Thanks to copyright issues, Classic Shell replacement Classic Start is no more… but it’s not bad news

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/08/13/classic-start-is-no-more/ Classic Shell was around for years before finding fame following Microsoft’s ill-conceived idea to make Windows 8 without a Start button or menu. It remained popular even after the … Read more

How to add amazing live wallpaper (with or without sound) to Windows, and even create your own

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/08/13/add-amazing-live-wallpaper-to-windows/ Windows has been capable of displaying animated wallpaper for years, and when done right the effect is nothing less than stunning. RainWallpaper, from Deviant Art, lets you browse a … Read more

Paragon Backup & Recovery Free 17 unleashed, now supports differential and incremental backups

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/07/11/paragon-backup-recovery-free-17-unleashed-now-supports-differential-and-incremental-backups/ Paragon Software GmbH has released Paragon Backup & Recovery 17 Free 64-bit (also available for 32-bit), a brand-new version of its free (for personal use) backup and restore tool … Read more

GIMP 2.10.4 adds Simple Horizon Straightening tool, improves font-loading process at startup

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/07/07/gimp-2-10-4-adds-simple-horizon-straightening-tool-improves-font-loading-process-at-startup/ Popular open-source image-editing tool GIMP 2.10.4 has been released by the GIMP Development Team. The latest version of the popular cross-platform image editor adds a new Simple Horizon Straightening … Read more

The Firefox-powered Cliqz web browser puts your security first

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/06/14/the-firefox-powered-cliqz-web-browser-puts-your-security-first/ People are worried about their personal security. Who do you trust? Facebook recently admitted it tracks just about everything you do whilst using its network, whereas one of the … Read more

Get a full year of Sticky Password Premium, worth $29.95, for FREE with our latest software giveaway! #BetaNews20

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/06/13/get-a-full-year-of-sticky-password-premium-worth-29-95-for-free-with-our-latest-software-giveaway-betanews20/ Protecting your personal information has made big headlines in 2018, and will continue to do so as hackers continue to outwit even the biggest firms. This is what makes … Read more

WizFile 2.0 makes searching any hard drive quick and easy — also adds targeted search support

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/06/08/wizfile-2-0-makes-searching-any-hard-drive-quick-and-easy-also-adds-targeted-search-support/ Antibody-Software has released WizFile 2.0, a major update to its freeware Windows file-searching tool. The program — also available in portable form — provides users with lightning quick filename-based … Read more

This Thursday, get O&O DiskImage 11 Professional ($49.95 value) for FREE #BetaNews20

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/06/06/oo-diskimage-11-professional-free-betanews20/ Everybody needs a backup — with ransomware added to the list of threats to your data, now is the perfect time to take full advantage of our first BetaNews … Read more

Spybot — Search & Destroy 2.7 adds new Start Center screen, improves malware search

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/05/04/spybot-search-destroy-2-7-adds-new-start-center-screen-improves-malware-search/ Irish security developer Safer Networking has released Spybot — Search & Destroy 2.7, a new version of its Windows free and paid-for anti-malware tool. The major new feature in … Read more

Mailstore Home 11 offers more robust protection for your email, speeds up archive searches

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/04/19/mailstore-home-11-offers-more-robust-protection-for-your-email-speeds-up-archive-searches/ German email back-up company MailStore Software GmbH has released MailStore Home 11.0 for PCs running Windows 7, 8.1 and 10. The tool makes it easy to create archives and … Read more

4 cool new projects to try in COPR for April

Full Article : Fedora Magazine – https://fedoramagazine.org/4-try-copr-april-2018/ COPR is a collection of personal repositories for software that isn’t carried in Fedora. Some software doesn’t conform to standards that allow easy packaging. Or it may not … Read more

The Vrms Program Helps You To Find Non-free Software In Debian

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/the-vrms-program-helps-you-to-find-non-free-software-in-debian/ The other day I was reading an interesting guide that explained the difference between free and open source software on Digital ocean. Until then, I thought both are more … Read more

Handbrake 1.1.0 revamps user interface, adds Vimeo, YouTube and 4K presets

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/04/10/handbrake-revamp/ Popular cross-platform, open-source video transcoder Handbrake 1.1.0 has been released, and despite the version number increment is actually a major update. Handbrake allows users to convert video from a wide variety … Read more