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Halloween Giveaway: Brand-new WinX / Mac DVD Ripper Platinum

To celebrate Halloween, the team from Digiarty Software rebuilds WinX DVD Ripper Platinum with brand-new frame work based on user feedback to maximally conform to common usage., and plans to giveaway for the very first time to benefit users!

The giveaway is only available before Oct 28. More information, please visit the giveaway page

WinX DVD RipperHow to get the full functional software:

WinX DVD Ripper Platinum runs with Windows OS. Considering you may have Mac readers, we also give away Mac edition DVD ripper to them.

  1. For Windows users: Please click “for Windows download” button to get WinX DVD Ripper Platinum and register with AA-TDUPTDYO-MIBQER
  2. For Mac users: Please click “for Mac download” button to get the Mac DVD Ripper and register with WINXDRM-FREE-GIVEAWAY

Major upgrade in WinX DVD Ripper Platinum v6.0:

  • Output MP4 video with AAC 2 Channels, AAC 4 Channels and AAC 6 Channels supported.
  • Support AVI container, keeping original DVD AC3/DTS 6 Channels audio track.
  • Output WMV and MPEG video with original DVD AV3/DT 6 Channels audio track.
  • Improved WMV encoder to fit the requirement of Windows Media Center. Backup DVD to WMV with AC3/DTS audio and stream to PS3 & Xbox 360.
  • Significantly increase H.264 encoder speed. Better support for Multi-core CPU.
  • Optimized the support for iPhone 4, iPad, iPod 4 and other iOS 4 video players.
  • New software UI.

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Giveaway – PDFTiger, Convert a PDF document into Word

The team at PDFTiger are starting their Time-limited giveaway promotion for the shareware product – PDFTiger. This giveaway promotion will be ended on Oct 21, 2010. During this time PDFTiger is for free for all users and visitors.

With PDFTiger, users will be able to convert a PDF document into Word with only 3 mouse clicks. PDFTiger preserves the original quality of the PDF files and converts both text and images. Users can convert the entire PDF or selected pages only and event convert multiple files in the batch mode, which may come in very handy when working with large book or document archives.

In addition to the Word format, PDFTiger can convert PDF files to DOC, RTF, TXT, BMP, JPG, GIF, TIF, HTML and SWF files. Finally, the program has a very simple and nice-looking interface that will take a moment or two to get used to. PDFTiger is also a PDF creator that quickly and accurately creates PDF documents from Word, Excel, Powerpoint, text, Images and all printable files. You could also take a look at the for more information.

PDFTiger is worth $39.95 USD, but this giveaway is 100% free and full functional.  Download this software here

Special thanks to Dickson Woo from PDFTiger for this tip!

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Giveaway Contest Winners – Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate with MSDN

Hi Folks, few days back we had a contest on to giveaway the Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate licenses with MSDN subscriptions. Thanks for showing interest and all the entries/nominations submitted.

It was a little difficult to choose the winners. Special Thanks to Janakiram M and Sanjay Vyas for spending time in reviewing these entries and sharing their thoughts.

Without much delay in announcement, here are the results. The Winners of this contest are –

Anthony Nedolast

Anthony works for NuGrowth Technologies, a custom software development shop in Columbus, OH, leading projects for clients in the healthcare and insurance software industries. A geek at heart, outside of work I enjoy tinkering with electronics and software. His software focus is on building tools and frameworks to automate tasks, make developers lives’ easier, and make software products more stable for end users.

Lohith GN

Lohith is known with twitter handle @kashyapa(kashyapa being his gothra). He works on Microsoft Technology especially .NET framework from year 2001 onwards. He has spent most of his experience, working with service based company. His last stint was with Aztecsoft (taken over by MindTree). He was with them for 6 long years which included last 2 years in LA at one of their clients place. Currently he is with SunGard Technology Services. He has worked predominantly on web applications; last 3 years being on Rich Client application which includes playing around with WPF and WCF.

Mumshad Ali a.k.a Phrontiste

Phrontiste has been working with computers for around 10 years now after University, Main interest is focussing on utilizing WMI, .Net, Powershell, technologies like these, to in corporate and develop utilities for Hyper-V, VMWare, Deployment etc. Also, sometimes participate on a forum “” with the same alias “Phrontiste”, its a greek / latin word which means “A Thinker”.

In Mumshad’s words – “I have been involved in projects from start to finish, I cannot call myself a Guru or a expert but I am a very fast learner. Which is why when someone told me about MSDN contest, I landed on your home page and liked the domain “” straightaway – answered the questions and here I am. I think this subscription and the tools available with this especially VS 2010, source control, architecture explorer, Server OS will go a long way towards my progression in Learning and developing. I am thankful to the Lord and judges for this awesome gift this summer !!”

Congratulations to all the winners and hope you make the best of these softwares. I shall send you the license keys and the procedure to activate your MSDN Subscriptions via email. I again re-iterate, This subscription is not-for-sale, and therefore carries some benefit restrictions. Technical support benefits and MSDN Magazine are not included. and all software benefits, including Microsoft Office 2010 products are for development and test purposes only!

Thanks to Microsoft, for providing this giveaway!

