Downloadcrew - News Downloadcrew en-GB Fri, 04 Dec 2020 21:36:12 +0000 Fri, 04 Dec 2020 21:36:12 +0000 Downloadcrew, © 2009-2020 Creativemark, Chris Wiles & Simone Tellini Google Web Designer 10 adds cropping tool to image processing dialog, expands snapping mode options <p>Google Web Designer 10 introduces four new features, along with several improvements and bug fixes.</p> Thu, 03 Dec 2020 15:09:43 +0000 Nick Peers Blender 2.91 rings in the changes with an avalanche of new features and improvements <p>Fourth major release of 2021 is as big as developers claim, with a host of changes affecting many major parts of the 3D graphics tool.</p> Thu, 26 Nov 2020 14:08:00 +0000 Nick Peers Avast Secure Browser lands on iOS for private browsing on Apple devices <p>The web browser features an integrated VPN for added security</p> Wed, 18 Nov 2020 14:52:53 +0000 Mark Wyciślik-Wilson Firefox 83 unveils improved page loading and responsiveness, HTTPS-only mode <p>More performance improvements are the name of the game in Firefox 83, while users can now force the browser to adopt HTTPS for all websites.</p> Mon, 16 Nov 2020 17:05:18 +0000 Nick Peers PowerArchiver 2021 adds new viewing and editing tools to Windows release <p>PowerArchiver 2021 gains improved text-editing and file-viewing features, plus reveals first macOS release.</p> Tue, 10 Nov 2020 11:46:11 +0000 Nick Peers Zenchat 0.1.1 combines messaging with task management to keep workers in touch and organised <p>Make your chats more productive with the help of Zenkit's new task-based messaging tool.</p> Thu, 05 Nov 2020 11:09:52 +0000 Nick Peers O&O DiskImage 16 Professional adds new RecoveryPartition to save you from disaster <p>New feature makes it easier than ever to restore data from a backup</p> Wed, 28 Oct 2020 16:02:31 +0000 Mark Wyciślik-Wilson Zoom 5.4.0 rolls out end-to-end encryption to improve messaging tool’s security <p>E2E encryption provides Zoom users with additional peace of mind that no one is eavesdropping on sensitive conservations.</p> Tue, 27 Oct 2020 12:04:37 +0000 Nick Peers The new-look IObit Advanced SystemCare 14 can optimize your system using AI <p>The new version of the maintenance utility is better than ever and includes more free tools</p> Fri, 23 Oct 2020 16:34:41 +0000 Mark Wyciślik-Wilson How to download the Windows 10 October 2020 Update (20H2) ISO right now <p>Jump the queue and grab the update today to enjoy all the latest additions and changes</p> Wed, 21 Oct 2020 13:40:34 +0000 Mark Wyciślik-Wilson Firefox 82 promises faster page-loading and start-up times alongside security and picture-in-picture improvements <p>Firefox 82 promises significant performance improvements to page loading and session restore times, plus tightens protections against malicious downloads in this latest release.</p> Tue, 20 Oct 2020 16:18:19 +0000 Nick Peers Macrium Reflect 7.3 resolves long-standing scheduling issues by debuting own Task Scheduler <p>Problems with scheduled backups being skipped have led to Macrium developing its own integrated task scheduler. In addition, paid-for users gain the ability to easily protect individual volumes against potential ransomware attacks.</p> Thu, 15 Oct 2020 12:15:45 +0000 Nick Peers OCCT 7.0 unveils testing time limit in free version, splits UI into three distinct sections <p>An overhauled user interface split into three dedicated areas – stability, system info, and real-time monitoring – is the main highlight in OCCT 7.0.1, along with a one-hour limit to tests for free users.</p> Tue, 13 Oct 2020 13:46:04 +0000 Nick Peers Microsoft pushes out Edge 86 with download improvements, PDF enhancements and more <p>The massively improved web browser update rolls out to the stable channel</p> Fri, 09 Oct 2020 16:19:16 +0000 Mark Wyciślik-Wilson Evernote 10.0 unveils major redesign with improvements to note creation, formatting, and search <p>The new Evernote has been "rebuilt from the ground up" to deliver a consistent UI across all platforms alongside faster note creation and formatting tools, and an improved search.