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Pick Pixlr For Your Pics
If you’ve been hesitant to dive into the world of photo editing beyond applying simple filters in Instagram, you might want to check out Pixlr. It’s a truly powerful online photo editing software program with loads of options that never overwhelm you with their complexity. The result is that... Read more
Krita: Free, powerful painting tool
As a piece of software, Krita has had an interesting history. With origins in various projects reaching back to 1998, Krita eventually became a free image-manipulation tool like Photoshop, or GIMP from about 2004 to 2009. After that time, the open-source program recruited students to work on its improvement,... Read more
Filmora 9.3: A lot of video editing tools for not a lot of cash
With video taking up more space on the internet than ever before, it’s becoming increasingly important to have a good video editor in your digital toolbox. Whether you want to improve the quality of casual videos of family and friends or move into having your own channel on YouTube,... Read more
VEGAS Pro 17: 2020 review
According to online social media publication, Social Media Today, 78% of people watch video online each week and video streaming on mobile devices increases by 100% every year. On top of that, it’s predicted that one million videos per second will come online by 2022, accounting for 82% of... Read more
GIMP 2020: A powerful free alternative to Photoshop
Think photo-manipulation software and you’re likely to think Photoshop. After all, the Adobe product is a true workhorse when it comes to creating graphics and editing images. But it’s also expensive. While there are other photo-editing software programs out there, one that has been quietly gaining followers for over... Read more
Audacity 2020 review: Surprising power in free software
Typically, when you download free software, it tends to have limited functionality. Either it’s not very robust or it is missing key features that are only available with an upgrade. Audacity audio editing software is the exception to that rule. With a feature set that rivals larger, costlier programs,... Read more
DaVinci Resolve review
Blackmagic Design’ DaVinci Resolve available on Windows, Mac, and Linux offers an excellent suite of video editing features for all budding filmmakers, from the hobbyist amateur all the way up to Hollywood director. The latest update to the series, DaVinci Resolve 16 builds on the success that came before... Read more
Adobe Premiere Pro CC Review
There is a broad spectrum of video editing software available these days. From the basic AI-infused mobile app editors that automatically turn your hand-snapped videos into polished little movies all the way up to fully formed digital editing suites, which can be used to make Hollywood blockbusters. Adobe Premiere... Read more
Google now allows you to play podcasts within search results
The podcasting world has always been a bit of the Wild West. You’d discover a series through word of mouth or maybe by way of an article listing recommendations. Then it’s on you to use a podcasting app or go to the website to download the episode and listen.... Read more
Why ‘the death of iTunes’ isn’t the end of the world
After almost two decades the end of iTunes, as we know it, is here. Rumours of ‘the death of iTunes’ had been circulating for a while, but confirmation came this week. Well, for Mac users at least! Millions of people around the world store their music collections on the... Read more
Watch the Mona Lisa brought to life with AI
Earlier this week we told you how artificial intelligence (AI) was being used to create whisky. Now for something a little more alarming… A new AI experiment has seen the Mona Lisa brought to life. The famous work of art is just one of a host of iconic faces... Read more
Free Video Editing Software to Try Today
Sometimes you watch a video and just think – ‘wow’. We’re truly spoilt these days when it comes to the production of crisp, clear and powerful footage. But what if we told you that you could achieve the same results with free video editing software? It may sound too... Read more
Unleash Your Creative Potential with ACDSee Photo Studio Ultimate 2019 | AD
Looking for comprehensive photo editing and management software? ACDSee Photo Studio Ultimate 2019 could be the answer for all your creative needs. In this article we will be taking a look at ACDSee Photo Studio Ultimate 2019. This popular digital asset manager, also a RAW image editor with layers,... Read more
Get Creative with Design Software for Mac
There is so much design software for Mac users to get creative with out there. Here are 10 of our favourites. It’s a mixed bag, that’s for sure! We are truly spoilt with some cutting-edge software solutions, but the ten we have chosen cover a range of bases. Essentially,... Read more
Pirated Game of Thrones Downloads Most Likely to Home Malware
A Kaspersky Lab study has found that hackers are sneakily adding malware to illegal downloads of popular TV shows. Game of Thrones downloads, and indeed those of other top series’, are the most susceptible to this kind of thing. This is according to the new study, published on Monday... Read more
Apple Keynote Event Welcomes New Services
Apple has unveiled four huge new products, and the world of tech has reacted with excitement and intrigue… As expected, the Apple keynote event in California was star-studded and saw some big announcements. Not only will Apple launch a new TV streaming platform, it will also create ‘a new... Read more
The Best Screen Recording Software for Windows
Are you looking for a top-class way to capture your computing activities in video or photo form? If so, you’ve come to the right place… Screen recording software is more popular now than ever before. Also, it has become easier to use and acquire too! Several platforms will have... Read more
The Best Image Manager Software for Windows
It’s never been so easy to take a photo. So, it’s no surprise that most of us will have more images than we know what to do with! Don’t worry; where there’s software, there’s a solution. This article will examine the best image manager software for Windows. We will... Read more