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Editor's Choice 2019 iOS Reviews

OmniFocus 3, the iOS version, tested

If you have OmniFocus 3 for the Mac, I’m sure you’ll have the iOS version as well. If you don’t, here are a couple of reasons why you should.

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Photography Reviews Video

Review: ProGrade Digital MicroSDXC Dual-slot Reader

Although you can, of course, offload your footage and photos using a €5 SD-card reader, it pays off to spend that little bit more. A good media reader won’t fail in the middle of an offload, is fast, robust, readily available and unobtrusive. ProGrade’s memory card readers are all of that and more.

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Audio Editor's Choice 2019 Reviews

DPA Microphones d:screet 6060, supersmall, super quality

DPA Microphones’ d:screet 6060 CORE subminiature microphones are 3 mm in size, but if you close your eyes when monitoring a recording with one of these you’d swear you’re using a studio microphone the likes of a Neumann. I tested one of these tiny mics and it offered an unbelievable clarity, with as much detail in the low tones as much bigger and more expensive mics.

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Editor's Choice 2019 Photography Reviews

Review of Photo Mechanic 6, the MAM with the most powerful metadata support

The management app for professional photographers and photojournalists, Photo Mechanic 6, has been upgraded to version 6. It has a lot of new features and should be much faster than version 5.

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Photography Reviews

Review: CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2019 for Mac

On the Mac, the CorelDRAW Graphics Suite is a newcomer, but the application suite has been around for many years on the Windows platform. The Mac version is a successful port in terms of feature set, but it probably won’t dethrone Adobe apps, nor kill the Affinity Photo and Designer apps. Corel has waited a bit too long and hasn’t fit out the Corel apps with a streamlined enough interface for that to happen, in my opinion.

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Photography Reviews

LandscapePro 3 helps you create images from photos with AI

AI is creeping in on us and photography is one of its favourite applications. Landscape Pro 3 promises to enhance your images with AI, seemingly taking all the creativity and work out of image editing, but looks deceive.

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Audio Reviews

SampleTank 4 is a true musician’s playground

IK Multimedia’s sound and groove workstation has been upgraded to SampleTank 4. The MAX edition comes with a huge library of samples and it has a new sound engine that is much more efficient than the previous version. Furthermore, the interface design is gorgeous.

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iOS macOS Reviews

The ProPoint mouse likes your wrist, presents like a pro and is highly customisable

New Zealand developer Swiftpoint has released its ProPoint mouse, an updated and improved version of the ergonomic SwiftPoint GT. ProPoint still has the same design that keeps RSI at bay but comes with a lot of new functionality that will especially appeal to those of us who want to work with three buttons and assign shortcuts to them.

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macOS Reviews

Review: MindManager 12 for the Mac, all grown up

MindManager for Mac has always been the lesser of the MindManager family. That’s been changed since Corel took over and the Mac version now is very close to the Windows version, with almost identical features, except the interchangeability with Microsoft Project and the lack of an Enterprise version.

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Editor's Choice 2019 Photography Reviews

Capture One Pro 12 image editor beats all others

Capture One Pro is a professional photographer’s delight. It’s an image editor and a media manager. I tried version 12 which comes with a lot of new, cleverly implemented features.