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DxO PhotoLab Elite Edition

Editor's Note: DxO PhotoLab Elite Edition 2 is now available. Clicking the Buy button will take you to this version for purchase. We will evaluate, rank and review the new version when we next update

CyberLink PhotoDirector

CyberLink's PhotoDirector Ultra is a great photo editing program for Mac that provides plenty of editing tools as well as an impressive set of photo organizing tools. The interface makes it especially

Rev It Up Reading

In some ways, Rev It Up Reading is very different than the other speed reading programs we reviewed – it’s more of an online course than an interactive software. You can try the program&rs


Iris offers mental acuity and speed reading training through a variety of online courses. At the time of our testing, there are seven courses available, including a Speed Reading Foundation Course for

Adobe Character Animator

Character Animator is a fun animation program that allows you to use motion capture on pre-created character puppets. Unfortunately, the library only comes with a small handful of characters to choose


Muvizu:Play+ gives Windows users access to dozens of templates to help you create a vibrant world of various characters. It is easier to use than many of the other programs we tested and is a great op

Adobe Animate (Flash)

Adobe Animate CC is the rebranded version of Adobe Flash. It gives you access to professional-level drawing and animation tools so you can get the exact look you want from your work. We were able to u

Clip Studio Paint EX

Clip Studio Paint is first and foremost an illustration and comic drawing software that has animation features built into it. It’s a great choice for anyone who is comfortable with drawing progr


 Webroot isn’t consistently tested by other independent testing labs, but we wanted to see just how well it detects and protects against malware. We tested Webroot SecureAnywhere AntiVirus

Cockos Reaper

Reaper has a user-friendly interface that allows you to record an unlimited amount of audio tracks per session. The layout is intuitive and customizable, with a wide range of editing and effects plugi


Audacity is a free, open-source audio editing software compatible with Mac and Windows computers. The user interface isn’t pretty, but it makes finding editing tools easy and can speed up workfl

Renee File Protector

One of the best features of Renee File Protector is it helps you recover your passwords so you aren’t ever completely locked out from accessing your encrypted files. It secures your data using t


mSpy has several different web monitoring solutions available depending on the device you have and what you want to monitor. For mobile devices, mSpy has two versions, one that requires you to jailbre


Mobicip is a handy monitoring program that is compatible with so many devices. In addition to Windows and Mac computers, Mobicip works on Kindles, Chromebooks and Nook tablets. It also monitors iOS an


Kidlogger is a basic computer monitoring program that looks dated and lacks many features other programs we reviewed include, like time controls and filter categories. But Kidlogger does have a few fe


At first glance, CATIA’s visually-outdated interface makes it look like this software doesn’t offer much. Don’t let that fool you. This software can give you some of the best design

PTC Creo

PTC Creo, also known as Pro/Engineer or Pro E, is an advanced CAD software that allows you to create complex designs and simulations in little time. This software isn’t as easy to learn as other


SolidWorks is one of the most widely used CAD programs on the market due to its relatively lower cost, powerful 3D rendering abilities and friendlier-than-average interface. For this reason, it is oft


AutoCAD is perhaps the most well-known CAD software out there. This program can be found in high schools and colleges and it is usually one of the first programs people learn when getting into CA


Notesbrowser is the most basic organizer software in our lineup. While you can use this personal organizer to detail personal information, make to-do lists and remember important dates, it doesn&rsquo

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