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CyberLink YouCam 6 Deluxe review

CyberLink YouCam 6 Deluxe bundles Fun Webcam, Creative Camera App, Smart Work, and Easy Organization features into an all-in-one Webcam and camera utility. It edits photos and videos, adds special effects and filtering, creates video presentations with narration and desktop animation, and organizes videos and photos. Recent updates include HDR and Panorama photos and touch-friendly editing and effects. YouCam 6 Deluxe's free 30-day trial disables some filters and other features.

Pros

All-in-one: YouCam 6 Deluxe bundles a lot into one program, including fun-oriented filters and effects and other features that are all business.

Calendar view: The Calendar view organizes … Read more

InstaVideo review

InstaVideo lets you combine images and existing videos into slideshows, complete with your own music. We've seen similar apps that are easier to use, but InstaVideo isn't a bad choice for creating slideshows on the go.

Pros

Social media integration: InstaVideo lets you choose images from either your Camera Roll or from Instagram, and it makes sharing your slideshow via Instagram or Facebook a piece of cake. You can also save slideshows to your Camera Roll and share them in any other way you'd like.

Images and videos: Many of the slideshow apps we've tried limit … Read more

Sony Movie Studio HD 11 review

A cut-down version of a premium video editing suite, Sony Movie Studio HD 11 brings you an accessible and efficient video editing environment. It handles as many as ten video tracks, supports up to 1080p/60fps, and offers a rich library of transitions and effects. DVD and Blu-ray authoring is unfortunately omitted and will require additional software.

Pros

Efficient editing environment: Sony Movie Studio HD 11 features a friendly NLE environment where clips can be easily and quickly assembled to a good overall result. The essential editing functions of the more expensive platinum version are retained without omissions.

Accessible to … Read more

Tango Voice & Video Calls review

With its sleek interface and wealth of social features, Tango Voice & Video Calls looks like one of the most complete communication platforms for Android. It allows you to text, call, and video-chat through 3G, 4G, and Wi-Fi with anyone anywhere so long as they have the app installed on their device. The good part is that it really works.

Pros

Smooth and gorgeous interface: Tango Voice & Video Calls impresses with its overall design, which proves to be not only gratifying visually, but also fluid, whether you're texting or voice or video calling. We love the search feature'… Read more

Tango Text, Voice & Video review

Tango Text, Voice & Video is designed to help you keep in touch with the people however you prefer. There are tons of options for how you can communicate and who you share things with, so you can keep everyone important informed about your life as easily as possible.

Pros

Contact integration: Tango will import your Facebook friends, as well as all of your contacts from your phone, so you'll have everyone listed in the same place. This also makes it easy to invite your contacts to start using the app as well.

New friends: In addition to connecting … Read more

VLC Media Player review

VLC Media Player is an open-source application that gives you the ability to play media from your computer or a disk, or to stream it from the Web. Have your favorite videos playing in a snap through this app's intuitive interface.

Pros

Wiki help: For just about any process you want to carry out with this software, you'll find a detailed Wiki with step-by-step instructions. All of these documents have been created and edited by other users, so they're surprisingly detailed and complete.

Intuitive controls: For all basic functions, this medial player is accessible to users of … Read more

Any Video Converter review

Any Video Converter takes videos from your computer or downloaded from the Internet and converts them into just about any format you'd like. Just import the video, pick your preferred format, and hit convert, and you're ready to transfer that video to your mobile device.

Pros

Tons of options: You're almost guaranteed to find the right format in this app's long list of options. The formats are also organized by device, so you can quickly find the format you're looking for whether you have an iPhone, Android Phone, Android Tablet, Samsung Phone, Roku, or just … Read more

Get Any Video Converter Ultimate for half off

In the age of handheld devices and mobile computing, video remains the ideal media. Whether you're into sports, news, music, films, or even home movies, you should always be able to watch them on the go. In comes Any Video Converter Ultimate, a DVD converter, video converter, downloader, and recorder that can help you enjoy videos from anywhere. This all-in-one package, which is now available at half the regular price, also allows you to capture videos from any online sites or traditional DVDs and convert them for viewing on any mobile devices. Want to keep a backup of your … Read more

Video Download Manager review

Video Download Manager lets you save all types of downloadable files, including YouTube videos, to your device, so you can play them later. Search through the in-app browser, find the files you want, and then organize them so you can always find them quickly when you want to.

Pros

Offline viewing: This app makes it easy to watch videos and view other types of downloadable media when you're offline. You can save all of your downloaded files into folders and name them whatever you want. And when you want to watch a video later, selecting it from the list … Read more

10 must-see videos of the week

Welcome to the weekend! We're getting you caught up with all the hottest happenings this week in CNET video right here.

Earlier this week, at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, Sony unveiled its own virtual-reality PlayStation 4 headset, and for now it's called Project Morpheus. While the product is still in concept, Brian Tong was able to take this immersive reality headset for a test spin and runs down some of the early specs in our First Take.

In the latest episode of The Fix, we'll help you master the art of smartphone photography with … Read more