Summary: I use my iPad to show my favourite photos. Here is how I manage the images.
Tune-Up has been acquired by AVG, who have well and truly Stuffed-Up the pricing. If you want this excellent product, I recommend that you buy it from the global site and NOT from Australia site.
AVG Australia: 3 PC 1 yr $76.99 (LINK) versus Tune-Up for 3 PCs perpetual for $24.95 (LINK)
Note: to get the cheap price, install the evaluation and then just wait until it offers the cut price Special. Everyone gets this!
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As I am transitioning more towards professional photography, dealing with over 1,000 images per event, I had to choose my streamlined workflow. I describe here what I have chosen, and with what tools. I do not have any personal interest in promoting any products mentioned, and I had to purchase everything I use, with money – the old fashioned way! (Link to this page) Read the rest of this entry »
I had always liked Avast as a free and reliable antivirus product. So when I realised that they have a Mac version, I was keen to try it. At first I was impressed, however my enthusiasm dropped when I discovered that it was falsing with Parallels files, and even my best efforts for it to exclude these had failed.
So my recommendation is that if you have Parallels running on your Mac, then Avast may not be such a good idea. I am now using Sophos instead.
MailStore is a brilliant mail archiver. We use the commercial version for customers. The Home version is free for personal use, but lacks a scheduling facility. However this can be overcome by using Windows scheduler…
- Create a scheduled event to run all profiles concurrently
- Create another scheduled event to kill MailStoreHome, after it had completed the task, schedule this with a delay well after the tasks had completed running
Caveat: there is no error checking, so it is assumed that either the task had completed, or failed to start, by the time the kill order is given. Read the rest of this entry »
This was processed in TopazLabs plug-ins, just I can’t recall which one!