Don't-Miss Software Stories

Komodo Edit: Feature-Packed Free Programmers' Editor

This free and powerful programmer's text editor is built on the same foundation as Mozilla Firefox.

Snappy Z-Maestro Offers Affordable--but Limited--Audio Editing

A lightweight and affordable, but immature, audio and MIDI sequencing program.

Ditch Your Arrow Keys With TouchCursor

TouchCursor tries to wean users off the keyboard's arrow keys by using home row keys for navigation.

Gee's Bend Quilts: American Art on Your Desktop

This beautiful Windows 7 theme features richly colored artworks from the artists of the Gee's Bend Quilters Collective.

Software That Does It All

Edit your photos, organize your finances, access your computer remotely, and do even more with these essential software packages and Web apps--a mix of established favorites and indispensable up-and-comers.

Free and Easy Backup With SyncToy

Create and maintain regular, up-to-date backups of critical files with Microsoft's great, free tool.

Read E-Books on Your Netbook, Laptop, or PC With Kindle for PC

Kindle for PC is a very capable, full-featured and free e-book reader with great extras.

Simple File Recovery With Ashampoo Undeleter

Ashampoo makes a great undeleter, but you can get one just as effective for free.

Fraps: Real-World Gaming Benchmark

Why go with synthetic benchmarks when Fraps can give you real-world results?

Slick PhpStorm Makes Editing JavaScript and PHP Fun

JetBrains PhpStorm is a cross-platform development environment for JavaScript, PHP, and other Web-related languages.

Edit Batches of Files With Aba Search and Replace

Aba Search and Replace offers powerful tools for bulk text file manipulation.

Share Photos, Music, and Files With TappIn

This free (or inexpensive) service lets you share photos, music, and other files without uploading to a website.

Celebrate Lunar New Year With Chinese Dragons

This Windows 7 theme puts a parade of colorful Chinese dragons on your desktop.