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[10 May 2008 | No Comment | ]

A few weeks ago I reviewed a nice freeware program called Recuva, a tiny little software that can recover your deleted files. The program has recently reached version 1.13.304, another step towards a better freeware program. This version adds a couple of new features and fixes:
– Added Deep Scan. Recuva can now search for files lost by
the file system, will work for reformatted and repartitioned drives.
– Improved speed and stability for image preview in Windows 2k/98.
– Several performance tweaks.
– Various UI tweaks and improvements.
You can download it from here, it’s …

video tools »

[8 May 2008 | No Comment | ]

The valuable piece of freeware called Subtitle Workshop is getting even better! If you did’t read my review about it, please do! The nice people from Uruguay that made this software are working on the next version. Until it’ll be done, test the Subtitle Workshop 4 Beta 3, a version that brings in some new features and fixes some bugs:

Added: text translation with Google technology! (requires Internet connection)
Added: SHIFT+ENTER and CTRL+ENTER for going through subtitles
Added: duration tag for custom format {swDuration}
Added: drag and drop of subtitle files
Added: display Translation/Alternative subtitles …

video tools »

[8 May 2008 | No Comment | ]

Free FLV Converter, previously reviewed here, has reached version 4.6. Unfortunately the developer doesn’t say anything about what’s new in this version. So here’s again a quick recap of the program features:
– This free software will let you search ‘YouTube’, ‘DailyMotion’, ‘MetaCafe’ and ‘Google’ videos without opening your browser and you can even watch the videos using the built-in video player.
– This freeware can also convert all your videos (divx, xvid, mpeg, dvd, avi…) to FLV video (Flash video) with an automatic HTML page creation. You will only …

web browsers »

[3 Apr 2008 | No Comment | ]

We’re getting closer to the new Firefox release! Beta 5 is now available, and here are some of the new features:
– Anti-virus integration: Firefox will inform anti-virus software when downloading executables.
– Easier password management: an information bar replaces the old password dialog so you can now save passwords after a successful login.
– Smart Bookmarks Folder: quickly access your …

BitTorrent client, tv freeware »

[21 Mar 2008 | No Comment | ]

I recently reviewed Miro 1.1 and I was quite impressed with the program. Today I found out there’s a new version out there, with some major improvements. Here’s a list of the most important additions and fixes:
 

On Windows and Linux, we updated to XULRunner 1.9, which brings memory and performance improvements.
We’ve added a much-requested preference to set new channels to not auto-download.
New preferences for tweaking number of simultaneous auto-downloads and torrent seeding.
Important re-architecting of the frontend and backend code.
Lots of bug fixes and tweaks.
On OSX, we updated to Perian 1.1.
On …