Thomas Boldt Editor / Writer
Thomas has been actively writing for the web on a range of subjects for almost a decade, but he became a techie as soon as he got to use a computer for the first time at age 6. Ever since then he has been fascinated by technology of all kinds, from building his own computers to experimenting with hardware maker projects and the software that powers them.

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Best Photo Editing Software for Mac

If you’re new to photo editing, it can be overwhelming to choose the right one.
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6 Free and Paid Alternatives to Adobe Photoshop

Adobe recently angered many Photoshop users by switching to a subscription pricing model.
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5 Free and Paid Alternatives to Adobe InDesign

If you’re unhappy with Adobe’s forced monthly subscription model, or you’re frustrated with how complex it is, we’ve got plenty of alternatives.
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7 Adobe Illustrator Alternatives

Adobe’s recent decision to force monthly subscription payments instead of one-time purchases angered a lot of long-time users.
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Mailbird Review

Is Mailbird the best email client for taking control of your inbox and finally reaching Unread Zero?
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Affinity Photo Review

Affinity Photo Review

Serif Affinity Photo is now available for both Windows and Mac. Is it ready to unseat Photoshop as the leader in image editing?
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Adobe Photoshop CC Review

Adobe Photoshop CC Review

Adobe Photoshop has been the gold standard in image editing almost since it was originally launched.
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ACDSee Photo Studio Review

ACDSee Photo Studio Review

For casual and semi-professional photographers, Photo Studio Ultimate is an excellent introduction to the world of RAW editing.
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PhotoDirector Review

PhotoDirector Review

PhotoDirector is relatively unknown to many but I was pleasantly surprised by how capable it functions as an editor.
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CorelDRAW Graphics Suite Review

CorelDRAW Graphics Suite Review

Everyone from professional illustrators to amateur artists will be able to find what they need in CorelDRAW.
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Aurora HDR Review

Aurora HDR Review

If you are a professional photographer who regularly shoots in HDR, Aurora HDR is a fantastic tool built just for you.
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Snagit Review

Snagit Review

We tested TechSmith Snagit to see how well it handles a range of screen capture situations.
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Adobe InDesign Review

Adobe InDesign Review

InDesign has come to dominate the desktop publishing market. Is it right for your publishing needs?
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Wondershare UniConverter Review

Wondershare UniConverter Review

Is Wondershare UniConverter Ultimate worth it? This review takes you through the pros and cons.
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AfterShot Pro Review

AfterShot Pro Review

AfterShot Pro is aiming to unseat Adobe Lightroom as the premier RAW editing workflow. Is it up to the task?
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Corel PaintShop Pro Review

Corel PaintShop Pro Review

PaintShop Pro is close to duplicating Photoshop's feature set. Is it ready to compete against the industry standard?
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The Best Photo Management Software

The Best Photo Management Software

Many photographers are stuck with a huge number of images and no good way to sort through them. Here are the best tools to keep your photos organized.
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eM Client review

eM Client Review

If you’re looking for a clearly-designed email client with good support, eM Client is a great option.
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AVG TuneUp Review

AVG TuneUp Review

AVG TuneUp is a great tool for both novice and experienced computer users looking to make their maintenance routines easier. Learn more!
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Luminar 4 review

Luminar 4 Review

Is Luminar 4 a good RAW editor worth considering? We tested both the Windows and Mac versions to find out.
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AnyTrans for Mac

AnyTrans for iOS Review

Is AnyTrans a good iTunes alternative? Check out our unbiased review of this iOS device file manager.
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Camtasia Review

Camtasia Review

We test TechSmith Camtasia to see how well it performs as a quality screen recorder & video editor.
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Filmora Review

Filmora Review

Filmora is a great video editing program that balances powerful features with an intuitive interface at an affordable price point.
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The Best Photo Editor for Windows

The Best Photo Editor for Windows

After testing dozens of photo editors on my PC (Windows 10), here are the best choices for beginners, intermediate and pros.
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Best Email Client for Windows 10

Best Email Client for Windows 10

Your email should work for you, not against you! Read on for unbiased reviews of the best email clients for Windows.
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Best Parental Control Software

Best Parental Control Software

Keep your kids safe and happy online with our unbiased reviews of the best parental control software.
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acronis true image review

Acronis True Image Review

If you're looking for a simple backup solution that offers great flexibility, Acronis True Image is an excellent choice.
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zoner photo studio review

Zoner Photo Studio X Review

We take this new image editor for a spin to see how it stacks up against the competition.
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eM Client vs Mailbird

