NCH Software

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NCH Software
Private
Industry Computer software
Founded 1993
Headquarters Canberra, office in Australia
Key people
Peter Lupton, Founder and CEO
Products NCH Software Product List
Slogan Do more with software
Website

NCH Software is a software development company founded in 1993 in Canberra, Australia. The Colorado office was started in April 2008 due to the large U.S. customer base.[1] NCH Software primarily sells to individuals via its website.

Software products[edit]

NCH Software provides software programs for audio, video, business, dictation and transcription, graphics, telephony and other utilities. On September 26, 2014, cnet.com showed their most-frequently downloaded program from NCH Software was WavePad Sound Editor Masters Edition.[2]

VideoPad is a video editing application developed by NCH Software for the home and professional market.[3][4][5] VideoPad is part of a suite that integrates with other software created by NCH Software. This other software includes WavePad, a sound-editing program;[6] MixPad, a sound-mixing program;[1] PhotoPad, an image editor;[7] Prism a Video Format Converter; [8] and Express Burn, Disc Burning Software.

Controversy[edit]

During 2013, some computer security companies categorized NCH software as bloatware because it bundled the Google Chrome Toolbar. In July 2015, NCH Software announced[9][10] it was no longer bundling the Google toolbar. As at November 30, 2015, NCH Software is marked clean by all[weasel words] antivirus products.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b May, Scott (2011-06-28). "NCH Software offers fantastic, affordable apps". Columbia Daily Tribune. Archived from the original on 2014-09-30. Retrieved 2014-09-30. 
  2. ^ "Search Results for NCH Software". Download.com. CNET. Retrieved 26 September 2014. 
  3. ^ Chadwick, Danny (2014-03-11). "VideoPad Master's Edition". Top Ten Reviews. Archived from the original on 2014-09-22. Retrieved 2014-09-22. 
  4. ^ Muchmore, Michael (2012-03-30). "VideoPad Video Editor". PC Magazine. Archived from the original on 2014-09-30. Retrieved 2014-09-30. 
  5. ^ Eldridge, Andrea (2012-07-29). "Nerds on Computers: Editing software brings out the awesome, skips the boredom". Redding Record Searchlight. Archived from the original on 2014-09-22. Retrieved 2014-09-22. 
  6. ^ Fernandez, Edgardo (2014-07-25). "NCH Software: Los mejores desarrolladores de herramientas" [NCH Software: The Best of Developer Tools]. NeoTeo (ABC). Archived from the original on 2014-09-30. Retrieved 2014-09-30. 
  7. ^ Lewell, John (2011). Digital Photography for Next to Nothing: Free and Low Cost Hardware and Software to Help You Shoot Like a Pro. Hoboken: John Wiley & Sons. pp. 200–201. ISBN 978-0-470-97058-4. 
  8. ^ http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/07/technology/personaltech/streaming-home-movies-online.html
  9. ^ "NCH Software discontinues Google Toolbar". 6 July 2015. 
  10. ^ "NCH Software Safety Guarantee". Jan 15, 2016. 

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