</p> Thu, 08 Oct 2020 12:25:09 +0000 Nick Peers Bullzip PDF Printer 12 launched with support for printing multiple documents at once <p>Free PDF printer updated with important new changes</p> Tue, 06 Oct 2020 08:53:48 +0000 Mark Wyciślik-Wilson Calibre 5.1.0 builds on recent 5.0 release to deliver improved search tools to all-in-one eBook tool. <p>Calibre 5.x sees the venerable open-source eBook viewer, manager, and editor transition to Python 3. It also comes with several new features to aid with finding text.</p> Fri, 02 Oct 2020 17:01:19 +0000 Nick Peers Driver Booster 8 keeps your drivers up to date even without an internet connection <p>Boost performance and stability with the very latest device drivers</p> Mon, 28 Sep 2020 09:49:34 +0000 Mark Wyciślik-Wilson Audials One 2021 records audio and video streams faster than ever before <p>A quick and convenient way to watch and record streaming video and music</p> Thu, 24 Sep 2020 14:16:35 +0000 Mark Wyciślik-Wilson Bitdefender Total Security v25 (2021) unveils new release schedule alongside improved user interface <p>Bitdefender drops its big annual update (and year number from the product name) with the release of Bitdefender Total Security 25.0, which switches to a new service release schedule. Changes include a revamped user interface, tweaks to ransomware protection, and a new VPN tool.</p> Wed, 23 Sep 2020 14:25:37 +0000 Nick Peers Vmware launches VMware Fusion Player 12.0 for Mac; VMware Workstation 16 also updated <p>VM Fusion 12.0 is the first free Mac virtualisation tool to support Mac guests.</p> Tue, 15 Sep 2020 16:13:40 +0000 Nick Peers O&O Defrag 24 completely automates optimizing your hard drive <p>"Install &amp; That's All" feature gives you hands-off optimisation</p> Tue, 15 Sep 2020 11:01:16 +0000 Mark Wyciślik-Wilson Microsoft launches public preview of Defender Application Guard for Office <p>New security tool will keep you safe from malicious files</p> Mon, 14 Sep 2020 16:28:25 +0000 Mark Wyciślik-Wilson Vivaldi 3.3 unveils new screen-break feature alongside customisable Private Window theme. <p>New Break Mode feature designed to encourage regular screen breaks from web browsing, while improvements to Private Window themes and URL accessibility are also unveiled.</p> Mon, 07 Sep 2020 11:07:15 +0000 Nick Peers Microsoft launches Expressive Pixels app to help you create animations <p>Build animated GIFs and content for LED devices</p> Fri, 04 Sep 2020 14:12:44 +0000 Mark Wyciślik-Wilson Google Web Designer 9 adds powerful image-processing tools, custom keyboard shortcuts <p>Google Web Designer 9 adds custom keyboard shortcuts, eyedropper tool, image processing, masking, support for custom Particle Effects presets, and a more responsive workflow.</p> Tue, 01 Sep 2020 11:54:31 +0000 Nick Peers IObit Uninstaller 10 promises to remove programs quicker and more thoroughly with its latest update <p>IObit Uninstaller 10 promises 50% faster uninstall speeds, better leftover detection and – for Pro users – support for removing over 40 so-called stubborn programs.</p> Wed, 26 Aug 2020 10:56:25 +0000 Nick Peers Sony's latest free app lets you use your digital camera as a webcam <p>Transform your DSLR in to a high quality webcam</p> Fri, 21 Aug 2020 09:43:05 +0000 Mark Wyciślik-Wilson Acronis TrueImage 2021 adds anti-malware protection to its comprehensive backup tool <p>Now users can enjoy greater peace of mind from a single product providing both backup and security.</p> Thu, 20 Aug 2020 15:42:30 +0000 Nick Peers Kaspersky 2021 strengthens VPN and stalkerware protection, updates free Security Cloud solution <p>New Kaspersky Security Cloud 2021 Free product aims to give users basic security and privacy protection with the hope of tempting an upgrade.</p> Wed, 19 Aug 2020 15:05:07 +0000 Nick Peers Vivaldi 3.2 for Android and Chromebook unveils tracker and ad-blocking improvements <p><a href=""></a>New release also makes more use of the bottom of browser windows for providing navigational shortcuts.</p> Wed, 12 Aug 2020 13:16:54 +0000 Nick Peers Upgrade to Windows 10 Professional for $39.99 and use Group Policy Editor to tweak and secure your computer <p>Take control of your computer with this powerful Professional-exclusive tool</p> Tue, 11 Aug 2020 15:32:46 +0000 Mark Wyciślik-Wilson Parallels Desktop 16 promises to run Windows even faster on your Mac <p>Parallels Desktop 16 gets ready for Big Sur, plus boosts VM performance and adds extra features.