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Download of the Day: Foobar2000 1.1.6 beta 3

By: Array

Our Download of the Day today is Foobar2000 1.1.6 beta 3.

 

foobar2000 is an advanced freeware audio player for the Windows platform. Some of the basic features include full unicode support, ReplayGain support and native support for several popular audio formats.

 

Main features:

 

• Supported audio formats: MP3, MP4, AAC, CD Audio, WMA, Vorbis, FLAC, WavPack, WAV, AIFF, Musepack, Speex, AU, SND... and more with additional components.
• Gapless playback.
• Full unicode support.
• Easily customizable user interface layout.
• Advanced tagging capabilities.
• Support for ripping Audio CDs as well as transcoding all supported audio formats using the Converter component.
• Full ReplayGain support.
• Customizable keyboard shortcuts.
• Open component architecture allowing third-party developers to extend functionality of the player.

 

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The latest version includes the following changes:

 

Changes in Version 1.1.6 beta 3

 

- resolves multiple known problems with the new ReplayGain scanner.

 

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Windows 8 logon screen, leaked

By: Array

The welcome screen for Windows 8 has been leaked (and confirmed as real). The below screen show is the current Windows 8 Welcome Screen and is visibly based on the Windows Phone 7 lock screen - which is impressive in itself.

 

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You can only change the background image of the Welcome Screen at the moment, but the display includes the time, day of the week, the date (month and day) and icons for power management (for portable machines only) and ease of access. More things could be added in the future. Aside from the functionality that has been shown in the leaked builds, there is also evidence of more features to come.

 

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RumorTT: Windows 8 might feature a Time Machine type of backup feature

By: Array

Early builds of Windows 8 have been going out to ODM and OEM partners this week and details are already leaking out of the cracks. Judging by some of the rumors it looks as though Microsoft might go down the Apple path and have a feature that is similar to Time Machine.

 

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Microsoft seem to be calling this feature "History Fault", with the description of the feature explaining:

 

History Vault helps protect your files against accidents that could cause data loss. If an external disk or network attached storage is used, it can even protect your files against disk or entire PC failure.

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Download of the Day: Dropbox 1.0.28

By: Array

Our Download of the Day today is Dropbox 1.0.28.

 

Dropbox is the easiest way to store, sync and share files online.

 

File Sync

 

•2GB of online storage for free, with up to 100GB available to paying customers.
•Sync files of any size or type.
•Sync Windows, Mac and Linux computers.
•Automatically syncs when new files or changes are detected.

 

File Sharing

 

•Shared folders allow several people to collaborate on a set of files.
•You can see other people's changes instantly.

 

Online Backup

 

•Automatic backup of your files.
•Undelete files and folders.

 

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Download of the Day: System Mechanic 10

By: Array

Our Download of the Day today is System Mechanic 10.

 

Get the most comprehensive diagnosis available, and enjoy that new PC feeling again!

 

You don't have to be an expert - it's easy to let System Mechanic automatically run a full battery of over 200 critical tests in just a few minutes using over 50 tools to uncover why your PC is running so slowly.

 

- Easy to understand system overview
- Quick or Deep analysis options
- Comprehensive status gauge
- Clear explanation of each problem
- Straightforward actions to fix all problems or only those you want

 

You can easily perform dozens of performance-boosting optimizations in one step!

 

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Download of the Day: Windows 7 Codecs 2.7.9

By: Array

Our Download of the Day today is Windows 7 Codecs 2.7.9.

 

All the codecs you need for Windows 7 to play AVIs, DVDs and more!

 

It does not contain a media player and it does not associate file-types. With the Windows 7 codec package installed you will be able to use any media player, limited only by the players' capabilities, to play all movies and video clips. Streaming video is supported in several formats in all popular web browsers. Users of the Windows 7 media center codecs have the ability to choose what is installed and where to install it using the public redistributable. After installation you can select to remove specific portions without removing the entire package. You can also re-add the removed items at any time.

