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Xilisoft Audio Converter

Xilisoft Audio Converter is the most user-friendly audio converter software in our buying guide. The program has an ultra-intuitive layout, and it only takes a couple clicks of the mouse to change the

Switch

Switch is a better-than-average audio converter. It’s compatible with multiple audio file formats, converts files to a handful of different output formats and processes audio rapidly without any

eScan

eScan Internet Security Suite looks a bit dated, but it is still among the best firewall programs available. It performed well in tests run by third-party laboratories and also did a good job detectin

Corel PaintShop Pro

PaintShop Pro 2019's photo editing tools help you transform your photos. Even though the program can do a lot, it's extremely easy to use for beginners; it provides numerous learning resources and fea

Adobe Photoshop Elements

Editor's Note: Adobe recently released Photoshop Elements 2019. The buy button will take you to the most recent version of the software for purchase. We will test and review this newer version when we

Net Nanny

Net Nanny is the premier internet filter software program available today, bringing together effective pornography filters with anti-cyberbullying capabilities that can help you keep your children saf

Ancestral Quest

Ancestral Quest genealogy software is built around data management rather than family tree charting. It connects to online databases to help with research and comes with above-average scrapbooking too

Family Tree Maker

The best family tree builders keep a lot of balls in the air: ease of use, data management, powerful research tools, high-quality charting and scrapbooking. Family Tree Maker comes as close to pulling

Family Historian

Family Historian 6 has a feature set that’s suited for novice family historians and serious genealogists alike. The research tools and GEDCOM accuracy make it a powerful program for tracking dow

RootsMagic

RootsMagic genealogy software stores and organizes large volumes of data, such as marriage dates, health information, burial dates, occupations and religious affiliations. The interface is pleasant an

Legacy Family Tree

Legacy Family Tree 9 is a FamilySearch-certified genealogy software program that can integrate with online databases and genealogy services. Its outdated interface is reminiscent of Microsoft Word 200

Heredis

Heredis 2018 is designed for both the researcher and the family tree builder. The customizable interface is among the easiest to learn and most efficient to use, but the charting tools and options mak

DVD Cloner

Editor's Note: DVD-Cloner 2018 is now available. Clicking the Visit Site button will take you to this version. We will post the new test results and reviews when we next test DVD Copy Software. Edito

DVDFab

Editor’s Note: The manufacturer has informed us that a new version of DVDFab is now available. We will post the new test results and reviews when we next test DVD Copy Software. Editor’s

1Click DVD Copy

Editor’s Note: The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) forbids circumventing copy encryptions contained on commercial discs. The DMCA makes no exceptions for circumventing these encryptions for pe

Trend Micro

Trend Micro is one of the few internet security programs that earned a perfect score for correctly stopping every malware threat we used in our testing, plus it earned perfect scores in other third-pa

McAfee

Over the last few years we’ve seen McAfee become much better at protecting against malware. In our own tests, it stopped every one of the 352 malware samples we used. Other security software tes

Bitdefender

Bitdefender Internet Security 2019 and the more robust Total Security 2019 both earned high marks in our detection and performance tests, and in third-party testing labs, to earn an overall protection

ESET

ESET Internet Security and ESET Smart Security Premium are both good products that scored very high in our own tests and in other independent labs’ malware protection tests. We gave ESET a prote

Norton

Norton Security Deluxe and Norton Security Premium are our top picks for the best internet security and premium security suites because of their high malware detection scores, overall value and large

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