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Audacity

Audacity is one of the most popular audio recording and editing applications on the market and is beloved by users who do voice recording for podcasts and similar endeavors. Year after year, Audacity

Canva

Canva wasn’t designed specifically for the Mac operating system. Instead, it’s an online graphic design platform that hosts quality clip art and templates. Canva offers a couple plans: You

Manga Maker ComiPo!

I wasn't sure what to expect when I first downloaded ComiPo!, especially since the official website and interface look like they were made in the ‘90s. However, once I started testing, this soft

Comic Draw

Plasq's Comic Draw is an impressive little program that gives you the ability to draw directly on an iPad screen using a graphics pen. This comic book program also happens to be one of the easiest dra

Clip Studio Paint EX

If you are already familiar with Adobe Photoshop or other digital painting software, Clip Studio Paint EX, previously known as Manga Studio, will be very familiar to you. It is primo comic book softwa

Clip Studio Paint Pro

Clip Studio Paint Pro, aka Manga Studio, is the less expensive version of Clip Studio Paint EX. The main difference between Pro and its EX upgrade is the number of animation tools and desktop publishi

Best Genealogy Software

Whether you're a passionate researcher or new to family history, genealogy software provides the research and charting tools to create unique family trees and share your ancestry.

Branches

Branches is family tree software made for beginners – sort of. It’s not the easiest program to learn, and it lacks the chart quality and scrapbooking capabilities of other genealogy progra

PrintMaster Platinum

PrintMaster Platinum v8’s interface looks a bit overwhelming compared to the sleeker, more user-friendly Hallmark Card Studio 2018. With only 4,800 templates to design cards and other projects,

Canva

Using Canva felt like getting a peek at the future of home-based graphic design. It’s unlike any other greeting card software we tested because it’s an online platform. Rather than downlo

SpamSieve

SpamSieve is compatible with Mac computers and mobile devices, but we found it was more difficult to install than the other software we evaluated. It’s compatible with Mac email clients, such as

eScan

eScan is an internet security program that includes spam filters for your email. Because it isn’t a standalone antispam program, it’s missing tools like a Bayesian filter. However, eScan I

Avast

Avast Internet Security includes spam filters to protect you from malicious and annoying email messages. This program is also included on our internet security lineup because it is one of the best for

Phase One Media Pro

Phase One's Media Pro SE is ideal for professional photographers who have big databases of photos but it isn't a good pick for the average user. Navigating through this software was easy since it has

AfterShot Pro 3

AfterShot Pro 3 is good photo manager software for beginning and experienced users. The program has advanced editing and organization tools suitable for professional photographers but is maintained wi

Living Language Online

Living Language is a language learning method that was developed to help US State Department employees attain fluency in multiple languages. The online application and companion mobile app have a vari

Rocket Languages

Rocket Languages is an online learn French application which features modules with interactive audio courses, language and culture lessons. Some sections have survival kit lessons with in-depth cultur

Duolingo French

Duolingo is one of the most engaging French learning programs we tested. The game-style learning platform includes lessons for reading, writing, speaking and comprehension. The animated user interface

Movavi Slideshow Maker

This slideshow program feels a bit like basic video editor software because of its impressive video tools and modern features. It also has photo editing capabilities and transition effects that can he

Living Language

Living Language has a good selection of reading, writing, grammar and vocabulary exercises delivered through an easy-to-use interface. We tested the online version, but the lessons are also available

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