 

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The latest version includes the following changes:

 

Changes in Version 2.7.9

 

- update ffdshow 3800
- update Gabest 2996
- fix thumbnails for several filetypes
- fix AVI with suggested settings

 

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Download of the Day: Recuva 1.40.525

By: Array

Our Download of the Day today is Recuva 1.40.525.

 

Recuva (pronounced "recover") is a freeware Windows utility to restore files that have been accidentally deleted from your computer. This includes files emptied from the Recycle bin as well as images and other files that have been deleted by user error from digital camera memory cards or MP3 players. It will even bring back files that have been deleted from your iPod, or by bugs, crashes and viruses!

 

• Simple to use interface - just click 'Scan' and choose the files you want to recover

 

• Easy to use filter for results based on file name/type

 

• Simple Windows like interface with List and Tree view

 

• Can be run from a USB thumb drive

 

• Restores all types of files, office documents, images, video, music, email, anything.

 

• Supports FAT12, FAT16, FAT32, exFAT, NTFS, NTFS5 , NTFS + EFS file systems

 

• Restores files from removable media (SmartMedia, Secure Digital, MemoryStick, Digital cameras, Floppy disks, Jaz Disks, Sony Memory Sticks, Compact Flash cards, Smart Media Cards, Secure Digital Cards, etc.)

 

• Restores files from external ZIP drives , Firewire and USB Hard drives

 

• It's fast, tiny and takes seconds to run!

 

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Download of the Day: Any Video Converter 3.21

By: Array

Our Download of the Day today is Any Video Converter 3.21.

 

Any Video Converter is an All-in-One video converting tool with easy-to-use graphical interface, fast converting speed and excellent video quality. It allows you to effortlessly convert video files between every format! It can convert almost all video formats including DivX, XviD, MOV, rm, rmvb, MPEG, VOB, DVD, WMV, AVI to MPEG-4 movie format for iPod/PSP or other portable video device, MP4 player or smart phone. It also supports any user defined video file formats as the output. Any Video Converter makes it easy for anyone to enjoy the any format video with your iPod, PSP, mobile phone or MP4 player.

 

• User-friendly interface that is easy to use.

 

• Converts all video formats to Apple iPod Video, Sony PSP and more

 

• Batch convert any video formats including avi, wmv, asf, mpg, mp4, etc.

 

• Support DivX and Xvid avi format as importing and exporting video

 

• Support default video/audio settings or user customized parameters for video and audio.

 

• Has the option to preview the video in real-time before conversion .

 

• World's fastest video conversion speed with stunning video and audio quality.

 

• Supports adjust many video/audio options for MP4 files. For example, video/audio sample rate, bit rate, video size...

 

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Apple's OS X Lion has reached "Golden Master" status - possible WWDC timed release?

By: Array

Roughly a month ago Apple unveiled the developer preview of their upcoming OS X Lion. It appears Apple have been hard at work and have ironed out the bugs with their Mac App Store distribution.

 

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Apple are reportedly getting ready to deploy an OS X Lion update to developers that they may be calling a "GM1" release. "GM" stands for "Golden Master" and is a name that gets given to software that is complete. Could Lion be nearly ready? Maybe, maybe not.

 

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Download of the Day: CCleaner 3.05.1408

By: Array

Our Download of the Day today is CCleaner 3.05.1408.

 

CCleaner is a freeware system optimization, privacy and cleaning tool. It removes unused files from your system - allowing Windows to run faster and freeing up valuable hard disk space. It also cleans traces of your online activities such as your Internet history. Additionally it contains a fully featured registry cleaner. But the best part is that it's fast (normally taking less than a second to run) and contains NO Spyware or Adware! :)

 

Cleans the following:

 

• Internet Explorer

 

• Firefox

 

• Google Chrome

 

• Opera

 

• Safari

 

• Windows - Recycle Bin, Recent Documents, Temporary files and Log files.

 

• Registry cleaner

 

• Third-party applications

 

• 100% Spyware FREE

 

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