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ImgBurn

This utility is best of breed when it comes to free optical burning and imaging--it even handles Blu-ray.

Spin It Again

Convert and record your LPs & cassettes to CDs and MP3s.

RealPlayer

Its media management capabilities are pretty standard, but its ability to sync files to and from a variety of smartphones makes this media player stand out.

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SuperEasy Audio Converter

The SuperEasy Audio Converter converts audio files of most different formats directly to those standards, which you require for your device or for your demands. Even better, it downloads without further ado flash videos from platforms like Youtube and MyVideo, rips sound tracks from video files and audio-CDs and converts them to the desired format. In order to work with your SuperEasy Audio Converter you do not need any knowledge about the program-supported audio- and video formats. The program automatically recognizes the source-file types and is able to handle the most important standards AAC, MP3, WMA, Ogg Vorbis and WAV. Other video formats are also recognized automatically, thus enabling the software to convert most audio/video-sources reliably to one of the supported target formats. Most important features: - Intuitively easy to understand and immediately operable surface - Recognition of audio CDs as conversion source, incl. offline and online freedb support - Recognition of DVD-videos (incl. single chapters), video- and flash files from Internet platforms as conversion source - Direct video download from portals like Youtube, Google Video, Clipfish, MyVideo, VideoTube, MySpace, Metacafe, Sevenload, iFilm, blip.tv and dailymotion �� with or without subsequent conversion - Support for DRM files - Automatic support for ID3 tags - Media player to listen in advance to the material to be converted - Info field for display of attributes of the material to be converted - Setting of cut marks: you only convert what you really want to hear (not usable for DRM-protected music files) - Application of state-of-the-art compression technologies - Integrated profiles, which are precisely adjusted to the respective audio format and which provide optimum results �� no need for the user to rack his brains over coding options or incompatibility with the player pool. - Comprehensive decoder equipment for reading all common audio and video formats

InfoLayout

Tool for structured organizing information about any files on any media

Haunted House 3D Screensaver

This lovely and eerie screen saver presents 3D views of a gothic haunted house, with tantalizing peeks at its inhabitants.

Vocoo's CP3 Studio Turns Any Track Into Karaoke

Vocooo.com's karaoke conversion service and CP3 Studio client software are fascinating, and extremely effective, but immature.

CopyTrans TuneSwift Backs Up and Restores iTunes Libraries

Seamlessly back up, restore, or transfer entire iTunes libraries with CopyTrans TuneSwift--which is free for almost two months.

LIBOX Beta

This fascinating beta is player, organizer, media-sharing with a rather unique approach.

Vocoo CP3 Studio

This karaoke conversion service and client software is fascinating, and extremely effective, but it needs time to mature.

AnyDVD

Slysoft's AnyDVD removes CSS and RPC transparently from your computer.

DVD PixPlay

Create slide shows out of your photos, music, and video files, and share them on your PC or DVD player.

Nero Multimedia Suite

Nero's venerable suite is onto something big with its new MediaHub.