Software

Sothink Movie DVD Maker review

Sothink Movie DVD Maker gives you the ability to convert movies on your computer that are saved in a wide variety of formats and burn them to a DVD. Through the app's streamlined interface, you can choose the files you want, adjust your preferences, and complete the burning process.

Pros

Preference options: There are tons of useful settings for completing a conversion and creating a DVD in this program. For instance, you can select the type of Zoom Mode you want from options including Letterbox, Pan and Scan, and Stretch. You can also specify the TV system you'd … Read more

Sothink Web Video Downloader review

Sothink Web Video Downloader is a versatile and customizable program that gives you the ability to download your favorite videos with ease. Through browser integration, this program provides a quick-download option that makes downloading videos as convenient as possible.

Pros

Highly customizable: This app provides multiple options for choosing which browsers you want it to monitor and which types of files you'd like to download. That means that you don't have to deal with the download buttons when you don't want to, and you can adjust these settings at any time.

Cons

Failure to capture: During testing, … Read more

System CheckUp review

System CheckUp gives you the tools to keep your PC running smoothly by scanning for errors and removing problem files. The app's intuitive interface makes deciding what to scan and what to remove as clear as possible, so users of all experience levels can be comfortable using the program.

Pros

Nice interface: The interface of this app features clear explanations for each Menu item. It also explains what it's scanning as it goes. No matter how experienced you are with this type of program, you'll feel confident you understand what's going on.

Specific deletion: This app … Read more

System Mechanic Professional review

System Mechanic Professional is a full-featured program to help you keep your computer free of problem files and other junk that can impact performance. With an intuitive interface and plenty of options, this program is accessible to users of all experience levels.

Pros

Good explanations: As you work through the program, you'll see plenty of thorough explanations about what types of scans it performs, what types of files it's looking for, and why. This makes it much easier to determine what you want to remove from your machine and how doing so will impact performance.

Full evaluation: Unlike … Read more

Wondershare Data Recovery review

Wondershare Data Recovery is a versatile tool to help you recover files that were accidentally deleted or lost in some other way. It provides a ton of options for how to recover files and what types to search for, so you can streamline the process and get the results you're looking for quickly.

Pros

Customizable experience: Depending on the amount of experience you have using this type of program, you may want to use the Wizard or switch to Manual Recovery mode. You can also select the type or types of files you'd like to search for, the … Read more

Wondershare Streaming Audio Recorder review

Wondershare Streaming Audio Recorder streamlines the process of downloading music from various online sources for later listening. Its intuitive interface guides you through the process, so you'll have some great playlists of your favorite music in no time.

Pros

Intuitive process: All you have to do to start recording your favorite music through the program is to hit the "Record" button. Once you've done that, the program can automatically begin recording once you're on an online radio site. You can also create playlists of music videos on sites like YouTube, and then just record them … Read more

ABBYY FineReader Professional review

ABBYY FineReader Professional is a powerful program that lets you convert your scanned documents and image files into Word, PDF, or other formats. Scan items directly, or use files you already have saved on your computer, and once the program has done its work, you'll be able to search and edit them with ease.

Pros

Excellent interface: This app features a smooth and streamlined interface that makes its features accessible to users of all experience levels. Large buttons denote the various actions you can carry out, including Scan to Word, Scan to PDF, Image to PDF, and Quick Open, … Read more

AoA DVD Ripper review

AoA DVD Ripper lets you save movies to your computer in multiple formats, so you can play them back later on the device of your choice. Through the program's intuitive interface, you can quickly add files and complete the transfer without being a technical wizard.

Pros

Multiple formats: When you save movies from DVD to your computer through this app, you can choose to save them in one of several different formats depending on the device you ultimately want to play the movie on. Options include AVI, MPG, WAV, WMV, MP4, TBM, 3GP, and FLV.

Versatile tool: In addition … Read more

BlazeDVD review

BlazeDVD lets you play DVDs on your computer anytime you want, and it offers a full set of controls to enhance your viewing experience. With the app's streamlined navigation, all you have to do is pop in your movie and press play. It also lets you save and convert your DVDs into a format compatible with your iPad, iPhone, iPod, or PSP.

Pros

High-quality playback: The image that this program produces is great, and to go along with it, you also get 7.1 audio channels and picture in picture. Of course, the viewing experience will only be as … Read more

Ruzzle Free review

An engrossing crossword puzzle, Ruzzle Free features straightforward gameplay but turns out to be quite challenging, especially when you play against other human opponents. If you like words, you'll love this game.

Pros

Quick, fun, and engaging: Uncomplicated as it is, Ruzzle Free challenges you to spell as many words as possible by swiping your finger across the letters on a board, supporting all directions, so that you can come up with ten-letter or even longer words. The longer your words, and the more double- or triple-word scores you check (scores and bonuses appear at the top of every … Read more