6 Reasons To Read Software Reviews (Infographic)

6 Reasons To Read Software Reviews (Infographic)

Indeed, the Internet is used in almost every facet of life, from general queries to the point of how it affects and influences our decision.

More and more studies are done, seeking to find out the buying behavior of consumers in the market today. It is not hard to believe that almost 90% of online consumers do their own research online and greatly consider online reviews before buying anything, including computer software and programs.

Online reviews are now even more sought out over personally going to the stores and reaching out to brand salespersons.

According to a new survey conducted by Dimensional Research, an overwhelming 90 percent of respondents who recalled reading online reviews claimed that positive online reviews influenced buying decisions, while 86 percent said buying decisions were influenced by negative online reviews.

Reviews on software provided online offer a whole new dimension of discourse for buyers and enthusiasts alike. The internet becomes the platform on which they air their side, praises and point out the hits and misses of a new product.

Now that we have established that online reviews are great influences on consumers, here are six reasons why you should check and read online software reviews first before buying:

6 Reasons to Read Software Reviews

Maclaren Strollers Review

Maclaren Strollers were first introduced in the 1960s by Owen Maclaren, a retired British aeronautical engineer. The first prototype featured a lightweight and foldable tubular aluminum frame weighing only six pounds. Its foldable design gave birth to its moniker, the “umbrella stroller.”

Today, the Maclaren design remains popular, and is considered the leader in compact and lightweight strollers that are easy to maneuver. The brand offers single and double stroller models compatible with car seats, can easily fit through standard-sized doorways, and are equipped with handles or carrying straps to transform each stroller into an ultimate travel system for babies and children.

Maclaren Mark II Product Description


Based on the original 1960s design, but endowed with an updated look and built with more advanced materials, the Mark II weights 7 ½ pounds and features an SPF 50 extended sun canopy and flip-out visor.

It also offers ventilated mesh windows for better airflow, a five-point safety harness, adjustable handles, and a micro-basket underneath to hold babies’ necessities. Because of its non-reclining seat, it is only recommended for children 6 months and older.

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Sage 50 Premium Accounting 2016 Review


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Sage 50 Premium Accounting 2016 accounting package is dedicated to assisting small and medium size enterprise owners to make decisions based on information the accounting software delivers.

Since the company was first founded as a local start-up in Northeast England’s Newcastle-upon-Tyne in 1981, Sage has grown into a global entity with over 6 million customers around the world.

True to its high performance culture that aims to make their software products the go-to source of advice for businesses, it has recently released its Sage 50 Premium Accounting 2016 software package to address all the basic accounting needs necessary to run a small to medium sized business.

Sage 50 Premium Accounting 2016 Review

This Sage 50 Premium Accounting 2016 Review enumerates the many features of Sage’s latest accounting software iteration, including its comprehensive modules that make it a one-stop-shop for all accounting, bookkeeping, and financials for any small to medium-sized business.

Sage 50 Premium Accounting 2016 Review – Is It Worth the Switch?

There is a wide array of accounting software packages available in the market today to meet all kinds of business needs. Depending on specific requirements of each business owner, each software application possesses advantages and disadvantages, depending on the accounting needs met.

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Corel VideoStudio Pro X9 Review

Corel VideoStudio Pro has always made the list of the top video editing applications of several tech websites. Thanks to its range of video effects and editing tools and its simple yet intuitive interface that appeals to novice editors and practiced users alike.

Just recently, Corel unveiled the latest edition of the highly creative and simple-to-use video editor. And with the update comes plenty of cool new features and nifty improvements.


Motion Tracking

We’ve seen the motion tracking effect does its magic the first time when Pro X7 was unveiled. In the latest update, Corel gave the feature a more meaningful improvement.

Previously, users needed to track an action by manually marking points as the footage play along. There is also the option of automatic motion tracking, which simplifies the task by enabling you to select a point and then having the program finish the motion path for you.

However, since the application cannot actually see the footage, it may tend to lose sight of the asset you want to track as the footage advances, so you would still need to make some minor adjustments.

The latest edition of VideoStudio Pro has introduced a new way of automatically tracking objects in video clips, called multipoint tracking. This added feature lets you select up to four separate points or areas so the software can create a more accurate motion path.

Audio Control Enhancement


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Movavi Video Suite Review

What is Movavi Video Suite?

This is an all-in-one video making software designed with different tools which enable professional video editors and novice users to create professional looking movies, slide shows and home videos within no time.

