Serious pros use keyboard shortcuts all the time. There are usually hard-won, the product of years of practice with an application. But here's the good news: You don't have to spend years to master all of your favorite application's most arcane shortcuts.
With numerous tools and a zippy interface, PaintShop Pro X7 Ultimate gives Photoshop a real fight.
Get a grip on your network’s goings-on with GlassWire’s combination traffic monitor and firewall, shown in a gorgeous, live infographic.
It's not a revolutionary update for the world's leading natural-media painting application, but key improvements keep Painter 2015 at the top of its class.
With its high-quality filters, snappy interface, and numerous keyboard shortcuts, CameraBag can make your photos pop.
A backup tool that knows safeguarding your files is serious business, Bvckup 2's lean, mean aesthetic and impressive performance make for a trustworthy tool.
Writing can be scary, even if you don't set out to write a national bestseller. Scrivener makes it more approachable.
Adobe Lightroom is the de-facto standard when it comes to managing large image collections, but that doesn't mean it's the best tool for the job. Corel's new AfterShot Pro 2 stakes a claim.
Adobe Illustrator's biggest competitor doesn’t require a subscription, and its latest version offers a raft of improvements, plus interesting community features.
Canva is a free design tool aimed at beginners and professionals alike. It won't replace Photoshop, but for simple tasks, it may render it unnecessary.
An uninstaller is a tough sell, even when it's free. IOBit Uninstaller 3 tries to woo users with a pretty interface and batch uninstall features.
Lucidpress shows where the future of desktop publishing is headed, making it fun and accessible along the way.
Scanning documents in Windows doesn't have to entail extra steps or extra cost. NAPS2 is an old-school tool that keeps things as simple, free, and open-source as can be.
RescueTime's new interface is prettier and easier to use, but the service remains tricky to use right.
Interactive tutorials can provide instant feedback on your work, and turn learning into a fun game. Many are Web-based, and most are free.
Articles by Erez ZukermanOlder stories