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How to Convert Video to MP3 For Free
For lovers of soundtracks and sound effects, here are some free downloads of MP3 converter software for PC or Mac, to enable you to convert video to MP3 audio Among the more consistently popular free downloads of software for PC or Mac is the MP3 converter – a utility... Read more
The Four Best Image Viewers You Can Download For Free
We’ve handpicked four of the best free image viewers you can download today. If you’re a photographer, or simply have a lot of pictures stored on your computer, one thing you might like to download for free is a decent image viewer. An image viewer or photo viewer is... Read more
KMPlayer Review: Brilliant Versatile Lightweight Media Player 
Perfect for advanced users who want something different from the crowd, and a good choice for novices as well.   It would be easy to paint the latest release of KMPlayer from Pandora as just another free ad-supported media player, and that’s because in many ways that’s exactly what it is. But it’s also... Read more
Software Review PowerDVD18
Optimized for 4K DHR PowerDVD18 plays much more than just DVDs and Blu-rays. This year’s CyberLink PowerDVD is here, and as you would expect it’s still a fantastic solution for anyone wanting to play media at its highest quality. In essence, PowerDVD is the sort of premium media player... Read more
Photo Editing Tips To Make Your Images Pop
Quicks ways to improve your digital images using photo editing apps. With a little image editing, an otherwise underwhelming digital photo can be elevated into something truly striking. However, whether you use Photoshop or one of the dozens of free photo editing apps available, navigating picture editing for the... Read more
SoundTap Audio Recorder Review: Record All Audio On Your Computer
This brilliant little audio recorder is a gem of a piece of software and is completely free for non-commercial users. SoundTap Audio Recorder is a tool that lets you freely record just about any audio played through your Windows computer into mp3 or wav files. Put simply, if it’s... Read more
GOM Player Plus Software Review
Watch 4k videos; 360 degree VR video and more, with no ads. There’s an entire world of desktop video players out there, each offering a few standard features and a few specific bonuses unique to that title. The worldwide library of software titles available means individual users can find... Read more
Downloads Rule, But Is Physical Media Really Dead?
The ability to download software and other media has undoubtedly changed the way those products are consumed. But are the days of physical media really over for good? Almost every type of media we humans enjoy consuming has now been digitised and are available – either for free or... Read more
Record High Quality Audio With Recordify
Easily record MP3 or FLAC audio files with Recordify. There are a lot of reasons why you might need to record music files from your device, such as for incorporating into a presentation, saving for later use in case of files crashing, losing all your files to hard drive or... Read more
Audials One 2018: Evolution Not Revolution, But Still Great
Audials One 2018 is still the complete solution for capturing radio channel content, songs, and videos from the internet at large. Read our review to find out why. It pretty much works in exactly the same way as last year’s version, but better. Audials One 2018 is a real... Read more
Movavi Video Suite Review
Create professional-looking movies and slideshows with this powerful video editing suite. There are a lot of reasons why someone needs to have powerful video editing tools at their fingertips. Whether it’s just a collection of photos and videos to blend into a seamless file for friends and family, or... Read more
VLC 3.0 Vetinari Launches For All Platforms
The latest version of the free ‘play-everything-and-anything’ VLC Media Player has been released for Windows, Linux, MacOS, Android, iOS, Android TV, Apple TV, and Chrome OS. Its gets Chromecast support, and is just as good as ever. The good news, is that it’s still free, it plays even more formats... Read more
VLC Media Player 3.0 Review
We review the first major release in three years of this ever-popular cross-platform multimedia player. VLC is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player and framework that plays most multimedia files as well as DVDs, Audio CDs, VCDs, and streaming protocols. Version 3.0 is the first major release in... Read more
MediaMonkey: A Media Manager For Hardcore Lovers Of Music 
We review the powerful media manager that’s great for organising serious music collections.  MediaMonkey is without doubt one of the most powerful free media players around, but the interface and overwhelming number of options and features may not be accessible enough for some.  That said, MediaMonkey is a) free and b) has more things going... Read more
Movavi Photo Editor Proves There’s More To Life Than Photoshop
We review Movavi Photo Editor 5.1.0 –  get creative with this fun, smart, and simple image editing program, that offers a stack of great features. By next year, market forecasts predict there will be about 2.5 billion daily smartphone users on the planet, which means 2.5 billion people carrying a... Read more
Logan Paul Faces Outrage After Posting YouTube Suicide Video
Logan Paul, one of YouTube’s biggest ‘stars,’ has faced a barrage of criticism after he posted a video online showing a man who had killed himself in a forest in Japan. The video received millions of views before it was removed by Paul amid a tsunami of criticism, with... Read more
Norway Switches Off FM Radio And Goes Digital
Move from analog to digital radio, making the Scandinavian country the first to shut down all national FM radio broadcasts. Norway’s government have been planning the FM switch off for several years, but the actual physical switch only began in January of this year. The move to Digital Audio... Read more
PhotoPad Image Editor Review
Edit, crop, rotate, resize and flip your digital photos and images with ease, with PhotoPad Image Editor. Everywhere you look, there’s signs of the holidays, and that can mean taking a lot of pictures. You might just be trying out the camera on the new tech you bought, or you... Read more