The software is designed with tools that help the professional video editor or novice user to incorporate music, create text captions, apply visual effects and even enable smooth transitions for slide shows. With this video suite, the user can pretty much accomplish different things with videos.

The software has different apps which are very useful to every video maker and they include:

-Powerful video converter that supports over 180 media formats

-Convenient utility for burning DVDs

-Convenient app for screen capturing

-A digitizing analog video tool and many more.


Users can download a free trial version of the software from the developer’s website. In order to install and run the application you need to have a PC with the following specifications:

-Intel or AMD processor with atleast 1.5GHz

-At least 1GB RAM for Windows 7, 8, 8.1 and 10. For Vista and XP, atleast 512MB RAM

-Atleast 250MB harddisk space

-QuickTime Player for Windows

If you will be editing HD quality videos, you will require more than the minimum specifications listed above.


Slideshow creator

The application has the ability of creating slideshows from photos and images stored on your computer. This feature is useful as you can create different slideshows commemorating different events such as vacations, honeymoon, your first child, your second child, your wedding and your first day moving in together.

Movie maker


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Sage 50 Pro Accounting 2016 Review

Sage 50 Pro Accounting 2016 is ideal for owners with growing businesses who are switching from a manual system, or just getting started with setting up their accounting system. Featuring easy-to-use accounting options and time-saving financial tools, users can pay their bills and receive customer payments in one comprehensive package.

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The software comes with full support from Sage, including automatic updates, and access to online, live chat, email and phone help. Each user receives customized reporting as part of Sage’s Business Care1 plan on auto-renewal, helping save money, keep track of finances, and manage growing businesses more efficiently.

The software offers more leeway for users to concentrate on their core business by making accounting tasks effortless and worry-free.

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Bitdefender Total Security 2016 Review

Based in Romania, Bitdefender has introduced several incarnations of its software over the last couple of years, each one specializing in its own particular area. While the folks behind Bitdefender have released programs for Android devices in the past, the majority of their products – including the product we will be looking at today – are primarily centered around internet a computer security for one’s personal computer.

A rather new company on the market, with only five Bitdefender software installments released at this point in time, the company itself has been flying somewhat under the radar as of late. Despite this, their latest installment – Bitdefender Total Security 2016 – has shown some fairly promising features which I’d like to touch base on.

Bitdefender Total Security 2016 – Product Review

Before getting into the nitty gritty details of the software, it seems suitable to offer a brief summary. Bitdefender Total Security 2016 more or less incorporates many of the features found across its competitors’ products which are usually released in separate installments (such as AVG’s plethora of software installments which are often purchased separately) and jumbles them all together into one package resembling a security suite of sorts.

Whether or not this is a good thing truly comes down to one’s own preferences and personal security needs. Those who tend to settle for the bare minimum by relying on Windows’ firewall and a simple virus remover may find themselves getting more than the bargained for and paying for a wide variety of features which may end up going unused. On the other hand, those who take every step necessary to round up all of the software they need to remain protected will likely appreciate Bitdefender’s one-size-fits-all stature and the convenience that comes along with such a characteristic.

How Does Bitdefender Total Security 2016 Set Itself Apart from Similar Products?

Bitdefender does as good a job at protecting the user as any similar product worth its salt. What sets this particular piece of software apart from others; however, is the sheer number of features one can expect to find in it and the different aspects of protection that brings. I won’t say it is the only product which exhibits such a characteristic, though I’ll say there are many which don’t follow suit. To put it simply, Bitdefender Total Security 2016 covers all of the basics one might expect in software of its type while taking a few extra leaps forward to offer some advanced security features on top of that.

Bitdefender Total Security 2016 Review


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Adobe Premiere Elements 14 Review

We tinkered with Adobe’s 14th version of Premiere Elements and here’s what we’ve learned: The latest version is a modest update what with the unveiling of two new guided edits as the headline. But if you mostly work with 4k videos, Premiere Elements 14 is worth a shot.


New Guided Edits

As with PSE 14, Adobe has unveiled new guided edits in the latest version of PE. Now the bottom choice during a Guided mode is Time Remapping, which hand holds you through the process of creating a fast or slow motion effect. Time remapping is a pretty nifty tool in all accounts except for one: Once the footage is sped-up, you’ll end up with sound gaps. On the bright side, some of its cool features include the reverse mode and frame blending selection.

Another feature that’s new to the Guided Edits is the Color Pop. This lets you tweak the color of each footage to maintain consistency in your video clips by using preset filters found in the Effects menu. Using the tool, you can choose to adjust a specific color in the footage so that it would pop.

4k Video Support


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