CNET Reviews – Most Recent Software
- Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5 (PC/Mac) - CNET Reviews - Most Recent Software
A nice, but not necessarily must-have update, Adobe Lightroom 5 remains a strong program for working with raw images.
- Parallels Desktop 8 - CNET Reviews - Most Recent Software
Any Mac user who needs to use Windows or Linux software or needs to test software in different environments will appreciate Parallel Desktop's seamless integration, with plenty of little features that make the switching experience as smooth as possible.
- Nostalgia (DS) - CNET Reviews - Most Recent Software
- Quicken Deluxe 2010 - CNET Reviews - Most Recent Software
Quicken 2010 is a solid finance package, especially for novices, but offers little that's substantively new.
- Majesty 2: The Fantasy Kingdom Sim (PC) - CNET Reviews - Most Recent Software
- Trend Micro Internet Security 2010 - CNET Reviews - Most Recent Software
Trend Micro Internet Security Pro's broad feature set combined with its look and feel make it a serious contender, but its questionable efficacy and middling performance make it a program we're not recommending.
- Trend Micro AntiVirus plus AntiSpyware 2010 - CNET Reviews - Most Recent Software
Going by older detection and removal numbers, Trend Micro AntiVirus plus AntiSpyware offers competent if basic security protection. However, so do many free competitors. This year, we recommend giving Trend Micro AntiVirus plus AntiSpyware 2010 a pass.
- Apple Mac OS X 10.6.3 Snow Leopard - CNET Reviews - Most Recent Software
Intel Mac users will like Snow Leopard's smartly designed interface enhancements, and its Exchange support is a must-have (especially with Outlook for Mac on the way). With a ton of technological improvements, Snow Leopard is worth the $29 upgrade fee.
- Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2010 (CD-ROM, 1-Year License) - CNET Reviews - Most Recent Software
Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2010 offers pricey antivirus protection. The 2009 version scored well on independent antivirus detection and removal tests, but be prepared to pay a premium for what you're getting.
- Corel Home Office - CNET Reviews - Most Recent Software
Despite some compatibility setbacks, Corel Home Office suite is useful for creating documents. Its conscientious size, small-screen optimizations, and attractive price make it a good buy for a Netbook office suite, or for saving space by shedding advanced features.