CyberLink PowerDVD (Windows)
CyberLink PowerDVD is the most outstanding media player software available on the market. It is able to open all the majority video formats and pictures, and becomes a quick browser through YouTube and Vimeo sites, in order to watch your online videos at an outstanding quality. PowerDVD also manages your own videos list, your music playlist, and even TV series and shows. Its Home page shows all the latest trailers, news and the most watched films and series from CyberLink community. The unique True Theater improves the appearance of your videos, which can become even better than the original, while the TV Mode allows to use PowerDVD through a quick and simple interface â€“ the best for a TV remote control. PowerDVD is one of the very best choices to playback and manage your own media.
TechSmith Camtasia Studio (Windows and OSX)
Camtasia is known to be one of the best products to record your own screen and from your webcam, activating or deactivating both your microphone and the system audio. Choose whether to record in full screen, or define a customized area, by typing the pixels. Video recordings are made directly as .avi format, but you can choose a .trec format to directly import your recording inside the Camtasia Editor, in order to start a complete video processing on your recording, to add captions, annotations, transitions, voice narrations, video effects and even cursor effects every time you click. Camtasia is indeed the most suggested choice to make videos from your computer screen, including capturing and video-processing, at an advanced level more than other software.
Digiarty Video Converter (Windows and OSX)
Digiarty Video Converter is one of the best software to convert your videos without losing quality, which includes a lot of extra features to cover several common needs. Convert your videos to any video file format, including the ones to import to iPhones, Android phones and game consoles. You can also choose an audio format to extract audio from your videos directly. But Video Converter is not just this. It is also able to edit your videos, by adjusting volume, adding subtitles, and even applying trimming, cropping and adding any watermark. Moreover, it is also a YouTube downloader, which extracts online videos in full HD, by simply pasting the video link inside the software. And, it is also a video recorder that records a video from either your webcam or your computer screen. Last, but not least, you can also realize basic slideshows starting from a list of picture selected. Everything inside a unique software.
Stellar Photo Recovery (Windows and OSX)
Stellar Photo Recovery is a software completely free of charge very useful to recover media files you may have lost. By simply scanning any local drive, any hard-disk or removable device, this software is able to retrieve videos, images, and sound files with any format that have been digitally (and not physically) removed. Once found, get a preview of all the images, and playback all the videos, before recovering them. In case the scan disk is taking too much time, simply save the results, and resume another time! Additionally, Photo Recovery is able to create backup images of your hard-drive, in order to recover all your files in case the drive fails. And, as the software name suggests, you can also recover damaged .jpeg pictures.
Microsoft OneNote (Windows and OSX)
Microsoft OneNote is a free software available from the Microsoft Office series. This software transforms either your computer or your smartphone into a digital copybook, where you can take notes during a lesson, organize your days by using its agenda, or write your shopping list of the day. Create reports, take important data, and save your pages via OneDrive, in order to access to your own notebook from any smart device. Create a new page, decide whether to use the Rules or the Grids, and start typing and regulating the text properties, headings, symbols and equations as you do in Microsoft Word. But this is much more than a simple copybook. OneNote is fully compatible with the other Office products, so you can fast import Excel spreadsheets, Visio diagrams, and paste directly Office files. You can also add active hyperlinks to add a website address, import pictures, and even record any video or audio from your computer. If you are in a hurry, close OneNote directly: your pages are automatically saved every time.