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  1. SilkyPix Developer Studio 3 review

    SilkyPix Developer Studio 3 review

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    SilkyPix Developer Studio is shipped free with the Panasonic L10 digital SLR but is also available as a standalone program. At $149, it's quite expensive so what makes it so special? Certainly there's no shortage of features. It seems able to recover extra highlight detail (via exposure adjustments) and it can correct chromatic aberration and fix distortion.

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    Apple Aperture 2 review

    Apple Aperture 2 review

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    Well, the gloves are now off in round two of the fight to dominate the professional digital photography market.  Apple has launched Aperture 2 and has taken the opportunity to drop the price to a more reasonable £129 in order to compete with Adobe's Lightroom.

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    Adobe Lightroom review

    Adobe Lightroom review

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    Adobe Lightroom is a new type of photo application, combining image editing with image management for keeping track of photos. It's more efficient than using two different programs.

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    Canon Digital Photo Pro 3.2 review

    Canon Digital Photo Pro 3.2 review

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    Canon Digital Photo Pro 3.2 is a pretty basic application that comes free with Canon EOS SLRs. You can view, edit and convert images individually or as a batch. The tools are limited but useful.

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    Corel Paint Shop Pro X review

    Corel Paint Shop Pro X review

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    Paint Shop Pro X is the first version to be published under the Corel banner, and there are some obvious differences straight away. The interface is now simpler, cleaner and more beginner-friendly

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    Cubase 4 review

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    Once you've packed a sequencer full of features, there's only so much more you can think about adding to it. With this update of Cubase, Steinberg has avoided trying anything too drastic.

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    Zero-G Dance Pack 1 For GarageBand review

    Zero-G Dance Pack 1 For GarageBand review

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    Hot on the heels of its massive Pro Pack For GarageBand, Zero-G's first Dance Pack boasts more than 11,000 samples ready for use in GarageBand, Soundtrack, Logic 7 and Final Cut Pro.

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    Steinberg Sequel review

    Steinberg Sequel review

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    Famous for its legendary Cubase music production software, Steinberg has now set its sights on the entry-level market with the introduction of Sequel. This new package is in direct competition with the likes of the established Magix Music Studio

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    Mr Site Takeaway Website Pro review

    Mr Site Takeaway Website Pro review

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    Many ISPs offer online Web production tools, but Mr Site goes further than most. Clearly aimed at business-minded individuals with an online project to promote, Mr Site Pro takes you from the idea stage to checking your bank balance for updates using a simple six-step program.

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    Stone Design Videator 1.0 review

    Stone Design Videator 1.0 review

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    Apple comes up with cool technology all the time - the trouble is, it's very selective about who can use it. Front Row, for instance, is only available to Mac users with the Apple Remote Control.

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    Norton Internet Security 2007 review

    Norton Internet Security 2007 review

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    Norton Internet Security 2007 offers a comprehensive range of features, in a familiar interface to other Norton products. After installing the software, you'll be required to activate it online.

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    JoeSoft Klix 1.0 review

    JoeSoft Klix 1.0 review

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    When you accidentally delete a photos it can be upsetting. But these lost images can quickly be recovered from your camera's card with Klix. Klix takes the power of its big brother, Data Rescue, and puts it in an easy-to-use package

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    Nikon Capture NX 1.3 review

    Nikon Capture NX 1.3 review

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    Supercharge your workflow with the next generation of high-quality image editing and processing. Utilizing U PointTM technology, Advanced Nikon Capture 4 delivers you powerful tools to help you fully realize the potential of your photographic imagination.

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    Corel Paint Shop Pro PHOTO XI review

    Corel Paint Shop Pro PHOTO XI review

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    Paint Shop Pro PHOTO XI now includes an Organiser, a window allowing easy thumbnail browsing of your photo collection. Pick an image, then choose the Learning Centre option for whatever you want to do next, whatever that might be.

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    Roxio Easy Media Creator 7.5 review

    Roxio Easy Media Creator 7.5 review

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    Gone are the days when you'd have to head down to the store and pick up a slideshow maker, a video maker, a video capture tool, a CD burning tool, an image editor and so on and so forth

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    Adobe Captivate 2 review

    Adobe Captivate 2 review

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    As with so many of Adobe's more recent programs, the word that best sums up the Captivate 2 interface is 'stylish'. Suiting itself to both basic presentations and more interactive projects

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    RecoverMyFiles review

    RecoverMyFiles review

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    A number of bare-bones software solutions are available to carry out the veritable magic trick of scanning for and recovering lost data. RecoverMyFiles goes the extra mile and promises to reunite you with your files even after corruption or formatting.

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    Windows Live OneCare 2.0 review

    Windows Live OneCare 2.0 review

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    Microsoft's goal with Windows Live OneCare was to create a one-stop maintenance application that applied software updates, performed drive checking, and offered firewall and malware protection. The aim was good, the execution less so, with some common infections falling through the net. Now that it's reached version 2.0 has there been any improvement?

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    Sony Vegas Movie Studio 8.0 review

    Sony Vegas Movie Studio 8.0 review

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    Adobe wasn't the first software company to strip down its pro-level video editing program for a mainstream market. Sonic Foundry (now owned by Sony) did just that some years ago with Vegas Movie Studio.

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    Pantone Huey review

    Pantone Huey review

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    The reason inkjet printers often turn out photos that look nothing like they appear on a computer screen when being edited with Photoshop is mostly down to your computer monitor

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    Apple Aperture 1.0 review

    Apple Aperture 1.0 review

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    Apple has added another program to its range of professional digital editing tools, this time aimed at pro digital photographers and their post-production needs. At the heart of Aperture is the ability to handle RAW files swiftly.

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    Norton Internet Security 2007 review

    Norton Internet Security 2007 review

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    Some say Norton products hog system resources, but that's not something we noticed with Internet Security 2007. It consumed less RAM than the competitors on our test PC, its scanning engine was faster, and we were able to continue using the system while a scan was running..

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    CyberLink DVD Suite v6 Ultra review

    CyberLink DVD Suite v6 Ultra review

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    Perhaps the name CyberLink is familiar to you. Chances are it’s because you’ve bought a PC that had PowerDVD bundled with it. It’s actually one of the better apps that pre-built systems often come with, but there is merit in the full, paid-for suite from CyberLink, and v6 now includes plenty of features for high-definition discs, too.

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    Adobe Acrobat Pro 8 review

    Adobe Acrobat Pro 8 review

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    Acrobat is by no means a sexy product. It's an important one for anyone involved in the print or creative industries, but it doesn't carry the pizzazz of the Creative Suite products in Adobe's arsenal.

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    Acronis True Image 11 Home review

    Acronis True Image 11 Home review

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    Acronis True Image is a well-known example of back-up software and remains one of only a handful of applications that people are prepared to spend money on. Version 11 packs in the features and there are some great aspects worth shouting about.

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