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Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate with MSDN Subscription – Giveaway Contest

In celeberating the launch of Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4.0, Microsoft is giving away “Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate with MSDN activation cards”. I have 3 of those with me to giveway. The listed price for this is $11,899, you can see what is all included here. This is a one year subscription and is not restricted to any country or region. Answer these below questions to qualify and win this contest..!

This contest is closed now. We will let you know the winners as early as possible. Thanks for the responses.

This subscription is not-for-sale, and therefore carries some benefit restrictions. Technical support benefits and MSDN Magazine are not included. and all software benefits, including Microsoft Office 2010 products are for development and test purposes only.

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Convert DVD Movies to .Mov, .MP4 Using WinX DVD Ripper for Mac

WinX DVD Ripper for Mac is an all-in-one DVD ripper designed to make perfect 1:1 DVD copy to hard drive and rip your DVD movies on Mac OS to iTunes, MOV, MP4, FLV, etc that playable on iPad, iPod, iPhone, Apple-TV, PSP and much more.

WinX DVD Ripper for MacIt also supports extracting music from the DVD files and saving as MP3 format. With this Mac DVD ripper. Most important, it enables users to rip DVDs of new generation copy protections with the fastest speed.

To get the full version for free, please download this program and register with following license code: WinXDRM-April-Giveaway

Download the WinX DVD Ripper software for Mac here

This giveaway starts from April 10, 2010 and will expire at 12:00AM GMT April 15th, 2010. During this period, you can get the full version for free. If you have any suggestion or question regarding the giveaway version, please feel free to email us by

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Download full version of WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe – Free Giveaway

This unique HD video converter tool which supports multi-track HD videos. Freely convert BDAV, M2TS, MKV, AVCHD, MPEG-TS, etc, with specific audio language track and video track you want. Extract video from your HD camcorders to PC or portable devices. Make a digital copy of your Blu-ray video, so that you can watch the movie at anytime, anywhere. Without any third party codecs, WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe fully meets all your video conversion needs.

The Digiarty Software, Inc. is giving this software for free,  and this offer will last only till March 15th this month!

WinX HD Video COnverter DeluxeThis program offers absolutely friendly interface to novice who can use the default setting to convert video with only a few clicks. Advanced users are also allowed to customize output videos by adjusting related parameters. Free download WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe now, converting video should be much easier and faster as this program does for you.

Main Features of WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe

  • Support Multi-Track HD videos
  • Convert HD and SD Video
  • Support Blu-ray, M2TS, BDAV
  • Support HD-Camcorder Video
  • Make Website Videos
  • Easy to Use with Professional Setting and Optimized Profiles
  • Extract Audio and Images from Video
  • Automatically Fix Incorrect Video Data
  • Support Both Portable Player and Console Player

The License Code for WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe: WINHCD-GIVE-AWAY-2010.

If you have an issue with the above button, you can directly download the exe from here

Courtesy: Sophia, Digiarty Software, Inc.

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Free Giveaway – Download Special edition of WinX DVD to iPod Ripper

WinX DVD to iPod Ripper Special Edition is advanced version of WinX Free DVD to iPod Ripper. It enables you to easily rip and convert copy protected DVD movies to iPod supported video & audio formats.

WinX DVD to iPod Ripper Special EditionThis DVD to iPod ripper is fully compatible with iPod touch 3G, iPod nano, iPod classic, etc. Its intuitive interface lets you convert DVD to iPod in super fast speed with high output quality.

WinX DVD to iPod Ripper Special Edition is only for personal use under the concept of Fair Use. It is illegal to rip protected DVDs for any commercial usage.

Supported DVD Normal DVD, CSS protected DVD, Region 1 – 6, Sony ArccOS, Commercial DVD
Output video formats 320×240 AVC, 320×240 MPEG4, 640×480 AVC, 640×480 MPEG4, iPod Video2 For TV (MPEG4), iPod Video2 For TV (AVC)
Platforms Windows 98, NT, 2000, 2003, XP, Vista (32 & 64 bit), Windows 7 (32 & 64 bit)

Key Features of WinX DVD to iPod Ripper Special Edition

Remove All Kinds of Protections
Support all commercial DVDs and remove all the restrictions, including CSS protected DVDs, all region 1-6 DVDs and commercial DVDs.

Backup Latest DVD Copy Protections
Support DVDs of the latest copy protection technology. Thus you can backup newly released DVD movies, like Transformers 2, Star Trek 2009, etc.

Convert DVD to iPod Video & Audio
This DVD to iPod converter allows you to convert DVD to iPod video MP4 formats and extract audio from DVD to iPod MP3.

Rip DVD to All iPods
Perfect solution to rip DVD to all iPods, including iPod nano, iPod classic, iPod shuffle, iPod touch, etc.

Video Editing
It enables you to trim video segment you favor, customize video size, adjust parameter settings for better performance.

Easy and Fast
Ripping DVD to iPod with this software is very easy. It converts DVD movies with fast ripping speed yet without quality loss.

Download the Special Edition of WinX DVD to iPOD Ripper here.

Any suggestion or question regarding the giveaway version, please feel free to email the team at:

Enjoy your favorite DVD movies anytime and anywhere!