Software

  • Cakewalk Music Creator 7 Review

    30
    inc VAT
    25 Apr 2015

    A well-conceived creative environment, but Cakewalk Music Creator's steep initial learning curve can suck the enjoyment out.

  • Microsoft Security Essentials review

    Security Essentials has a simple interface, but it does look slightly dated
    0
    8 Apr 2015

    Utterly outclassed when installed on a poorly-maintained computer, but an effective tool if you keep your machine updated

  • Adobe Lightroom 5 review - Still the best photo organiser

    Lightroom 5 - Upright Tool 3
    103
    inc VAT
    2 Apr 2015

    Modest but welcome improvements keep this elegant photo manager and editor on top

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  • Corel VideoStudio X8 review

    80
    inc VAT
    1 Apr 2015

    VideoStudio X8 has lots of small improvements, but they're not the ones we were hoping for

  • Propellerhead Reason 8 review

    Propellerhead Reason 8 box
    269
    inc VAT
    31 Mar 2015

    A lacklustre update, but Reason 8 is still enormous fun to use and sounds superb

  • Hitfilm 3 Pro review

    229
    inc VAT
    23 Feb 2015

    It's not for dabblers, but Hitfilm's breathtaking array of video effects is better than ever.

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  • Steinberg Cubase Artist 8 review

    244
    inc VAT
    15 Feb 2015

    With a massive performance boost and lots of new tricks and toys, Cubase Artist 8 is a superb update

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  • Magix Movie Edit Pro 2015 review

    99
    inc VAT
    13 Feb 2015

    Packed with powerful features, but Magix Movie Edit Pro demands a fair amount of patience from its users.

  • Adobe Photoshop Elements 12 review

    Adobe Photoshop Elements 12 - ZoomBlur
    75
    inc VAT
    10 Feb 2015

    Still the best for advanced image editing, but existing users are being taken for a ride

  • Trend Micro Worry-Free Business Security Standard review

    201
    ex VAT (six users, one year)
    9 Jan 2015

    Trend Micro achieves excellent malware protection scores but is let down by a clunky user interface and paranoid software

  • Sophos Anti-Virus Business review

    161
    ex VAT (six users, one year)
    9 Jan 2015

    Sophos Anti-Virus Business is easy to use and has a fantastic back-end interface, but its protection scores are left slightly wanting

  • Symantec Small Business Edition review

    137
    ex VAT (six licences, one year)
    9 Jan 2015

    Reliable malware protection and a brilliant web-based management interface makes Symantec's small business offering our top choice

  • McAfee SaaS Enpoint Protection review

    114
    ex VAT (six licences, one year)
    9 Jan 2015

    Decent back-end software let down by worst-in-class malware protection scores makes McAfee SaaS hard to recommend

  • Kaspersky Small Office Security review

    80
    inc VAT for five PCs, five handhelds, one server
    9 Jan 2015

    It’s more simplistic than its rivals, but Kaspersky Small Office Security still has great protection and plenty of easy-to-use tools

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  • Kaspersky Internet Security 2015 review

    27
    inc VAT for one PC
    9 Jan 2015

    Kaspersky Internet Security has near-perfect malware protection and has an excellent interface, making it a great buy

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  • Trend Micro Titanium Internet Security 2015 review

    33
    inc VAT (one year, three PCs)
    9 Jan 2015

    Hopeless design tweaks makes Titanium Internet Security 2015 frustrating to use, but malware defence is decent enough

  • ESET Smart Security 8 review

    40
    inc VAT (one PC, one year)
    9 Jan 2015

    ESET is a very reliable anti-virus package, but it's starting to look dated and extra features are few and far between

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  • McAfee Internet Security 2015 review

    23
    23
    9 Jan 2015

    McAfee has improved its threat response massively, but its protection scores still aren't good enough

  • Norton Security (2015) review

    30
    inc VAT (three PCs, one year)
    9 Jan 2015

    Full of handy features and a reliable defender against malware, Norton Internet Security 2015 is this year’s best AV product

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  • BitDefender Internet Security 2015 review

    40
    inc VAT for one PC
    9 Jan 2015

    BitDefender has plenty of features and is well designed, but malware protection is disappointingly poor