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The latest Utilities software reviews at PC Advisor. Utilities software user reviews, ratings, buying advice and price comparison

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  • WinCleaner Complete PC Care

    Utility software developers face a difficult time. As more and more fix-it features are incorporated into Windows and freeware applets devoted to addressing…

    £35 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Dragon NaturallySpeaking

    Voice-recognition software has come a long way since the days when it would understand only about one word in 50. Powerful processors and more sophisticated software…

    £200 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Roxio Easy Media Creator 7.5 Supersonic

    Roxio's Easy Media Creator (EMC) 7.5 Supersonic is the result of years of acquisitions within the specialist digital media software industry. It pulls together tools…

    £70 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Apacer Share Steno CD311

    Essentially a device for storing and sharing your digital images, the Share Steno CD311 from Apacer should prove a handy companion for professional photographers and…

    £110 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • TurboDemo 6.0 Professional

    At first glance, it's easy to mistake TurboDemo for a slightly advanced version of screen- grabbing software such as SnagIt or the venerable Lotus ScreenCam. Five…

    £499 inc VAT

    Score - 5 out of 10

  • O&O Defrag V8 Professional Edition

    If you want to keep your PC in top shape, defragmenting the hard drive should be second nature.

    £37 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • IrisPen Translator Executive

    The IrisPen is, on the face of it, a nifty tool. Rather then laboriously type or scrawl notes from the printed page, you simply swipe the handheld scanner across the…

    £154 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • PC Tools Registry Mechanic 5.0

    Your PC's Windows Registry is probably a complete and utter mess, a dumping ground for old installation files of programs that you deleted months or even years ago.…

    £20 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • ABBYY FineReader 8.0 Professional

    ABBYY FineReader 7.0 was a pretty good OCR (optical character recognition) product that garnered respectable reviews in 2003. The latest version, FineReader 8.0…

    £99 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • ScanSoft OmniPage 15.0

    It might not seem like it, but OmniPage 14.0 came out almost two years ago. Arguably, it is the flagship OCR (optical character recognition) product on the market,…

    £90 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • ReadIris Pro 10.0

    The latest version of ReadIris Pro is a major improvement on its predecessor. It raises the number of languages supported to an amazing 117, saves recognised text in…

    £105 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Iriscan with Readiris Pro 9.0

    Iris has been producing market-leading optical character recognition software for some time. Here it combines its solid Readiris Pro 9.0 software with a mobile…

    £99 inc VAT

    Score - 6 out of 10

  • TuneUp Utilities 2006

    PCs are complicated animals, mysterious and daunting to inexperienced users. TuneUp Utilities 2006 aims to take the hassle out of maintaining a healthy system. It…

    £30 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • LEC Power Translator 9.0 Global

    We don't normally take too much notice of products' boastful packaging, but this time something caught our eye: a spelling mistake. Ouch.

    £79 inc VAT

    Score - 5 out of 10

  • Ipswitch WhatsUp Professional 2006

    It can be challenging to manage a single computer, let alone a network full of them. That's why network managers need software to help – such as WhatsUp Professional.

    £1,310 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Diskeeper 10.0 Professional Premier Edition

    Given the frequency with which we bleat on about good PC practice, you'd be forgiven for thinking we were paragons of IT virtue. Sadly, this isn't always the case.

    £91 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • SystemOK Home Security

    Unlike your average security package, this won't ward off the predators, but Home Security will rescue you afterwards – and it's simple to use, too.

    £36 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Spector Pro 5.0

    Although it bills itself as an internet monitor, under other circumstances you'd probably call Spector Pro 5.0 spyware. Get ready to swallow those scruples.

    £53 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • VCom Fix-It Utilities 6.0

    One day your PC will crash, pick up a virus or get its Registry tied in a knot. This is where VCom Fix-It comes in.

    £38 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • NetSupport Manager 9.1

    NSM 9.1 offers a list of support features. As well as remote control, you get file transfer, chat and a hardware/software inventory.

    £34 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

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