</p> Tue, 11 Aug 2020 11:43:15 +0000 Nick Peers LibreOffice 7 lands with a new look, better compatibility, Vulkan acceleration and more <p>The free Microsoft Office alternative just got a serious upgrade</p> Wed, 05 Aug 2020 17:09:32 +0000 Mark Wyciślik-Wilson Never forget another password with Bitwarden 1.20 <p>Looking for a secure way to store strong passwords so you don’t have to remember them? Bitwarden is the tool you’ve been looking for.</p> Tue, 04 Aug 2020 11:54:02 +0000 Nick Peers Parallels Access 6.0 unveils Remote Help support, while Parallels Toolbox 4.0 adds five new tools – including screen-break scheduler <p>Parallels Access 6.0 adds Remote Help feature for those wishing to offer tech support, while Parallels Toolbox unveils five new tools for both Mac and PC.</p> Tue, 28 Jul 2020 15:44:13 +0000 Nick Peers Microsoft updates Remote Desktop app for Android with Virtual Desktop support <p>Access your Windows PC from your Android device with this newly updated app</p> Tue, 28 Jul 2020 10:40:09 +0000 Mark Wyciślik-Wilson Consolidate all your boot media on to a single flash drive with Ventoy <p>Looking for one boot disk to rule them all? Ventoy is the answer to your prayers.</p> Tue, 21 Jul 2020 16:52:24 +0000 Nick Peers Thunderbird 78.0 unveils major UI changes, restricts add-ons to MailExtension API only. <p>First major release since August 2019 sees major overhaul of user interface to follow recent changes to Firefox. A cull of add-ons is also likely after Thunderbird now only supports the MailExtension API.</p> Thu, 16 Jul 2020 12:07:34 +0000 Nick Peers KeePassXC 2.6.0 released with completely overhauled interface and Have I Been Pwned checks <p>The password managing stalwart gets a new coat of paint and a raft of new features</p> Wed, 08 Jul 2020 15:51:52 +0000 Mark Wyciślik-Wilson Ashampoo Photo Optimizer 8 promises much-improved 1-click photo fix <p>Latest release of Ashampoo’s photo editor blends a selection of new features with 'significantly improved' 1-click optimization tool.</p> Mon, 06 Jul 2020 15:44:46 +0000 Nick Peers Microsoft reveals some exciting new features coming to OneDrive <p>Free and paid-for users have a batch of new tools and options coming this year</p> Thu, 02 Jul 2020 17:11:00 +0000 Mark Wyciślik-Wilson Firefox 78 and Firefox 78 ESR unveil new privacy protection features <p>Firefox 78 unveils improvements to the redubbed Protections Dashboard, rolls out WebRender support to all supported Windows machines with Intel GPUs and updates the ESR release to the latest version.</p> Tue, 30 Jun 2020 15:20:31 +0000 Nick Peers Encrypt your entire system – or just removable media – with BitLocker in Windows 10 Professional <p>BitLocker is a great security feature that is exclusive to Windows 10 Professional. Here's how to get started.</p> Fri, 26 Jun 2020 10:46:00 +0000 Mark Wyciślik-Wilson eM Client 8 lands with a UI redesign and new features for the cross-platform email client <p>A feature-packed update that is about much, much more than just email</p> Thu, 25 Jun 2020 17:23:57 +0000 Mark Wyciślik-Wilson Opera 69 expands its social media support with new Twitter sidebar tool <p>Opera expands its Sidebar capabilities with integrated support for Twitter, plus adds a weather widget to the Start screen.</p> Wed, 24 Jun 2020 10:59:11 +0000 Nick Peers Mountain Duck 4.0 adds recently changed files list, sync transfer progress <p>Mountain Duck 4.0 adds support for monitoring the progress of files being uploaded along with improvements to bookmarking and new features for those working in teams.</p> Thu, 18 Jun 2020 14:06:37 +0000 Nick Peers Vivaldi 3.1 unveils new Notes Manager tool, customisable menus <p>Vivaldi 3.1’s major highlight is a new built-in notes editor, perfect for researching and composing posts without having to leave your browser.</p> Sun, 14 Jun 2020 08:54:28 +0000 Nick Peers LibreOffice 7.0 Beta 1 is released with ODF 1.3 document support <p>The new LibreOffice 7.0 Beta 1 reveals an update with no major new features, but a slew of useful improvements across the suite’s key components.</p> Fri, 05 Jun 2020 14:12:02 +0000 Nick Peers SoftMaker Office 2021 is a genuinely viable alternative to Microsoft Office <p>Owning an office suite need not mean either giving money to Microsoft, or making compromises</p> Thu, 04 Jun 2020 14:06:29 +0000 Mark Wyciślik-Wilson