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Review: Camtasia Studio 8 raises the bar on interactive video creation

TechSmith's Camtasia Studio version 8 is a completely rebuilt program that goes far beyond screen-capture video creation. It can now incorporate videos from other sources in multi-track editing, including videos with embedded hyperlinks.

DxO FilmPack 3.1 Review: Revisit the Look of Film

For photographers who miss the grain and tonal responsiveness of film, FilmPack provides a great library of preset filters that emulate specific film brands, and a good, but not complete, set of customizing controls.


Web-based application Nimble combines contact management with social networking, to enable building business relationships.


Online service Wufoo enables creating forms for your website, and helps you use the information collected.

Visual Thesaurus: Useful for Everyone, Essential for Word Nerds

Central to this Visual Thesaurus Web-based software is a graphical synonym finder that’s fun, useful and educational.

Ashampoo Photo Optimizer 4 Improves on Earlier Versions

Novice-level photo editing program Ashampoo Photo Optimizer is easy and fun to use.

Dropbox Basic

Sync your files--and keep the versions straight--with this elegant freebie.


This simple photo effects program is fun and easy to use.

Free and Easy Basic Image Editing With Windows Live Photo Gallery

Microsoft's free photo editor offers very good organization tools, but only basic image editing.

Kodak EasyShare Software

It's easy to do more with your photos with Kodak EasyShare software--from creating personalized mugs to unique Photo Books.

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom

Serious photographers who aren't yet using this image editing software will find more than enough reasons to make the plunge with this version.

Serif PhotoPlus X4: Enthusiast Editing Software Gets More Powerful

Serif PhotoPlus X4 offers significant improvements in non-destructive editing and 16-bit support, but it still needs better control over RAW conversion for its photo enthusiast market.

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Calibre 0.7.20

This Swiss Army-type utility can archive and organize your growing e-book library.

YouSendIt Express

This small standalone program simplifies using YouSendIt.com to send large files--even through corporate firewalls