Jon L. JacobiFreelance Writer, PCWorld

Free Nero Kwik Media's Easy-to-Use Interface Takes the Controls

Nero Kwik Media is a powerful free multimedia organizer and player that handles images, video, and audio, but it can be quirky.

Free Media Player VLC 2.0.2 Plays Almost Any Video File

VLC's default interface is slightly clunky, but its ability to play virtually any file type without external codecs and cornucopia of controls makes it a must-have download.

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Free Media Player VLC 2.0.2 Plays Almost Any Video File

VLC has a slightly clunky default interface, but its ability to play virtually any file type without external codecs and cornucopia of controls makes it a must-have download

NTI Echo Clones Hard Drives and Partitions

Easily copy your hard drive with straightforward single-task utility NTI Echo.

Linux Favorite Email Client Claws Mail Works Well on Windows...Once Email's Imported

Claws Mail is a simple, multiple-account, multi-lingual local email client with nice basic features but rough Windows import.

Acronis True Image Home 2012 is a One-Stop Backup Solution

Save your personal data with Acronis True Image Home, the most comprehensive backup and restore tool on the market.

HP LaserJet Pro 400 Color MFP M475dw Review: Nice Output Quality, Mediocre Speed and Toner Costs

This office laser MFP offers great output and paper handling, but earns merely average scores in other respects.

KMPlayer Sleek, But Hard to Navigate

This video file player handles lots of files and has tons of options, but its interface isn't intuitive.

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Sony VAIO E15 Review: Stylish, Competent, State of the Mainstream Art

This is a stylish mainstream laptop with great specs, but oddly, no fast hard drive option.

Real-Time Video Editor LoiLoScope 2 Has a Must-See Interface

A unique interface and simple real-time video editing make LoiLoScope 2 an attractive download.

Dell C3760dn Review: A Workhorse Color Laser

For workgroups, the C3760dn offers speed and good-looking output, plus low-cost black toner, in a no-nonsense package.

SpeedUpMyPC Does What It Says...But Is The Price Right?

SpeedUpMyPC is a system tweaker and optimizer that actually works in most regards.

CyberLink Media Suite 10 Ultra Review: Efficient Design, Complete Multimedia Editing

This comprehensive multimedia playback suite comes with full 3D capabilities but suffers from some small oversights.

Advanced IP Scanner Offers Wake-Up and Shutdown Functions On Networked PCs

Advanced IP Scanner enumerates the used IP addresses on your network and also allows limited remote control.

System Mechanic Free: A Lesson in Trade-Offs

A great Registry and clutter cleaner, System Mechanic Free is useful--but it consumes time and resources itself.