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Picks: 2008 People's Choice Awards

Once again this year the People's Choice Awards voting was a huge success. Here are just some of the winners. Check it out.
Published: Aug 6, 2008
Author: Michael E, Callahan
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The People's Choice Awards are voted on by the public. They reflect the software programs YOU like and use. So, here are just some of the winner of the 2008 People's Choice Awards.

SwordSearcher Bible Software, by Brandon Staggs won the People's Choice Award in the Best Home or Personal Interest category. SwordSearcher is a Bible study application written to improve the time you spend in Bible study. The program is one of my "Favorites" and it's obviously one of yours as well. The program is easy-to-use and intuitive. It also brings together a huge amount of material and makes it easy for you to access.

SwordSearcher Bible Software is truly an impressive collection that includes the complete Bible along with a number of popular commentaries. The program makes it easy to find exactly what you're looking for so you can optimize your Bible study time. Take the time to try it for yourself.

System Requirements: Windows 98/ME/2000/XP/Vista

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Second Copy, by Centered Systems won the People's Choice Awards in the Best Application category and it's won multiple times. With this nifty utility you can do automatic backups to a variety of devices. Backup to a network drive, another hard drive, or a "Zip Disk". You can create profiles, or backup sets, that contain all the information for doing a backup. And doing backups are important, trust me. Don't wait to find out the hard way just how important they are. With this nifty program it's easy to create a "second copy" of your really important files.

Second Copy actually 'watches' the files you select and notices when there have been changes. When it does, it springs into action and updates everything in the backup location you've selected. The program has an intuitive user interface and that makes it easy-to-use. That also makes it perfect for users with all levels of experience. Give it a try for yourself. It's no wonder it got so many votes from users just like you.

WinZip, by Corel Corporation won the People's Choice Award in the Best Application category. Over the years WinZip has won both the People's Choice Awards and the Shareware Industry Awards multiple times. WinZipis the best-known program for working with ZIP and other compressed files. The interface is very intuitive and the program is easy-to-use. It's perfect for all levels of users - from beginners to advanced. If you need to work with ZIP files, this is the program you want to try.

WinZip has easy-to-use "wizards" that can guide you through the process of handling ZIP files or you can bypass the wizards if you like. WinZip is a powerhouse for working with ZIP files and yet it's always been easy-to-use. WinZip has been voted the best by you and by programmers as well. Check it out!

System Requirements: Windows 95/98/ME/2000/2003/XP/Vista

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UltraEdit-32, by IDM Computer Solutions, Inc. won the People's Choice Award in the "Best Business Application or Utility" category. This full-featured text, Hex, and HTML editor has won the Shareware Industry Awards as well. UltraEdit-32 can handle multiple files at once as well as very large files. It features syntax highlighting and comes already configured for Java, HTML, C++, and others.

UltraEdit-32 is loaded with features and lots of configurable options. Among these are built-in FTP, configurable keyboard, binary view, and plenty more. Easy to see why it got so many votes from users like you.

System Requirements: Windows 98/ME/NT/XP/Vista

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ICUII, by Cybration, Inc. is won the People's Choice Award in the "Best Internet Communications" category. The product has won multiple times and it's also won the Shareware Industry Award. This award-winning program is designed for doing video, voice, or even text chats. ICUII has the power and flexibility to let you chat in a variety of ways depending on the hardware you have. If you don't have a video camera, no problem! One of the things I really like about ICUII is it's flexibility. It gives you lots and lots of choices, and I like that in any program. That's the way it should be and with ICUII, it is! ICUII will let you talk with sound using a microphone. Don't have a microphone? Doesn't matter because you can also use text. ICUII uses its own server, so you can connect to friends no matter where they are in the world. The program has an intuitive user interface and is very easy-to-use! Check it out.

System Requirements: Windows 98/ME/NT/XP/Vista

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About Michael E, Callahan

Michael E. Callahan, known around the world by the trademarked name Dr. File Finder, is regarded as the world's leading expert on shareware. Dr. File Finder works with software programs and developers full-time, and in the average year he evaluates 10,000 programs. Since 1982 he has evaluated over 250,000 software and hardware products. Mr. Callahan began evaluating software online in 1982 and no one has been at it longer. He currently works doing online PR and marketing for software companies, and is the Senior Content Producer for Butterscotch.Com.

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