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Bundle Hunt offers bundle for creative professionals

BundleHunt is offering a new value-packed bundle of apps, templates, icons, and e-books directed toward graphic and web designers.

TypePad

As a blogging tool, TypePad might appeal to almost anybody. But it likely has the most to offer users who take blogging seriously as a venue for personal publishing, as a means to promote businesses, or even as a way to make money.

Capo 2 adds spectrogram, tablature support, more

Capo 2, the latest update to the learn-by-ear music software, lets you actually see the notes being played.

Extensis releases Suitcase Fusion 3; launches WebINK

Extensis upgrades its Suitcase Fusion font manager and launches an online font rental service for Web designers.

DXG to offer $600 3D Pocket Camcorder

DXG hopes to be at the forefront of the 3D camcorder trend with its DXG-5D7V 3D Pocket Camcorder that will sell for $600.

Daz releases Bryce 7 3D suite

Bryce 7 is launched as standard, Pro and PLE editions. Bryce 7 PLE is free and gives you all the features of the standard version for non-commercial work.

Pixel Farm launches 3D camera tracking software

The Pixel Farm has unveiled PFMatchit, a 2D/3D camera-tracking/matchmoving software tool that costs a lot less than its high-end tools for commercials and feature film work.

WordPress 3.0

WordPress is an easy-to-use blogging platform for those who don't know any HTML code. If you do code, then you can do much more, not only in your theme and widgets, but also in your posts.

Viewfinder 1.0.6

Provides speedy Flickr search results.

Prevent theft: watermark your art

Need a simple way to protect your hard work? Use Photoshop CS5 to add a text watermark to your artwork or photography before sending it off to prospective clients.

MemoryMiner 2.1.1

Unique storytelling tool does a good job despite a few rough edges.

Layers for iPad

The iPad version of this drawing app comes in two editions -- a Pro offering and a Standard one. The Pro version of Layers for the iPad is a tool for serious artists, while the Standard app gives you a good introduction to what Layers can do.

Perfect your pitch in GarageBand '09

How to tune your Real Instrument tracks with GarageBand’s built-in tools.

Blender 2.49b

Serious moviemakers, animators, and graphic designers are a demanding bunch. For them, using the best tool for the job is more important than a low (or at least affordable) price. Blender is one major exception to this rule.

Contribute CS5

Contribute CS5 is the latest incarnation of Adobe's application for non-technical Web contributors. Here's our review.