Two popular email clients go head-to-head in this unbiased comparison review, but which one is right for you?
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qustodio review

Qustodio Review

The online world is filled with ever-changing threats, but keeping your family safe might be easier than you think.
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Best Backup Software for Windows 10

Best Backup Software for Windows 10

Afraid of losing your data? Read our unbiased reviews of the best PC backup software and rest easy knowing your files are safe.
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photolab review

DxO PhotoLab Review

If you’re a Lightroom user looking to polish your images even further, then PhotoLab is an excellent addition to your workflow.
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Luminar vs. Lightroom

Luminar vs. Lightroom

Learn the pros & cons of each program as they go head-to-head in this unbiased comparison review of two popular RAW photo editors.
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Luminar vs. Affinity Photo

Luminar vs. Affinity Photo

Luminar 3 and Affinity Photo are competing for the title of best RAW photo editor. Which one is best for your workflow? Read our unbiased comparison.
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Skylum AirMagic Review

Skylum AirMagic Review

Is AirMagic the right editor to take your drone photography to the next level? Read our unbiased review here to find out.
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The Best Video Converter Software

The Best Video Converter Software

After a great deal of testing, here's a list of the best video converter software that you can use on PC or Mac, including free tools.
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The Best Screen Recording Software

The Best Screen Recording Software

Looking for the best way to record your screen? Read our unbiased reviews of the best dedicated screen recorder software.
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The Best Youtube Video Downloader Software

Want to save your favorite Youtube videos to watch offline, edit and remix? Read our unbiased reviews of the best Youtube downloaders.
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The Best Watermarking Software

Make sure you get credit for your digital images by protecting them with a watermark. Read our reviews of the best watermarking programs.
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The Best Digital Art Software

The Best Digital Art Software

Bringing your artistic skills to the digital world or finding a new outlet for your talent? Check out our reviews of digital art software.
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The Best Vector Graphics Software

The Best Vector Graphics Software

Entering the world of vector graphics? Trading in your old program for something new? Read our reviews of the best options for PC & Mac.
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Movavi Video Editor Review

Movavi Video Editor Review

We put Movavi Video Editor for Windows (and Mac) to the test as an enthusiast-level video editor. See the results of our unbiased review here.
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The Best HDR Photography Software

The Best HDR Photography Software

After countless hours of testing HDR compositing programs, here are the best HDR programs available (paid and free options are included).
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The Best PC Cleaner Software

The Best PC Cleaner Software

Need a great PC cleaning app? Cut through the marketing hype & learn what really makes your PC run smoothly with our reviews.
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7 Lightroom Alternatives for RAW Photographers

7 Lightroom Alternatives for RAW Photographers

Adobe's recent changes to Lightroom have many photographers wondering if there is a better RAW editor out there. Read my comparison here!
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Adobe Premiere Elements Review

Adobe Premiere Elements Review

Premiere Elements is a great program for users who are new to the world of video editing, thanks to excellent user-friendly editing tools.
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Adobe Photoshop Elements Review

Adobe Photoshop Elements Review

Photoshop Elements is a powerful but easy-to-use photo editor intended for the amateur shutterbug who wants to quickly spruce up their photos.
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Adobe Illustrator Review

Adobe Illustrator Review

Adobe Illustrator is the industry-leading vector graphics creation tool for good reason. The only real drawback is the steep learning curve.
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On1 Photo Raw Review

On1 Photo Raw Review

If you're a beginner or intermediate photographer who is looking for a complete workflow in a single program, On1 Photo Raw is definitely worth a look.
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Adobe Lightroom Review

Adobe Lightroom Review

Adobe Lightroom is an excellent RAW image editor backed up by solid library management and organizational tools.
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PhoneClean Review

PhoneClean Review

We tested iMobie PhoneClean on a slow, jam-packed iOS device to see if it could make it run like new.
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Capture One Pro Review

Capture One Pro Review

A RAW editor aimed at the extremely high-end level of professional image editing. See how it stands up against its competitors.
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DxO OpticsPro Review

DxO OpticsPro Review

We tested the best features of DxO OpticsPro 11 to find out whether it's the best RAW image editor around. Read the results of our test review.
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MediaMonkey Review

MediaMonkey Review

MediaMonkey is a powerful program to manage large media libraries. We test it on a messy media library to see how well it works.
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Stellar Photo Recovery Review

Stellar Photo Recovery Review

If you're looking for a robust media recovery solution, this isn't the best option available. Also, data recovery is often hit or miss.
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