018, 12:08PM
1Password 7 Beta for Mac and Windows reveal major facelift, lots of new and improved features

1Password 7 Beta for Mac and Windows reveal major facelift, lots of new and improved features

AgileBits has released beta versions of its upcoming 1Password 7.0 Beta for Mac and 1Password 7.0 Beta for Windows clients.
By Nick Peers Apr 5 2018, 12:50PM
Universal Media Server 7.0.0 adds Movies and TV Show library options, improves scanning performance

Universal Media Server 7.0.0 adds Movies and TV Show library options, improves scanning performance

The Universal Media Server Project has released Universal Media Server 7.0.0, a major new release of its open-source, cross-platform media server for Windows, Mac and Linux computers.
By Nick Peers Mar 28 2018, 1:01PM
Opera 52 launches faster ad-blocking tool, adds support for multiple tab selection

Opera 52 launches faster ad-blocking tool, adds support for multiple tab selection

Opera Software has released Opera 52.0, the latest version of its Chromium-based browser for Windows, Mac and Linux.
By Nick Peers Mar 26 2018, 11:54AM
Google Web Designer 3.0 makes HTML 5 web content easy to build across multiple devices and platforms

Google Web Designer 3.0 makes HTML 5 web content easy to build across multiple devices and platforms

Google has released Google Web Designer 3.0 Beta, its HTML5 content-producing tool for Windows, Mac and Linux.
By Nick Peers Mar 16 2018, 12:19PM
Firefox Quantum 59 boosts page loading times, adds options for blocking intrusive website requests

Firefox Quantum 59 boosts page loading times, adds options for blocking intrusive website requests

Mozilla has released Firefox Quantum 59.0 for desktop, along with Firefox for Android 59.0 rolling out imminently.
By Nick Peers Mar 14 2018, 12:19PM
PDF Shaper 8.2 improves text detection and extraction, supports system fonts and more

PDF Shaper 8.2 improves text detection and extraction, supports system fonts and more

Burnaware Technologies has released PDF Shaper Free 8.2, a major update to its freeware PDF toolkit for Windows users.
By Nick Peers Mar 12 2018, 12:34PM